Health & Wellness Section :: Page 5

  • A overly-hot village keeps its cool

    Summer-saults: Even though the temperature rose to a lethargy-inducing 96° last Thursday, July 5, jumpers rose to the occasion to show off for the camera at Gaunt Park pool’s deep end. Pool officials cited heavy use during the heat, and a record attendance that Friday. (Photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Villagers took the second week of scorching heat like champions last Friday and Saturday, when temperatures soared to record highs. The Village pool was well utilized.

  • Villagers weigh in on their water

    Ask villagers about their experience with Yellow Springs water and the stories will flow.

  • Tackling hard water, hard choices

    Of all the critical decisions made by municipal governments, perhaps no decisions are more important than those concerning water.

  • YS a bright star on yoga map

    About 100 yoga practitioners from all over the country and other countries as well are descending on Yellow Springs to study yoga with Judith Lasater, a California-based and internationally-known yoga teacher.

  • Many issues of village water

    Water. We can’t live without it. But chances are, we don’t spend much time thinking about it. And questions regarding water quality are edging closer to Yellow Springs.

  • New family doctor comes to town

    Dr. Alan Fark has set up his new family medicine practice at 716 Xenia Avenue. His office is under the umbrella of the Springfield Regional Medical Group. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The local arts scene — and specifically this week’s Chamber Music Yellow Springs concert — can take some credit for bringing Dr. Alan Fark, a new physician, to town.

  • Here to help dogs do good

    Israeli resident Yarden Oron came to the village last month to learn how to train the seizure alert dogs that help especially kids with epilepsy. She now works with Veera, above, at 4 Paws for Ability in Xenia, and regularly visits the golden retriever puppies who are raised there as future service dogs. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Veera, a 10-month-old golden retriever in training at 4 Paws for Ability in Xenia, is a very smart dog. Thanks to her handler, Yarden Oron, the dog is learning skills she will need when she graduates and gets placed as a service dog to help someone living with epilepsy.

  • Tragedy sparks effort for new laws

    New Yellow Springs residents Kelly and Jaye Drummond lost their daughter, Lauren, 5, last summer in a car accident outside of Springfield. The driver, who is being charged with vehicular homicide, appeared to be talking on a cell phone and speeding at the time of the accident. The Drummonds, pictured at their King Street home with their son, Matthew, 3, are beginning a campaign to lobby local and state officials to ban drivers from talking on cell phones or texting. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Life changed swiftly, horribly and irrevocably for the Drummond family on a hot sunny August day last year. Jaye and Kelly Drummond had taken their two children, Lauren, 5, and Matthew, 3, for a picnic at the George Rogers Clark Park west of Springfield, where they lived at the time. They decided to drive back […]

  • Local kale for the K–12 crowd? Lessons in fresh food service

    Three years into the Columbus-area school’s local food initiative, its cafeteria regularly serves up healthy meals prepared on-site using raw, organic ingredients, about 40 percent of which are sourced from within 125 miles of the school.

  • At winter market, greens in the gray

    A good crowd turned out for the first winter farm market of the season last Saturday, held in the basement of the United Methodist church. Shown above, market co-organizer Amy Magnus buys some fresh greens from the produce of Patchwork Farm near Trotwood, helped by Patchwork employee Kate Salatin. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Yellow Springs Winter Farmers Marketlaunched its third season last Saturday, Jan. 7, in the basement of the First Methodist Church.

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