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  • Center seeks input on new vision

    Yellow Springs Senior Center leaders seek feedback from the community following a presentation of a newly designed vision for the center on Thursday, Aug.11 at 7 p.m. in the center’s great room. Shown above is Director David Scott. (From the Yellow Springs News Archives)

    While riding on the bike path one weekend, out-of-town architect Doug Gallow and his gerontologist wife, Ellen, who specialize in designing senior centers, just happened to pass the Yellow Springs Senior Center and stop in.

  • Block parties next weekend

    Kids and adults alike had a good time at last year's neighborhood block parties, including this one on Winter and Cliff Streets. This year's block parties take place the weekend of Aug. 19–21.

    Neighborhood block parties, sponsored by the Village Human Relations Commission, will take place next weekend, Aug. 19–21, with most taking place from 5–8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21. Many neighborhoods are already organized for parties, but some are not; interested villagers should contact Joan Chappelle at 767-7056.

  • A kind of meals on wheels, but Indian, and local

    A homemade Indian dinner to go.

    A local offering of food in the spirit of sharing could turn a gift into a community of givers.

  • Semler dairy preserved in Jacoby

    Farmers Kingsley, left, and Jim Semler showed off their award-winning holstein, Scarlett. Their farm, which contains the headwaters of the Jacoby creek, was recently preserved from development by the Tecumseh Land Trust. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The 171-acre Semler farm on Snypp Road is the first land in the Jacoby Creek watershed preserved with Village funds and one of four remaining dairies in Greene County.

  • Maybe we didn’t win, but we’re fun

    Glenwood Springs, Colo., won the "most fun town" category in the recent "Best of the Road" contest sponsored by Rand McNally. Yellow Springs was one of six finalists for the prize.

    Glenwood Springs, Colo., won the “most fun” town honor as part of this summer’s Rand McNally “Best of the Road” contest. As one of six finalist towns for the “most fun” category, Yellow Springs was visited in late June by two traveling judges and fun was had by all.

  • Cooling spots available for villagers

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    During this week’s heat wave, villagers can go to the John Bryan Community Center, the Senior Center or the Yellow Springs Library if they have no air conditioning and need to get out of the heat.

  • New wells for Vernay clean up

    The two new capture wells that appeared at the Vernay Laboratories site on Dayton Street this summer are adding to the forces aimed at cleaning up the industrial contamination at the site.

  • Exotic plants take root on US 68

    Yellow Springs Botanicals, made up of the plant enthusiasts, from left, Mitch George, Erin Currier and Kyle Lewis, is a new exotic and rare plant business opening on the Village property formerly occupied by Stutzman’s Nursery. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When a group of plant enthusiasts took over the Village property on U.S. 68 North that was formerly the home of Stutzman’s Nursery, the weeds were so high that the property’s dozen greenhouses were barely visible above them.

  • Psychics see YS as healing center

    A Colorado couple — an astrologer and a clairvoyant — used tarot cards to confirm that the village was the right place to practice divination and healing.

  • Yellow Springs quite the Experience

    A colorful hula hoop was the perfect prop for the Cirque Carnival last Friday night (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Cirque Carnival was a colorful spectacle of Yellow Springs creativity.

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