Village Life Section :: Page 38

  • Create the power to grow

    Urban farmer Will Allen will speak at next weekend’s Food Power Summit in Fairborn on how to get real food back into communities. (Submitted photo)

    Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.

  • Mill reopens with new management

    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)

    When Antioch University no longer knew what to do with the dilapidated Grinnell Mill, Jim Hammond stepped in and devoted considerable time and personal resources to restore it, plank and nail.

  • Aurora Borealis over Yellow Springs

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    Thanks to an especially strong solar wind hitting the earth’s magnetosphere, last week the Northern lights were visible in Yellow Springs.

  • A painter seeks to lift spirits

    Longtime Dayton area abstract painter Elizabeth (Beth) Hertz stands next to “Blue Riser,” a work she has loaned to the Friends Care Community for its new rehabilitation wing. Beth is a resident of the FCC Assisted Living Center. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    It would be hard to find someone with a more unique story than that of Elizabeth (Beth) Hertz, a painter well known in the Dayton area for more than four decades.

  • Vigilant for good, quick food

    Wendy Copper of Yellow Springs, pictured above, and her business partner, Doug Siegal of Bloomington, Ind., have launched a new business, Vigilant Eats. Their first product, Organic Superfood Oat-based Cereal, is being sold at the Emporium/Underdog Café. You can find the cereal beside the oatmeal on the cream stand. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Wendy Copper and her business partner have taken an initial step toward their goal by releasing their first food product, Organic Superfood Oat-based Cereal.

  • Pumpkins soar above the fields

    American Chucker pumpkin chuck team out of Dayton at their first pumpkin chucking competition in 2004.

    Young’s Jersey Dairy hosted the first Midwest Pumpkin Chuck on Saturday.

  • Voters to decide on healthcare

    Health insurance reform in Ohio and the quality of local healthcare services will be affected by the outcome of two election issues on the Nov. 8 ballot.

  • Barr project concept OKd

    At their Oct. 3 meeting, Village Council members voted unanimously to approve the first stage of the Home, Inc./Buckeye Community Hope Foundation proposal for affordable senior housing on the Barr property downtown.

  • DIY Judaism in the village

    When Randi Rothman suggested last weekend that the Yellow Springs Havurah read a book called Empowered Judaism, members at the well-attended Shabbat service agreed it sounded a lot like the collaborative spiritual community already here in Yellow Springs.

  • Nonstop to sponsor African American film series

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    Nonstop Institute will host a film series this month looking at the portrayal of African Americans in the movies.

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