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Village Life Section :: Page 11

  • Annual Kwanzaa celebration slated

    The annual YS Kwanzaa celebration will be held on Dec. 29. Pictured is the 2014 celebration's display during the Griot Award presentation. (Photo by Basim Blunt)

    The annual YS Kwanzaa celebration will be held Thursday, Dec. 29, 6–9 p.m., at the Bryan Center.

  • Fresh snow, fresh bridge

    The new bridge in Glen Helen spans the old dam area. (Photos by Aaron Zaremsky)

    This week’s snow emphasized the stark angles and clean lines of the new bridge in Glen Helen, spanning the old dam area.

  • A taste of winter

    At least three inches of snow fell in the area Tuesday, Dec. 13, causing the first winter havoc.

  • Paul Graham: a soft-spoken force for equality

    Longtime villager Paul Graham is shown in the kitchen of his Corry Street home surrounded by photos of family, including his late wife, Jewell, at right. Graham played a major role in integrating downtown businesses in the early 1960s. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    A soft-spoken and gentle man, Paul Graham doesn’t seem like a troublemaker. Yet in Yellow Springs a half century ago, Graham made considerable trouble for those who stood in the path of equal rights for all.

  • At Wildflower, style and community

    Wildflower Salon has new digs. Owner Emily Anglemyer, right, moved the hair salon last month to the space formerly occupied by Brandt Gallery. Her friend and associate, Meghan Burrowes, left, recently joined her in the business. Previously co-located with Wildflower Boutique, the salon sought to expand. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    There isn’t a barber pole outside the new home for the Wildflower Salon, but proprietor Emily Anglemyer and her associate, Meghan Burrowes, hope that their hair salon offers the welcoming, community vibe of a classic barbershop.

  • Fighting cancer, but not alone

    Kelley Fox was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of cancer, in August. The Yellow Springs native retired from the Village in 2014 after 30 years of service, most recently as superintendent of electric and water distribution. He also served as an MTFR firefighter for 17 years. Here, he’s pictured with his wife, Christina, outside Tom’s Market, one of Kelley’s favorite local people-watching spots. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    The outpouring of support for Kelly Fox and his family has been extraordinary, the Foxes said. People have offered to cook meals, take the family’s trash cans to the curb and pitch in to keep the family business, Fox Trot Services, up and running.

  • Community carol sing to return for 60th year

    The Community carol sing will be held Sunday, Dec. 18, 3 p.m., in the Mills Park Hotel lobby. (Art from the Dec. 20, 1956 issue of the YS News)

    After a few years of dormancy, the village’s community carol sing will be held at 3 p.m. on Dec. 18, in the lobby of the Mills Park Hotel. This year marks the event’s 60th anniversary.

  • Second annual MLS Gingerbread Festival

    The second annual Gingerbread Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., at Mills Lawn.

    The second annual Gingerbread Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., at Mills Lawn. The event will feature a variety of activities, and all funds raised will benefit the Mills Lawn PTO.

  • A feast with friends

    Michael Harrod, left, and John Fudge, right, were two of the many villagers, families and friends who took part in last Thursday’s Community Thanksgiving at the First Presbyterian Church. (Photos by Diane Chiddister)

    Many villagers, families and friends who took part in last Thursday’s Community Thanksgiving at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Support local nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

    #GivingTuesday, a national day of support for nonprofit groups, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29.

    Sixteen local nonprofits will participate in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

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