Village Life Section :: Page 11

  • Barr property to host homage to Mills house

    The Hammond family plans to model their Mills Park Hotel on the Barr property after the 1870 Mills House (see below). Pictured from left are Jim Hammond, Chamber of Commerce representative Roger Reynolds, and Libby and Katie Hammond, talking over the plans at the Grinnell Mill. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    the 28-room hotel that local family Jim, Libby and Katie Hammond plan to build on the Barr property just across from the school will be called Mills Park Hotel, in an homage to William Mills.

  • Herbicide incident report delivered

    Maria Penrod, right, was all about the water, while Olivia Hale and Maleigha Young, left, sunned themselves before diving in. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At Village Council’s Nov. 4 meeting, Village Solicitor Chris Conard presented a summary of his investigation into the June 12 overuse of herbicide at the Gaunt Park pool that led to the closing of the pool

  • Trick-or-treat postponed until Friday

    This Xenia Avenue front porch is ready for Halloween, which is over a week away.

    Due to the forecast of thunderstorms and wind gusts, Trick-or-Treat in the Village has been moved to Friday, November 1.

  • Local history unearthed

    Glen Forest Cemetery

    The Yellow Springs Historical Society will present “Glen Forest Cemetery — Unearthed Local History” on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Senior Center great room.

  • Warm up with bonfires on Beggars Night

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    This year’s Beggars Night will be held Halloween night, Thursday, Oct. 31, 6–8 p.m., with bonfires throughout the village.

  • Uprising of the undead — take five

    It was a dark and creepy night...

    Zombies will rule the streets of Yellow Springs Saturday, Oct. 19, to lend a rotting hand to both Home, Inc. and the Yellow Springs food pantry.

  • Community helps fight a cancer

    Chase Barclay, left, with his mother, Mills Lawn Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Dionne, and younger brother, Tucker. Chase, a 15-year-old Yellow Springs High School sophomore, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer in April. Over the last six months the community has supported him and his family by fundraising, printing T-shirts and sending prayers. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the six months since her 15-year-old son, Chase, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, Dionne Barclay has felt the full range of emotions one would expect —panic, disbelief, misery, guilt.

  • Friends shifts housing plan

    Two years ago Anne Chalfant moved in as a renter in one of Friends Care Community’s independent living homes. Now that Friends is selling her unit, she, unlike two other renters, has decided to buy her home. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Friends Care Community built the first independent living homes on the Herman Street campus about 10 years ago, the hope was that the units would give seniors an option for maintenance-free living near the services needed to age in place.

  • Fighting the bedbug bite

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    Yellow Springs, located in a region known as a bedbug hotspot, is not immune from the small blood sucking-parasite. Read more on how to prevent an infestation.

  • Yellow Springers take a first look at Obamacare

    On Tuesday, Oct. 1, a newly-created healthcare marketplace opened with a slew of new private health plans for individuals to choose from, along with government subsidies to make them affordable. From his initial research, Chris Glaser could save a lot of money.

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