Village Life Section :: Page 12

  • Pastor Derrick Weston to leave— Social justice voice to move on

    For the last year Derrick Weston has been the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and director of Antioch’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. Weston leaves next month to return to his hometown of Pittsburgh, where he will work for a faith-based organization that empowers inner-city youth. In light of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Weston said his work with young African Americans will be even more critical. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Pastor Derrick Weston will soon leave the First Presbyterian Church, which he has led since January 2012, to work towards just that cause as he becomes the director of a non-profit community development organization that empowers inner-city youth in Pittsburgh.

  • Charges pending for Glen counselor

    Last week the Greene County Sheriff began working with the Greene County Prosecutor to settle on charges that will likely be handed to the Glen Helen naturalist who two weeks ago lied about a man with a gun in the Glen.

  • Coach Jimmy in critical but stable condition

    Jimmy Chesire, known to t-ball parents and kids as Coach Jimmy, is shown at a recent Friday evening t-ball event. Chesire is in critical but stable condition at the Kettering Medical Center following brain surgery last Sunday night.

    Jimmy Chesire remains in critical but stable condition at Kettering Medical Center following brain surgery last Sunday evening.

  • New Reiki Gong business — A life path that veered to healing

    Philip Love found in meditation and Eastern spirituality the enlightenment he once sought in a Messiah and a materialistic lifestyle and created his own unique practice that blends Tibetan Reiki healing with the Chinese practice of Qigong.

  • Bike and Build returns to village

    Bike and Build volunteers worked with Home, Inc. on affordable housing projects last summer, and were hosted by Antioch College. More Bike and Build volunteers return this year.

    For the next few days, volunteers from the group Bike and Build Inc. will visit Yellow Springs and work with Home, Inc. on affordable housing projects.

  • YSSC to pick a new director

    When one of two final applicants for the directorship of the Yellow Springs Senior Center is named in the next several weeks, she will be at the helm of a vital organization that is growing beyond its original scope.

  • Yellow Springs Senior Center announces new director

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    The Yellow Springs Senior Center board announced yesterday that Dayton resident Karen Wolford will be the Senior Center’s new executive director.

  • Fireworks on again

    The rescheduled Yellow Springs Independence Day parade will take place today, July 6, at 3 p.m.

  • Starflower says ‘no’ to GMO

    Starflower Natural Foods owner Marnie Neumann recently vowed to stop purchasing new items that contain GMOs for her store, saying that GMOs are both unhealthy to eat and bad for the environment. Soon Starflower may be completely GMO-free.

  • Over 40 kids at tball

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    With over 40 kids at tball on Friday, Jimmy Chesire did his best to split the kids onto 2 ball diamonds. It didn’t really work, most kids preferred Jimmy’s diamond, but everyone still had fun!

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