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Village Life Section :: Page 24

  • Villagers volunteer for Hillary

    Clinton campaign volunteers Luan Heit and Nick Barton of Xenia were among about 11 volunteers making get-out-the vote phone calls for their candidate last week. Organizers say several hundred villagers have volunteered for the campaign. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In her almost 90 years, Betty Ford has never before volunteered to help in a presidential campaign. But this year, several times a week, Ford can be found at a local home making calls to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton.

  • Cemetery Street project finished— New families make village home

    Two young families are moving to Yellow Springs, thanks to local land trust nonprofit Home, Inc. The Hange and Schaade families will complete the four-unit neighborhood on Cemetery Street, a collaboration between Home, Inc. and the Village of Yellow Springs. Pictured are Patrick and Brandy Hange, pregnant with Nico June, now 5 months, and Nolan, now 3, in front of their new home during an earlier phase of construction. Also pictured in a family photo are Matthew and Elizabeth Schaade with children Rowyn, 4; Gavin, 6; Marley, 3; and Vaeda, 1. An open house for the two families and their new homes will be held Friday, Oct. 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at 134 and 136 Cemetery St. (Submitted Photos courtesy of Home, Inc.)

    Looking online, both families discovered Home, Inc., the local land trust nonprofit, and wondered if Home, Inc. could help them.

  • ‘Red Scarf Project’ to begin at library

    The library will host the "Red Scarf Project" Nov. 3, 10 and 17.

    The YS Library invites all knitters and crocheters to participate in the “Red Scarf Project” on Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10 and 17, 6–8 p.m., creating and donating red scarves to college students who have aged out of foster care.

  • They’re villagers, thanks to Google

    Dorothy Dean and Jarod Rogers moved to Yellow Springs in July of 2015, seeking to be closer to Rogers’ eight-year-old daughters, who live with their mother in Columbus. The couple are enjoying the trees and casual feeling in the neighborhood of their new home, where they relaxed with their dogs Sita and Dicey on a recent weekend. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    A simple Google search brought Dorothy Dean and Jarod Rogers to Yellow Springs. “I literally Googled, ‘What is the most liberal town in Ohio?’” Dean recalled, laughing, in a recent interview.

  • Honoring Little Miami Trail bikeway boosters

    Ed Dressler spoke to a small crowd at last Saturday’s 25th anniversary celebration of the opening of the local portion of the Little Miami Scenic Trail. Dressler and Marcia Sauer were honored at the event for their pivotal role in making the local bikeway a reality. Former Village Council member and trail proponent Connie Crockett organized the celebration. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Once controversial but now widely used, the local bike path turned 25 this fall. A small ceremony marking that milestone was held in front of the Train Station last Saturday

  • The 2016-17 Guide to Yellow Springs

    Read the online edition of the Guide to Yellow Springs.

  • Local men to ‘Stand Up for Women’

    "Yellow Springs Men Stand Up for Women" to be held downtown on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6–6:30 p.m.

    On Wednesday, Oct. 26, Yellow Springs men will meet on the downtown sidewalks from 6 to 6:30 p.m. to show support for women.

  • Verdant Splendor – A Natural History Poem

    The photographer finds, in the woods, the world alight with shapes, colors, moving patterns. May all rejoice at such splendor.

  • The 8th annual Yellow Springs Zombie Walk

    Zombie family Char Toms, Steve McQueen and Jayden Toms, left, roamed Corry Street in downtown Yellow Springs this past Saturday at the 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk. (Photos by Isaac Delamatre)

    The 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk last Saturday attracted many villagers and area zombie enthusiasts for live music, revelry, a costume contest and a Home, Inc. fundraiser.

  • Community Solutions’ 63rd conference — A focus on climate solutions

    The 76-year-old Community Solutions will hold its 63rd conference, “Climate Crisis Solutions: Charting a New Course.” The event dates are Friday–Sunday, Oct. 21–23. Seventeen local, national and international experts will speak.

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