Village Life Section :: Page 14

  • Wasp named for ‘lord of the flies’

    In the 1979 science fiction horror film Alien, a parasitic extraterrestrial bursts out of an astronaut’s chest, killing him, in the film’s iconic scene. The lifecycle of parasitic insects is not much different, according to Wright State entomologist and Yellow Springs resident John Stireman.

  • Living tiny in the village

    Allison Paul and Alex Melamed live in what's perhaps the village's tiniest house on Walnut Street.

    Alex Melamed and Allison Paul live in what’s perhaps the village’s tiniest house on Walnut Street.

  • Guns and games— Links to real violence unclear

    A 2008 Pew Research study found 97 percent of teens in America play video games, with two-thirds playing games that include violent content. Yet in the context of the Newtown shooting and the ongoing debate on national gun violence and culture, many have cited the possible effects of media violence on youth — with particular attention paid to violent video games.

  • Easement to protect Glen for good

    With the support of a resounding 10 nonprofit, state and local government agencies, as well as $1.6 million in secured funding, the Glen has taken its first step into the protective fold of a permanent conservation easement.

  • Film ‘Escape Fire’ seeks healthcare transformation

    Antioch University Midwest is sponsoring a free documentary, ‘Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare,’ at the school on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m., with refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Shown above is Kent De Spain, the new chair of the school’s program for healthcare consumer advocacy/patient navigation. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The American health care system is so broken that fixing it requires a major conceptual transformation.

  • Use the Sidedoor for a new cut and style

    Once, after Andrea Rhodes got a really good haircut, she was walking down the street when someone leaned out a car window and yelled, “Great haircut!” Rhodes aims to give that sort of cut to her customers.

  • Planners limit tiny homes

    In response to the question, “how small can a house be in Yellow Springs?” Village Planning Commission on Monday night chose to split the difference between those who favor and those who oppose allowing tiny houses in the village.

  • Being black in Yellow Springs

    Young people who grew up in Yellow Springs during the 1960s were in a “racial, social and economic bubble” where kids had little awareness of race, class or economic level, according to Yellow Springs natives who will speak soon on the topic, “Being Black in Yellow Springs: The Sixties Experience.”

  • Preparing in life for one’s death

    Few people know just when they will die, but those who want to can decide how they leave the world, according to Jane Brown, who worked for many years as a hospital chaplain and then a Hospice care provider.

  • College survey on YS gym use

    Antioch College is working with architectural firm MacLachlan, Cornelius and Filoni to revitalize its historic campus. A key project in the facilities master plan is the health and wellness center, scheduled to open in spring/summer 2014. The center will serve both community and campus needs. In 2008, the college sent out a short survey asking […]

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