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Village Life Section :: Page 3

  • Going downhill: Cub Scouts hold annual Pinewood Derby

    The Yellow Springs Cub Scout Pace 578 held its annual Pinewood Derby on Monday, Feb. 22.

    The excitement was palpable as the Yellow Springs Cub Scout Pack 578 held its annual Pinewood Derby on Monday, Feb. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Building for resiliency, community in Yellow Springs

    Local residential designer Alex Melamed, above, who designed both a passive house and a tiny house on his Walnut Street lot, will be one of eight speakers at “8x8 on Building Resiliency,” this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Antioch College arts and science building, room 219, part of a weekend of events aimed at enhancing resiliency of local buildings. The event will be followed by a documentary on the “New Pedestrianism” on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Little Art and a home energy saving demonstration at 3 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Library. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    How exactly do you make your home more energy efficient? Are there inexpensive ways to do so? What does it mean to live in a tiny house?

  • Flying Mouse Farms’ Sweet Serenade

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    John and Michelle of Flying Mouse Farms boil maple sap to make their patented syrup each season. The process is fascinating and the end result delicious. (all photos by Aaron Zaremsky)

  • Glen Helen trails to close

    This stretch of trail has tripled in width due to hikers on muddy days. (Photo courtesy of Glen Helen)

    Seasonal trail closures are coming soon to Glen Helen.

  • Yellow Springs’ Central Chapel AME celebrates 150 years

    Worshippers at Central Chapel A.M.E. held hands and formed a circle around the perimeter of the church on a recent Sunday. The church is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. All members of the Yellow Springs community are invited to anniversary events, including an anniversary worship service this Sunday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m., featuring guest speaker Dr. Michael Brown of Payne Theological Seminary. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    This year, Central Chapel AME is celebrating 150 years of enduring — of surviving and thriving — in the heart of Yellow Springs.

  • Celebrate with Central Chapel A.M.E.

    Worshippers at Central Chapel A.M.E. held hands and formed a circle around the perimeter of the church on a recent Sunday. The church is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. All members of the Yellow Springs community are invited to anniversary events, including an anniversary worship service this Sunday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m., featuring guest speaker Dr. Michael Brown of Payne Theological Seminary. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Festivities begin with an anniversary worship service this Sunday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. Rev. Michael Brown of Payne Theological Seminary is the guest speaker.

  • How many birds?

    Rat-tat-tat! Pileated woodpecker at work. Fourteen of these were spotted during the recent Christmas Bird Count in Glen Helen and environs. (Image from Wikipedia)

    Grand totals from this year’s Christmas Bird Count in the Glen and environs are in!

  • McKee Award nominations open

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    The James A. McKee Association is currently accepting nominations for its 2016 Founders Award for Distinguished Community Service, given annually to an organization, group or individual to recognize either extraordinary or unusual service to the community.

  • MLK Jr. Day braves cold, celebrates ‘color of unity’

    The 2016 MLK Jr. march started out in frigid conditions with fewer than usual marchers. But the following celebration at the Central Chapel AME church warmed up significantly. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. day celebration starts out in the cold, warms right up.

  • Gudgel honored at MLK program

    This year's community march and program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. takes place on Monday, Jan. 18, with the march starting at Mills Lawn School at 10:30 a.m. and the program beginning at the Central Chapel AME Church at 11. Shown above is last year's march.

    The annual community march and program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place this Monday, Jan. 18, the birthday of Dr. King.