Village Life Section :: Page 12

  • Browns Backers kick off 2013 season

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    The Yellow Springs Browns Backers are gearing up for the new season with a barbecue potluck meet and greet party on Sunday, Aug. 18.

  • Yellow Springs’ own Jackson honored

    Villager Phyllis Jackson, center, is one of five women to be named to this year's Greene County Women's Hall of Fame.

    Phyllis Lawson Jackson will be honored as an inductee into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame.

  • WYSO brings family to town

    The first thing Toylyn, Basim and Malcolm Blunt did when they moved into their house on North Stafford Street was light incense and candles as a way to prepare the space and bring positive energy to their new home.

  • Science and Cowboy Magician this week

    Michelle White of Crystal Clear Science and cowboy magician Mark Wood will be at the Yellow Springs Library this week.

    “Spellbound!” science today and “I Dig Reading” on Wednesday at the library for the kids.

  • Fighting West Nile in the village

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    To keep the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus at bay, local groups are urging residents to remove mosquito breeding sites on their property.

  • 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.

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