Village Life Section :: Page 2

  • Ashes to ashes

    The remnants of two old ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer were felled Oct. 8. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Two longtime watchers over the comings and goings of over a century and a half of Yellow Springs have been felled.

  • Crowds blow in for fall Street Fair

    Liz McCurdy drew kids and adults alike into her HooperGurl booth at Saturday's fair.

    Fall Street Fair 2014: Music, food trucks, dancing, face painting, crafts, merchandise, children, strollers, wheelchairs, tent city, stellar spray painting, information, Miami Township Fire-Rescue, alpacas, jewelry, costumes, corndogs, French fries, ice cream, croquettes, bicycles, beds, acrobats, huggers, open carry demonstrators, peace demonstrators, police, beer garden, hoola hooping, red and orange trees, full-bodied fall fun.   […]

  • Calling on dance to fight Parkinson’s

    Each Wednesday at the Senior Center, dance instructor Jill Becker, third from left, works with Paul Graham, second from left, and Kim Korkan, right, who both suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that causes gradual loss of muscular control and can lead to depression and dementia in its advanced stages. A regular regimen of exercise has been shown to strengthen muscles, improve mobility and have a positive effect on mood. (Photo by Jenn Wheeler)

    Every Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m., Jill Becker, a local dance instructor, meets with a small group of people at the Yellow Springs Senior Center to lead a dance class intended to help participants manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

  • Pancake breakfast during Street Fair

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    The Senior Center will hold its first ever Street Fair Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 11 along with their annual bake sale!

  • The Guide to Yellow Springs, 2014-15 edition

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    Read the online edition of the annual Guide to Yellow Springs.

  • Villagers win gold at Gay Games

    Villager Delaine Adkins, shown here with teammate Marianne Dorman, brought home a gold medal for intermediate hockey from the August 2014 Gay Games, held in Cleveland. (Submitted photo)

    Delaine Adkins, Kristine Hofstra and Judy Kintner came away from the 2014 Gay Games with gold medals and something more — a sense of hope about living in Ohio, a state that has not always felt welcoming to its gay residents.

  • Antioch School students drop in at the News

    Antioch School Younger Group students meet the YS News staff and learn about newspaper production. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Students from Antioch School’s Younger Group visited the Yellow Springs News office last week to learn a little bit about how a newspaper is made.

  • Library hosts events for kids and adults

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    The library will host two events tomorrow, Sept. 16, for kids and adults.

  • Two local women enter the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame

    Aïda Merhemic, left, and Susan Stiles will be inducted into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame on Sat., Sept. 27.

    Two Yellow Springs women, Aida Merhemic and Susan Stiles, will be inducted into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame at the end of September. Merhemic has worked as a counselor in town for 28 years and is currently president of the Yellow Springs Board of Education, of which she has been a member since 2006. […]

  • Bubbles carried the day

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    Downtown was effervescent on Saturday during the second annual Bubble Fest.