Village Life Section :: Page 23

  • Methodist Church celebrates 175 years

    The United Methodist Church at its Winter Street location, as seen from Dayton-Yellow Springs Road in the early 20th century. The photo was developed from a glass negative owned by Howard Kahoe.

    The United Methodist Church will hold a 175th anniversary celebration on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 10:30 a.m.

  • Solar panels generate discussion— Net metering rates debated

    On bright, sunny days, the electric meter at Harvey and Ruth Paige’s Meadow Lane residence spins backwards, thanks to solar photovoltaic array mounted in their backyard.

  • Pining for a greener forest

    After more than 50 years in an environment that was never meant for large conifers, the Glen’s pine forest appers to be thinning to extinction. (Photo by Jeff Simons)

    The Glen’s pine forest wasn’t all that big — less than 50 acres. For runners, bird watchers, and weekend trekkers it was a delightful destination. But the forest is disappearing, and it’s not the result of global warming, logging, or pollution.

  • Village declares Jonas Bender Day

    Jonas Bender at home in Yellow Springs.

    Village resident Jonas Bender was honored at yesterday’s Village Council meeting, when Yellow Springs Mayor David Foubert declared Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, Jonas Bender Day. The mayor read a proclamation celebrating Bender for his model citizenship and life’s work to support education for youth, military service, the arts, and equality for all people. Bender has […]

  • Village to rename Ellis Park in honor of tree man Lloyd Kennedy

    Lloyd Kennedy with students by the spring in the Glen's pine forest in the 1950s.

    The Village of Yellow Springs and the Yellow Springs Tree Committee will honor Lloyd Kennedy with a renaming of Ellis Park tomorrow.

  • A weekend of Wellness awaits

    In the late 1800s, Yellow Springs was a mecca for health and wellness as far-flung visitors flocked to the village to soak in the mineral-rich waters of the Yellow Spring. With hopes of re-igniting regional interest in the town’s alternative therapies, holistic health practitioners and artists have teamed up to put on this weekend’s Wellness Experience.

  • Healing with ancient ways

    Virgil Mayor Apostol tends to get on people’s nerves. The holistic health practitioner treats his patients’ nervous system using traditional Filipino healing techniques like pulling, stretching, pressure and joint mobilization, and in so doing can help them heal from injury, chronic pain or work-related impairments.

  • Lawson gardeners picket Greene Met

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    With a little over a week to go before gardens at the Lawson Place public housing unit are permanently removed, residents and local allies picketed in front of Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Xenia office on Friday.

  • A weekend of wellness and art healing

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    With hopes of re-igniting regional interest in the town’s alternative therapies, holistic health practitioners and artists have teamed up to put on this weekend’s Wellness Experience.

  • YS to celebrate International Day of Peace

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    All over the world, people are getting ready to celebrate the International Day of Peace on Friday, Sept. 21. Yellow Springs is no exception, and the village will be celebrating with a few special events of its own.

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