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May
29
2024

Employees of Wagner Electric Sign Co. inspected the Little Art marquee on a rainy Wednesday last week in preparation for the marquee’s upcoming redesign. (Photo by Lauren "Chuck" Shows)

The Little Art Theatre to redesign its marquee

Little Art representatives told the News last fall that a portion of the funds from the grant would go toward a redesign of the theater’s marquee, using the theater’s past art-deco-style marquee as inspiration.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Becker to discuss Palestine book

    Writer and activist Richard Becker will discuss his book "Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire" on Tuesday, May 28, 6-7:30 p.m., at Epic Book Shop, 232 Xenia Ave.

  •   Book review | Local complexities in Geisel’s ‘Wheat Penny’

    It’s hard to believe that longtime villager Scott Geisel is back already with another Jackson Flint mystery — the third, “Wheat Penny,” set mostly in and around Yellow Springs.

  •   Sister Trillium makes moves

    Sister Trillium, which previously operated out of the YS Farmers Market, will roll out its one-of-a-kind creative reuse center model — collecting unused art and craft supplies and selling them at a discounted rate — in a new-to-them brick-and-mortar space.

Village Schools (archives)

  •   School board discusses operations levy options

    At its most recent meeting Thursday, April 11, the YS Board of Education returned to the topic of an operations levy to be brought before voters.

  •   Storytellers to headline Antioch School Scholarship Gala

    The Antioch School Scholarship Gala returns Saturday, April 20, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College. Headlining this year’s event are Sam Bartlett and Omopé Carter Daboiku, each of whom will bring their distinctive brands of storytelling to the Foundry stage.

  •   School board discusses Mills Lawn greenspace preservation

    At the regular school board meeting Thursday, March 14, local advocacy group Citizens to Preserve Mills Lawn Greenspace brought forward a potential plan to place a conservation easement on a portion of land on which Mills Lawn Elementary School is located.

Economy (archives)

  •   The Yellow Springs Community Foundation’s half-century of giving and grants

    This year, the Yellow Springs Community Foundation turns 50 and celebrates its homegrown legacy of supporting the village’s 100-plus nonprofits, spearheading social justice initiatives, bolstering the arts, providing economic relief and, of course, funding good ideas.

  •   Low-income housing proposed, transparency concerns raised

    YS Home, Inc. and community stakeholders have, since early March, discussed a proposal to site a 50-rental-unit development for low-income families on three acres of school-owned land north of McKinney Middle and Yellow Springs High schools.

  •   Latin flavors at Salsa Brava

    As spring returns warm weather to the village, both local residents and visitors may be enticed by a relatively new food option making its way around downtown Yellow Springs.

Village Life (archives)

  •   Open Air Village to host fundraiser yard sale

    Early education center Open Air Village, which offers nature-based preschool for ages 3–5 and additional programming for infants and kids through age 10, will hold a multi-family yard sale Saturday, May 25, with proceeds to support the private institution.

  •   Perry League T-Ball season to begin

    Kai Kingsley very much keeping his eyes on the ball at Friday night’s Perry Leauge. (Photo by Matt Minde)Perry League is the village’s beginner baseball program for all children ages 2–9, regardless of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or level of skill.

  •   What’s the buzz around Yellow Springs?

    To mark the seasonal deluge of honey and to celebrate both the two-legged and winged workers who made it, the Greene County Beekeepers Association will host the annual Honey Harvest on Saturday, June 15.

Government (archives)

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Jane Baker

    A celebration of life for longtime Yellow Springs resident Jane Baker, who died Feb. 12, 2024, at 89, will be held May 18, 2–4 p.m., at the Glen Helen Vernet Ecological Center, 405 Corry St.

  •   Deborah McColaugh

    Deborah Jean “Debbie” McColaugh left this world on April 7, 2024, leaving it immeasurably more beautiful than how she found it.

  •   Joseph E. ‘Joe’ Lewis

    Joseph E. “Joe” Lewis was born in 1930 in Sabina, Ohio, to Joseph H. and Ada (Ball) Lewis. He passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2024, after a lengthy illness.

  •   Robin Lloyd Thornton

    After the Feb. 29 publication of the obituary for Robin Lloyd Thornton, who died Feb. 16, 2024 at 90 years of age, some details of his estate distribution changed.

  •   Craig Laurence Cordell

    Craig Laurence Cordell, 66, passed away quietly in his sleep at his home in Yellow Springs on April 4, 2024.

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