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Members of the recently formed Neighborhood Action Group spoke at the Monday, Nov. 20 Village Council meeting to ask that the Village and the police department do more to enforce the local noise ordinance — especially as it pertains to the commotion from the Gulch Saloon and other downtown bars. (Submitted photo)

Concerns over bar noise grow louder

At the most recent Village Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, members of the Dayton-Walnut Streets Neighborhood Action Group — knowingly and facetiously abbreviated to NAG — called for greater oversight from the Village of the downtown noise.

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  • Art Jumble brightens season

    Welcome to the Yellow Springs Arts Council’s annual Art Jumble, running now through Dec. 31 at the council’s building, 111 Corry St.

  • New prairie to protect Ellis Pond

    On Thursday, Nov. 16, a small team of local residents and members of the Village Environmental Commission went to the northern reaches of the 17-acre Ellis Park to install a 4,500-square-foot prairie.

  • Isidore Quartet to perform in Yellow Springs

    The Isidore Quartet, a young award-winning ensemble based in New York City, will perform in concert Sunday, Dec. 3, at First Presbyterian Church, as part of the 2023–2024 season of Chamber Music in Yellow Springs.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Mark Lomax Trio brings expansive jazz to the Foundry Theater

    The Mark Lomax Trio will headline the Foundry Theater at Antioch College Saturday, Dec. 2, as the theater continues its inaugural season of programming.

  •   Little Art Theatre receives $100,000 grant

    Just before the lights went down for a screening of “The Wizard of Oz” last Thursday, Nov. 16, Little Art Theatre Development and Community Impact Director Katherine Eckstrand walked into the auditorium to cheers from a full house crowd.

  •   Fiber artists to unveil newest installation in Glen Helen

    On Sunday, Nov. 19, local multimedia artists Kathi Seidl and Beth Holyoke will unveil their newest installation: a kaleidoscopic fairy ring of felted and crocheted mushrooms clustered up and around the central pillar in the atrium of the Vernet Ecological Center.

Village Schools (archives)

Economy (archives)

  •   Credit union merger on the table

    Beginning early next year, the village’s 75-year-old YS Federal Credit Union, or YSCU, could merge with central-Ohio-based Bridge Credit Union.

  •   Yellow Springs property values, taxes to rise

    As a result of surging home values in Greene County, Yellow Springs residential property owners will see their property taxes go up in 2024, according to newly released data from the Greene County Auditor’s office.

  •   Community, tea at CommuniTEA

    For local mother-daughter team Amy and Modjeska Chavez of CommuniTEA Love, the making and drinking of tea is itself the grand affair.

Village Life (archives)

  •   School Forest celebrates 75 years

    The annual School Forest Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., at the School Forest on Bryan Park Road. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the beloved event, wherein community members are invited to cut their own Christmas trees, aided by YSHS School Forest Club members.

  •   Catering to a village for 40 years at Current Cuisine

    This year marks a dual anniversary for Current Cuisine: 40 years of catering and 35 years selling prepared foods, meals and international groceries at 237 Xenia Ave.

  •   Senior Center offers Medicare open enrollment consultations

    This is more than the holiday season — it’s the season for Medicare open enrollment. And while that doesn’t have the same allure as Thanksgiving or Christmas, it carries a healthy significance for people aged 65 and older.

Government (archives)

  •   Village Council discusses low-income housing on CBE land

    The perennial conversation of what to do with the 35 acres of land on the western edge of Yellow Springs — known as the Center for Business and Education, or CBE — resurfaced at the most recent Village Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 20.

  •   Village Council | Surplus expected for 2024 Village budget

    As noted in Monday’s regular Village Council meeting, the budgeted expenses for next year total $17,852,817 — an amount that includes expenses from the general, special revenue, capital project and enterprise funds.

  •   New Greene County Jail construction underway

    On Friday, Oct. 27, state and county leaders gathered at the Greene County Adult Detention Center in Xenia to break ground on a $76 million facility that will house a new county jail as well as county law enforcement administration offices.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Barry Reich

    Barry Philip Reich of Yellow Springs, Ohio, died surrounded by his wife, all of his children and many family and friends in Springfield, Ohio, on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023.

  •   Harry Petrohilos

    Harry George Petrohilos, born Oct. 5, 1933, in Athens, Greece, passed away Sept. 11, 2023.

  •   Janice Thornton

    Janice Elaine Thornton, aka “Gigi,” passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in the early morning of Sunday, Nov. 5. She spent her last days surrounded by her family

  •   Dimitra Sundeen Reber

    Dimitra Sundeen Reber passed away on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, surrounded by the love and comfort of dear friends; her daughter, Madeleine Reber; Madeleine’s partner, Amy Short; and the support of Hospice of Dayton.

  •   David Huber

    David Adolf Huber was born May 22, 1924, in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, and died in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on Nov. 13, 2023, at the age of 99.

Higher Education (archives)

Sports (archives)

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Oct. 13, 2023

    It was a great day to be a Bulldog as the Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School cross-country teams had great performances at the Jim Murray Invitational, held at the Clark County Fairgrounds Saturday, Sept. 30.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Oct. 27, 2023

    The 2023 season for the Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School cross-country teams came to an end Saturday, Oct. 21, at the district meet held at Cedarville University.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Oct. 20, 2023

    The Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School cross-country teams had their best team finishes of the season Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Mechanicsburg William Saxbe Invitational.

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