Village Life Section :: Page 40

  • 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.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust presents Food Power

    MacKenzie Bailey of Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will speak at Starflower Natural Foods on Thursday, April 11.

    Food Power, a conference organized by Tecumseh Land Trust, will feature Will Allen, noted urban farmer and Michelle Obama’s White House garden coach.

  • Local woman launches superfood product

    Wendy Copper of Yellow Springs and her business partner have launched a new nutritional food business, Vigilant Eats. Their first product, Organic Superfood Oat-based Cereal, is available at the Emporium.

    Villager Wendy Copper and her business partner, Doug Siegel of Bloomington, Ind., have launched Vigilant Eats, a new business that produces nutritional food products. Their first product, Organic Superfood Oat-based Cereal, is now available at the Emporium.

  • Students cultivate strong voices

    YSHS student facilitators Ben Green and Lucy Callahan, background, moderated a discussion for McKinney Middle School students on problem-solving school issues. The facilitators are part of an effort to train student leaders who can advocate for themselves and others to solve issues that youth find important. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School students have been learning how to give voice to those who want it and to help students and adults share their views with each other.

  • Tiny heads home

    Tiny the juvenile turkey vulture headed back to the Raptor Center on Tuesday after spending a week downtown with the locals.

    Tiny, the juvenile turkey vulture who hung out downtown last week and this, has returned to his previous home at the Raptor Center.

  • New group backs progressive issues

    Yellow Springs may be a hotbed for progressive ideas, but coordinated action to advance a progressive agenda in state and federal politics is lacking here, according to organizers of a new group in town.

  • Barr project receives its first approval

    A controversial land use issue packed the house at Village Council’s Sept. 19 meeting, with about 60 villagers attending as Council gave initial approval to the proposal to build affordable apartments for seniors on the Barr property downtown.

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