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Village Life Section :: Page 20

  • Glen Helen, Wright State launch fundraiser for ongoing water quality project

    Students from Wright State, in partnership with Glen Helen, have been monitoring water quality in local waterways since 2011. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support the project.

    A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support an ongoing partnership between Glen Helen and Wright State University students to monitor water quality in Yellow Springs-area waterways.

  • Sanders to discuss East Gym mural

    The YS Historical Society will sponsor a talk by Antioch College archivist Scott Sanders on Sunday, July 31, 2 p.m., in the Senior Center great room. The talk will concern the history of the mural in the East Gym of the Antioch College Wellness Center, which was painted by social realist painter and muralist Gilbert Wilson.

  • Council OKs CBE land timeline

    Village Council hopes to move ahead soon with extending infrastructure to the property formerly intended for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, in order to make the land more attractive for development.

  • Living, learning in the real world

    Alexandra Scott, known in Yellow Springs as Alex, posed outside the Spirited Goat on a recent afternoon. The Dayton Street coffeehouse is one of her favorite village haunts. A poet, activist and events coordinator extraordinaire, Scott moved here in 2012 and has gradually made the village her home. (Photo by audrey Hackett)

    Meet Alexandra Scott: event planner, poet, activist, coffeehouse lover, future entrepreneur, villager.

  • 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.

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