Village Life Section :: Page 26

  • 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.

  • Local residents buy Barr property

    Jim Hammond and Randy Gifford have teamed up, with help from friends and family, to reopen an expanded Grinnell Mill Bed & Breakfast. The mill will also hold open house hours on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last week two local residents purchased the Barr property located on the corner of Xenia Avenue and Limestone Street.

  • Villagers to protest garden removal

    Marilyn Van Eaton weeds a large area of perennial plants that she tends in front of her Lawson Place residence. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    After two months of attempted negotiation with Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority, the residents of Lawson Place are scheduled to lose their gardens on Monday, Oct. 1. To protest the removal of these gardens, a group of villagers is planning a rally and march on Sunday, Sept. 9

  • Photo contest deadline soon; but be safe!

    The sunflowers in the field just north of Yellow Springs are a big draw this time of year. Shown above are several women from Columbus who last year took time to photograph the flowers just after attending a yoga workshop in town.

    The deadline for the Tecumseh Land Trust Sunflower Photo Competition is Sept. 14. However, those slowing down to look at the sunflowers in the field just north of Yellow Springs should do so with care, as two recent accidents have been linked to sunflower-gawkers.