Village Life Section :: Page 14

  • Villagers asked to monitor mosquito breeding sites

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    Villagers are asked to monitor their yards for potential sites for mosquitoes to breed, and remove any standing water they find.

  • Local Girl Scouts sponsor film on girl bullying

    Yellow Springs Girl Scout Troop 30349 is sponsoring the documentary Finding Kind, on female bullying, on Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at the Bryan Center gym. Following the film will be a community discussion. Shown here are, from left top row, Peyton Gray, leader Wendy Hoff, Esperanza Pennartz, Isabella Kraus, Madrid Joy and leader Erin Hankie; front row from left, Victoria Osborne, Isaiah Crawford, Sammi Woolley and Julia Hoff. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The eight members of local Girl Scout Troop 30349 have organized a community showing of Finding Kind, a documentary about girls bullying girls. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Bryan Center gym.

  • First Baptist Church, 150 year in YS

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    The First Baptist Church celebrated their 150th anniversary this past weekend.

  • 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.

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