Village Life Section :: Page 29

  • Musical event benefits cancer patients near and far

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    Peach’s Grill will host a day’s worth of music on Saturday, May 26, noon to 2 a.m., to benefit local resident Jennie Hudson, who was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. Hudson will also be collecting donations for her participation in Relay For Life, which raises funds for cancer patients, on July 13. Said Hudson: “I’m not the only one going through this.”

  • YS News Water Survey Results

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    See the results from a recent Yellow Springs News online survey of 205 municipal water customers.

  • Tackling hard water, hard choices

    Of all the critical decisions made by municipal governments, perhaps no decisions are more important than those concerning water.

  • New pastor leads King center

    errick Weston was recently named the new pastor of the First Presbyterian Church as well as director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom at Antioch College. (Photos by Lauren Heaton)

    This month in separate but coordinated moves, Derrick Weston was hired as the new pastor of the First Presbyterian Church as well as the new director of Antioch College’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom.

  • Senior housing off, for now

    An effort to build affordable senior housing on the Barr property downtown was thwarted last month when the project was denied its request for 2012 federal tax credits. However, project organizers consider the set-back only a delay, as they plan to re-apply in 2013.

  • Johnson teaches power of the stars

    Local astrologer Jennifer Johnson will give a free introduction to astrology on Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Library. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Understanding the energy between the planets and how they affect us can help us to live more positive lives. That is Jennifer Johnson’s belief, and the reason she got interested in astrology 20 years ago.

  • Green space funds waning

    A state program used to preserve area farmland for a decade has been halted, hindering a local land trust’s efforts to protect land from development.

  • Clean-up Week starts Monday

    The annual Yellow Springs Clean-up Week takes place next week, Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 18. Villagers may put most household items out by the curb to be hauled away.

    The annual Yellow Springs Clean-up Week will take place this year from Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 18. Villagers can put most unwanted household items out by the curb, and they’ll be hauled away.

  • Life of a century, and some change

    Herbert Pencil, the oldest male resident at Friends Care Community, is shown with his family, his wife, Ida, and the couple’s two sons, all of whom predeceased him. (Submitted photo)

    Herbert Pencil, Friends Care Center’s oldest male resident, was born in North Hampton, Ohio, on Sept. 25, 1909. On that day, America had 46 states, and William Howard Taft was the country’s 27th president.

  • Coast-to-coast walkers come to the village

    Kait and John Seyal brought their therapy dogs, Grace and Max, to the Friends Care Center last weekend to visit with residents, including, from left, Jeanette Wiggins, JoJo Campbell and Homer Williams. The couple is walking across the country with their dogs to promote dog therapy and animal rescue.

    Kait and John Seyal visited Yellow Springs last weekend with their rescue dogs on their walk across the country.

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