Village Life Section :: Page 24

  • Senior Center director resigns

    Yellow Springs Senior Center Director David Scott resigned his position on Oct. 31 after two years at the helm of the organization, citing personality differences between himself and the board of trustees. Scott, 63, said he plans to remain in Yellow Springs and enjoy his retirement spending time with his 95-year-old mother and walking his dog, Suzette.

  • Rededication honors Vernet

    It’s been a long time coming — and a bit of a mess. But this weekend the public will have the opportunity to see firsthand an investment that was well worth the wait.

  • Elders recall a more diverse era

    A panel of native Yellow Springers will discuss the significant role African Americans have played in the making of Yellow Springs and other issues at a free forum on Monday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Antioch University Midwest. From left are panelists Betty Ford, Sharon Perry, David Perry, Kingsley Perry Jr., and Isabel Newman. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The complicated history of race relations in town and the significant role African Americans have played in the making of Yellow Springs will be addressed at a forum on Monday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Village buys Railroad Street lot

    Thirty-five people gathered around the gravel lot to witness the the auction of the property at the corner of Railroad and Dayton streets. After a short bidding process, the Village of Yellow Springs had purchased the property for $170,000.

  • Beggar’s night is Oct. 31

    Halloween revelers enjoyed toasted marshmallows, hotdogs and hot chocoloate at last year's bonfire on Union Street. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    This year’s Halloween festivities, including trick-or-treating and neighborhood bonfires will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

  • Californian finds village novel

    Jillian Slater in her new Yellow Springs back yard garden. (Photo by Nadia Mulhall)

    Originally from Jackson, Calif., Jillian Slater moved to Dayton in January, 2011. Whenever she told people she was from California, they would invariably reply “I bet you would like Yellow Springs.”

  • VIDEO — YS Zombie Walk

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    Hundreds of zombies swarmed Yellow Springs’ streets on Saturday as part of the annual Zombie Walk, a fundraiser for Home, Inc. and the Food Pantry.

  • Village buys downtown property at auction

    Live auction at Railroad and Dayton Streets on Thursday, Oct. 18.

    Village buys vacant lot at Railroad and Dayton Streets.

  • Village purchases Village Station at auction

    The Village purchased the parcel of property adjacent to the bike path.

  • Women’s shelter started in Yellow Springs

    Local resident Susan Stiles helped found the Family Violence Prevention Center — informally known as the Xenia Women’s Shelter — in Greene County in 1979. Then it was called the Greene County Domestic Violence Project. It was initially located in a couple of different locations in Yellow Springs.