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Aerial view of downtown Yellow Springs in early August. (Drone photo by Bryan Cady)

Yellow Springs nonprofits receive county grants

The Greene County Board of Commissioners granted over $150,000 to eight local nonprofits through the Greene County Nonprofit grant program, a program created by the Commissioners to disburse American Rescue Plan Act dollars the county received from the federal government.

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  • News from the Past: July, August & September 2022

    As published in the July 5, 2012, issue of the News: “Over 80 people showed up to kick off Yellow Springs’ first Pride weekend, with a march led by Melissa Heston as Wonder Woman.”

  • State court blocks six-week abortion ban

    On Sept. 14, the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas placed a 14-day restraining order on Senate Bill 23, the six-week abortion ban that outlaws abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

  • Unique art finds home in village

    With galleries and arts-centric programming aplenty, Yellow Springs is known not only for drawing in art-lovers, but also artists of all stripes themselves — including Lindsey Williams, a Centerville-based digital artist whose unique work has found a home at the local store Urban Handmade.

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Arts (archives)

  •   Commentary | The songs and sounds of my village

    One really could not have asked for a better setting for this year’s PorchFest. The sky was dotted with clouds; the sun shone brightly yet not too hot, and the air was light and breezy with moderate humidity.

  •   Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary debuts at festival

    “Paul Laurence Dunbar: An American Poet,” produced by the Xenia-based Caesar’s Ford Theatre and directed by the theater’s project manager and playwright, Kane Stratton, will debut at the Dayton Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Neon theater between 7 and 9 p.m.

  •   Racial justice, one book at a time

    A new Little Free Library is on track to be installed at Gaunt Park this month, and the library will be filled with books themed around social and racial justice.

Village Schools (archives)

Economy (archives)

  •   EXTENDED COVERAGE | YS Credit Union suffers massive fraud attack

    The Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union recently became one of many targets of a widespread debit card-based fraud attack. Of the local credit union’s 2,000 person membership, 161 card-holding members were affected by the attack as of Monday, Sept. 19.

  •   IN BRIEF | YS Credit Union suffers massive fraud attack

    The Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union recently became one of many targets of a widespread debit card-based fraud attack. Of the local credit union’s 2,000 person membership, 161 card-holding members were affected by the attack as of Monday, Sept. 19.

  •   EnviroFlight leaves Yellow Springs

    After 13 years of operations, Enviro­Flight has officially left Yellow Springs. Founded in the Millworks industrial park in 2009 by Glen Courtright, the sustainable agriculture company produces animal and plant feed made from black soldier fly larvae.

Village Life (archives)

Government (archives)

  •   Therapy dog considered for Yellow Springs Police Department

    At its most recent meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6, Village Council members heard a proposal from Village Manager Josué Salmerón to add a new member — a therapy dog — to the Village’s police force.

  •   Council votes down youth outreach officer proposal

    At the Tuesday, Sept. 6, meeting, Village Council members voted down a resolution that would place an officer in the Greene County Educational Service Center, or ESC.

  •   Village confronts Ellis Pond algae

    Since Village Council’s July 5 decision to prohibit Village staff from using chemicals to mitigate the algal bloom in Ellis Pond, Council members Marianne MacQueen and Carmen Brown have been working with Village staff, members of the Environmental Commission, several environmental scholars and local experts to find a more holistic, and possibly permanent, solution.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Jean Kimball

    Jean Kimball passed away at the Friends Care Community in Yellow Springs on July 23, 2022.

  •   Ronald Michael Hampton

    It is with great sadness that we share the news that Ronald Michael Hampton, 71, of Yellow Springs, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at Soin Medical Center.

  •   Stephen Ray Wilson

    Stephen Ray “Sweet Pea” Wilson, age 66, of Xenia, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at Hospice of Dayton, surrounded by his family. He was born July 20, 1956, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of William C. and Nora M. (Ferguson) Wilson.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Antioch alumni return to campus for 2022 Reunion

    For the first time in two years, Antioch College alumni have returned to campus en masse to celebrate the college’s annual reunion this weekend.

  •   Antioch College 2022 Commencement — A call for radical equality

    Emmett Schelling, executive director of the Transgender Education Network of Texas, or TENT, will address 30 graduating Antioch College students at commencement on campus Saturday, June 25, at 10 a.m. — the first on campus commencement in two years. He says he will be honest in acknowledging the urgent conditions facing the class of 2022 upon their post-graduation entry into the professional world.

  •   Coretta Scott King luncheon lifts up

    Community organizing, healing and relationships were among the themes highlighted during the sixth annual Legacy Luncheon ceremony presented by the Coretta Scott King Center on Friday, April 29, at the Wellness Center on the Antioch College campus.

Sports (archives)

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Sept. 29, 2022

    After suffering one loss in an otherwise undefeated season, the Bulldogs rallied with another pair of wins on Tuesday, Sept. 20, against Miami East at home; and Thursday, Sept. 22, against Emmanuel Christian away.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Sept. 22, 2022

    Running in the first-ever night-time Cedarville Friendship Invitational proved to be a unique experience for the Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School cross-country teams.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Sept. 15, 2022

    The boys soccer team brought home its fourth win on Tuesday, Sept. 6, triumphant 2–1 over Troy Christian at an away match.

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