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Village Life Section :: Page 19

  • Explore big trucks up close at ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event

    Big trucks and other equipment will be available for close inspection at the "Touch-a-Truck" event on Aug. 27.

    The Village of Yellow Springs invites kids of all ages to come out on Saturday, Aug. 27, to the “Touch-A-Truck” event.

  • 36th annual Book Fair on Saturday

    The annual Yellow Springs Book Fair takes place Saturday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Local food activists strategize, plan for a commercial kitchen

    Last fall about 50 people toured the High Street garden of Al Schlueter, shown above gesturing during the tour. A second tour of Schlueter’s garden, along with those of Macy Reynolds and the Antioch Farm, takes place this Sunday, Aug. 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Wellness Center. (Submitted photo)

    A growing interest among villagers around local food has led to an ambitious effort to make the village a regional food hub, with an initial step of creating a commercial kitchen as the first component of a community economic incubator.

  • ‘Nomads’ decide to settle down in Village

    Villagers Tanya Maus and James Luckett romped with their son, August Frederick Townes, at the Mills Lawn playground on a recent evening. Maus and Luckett moved to Yellow Springs in 2013, and August was born six months later. This summer, the family put down permanent roots, buying a home through Home, Inc. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    An artist and an academic move to Yellow Springs. They find people, jobs, a community they enjoy. They have a child. In a few years, they buy a house. They make plans for their little boy’s future. In short, they settle down.

  • Cows, combs, fast food at the Greene County fair

    Yellow Springs resident Austin Pence did some last minute primping and preening of the heifer that he and friend Jordin Snider showed in the Greene County Fair last week. Pence has been showing cattle for 13 years, and said that heifers should be big-boned and have a wide chest. Not too spread out, but not too close together. “You want the heifers to look effeminate,” he said, “like they can carry a baby.” (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Yellow Springs native Austin Pence has been showing cattle at the Greene County Fair for 13 years, and the pre-show primping is part of the daily routine.

  • ‘Deep green’ architect to talk at Antioch College

    Architect Jason McLennan, a pioneer of sustainable design and creator of the Living Building Challenge, will speak this Saturday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Antioch South Gym. (Submitted Photo by Paul Dunn)

    “Deep green” architect Jason McLennan, a pioneer of green building design, will give a public talk on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Wellness Center South Gym at Antioch College.

  • Choosing a college and a town

    Lori Collins-Hall and Chris Burgher are shown here with their dog, Snickers, in the backyard of their Gardendale Drive home. The two moved to Yellow Springs two years ago from upstate New York after Collins-Hall was offered the job of vice president of academic affairs at Antioch College, where she is now provost. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When Lori Collins-Hall and Chris Burgher first visited Yellow Springs two years ago, they were checking out the village as a place to live.

  • Ehman’s odometer hits 70

    David and Karen Ehman are celebrating the 70th anniversary of Ehman’s Garage on U.S. 68 North, which was started by David Ehman’s father, and has a devoted local following. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    For car aficionados, a car from 1946 is a vintage model that represents a timeless era. Ehman’s Garage, which opened that year, evokes the same sense of a classic era, and is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.

  • Racial factors in Crawford’s shooting

    People gathered last Saturday, July 30, at Courthouse Square in Dayton to protest the delay in the Department of Justice investigation of the police shooting death of John Crawford III, which took place Aug. 5, 2014. Shown above are, from left, Lynn Buffington and Don Nguyen of Beavercreek and Ndidi Achebe and Rachel Feltner of Dayton. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Fourth article in this series: Beginning in the early 2000s, Joshua Correll, a social psychology researcher now at the University of Colorado, began a series of studies examining the effect of race on shoot/don’t shoot decisions.

  • Have ‘Fun in the Barnyard’ with Tecumseh Land Trust

    A goat sticks his tongue out at Schutte Farms in South Charleston, where the Tecumseh Land Trust will host a family event on Sunday. (Photo from tecumsehlandtrust.org)

    Tecumseh Land Trust will present “Fun In the Barnyard,” a family event to be held at Schutte Farm in South Charleston, on Sunday, Aug. 7.

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