Village Life Section :: Page 17

  • 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.

  • Bahá’ís to screen talk by author of ‘The New Jim Crow’

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    A recent talk given by Michelle Alexander, acclaimed author of The New Jim Crow, will be re-played at the Yellow Springs Bahá’í Center tomorrow evening, April 19, at 7:30, followed by discussion and refreshments.

  • What has changed since Newtown?

    The shooting tragedy Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., galvanized gun control advocates, who immediately called for stepped-up efforts on both the federal and state levels. It also galvanized those who support gun rights, who vowed to beat back attempts at new legislation. What has changed?

  • Wellness about the daily mind

    Local resident Carmen Milano believes that the village has many of the elements associated with good health and long life spans. And beginning this month, Wellness Month in Yellow Springs, she wants to make the village a place where people truly live better and longer.

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