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  • Villagers to walk for weather

    Yellow Springs climate change activists recently made the signs they will carry at the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21, in New York City in what is projected to be largest climate change protest in history. Pictured are, from left, top row: Olivia Minella, Eric Johnson, Sean Allen, Brenda Goff, Sophie Major, Kevin McGruder, Susan Hirsch; front row, Lauren Gjessing, Baxter Foskuhl, Sylvia Carter Denny. (Submitted photo)

    This week in climate change news, record rains pounded the desert southwest, a new study reported that half of the birds of North America could go extinct by the end of the century and a new documentary exposed the corporate interests and citizen apathy hampering efforts to address climate change, asking:

  • Eye on handmade crafts at Cyclops

    Bags made of recycled materials were among the many handmade items offered at last year’s Cyclops Festival. This year’s event takes place this Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bryan Center lawn. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    A fête of funky wares named after a primordial one-eyed giant returns this year promising even better handmade crafts, tastier food and more fun.

  • Reichert, Weigand lead YSHS boys golf

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    Zeke Reichert and Liam Weigand led the YSHS golf team to a 15th place finish out of 18 teams at the Christoff Memorial last weekend.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-Up

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    SOCCER Boys win twice, tie rival The YSHS boys soccer team, the number two ranked team in the Dayton area, improved to 3–2–2 this week with wins against Tri-County North and Troy Christian and a heartbreaking tie against big rival Springfield Catholic Central. The team started the week on a high note, beating Tri-County North […]

  • Farm seeds new ways to grow food

    Antioch College students went on a transformative field trip over the summer to see the latest developments in sustainable agriculture. Attending the Seed Saver’s Exchange annual conference in Decorah, Iowa were, from left, Antioch Instructor of Cooperative Education Beth Bridgeman with students Charlotte Pulitzer, Keegan Smith-Nichols, Lauren Gjessing and Gabe Amrhein. Seed Saver’s Exchange is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the world. (Submitted photo)

    At the perennially radical Antioch College, a new crop of students is learning about radical perennials.

  • Music and community for healing

    Lindsay Folke, here with her four-year-old son Cooper, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cervical cancer in June. Peach’s Grill, where Folke works, will host a benefit to raise money for Folke’s medical expenses on Saturday, Sept. 6, with live music from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Caring for a boisterous four-year-old while healthy is tough enough.
    This summer, 38-year-old single mother Lindsay Folke was so sick she couldn’t even walk down to the Corner Cone to get ice cream with her son, Cooper.

  • Is hard water healthier?

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    Allen Hunt has known since the 1970s that it is probably better to have calcium than sodium in his drinking water. After all, calcium is a vital nutrient many of us don’t get enough of, while Americans are said to already consume too much salt.

  • Cyclops returns for fourth year

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    The festival named after a primordial one-eyed giant returns this year promising even better handmade crafts, tastier food and more fun.

  • Is the village’s hard water healthier?

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    This week’s News examined the health impacts of drinking hard water. Read more from an expert about the potential dangers of hard water.

  • Well spring

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    A free children’s yoga class was one activity offered during the grand opening of Mindfully Well, a new integrative health practice on the south end of the village. During the day, nearly 200 people visited the new center, owned by local psychologist Dr. Rose Mary Shaw, which will offer a variety of services including yoga, […]

  • MVECA can help us get wired

    Thor Sage is the executive director of MVECA, a local technology consortium. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Just as the Village of Yellow Springs has its own water, sewer and electric systems, someday it could also sell broadband Internet as a municipal service.

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