Village Life Section :: Page 35

  • A therapy dog in need of some help

    Diane Davis is trying to raise $2,500 for surgery for her certified therapy Sheltie/Corgi mix, Raskel, who has a congenital malformation in her leg that makes walking painful. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Recently, Diane Davis discovered that her dog has a congenital malformation on her left knee, which causes pain and lameness. Consequently, Raskel can’t walk on slippery hospital floors like other service dogs.

  • Get your greens at the winter market

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    The Yellow Springs Winter Farmers Market, located in the basement of the United Methodist Church, is now open each Saturday from 9–noon. Villagers who go can purchase fresh greens, root vegetables and a variety of other local foods.

  • Connect through yoga to goals for the new year

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    Jen Ater will lead a yoga workshop at the library this Saturday to welcome in the new year.

  • Oil company drilling OK’d

    Oil drilling may soon begin just outside Yellow Springs as a Miami Township couple recently gave an out-of-state oil and gas company permission to drill on their 61-acre property on West Yellow Springs-Fairfield Road.

  • Village life— Extreme weather; Census changes

    2011 Year in review: Village life

  • Village rings in 2012

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    See photos from the annual ball drop.

  • A passion for women’s health

    Dr. Jennifer Frey has joined the Yellow Springs practice of Dr. Keith Watson, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When she talks about why she chose to specialize in women’s health, Dr. Jennifer Frey frequently uses the word “empower.” She wants to empower women to give birth in the way that they want and beyond that, to make the choices that keep them healthy and strong.

  • Acts of kindness the whole year long

    As 2011 comes to a close, villagers were asked to tell stories of acts of kindness they witnessed or received this year. From helping lost dogs and giving impromptu singing lessons, to supporting people in times of their greatest sorrow and need, Yellow Springers reached out to one another.

  • License plate to benefit the Glen

    A new specialty license plate will benefit the Glen.

    Ohio residents can support Glen Helen on their bumper.

  • Claus or Haws? — In search of the real Santa

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    I must have been about eight years old when my older brother showed me the pile of wrapped Christmas presents in my parents’ closet, thus dashing my belief in Santa Claus. When, what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a man in a red-and-white suit walking through downtown Yellow Springs last weekend!

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