Village Life Section :: Page 40

  • 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.

  • ODH fines Friends Care for assault

    Friends Care Community was investigated by the Ohio Department of Health, the center’s licensing body, whose regulators recommended the care center be fined $56,000 due to “conditions of jeopardy” that existed at the center.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust to auction coveted surprises

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    Use this weekend’s Tecumseh Land Trust auction to learn some Zumba, eat a gourmet meal, or get some weeding done.

  • Ohio farm group to host fracking webinar

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    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will host an educational webinar on the controversial subject of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. The internet broadcast, entitled “Fracking and Farmland: What Farmers and Landowers Need to Know About the Risks to Air, Water and Land,” will provide […]

  • Senior Center Open House focuses on facility

    Senior Center leaders invite the community to an open house this Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2–4 p.m., to look closely at the facility and consider future options. Center leaders, including Director David Scott, shown above, has stated that the center has outgrown its facility.

    The community is invited to an open house at the Yellow Springs Senior Center on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2–4 p.m. at the center to look closely at the facilities and consider future possibilities.

  • 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.

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