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Village Life Section :: Page 24

  • Free CFL bulbs offered to local seniors

    Local senior citizens who participate in YS Senior Center programs are eligible to receive five free CFL bulbs through Energy Smart. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    Village of Yellow Springs electric customers who participate in programming from the Yellow Springs Senior Center can receive five free CFL bulbs through the Yellow Springs Senior Center and Efficiency Smart.

  • Guerilla Poultry – A study in backyard farming

    There is a burgeoning flock of backyard farmers in Yellow Springs who have set out to raise chickens for eggs. Obstacles to the project include ravaging predators and a few neighbors who don’t share the enthusiasm. All in all though, the hens are well contained and healthy and the “guerilla” farmers are enthusiastic about their birds.

  • Addressing LGBTQ health

    A longtime area HIV/AIDS resource, Equitas Health, is expanding its mission to serve the full spectrum of health needs in the LGBTQ community.

  • Event teaches that ‘no is no’

    Organizers of Consent 101, a workshop taking place Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Arts Council, believe that consent is a critical topic.

  • Becoming Zay: growing up trans

    Zay Crawford’s parents, Chasilee and Jason, lifted their daughter in the air after her naming ceremony last Thursday at Shawnee Park in Xenia. Family, friends and supporters gathered together to celebrate Zay’s new name — Zay Irene Crawford — and her still-unfolding journey. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It was an ordinary Thursday. The last Thursday in April, grey, a little chilly. The lobby of the Greene County Courthouse in Xenia was quiet. And then, single file through the security doorway, a crowd of two dozen surged in.

  • Activist presses for justice for John Crawford

    Villager Bomani Moyenda is leading a group of people, including several from Yellow Springs, seeking justice for the family of John Crawford III, who was shot by police in the Beavercreek Walmart in 2014. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    About 40 people gathered to hear local activist Bomani Moyenda and the Reverend Jerome McCorry, of Dayton, respond to the latest developments in the 2014 Beavercreek Walmart shooting case.

  • Making a good life in Yellow Springs

    Cory and Amanda Howard, with Townes, a Walker Coonhound they rescued, enjoyed a recent sunny Saturday afternoon on their Cliff Street porch. The couple moved to the village over four years ago. With a rental they love, jobs in the area and their first child on the way, the couple is putting down roots in Yellow Springs. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Walk by a certain Cliff Street porch on a spring or summer evening, and Cory and Amanda Howard will likely be out in the cooling air.

  • Ohio Drop Off in Enon

    Saturday, May 7, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at the Enon Drugmart

  • The Rumpke Landfill and Recycling Center: a YS News pictorial

    An article published in this week’s paper discusses a recent tour of the Rumpke landfill and recycling center organized by Vickie Hennessy and Zero Waste Yellow Springs. Words cannot do the facilities justice.

  • Japanese culture in bloom in Yellow Springs

    An authentic Japanese tea house, built by Japanese Professor Harold Wright and his students in the 1970s, once graced the Antioch campus. Photos of the tea house and grounds will be on display May 2–8 at the Foundry Theatre and Wright will give a talk about the project on May 4 as part of Ohayo Ohio, a Japanese symposium and cultural event. (Submitted photo by Harold Wright)

    Curiosity, hands-on exploration and a deeper appreciation for Japanese culture will be encouraged, and rewarded, at the upcoming Ohayo Ohio Japanese symposium and cultural event.

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