Village Life Section :: Page 17

  • 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 […]

  • Village natives to speak on black experience

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    Five former and current villagers will speak on “Being Black in Yellow Springs: The Sixties Experience” on Monday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Antioch University MIdwest.

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  • Guns and the Village: Reviewing safety in our schools

    Mills Lawn sixth grade student Teymour Fultz helped youth cross safely to school this week, as parents, teachers and the wider community continue to discuss the security needs for the local school district. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 has caused school communities across the country to reassess the safety of their buildings and their ability to respond to violent threats and crises, especially those related to an active shooter.

  • Library hosts healing workshops

    Local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol, who has been practicing massage, manual medicine and spiritual healing locally since the fall, will teach a free workshop series on Filipino healing practices at the library this month. The workshops kick off with a lecture on the healing traditions of Phillipines at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the meeting room of the Yellow Springs Public Library. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A free workshop series on Filipino healing traditions presented by local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol begins with a lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Yellow Springs Public Library.

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