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2019
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village-life Section

Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • ‘Food for Fines’ this week at library

    The library will hold a "Food for Fines" food drive for local food pantries through Feb. 16; donated food items may be applied toward overdue fines.

    The Greene County Public Library system will offer forgiveness of fines through Feb. 16 in exchange for the donation of food items to be donated to local food pantries through its “Food for Fines” initiative.

  • Village schools closed Thursday, Jan. 31

    Subzero temperatures and fine dry snow blew across fields Wednesday morning, Jan. 30. The weather caused schools and businesses to close. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Village schools, the Antioch School, the Community Children’s Center and Friends Preschool will all be closed on Thursday, Jan. 30, due to continuing extreme low temperatures. 

  • Stay warm with cold weather tips

    With the coming onslaught of brutally cold temperatures courtesy of the winter expansion of the polar vortex, as well as general cold snaps, village residents should prepare to keep themselves alert and safe when weather is frigid.

  • Food justice the focus of Dayton food & farming conference

    Food justice is the focus of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s 40th annual conference, Feb. 14–16 at the Dayton Convention Center.

  • Winter hike through Little Miami River Gorge slated

    Clifton Gorge in winter. (Photo from Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves Facebook page.)

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will host its fourth annual winter hike through the Little Miami River Gorge, which runs through John Bryan State Park and Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, on Saturday, Jan. 26.

  • “Stay Woke” — 2019 MLK Day events slated

    Several hundred villagers showed up in the cold and snow to march and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The 2019 program for MLK Day in Yellow Springs features a march, program, lunch, teach-in and lecture across three days.

  • YS speech, debate team to host tournament

    More than 300 middle and high school students from across southwest and central Ohio will be coming to Yellow Springs on Saturday, Jan. 26, for a speech and debate tournament hosted by the Yellow Springs team.

  • ‘Mindful of Race’ discussion group to begin

    The Dharma Center will hold a seven-week book discussion group focused on Ruth King’s book “Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out” on Thursdays beginning Jan. 17.

  • Aahar India burns

    Local Indian food venue Aahar India burned Saturday evening. No one was injured. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Aahar India, the local Indian food venue next to the Corner Cone, burned Saturday evening.

  • YS mother focuses family’s Christmas on helping asylum seekers

    The ongoing tense situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the critical circumstances of as many as 15,000 Central American people seeking asylum in the U.S. at the Tijuana port of entry — part of the so-called “migrant caravan” — is sparking deep concern among Yellow Springs residents who are spearheading humanitarian aid responses and working to raise wider awareness about the crisis. 

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