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Local duo to debut aerial classes
On March 27, villagers Maya Trujillo and Kayla Graham will begin offering aerial movement classes at the Wellness Center, where folks can learn to hoist themselves high via aerial fabrics.Click here to read more >>
Donate to relocation fund for East Palestine family
Following a Feb. 3 freight train derailment that was carrying hazardous materials, and a resulting chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio, village resident Jenny Johnson established a fundraiser to help relocate a family who lived a quarter mile away from the wreckage.[More]
Students of the Month | March 2023
YS Schools announced the March recipients of student and faculty awards at the March 9 Board of Education meeting.[More]
Global flavors at MAZU restaurant
Officially opening Friday, March 24, at 11 a.m., MAZU features a menu without borders, a menu influenced by Taiwanese, Israeli and South Indian culture, reflecting the cultural backgrounds of the three owners[More]
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Building Community | A lifetime at the movies
Jenny Cowperthwaite Ruka's longevity at the the Little Art Theatre— her “continuity of experience,” as she called it — helped make it a welcoming place for community members over the years, no matter the changes to policy, practice or even the theater’s physical space.
Emergent Verse | A poetry workshop
"Poet and Yellow Springs resident Maggie Dean has kindly let me use her wonderful poem “Mental Math” to demonstrate some aspects of poetic craft I’ve learned over the years."
Yellow Springs Schools to debut ‘Mamma Mia!’
McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School will present “Mamma Mia!,” the jukebox musical based on the songs of Abba, at the John Legend Theater in Springfield on Thursday and Friday, March 9 and 10, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 11, at 2 and 7 p.m.
Village Schools (archives)
ESports program debuts at Yellow Springs High School
There’s a new sports team at Yellow Springs High School — but you won’t find its members on a court, field or pitch. Several days a week, the ESports team is in the media center, competing against other schools in their league via computer.
School facilities listening and board work session now community meeting
YS Schools announced Monday, March 13, that the listening session/board work session scheduled for Thursday, March 16, has been canceled. In its stead, a community meeting about school facilities.
“Mamma Mia” musical performances postponed due to illness
According to a notification sent out by Yellow Springs Schools, all performances of the YSHS/McKinney musical, "Mamma Mia," have been rescheduled due to cast and crew illness.
Yellow Springs business owners denounce plastic ban
The message from a number of local business owners at a recent town hall was clear: The proposed legislation to restrict commercial single-use plastics is too hasty.
New cannabis store opens in downtown Yellow Springs
After years of learning about CBD, its medicinal effects and the business side of the industry, Shane Ayrsman and his wife Sarah DeVore recently opened Tweedle D’s on Xenia Avenue, in the heart of downtown Yellow Springs.
Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce ramps up 2023 activities
Looking ahead to the coming months, the Chamber of Commerce has a jam-packed calendar.
Village Life (archives)
Bread and Roses
Occurring each year on March 8, International Women’s Day is a global celebration of women, underscoring women’s rights and calling attention to issues affecting women all over the world, including equality and reproductive rights.
Yellow Springs nonprofit Agraria announces furloughs, hiatus
Yellow Springs nonprofit and educational farm Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice has announced a hiatus of its operations and programs effective Thursday, Feb. 16., and all employees — about 30 — have been put on a three-month furlough.
My Name Is Iden | How to say I love you
"Love is the center point from which we chart all other human emotion. We owe it to each other, and to ourselves, to recapture and appreciate anew the great gift it is to be able to give and receive love."
Village Council considers gas aggregate program
At their most recent meeting on Monday, March 6, Village Council members heard a presentation from Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council, or SOPEC, about its gas aggregation program.
Police chief introduces therapy dog
At the regular Council meeting on Monday, March 6, a new Village staffer was sworn in: two-year old Shazam, the front-running candidate for the Village’s new therapy dog program.
Village Council weighs income tax changes
At their regular meeting on Monday, March 6, Village Council members weighed the impacts of a proposed ordinance that would lower by half the amount of income tax credit granted to individuals who work beyond Yellow Springs and pay taxes in other municipalities, from 100% to 50%.
Jackie Sue Davenport
Jackie Sue Davenport passed away on the morning of March 11, 2023, at Springfield Hospital.
Mark Alan Hasser
Mark Alan Hasser was born Aug. 7, 1951, and passed Dec. 5, 2022, at home. Mark had not been feeling well for several months.
Ann Marie Breza
Ann Marie Breza died March 5, 2023, in the company of her family at home.
Higher Education (archives)
Layoffs, restructuring at Antioch College
Antioch College President Jane Fernandes publicly announced in a Feb. 21 statement that the college had eliminated nine staff and faculty positions and has plans to “restructure” an additional eight positions with title changes and salary reductions.
Anchoring the Coretta Scott King Center in Black history
This month, the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, or CSKC, will host programming in honor of Black History Month, including the A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Memorial Lecture on Feb. 24, 6–8:30 p.m.
Antioch College | Students demand sexual misconduct policy updates
Over the last several weeks, Antioch College students have called for updates of the Sexual Offense Prevention Policy in response to the college administration’s handling of an investigation that revealed a sexual encounter had occurred between an Antioch professor and student last summer.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Feb. 9, 2023
The Bulldogs faced off against the Emmanuel Christian Lions on Thursday, Feb. 2, ultimately bringing home a win for the boys team and a loss for the girls team at Northridge Lanes in Springfield.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Feb. 2, 2023
The Yellow Springs High School boys bowling team brought home another win on Monday, Jan. 24, narrowly defeating Southeastern, 2,486 pins to 2,468 across two regular games and a Baker game.
Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Jan. 26, 2023
The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity basketball team added two wins and a loss to their season, with victories against East Dayton Christian on Monday, Jan. 9, and Jefferson High School on Tuesday, Jan. 10; and a defeat after facing off against Dayton Christian on Friday, Jan. 13.