Village Life Section :: Page 48

  • A day for kids and wellness

    Organizing a kids’ wellness day at the Community Children’s Center are chiropractor Erika Grushon and massage therapist Keri Speck, here holding a triangle pose. Clockwise from front left are Grushon, Speck, the center’s Director Marlin Newell and the center’s yoga instructor, Chelsie Waskiewicz; in front are Izanna Speck and Isaac Grushon. At the event, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., kids and their parents will learn massage, yoga, aromatherapy, herbal remedies, good nutrition and other holistic health measures. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Many parents may not know that holistic approaches — yoga, massage, aromatherapy, good nutrition, herbs — may help to prevent illness and injury in their children and lead to a long, healthy life.

  • State representatives call for investigation of gas industry sales tactics

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    A press release sent Tuesday from State Representative Teresa Fedor asks the Ohio attorney general to investigate potential evidence implicating the oil and gas production industry in the use of deceptive tactics to get land owners to lease their properties for drilling.

  • Forests for local food

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    Mark Shepard told a crowd of 120 villagers to transform our farm fields into forests for more local food.

  • Celebrate Earth Day

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    Earth Day 2011 will be celebrated in Yellow Springs with several events this week.

  • Peace Corps volunteers to gather on Sunday

    Several of the 26 returned Peace Corps volunteers who live in the village gathered recently for a photo. They will celebrate the organization's 50th birthday this Sunday, April 17, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center. Shown above are, seated from left, Virginia Caudill and Priscilla Janney Pace. Standing are, from left, Hap Cawood, Jeanna Lemkau, Hardy Ballantine, Kay Reimers and Suzanne Oldham.

    This Sunday local returned Peace Corps volunteers will gather at the Senior Center from 1:30 to 4 p.m. for a celebration of the organization’s 50th birthday. The public is invited.

  • The community in community theater

    A group of local actors and theater-lovers will present Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard this weekend and next in the Presbyterian Church’s Westminster Hall as a fundraiser to raise money for upgrades to the hall to create a performance space. Pictured above are actors Miriam Eckenrode and Natalie Sanders, actor/director Marsha Nowik and actor Howard Shook, producer Kay Reimers, stage manager Amy Cunningham and actors Ali Thomas and Gary Reimers. Not pictured are actors Thor Sage, Brendan Sheehan and Troy Lindsay. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The value of theater in a small town goes beyond entertainment; as well as providing something interesting to do on a weekend night, theater brings people together for a shared experience.

  • Kids wellness day at Children’s Center

    Organizing a kids wellness day at the Community Children's Center are chiropractor Erika Gushon, left, and massage therapist Keri Speck, here holding a triangle pose with their kids Isaac Gushon and Izanna Speck. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local health practitioners Erika Grushon and Keri Speck have organized a kid’s wellness day on holistic health alternatives for children.

  • Tornado season is here: be prepared

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    Villagers should get prepared for tornado season by finding a safe space in their home.

  • Gardens, gardeners sprouting

    At the Bill Duncan Park neighborhood garden, Penny Adamson (left) and Emily Seibel prepared their garden bed, which last year produced five kinds of tomatoes, prolific green beans and other vegetables and flowers. Villagers can still sign up for a plot at one of four neighborhood gardens. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What began as a modest effort to start a community garden has mushroomed to four neighborhood gardens scattered around town — with more soon to sprout.

  • McKee group hosts schools conversation

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    This Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m. a community conversation on the local schools will take place at the Senior Center. The public is invited to the event, which is sponsored by the James A. McKee Association.