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  • Yellow Springs Healers embrace holistic approach

    ust as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” local holistic health practitioners Douglas Klappich and Deborah McGee have some advice today for health and healing: “Tune in, tone up, bliss out.”

  • Yellow Springs healers embrace holistic approach

    Just as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” a couple of self-described “New Age flower children” local holistic health practitioners have some advice today for health and healing.

  • Dr. Van retires his stethoscope

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal is retiring at the end of September after practicing medicine 34 years in the village.

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal is retiring this month after 34 years serving the medical needs of Yellow Springers.

  • Yellow Springs foodies try a new vegan product that has yet to hit the commercial shelves

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    Chef Tetsuko Okada came to town over the weekend to demonstrate the unlimited capacity of her new vegan food product to morph into a facsimile of almost any meat on the planet.

  • Laugh Strong at Brewery tonight

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    “Laugh Strong: Tour de Comedy,” a road show featuring four New-York based stand-up comics who also happen to love biking, will make a stop at Yellow Springs Brewery on Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. The tour kicks off in Ohio, covering 500 miles in eight days, biking from city to city.

  • Seeds, not pesticides, fall from sky

    Local farmer Jim Clem will soon begin aerial seeding on his fields north of the village. Clem is spreading the word that the aircraft won’t be spraying pesticides but seeding cover crops to help enhance the soil. Here an aircraft seeds an area field. (Photo courtesy of Integrated AG Services)

    The small, low-flying aircraft that will soon buzz area farm fields are nothing to worry about, according to local farmer Jim Clem. At this time of year, the planes aren’t spraying pesticides but spreading seeds.

  • At the Riding Centre, Young equestrians help others

    Every Saturday morning a group of local high school students comes early to the Riding Centre to tack up the horses for the therapeutic riding lessons. They saddle the horses, help mount the riders, and lead the teams of two around the outdoor ring with meditative composure.

  • VIDEO — Local farmer to seed from the sky

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    Local farmer Jim Clem is using aerial crop seeding to plant cover crops this fall. See a video featuring Clem on the new technique for increasing soil fertility.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust and Dharma Center sponsor walking toward mindfulness

    Monthly nature meditation walks in Glen Helen are from 4–5 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month through October with the next session this Sunday, Aug. 25. The sessions include an introduction to meditation, 20-minute silent hike, thoughts on the season from Bill Felker, 20-minute journaliing period and group reflection. Organizers demonstrating walking meditation are, from front, Antioch College student Charlotte Pulitzer, Dharma Center board member Katie Egart, Tecumseh Land Trust executive director Krista Magaw and Felker. (Photo by Megan Bachman)c

    If you think the only way to meditate is sitting cross-legged with eyes closed, think again. A walking meditation in the great outdoors can open up a whole new world of sights, sounds, sensations and smells — all while re-wiring the brain to be more aware in everyday life.

  • Charges filed in Glen Helen ‘gunman’ scare

    Cody Buffenbarger, 22, of Springboro, was charged last week with falsification, a first-degree misdemeanor, for fabricating a story on June 27 about a man with a gun near Ecocamp cabins in Glen Helen.

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