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Village Life Section :: Page 18

  • New on the streets of Yellow Springs, Pokémon Go

    Luke Roburn and Leah Cultice of Beavercreek were hot on the trail of a Pokémon; a screenshot from Antioch student Claire “Connie” Brunson’s phone, outside of Tom’s, with “Pidgie”; brothers Chris and Cody Sackett, from Troy, outside the Emporium. (Photos by Dylan Taylor-lehman, except center, submitted)

    While the sight of people walking and staring down at their phones may be a sign of our smart phone-obsessed times, walking around and staring at a phone in service of catching cute little monsters is a relatively new phenomenon.

  • Trip to Walmart ends in tragedy

    From left, Yellow Springs residents John and Maria Booth and Liz Porter were among the participants in Black Lives Matter protests at the Beavercreek Walmart in December 2014, following the police shooting death of John Crawford III in August. (News Archive photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Second article in this series: A detailed look at the events around the Crawford shooting.

  • A powerful silence

    Among those attending the village's Black Lives Matter silent vigil were, from left, Terry Graham, Dhyana Graham and Douglas Klappich, all of Yellow Springs. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    More than 150 villagers lined Xenia Avenue for an hour beginning at noon last Sunday in silent protest against recent shootings of blacks.

  • Shear joy

    Tanya Maus, James Luckett and their young son, August, celebrated their new Home, Inc. home last Friday, with an open house that included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and potluck. (Submitted photo)

    Tanya Maus, James Luckett and their young son, August, celebrated their new Home, Inc. home last Friday, the 20th residence built or rehabbed by local affordable housing agency.

  • Library’s Bikemobile brings books on a bike

    Yellow Springs head librarian Connie Collett (left) and librarian Krista Lackey stand next to the Greene County Library System’s mobile bike library, which made its debut in the Yellow Springs 4th of July parade. The bike will appear at different events and places in Yellow Springs and Greene County over the summer, delivering books and helping people learn about the library. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Greene County Library System shows off its new pedal-powered bike library.

  • Full circle: Celebrating Omar Robinson’s ‘Circle of Love’

    Those who attended the celebration of Omar Robinson's 'Circle of Love' reunion included, from left, Alton Brisbane of Annapolis, Md.; Glenda Brisbane of Los Angeles; and Larry Brown of Cary, N.C. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    About 100 current and former residents of Omar Circle gathered last Sunday at the Mills Park Hotel banquet room to honor, remember and celebrate the neighborhood in which many grew up and some still live.

  • Birthday madness at T-ball

    What is truly remarkable about this T-ball program? It is the kids themselves.

  • Plan, curtail for climate goals

    Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy outside their new nonprofit, Plan Curtail, located on East Whiteman Street. Through its website at www.plancurtail.org, the organization provides research, perspectives, metrics and methods to individuals seeking to make meaningful lifestyle changes to lower their carbon dioxide emissions. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Villagers Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy believe planning a personal energy budget and curtailing personal energy use are the essential actions individuals can take to help slow global warming.

  • Race is on for championships

    The race for the 2016 Minor League regular season championship tightened up going into the final week of play, although the Tom’s Market Pirates still held on to the lead.

  • Annual Vintage Truck Show to return

    The annual Vintage Truck Show, sponsored by local Ertel Publishing's Vintage Truck Magazine, returns on Aug. 6. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Ertel Publishing’s “Vintage Truck” magazine will host its 15th annual Vintage Truck Show on Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., at Young’s Dairy.

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