Village Life Section :: Page 11

  • Phyllis Jackson to be honored

    For years, Phyllis Lawson Jackson has been the “go-to” person for local history. The appeal of a historical perspective, she believes, is that even as history teaches us about the past, it also helps illuminate the present.

  • Business brings foot fashion to YS

    Yellow Springs is known for many unique products, but fashionable shoes isn’t one of them. Elaine Chappelle is trying to change that with her new boutique shoe store, Sweet Sanaa.

  • A Proper English Tea

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    Sunday, April 28th’s Proper English Tea Senior Center fundrasier was a “thank you” from those who watched Downton Abbey this year on the Senior Center’s big screen TV. Those who attended the tea, both young and old, enjoyed fancy hats, antique tea pots, delicious finger foods donated by villagers, beautiful linens and of course, the […]

  • Dharma Center celebrates 20 years

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    The path toward enlightenment in Yellow Springs has been a shared one. The 50-year history of Buddhism in the village teems with stories of residents coming together to advance the solitary practice of meditation.

  • A prom re-do, with spiked punch

    At an adult prom, the punch comes pre-spiked. Chaperones encourage attendees to show more skin and dance a little closer. And no one has a curfew.

  • Little Art celebrates last reel

    It’s the end of the reel for the Little Art Theatre. The 84-year-old theater will play its last 35-millimeter film print before dismantling its ancient projector during a special film festival beginning this weekend, after which the theater will close for three months to undergo a half-million-dollar renovation and digital upgrade.

  • YSSC full of members, not funds

    The Yellow Springs Senior Center, which serves vital health, transportation and social needs for the area’s senior citizens, for the first time in 2011 and 2012 budgeted for a 6 percent deficit. While the local center is serving more seniors than ever before, around 700 individuals per year, revenue has not kept pace with the expenses needed to serve a growing population of elders.

  • Adult prom offers prom redo

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    Villagers will have a chance to relive — or redo — the greatest night of their lives at “Enchantment Under the Springs” on Saturday night.

  • Gear up for the village’s own winged migration

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    Glen Helen invites the village’s bird watchers and watching enthusiasts to come out on Saturday, May 11, and help count the number of feathered friends that have chosen the local preserve as either a home or a migrant’s favorite stop-over.

  • The 2013-14 Community Directory is here!

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    The 2013-14 Redbook is here and is FREE with the purchase of the April 25 issue of the News. After Wednesday, May 1 you can pick up the community directory for $2.50 at the News office, 253 1/2 Xenia Ave.

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