Village Life Section :: Page 16

  • Adult prom offers prom redo

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    Villagers will have a chance to relive — or redo — the greatest night of their lives at “Enchantment Under the Springs” on Saturday night.

  • Gear up for the village’s own winged migration

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    Glen Helen invites the village’s bird watchers and watching enthusiasts to come out on Saturday, May 11, and help count the number of feathered friends that have chosen the local preserve as either a home or a migrant’s favorite stop-over.

  • The 2013-14 Community Directory is here!

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    The 2013-14 Redbook is here and is FREE with the purchase of the April 25 issue of the News. After Wednesday, May 1 you can pick up the community directory for $2.50 at the News office, 253 1/2 Xenia Ave.

  • World House Choir to perform at Central Chapel AME

    A performance of the World House Choir will take place at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at the Central Chapel AME Church.

  • Spills threaten Springfield aquifer

    About three-and-a-half miles northwest of Springfield’s municipal well field is a landfill where 51,500 barrels of industrial waste were buried in the 1970s. Laid end-to-end, the barrels would stretch for 28 miles.

  • Barr property burn delayed

    Twenty-seven members of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad participated in a controlled burn of the Rabbit Run farmhouse on Dayton Street all day Saturday, Aug. 7. The event was a training exercise led by Fire Chief Colin Altman, which lasted from 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. and included four new fire instructors, including locals Chris Kitts and Lee Gillespie, who recently completed courses taught by Assistant Fire Chief Denny Powell at the Greene County Career Center. The department brought two fire engines, a tanker, a rescue truck and an ambulance for safety in the face of temperatures that climbed to 800–900 degrees. Five firefighters from Xenia and Sugarcreek Townships also participated.

    The controlled burn of the Barr property on Xenia Avenue has been rescheduled for May 5.

  • Spring has sprung: 2011 flashback…

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    Spring is in the air, on the ground and all around us.

  • After ten years, Chen’s closes doors

    After serving spring rolls, fried rice and General Tso’s chicken for nearly 10 years from a cozy cove on Dayton Street, Chen’s Asian Bistro closed its doors at the end of March. According to owner Jenny Chen, she and the property owner could not come to a lease agreement.

  • Springfield vs. Yellow Springs — Comparing two waters

    Like Yellow Springs, Springfield was named by early settlers for its abundant underground water resources, which on the surface manifest as gushing springs. The groundwater aquifers tapped for drinking water by both communities remain highly productive today.

  • Judge for Struewings, again

    A Greene County Common Pleas Court judge last week ruled in favor of Kenneth and Betheen Struewing in their case against the Village of Yellow Springs. The ruling upholds a decision rendered by a Greene County magistrate last April that the plaintiff’s property easement is valid, granting them one free Village water and sanitary sewer tap for their property on Hyde Road, which lies outside Village limits.

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