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Design rendering of Home, Inc.’s newly planned senior-focused development, tentatively to be called “The Cascades,” from the southwest. The development, to be completed in four phases, is planned to include 32 senior rental units in duplexes and triplexes, and 10 for-sale townhouses for a range of ages. (Rendering by City Architecture, Inc.)

Planning Commission | 32-unit senior housing advances

Following unanimous approval from Yellow Springs Planning Commission members at the group’s most recent meeting, Tuesday, April 9, a 32-unit, senior-focused development is one step closer to realization.

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  • PorchFest, a musical round-robin affair, had villagers and visitors walking to porches, driveways and backyards to hear a wide array of local musicians perform. (Photo by Matthew Collins)

    Porchfest on hold, for now

    Beloved local music festival Porchfest is likely on hiatus, according to the event’s organizers — though they hope it’s a temporary one.

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  • The Patterdale Hall Diaries | History repeating

    “This year I will be getting myself another knife; I have accepted that I have a knife habit. It is a fixed-blade all-rounder of a knife made by Helle of Norway, and it’s called ‘Sigmund,’ which is cute.”

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  • 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.

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  •   News from the Past: March 2024

    Contributing writer Don Hollister dove into the YS News archives to uncover past articles and more in his most recent installment of his News from the Past column.

  •   A village and a virus, four years on

    This year marks the fourth anniversary since the novel coronavirus began spreading uncontrollably throughout the world, shuttering businesses, upending routines, overwhelming hospitals and ultimately claiming the lives of over 1 million U.S. residents.

  •   ‘Like a war zone’ | Yellow Springs residents remember the 1974 Xenia tornado

    This year, grim memories of the Xenia tornado turn 50. To mark the occasion, the News talked to several dozen current and former local residents who shared their stories of that fateful and fearful day, what came after and how they were — and continue to be — affected.

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Obituaries (archives)

  •   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.

  •   Ardis Macaulay

    Ardis Macaulay, age 75, died March 28, with her partner, Tom, present, at their village residence. They moved to Yellow Springs in 2018, leaving their long-time wooded property home in Miami County.

  •   Robert F. Baldwin Jr.

    Robert F. Baldwin Jr., born June 18, 1933, a lifelong resident of Yellow Springs, Ohio, passed away peacefully April 2, 2024.

  •   Connie Vang

    Connie Vang was a beautiful and beloved mother to everybody she met.

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Antioch vigil honors Nex Benedict

    Nearly a quarter of Antioch College’s student body gathered alongside Antioch President Jane Fernandes on the steps of the old student union building Sunday, March 3, to attend a candlelight vigil in honor of Nex Benedict.

  •   Firing at Wellness Center causes local concern

    Closed since March 2020, the Antioch College Wellness Center will reopen under the management of the Yellow Springs Development Corporation. Here, visitors toured the center a few months before it opened in September 2014. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Local resident Guy “Tron” Banks has experienced an outpouring of community support in the last few weeks after he was terminated from his position as a personal trainer at the Wellness Center at Antioch College, a position he’d held since April 2022.

  •   Antioch College | ‘amuse-bouche’ exhibition highlights staff, faculty art

    “amuse-bouche” — a new exhibition centering the creative accomplishments of Antioch College’s staff and faculty — opened Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Herndon Gallery.

Sports (archives)

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | April 5, 2024

    The Yellow Springs High School boys and girls track teams performed admirably in frigid Springfield Shawnee meet — many of the Bulldogs in this initial meet set new personal bests.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | March 29, 2024

    "It looks to be an exciting season for the YS High School softball team as they are hoping to build on last season’s late success, when they finished by winning six of their last seven games," said Coach DeLong.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up | Feb. 2, 2024

    The boys varsity team triumphed over East Dayton Christian at home Tuesday, Jan. 23, winning 54–19.

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