Village Life Section :: Page 40

  • Villagers Agna, Reynolds honored

    Mary Agna, left, and Macy Reynolds, were recently nominated to the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame for their work in healthcare (Agna) and horticulture (Reynolds). The women will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Walnut Grove Country Club in Xenia. The deadline for reservations is Sept. 17. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    When villagers Mary Agna and Macy Reynolds are inducted next week into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame, they will be among 23 other local women to receive the honor.

  • Historian H.W. Brands to speak at annual Leventhal lecture

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    Historian, teacher and author H.W. Brands will speak about comparative American politics as part of The Wittenberg Series this Thursday, Sept. 22. The lecture is sponsored by the Leventhal family.

  • Local vendors support the purchase of a service dog

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    Area vendors are holding a fundraiser to help local resident Ashton Gueth get a service dog for his diabetes.

  • Celebrate 145 years with Central Chapel A.M.E.

    Members of the organizing committee, from left, Carolyn Walker-Kimbero, Nan Harshaw and Denise Lennon met last week at the chapel on High Street to finalize the festivities.

    The Central Chapel A.M.E Church is celebrating its 145th anniversary next weekend, Sept. 17–19, with a Friday evening banquet, Saturday afternoon picnic and two worship services on Sunday.

  • Honoring AME’s rich local history

    The Central Chapel AME Church is celebrating its 145th anniversary next weekend, Sept. 17–19, with a Friday evening banquet, Saturday afternoon picnic and two worship services on Sunday. Members of the organizing committee, from left, Carolyn Walker-Kimbro, Nan Harshaw and Denise Lennon, met last week at the chapel on High Street to finalize the festivities. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In 1886, as the area’s educational opportunities continued to attract African Americans 23 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, 13 families from Yellow Springs and Miami Township formed a local chapter of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

  • Council to consider senior housing plan

    Over the summer Home, Inc. came to the Village with a plan to develop a senior apartment building on the Barr property, with the help of development partner, Buckeye Community Hope Foundation, based in Columbus.

  • “Radio Rounds” takes an in-depth look at medicine

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    WYSO recently began airing “Radio Rounds,” a program produced and hosted by Wright State University students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.

  • Wright State clinic won’t return

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    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine leaders recently stated that the former Wright State family health clinic located in Yellow Springs will not return to the village due to a lack of fund-raising success.

  • No-fracking event aims to mobilize

    Yellow Springs will host a regional meeting of community organizers working to prevent hydraulic fracturing, a controversial drilling technique linked to groundwater contamination.

  • Village road-paving continues

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    Roads around town continue to be closed today, Sept. 8, while the Village re-paves.

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