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Village Life Section :: Page 5

  • Addressing LGBTQ health

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    A longtime area HIV/AIDS resource, Equitas Health, is expanding its mission to serve the full spectrum of health needs in the LGBTQ community.

  • Event teaches that ‘no is no’

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    Organizers of Consent 101, a workshop taking place Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Arts Council, believe that consent is a critical topic.

  • Becoming Zay: growing up trans

    Zay Crawford’s parents, Chasilee and Jason, lifted their daughter in the air after her naming ceremony last Thursday at Shawnee Park in Xenia. Family, friends and supporters gathered together to celebrate Zay’s new name — Zay Irene Crawford — and her still-unfolding journey. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It was an ordinary Thursday. The last Thursday in April, grey, a little chilly. The lobby of the Greene County Courthouse in Xenia was quiet. And then, single file through the security doorway, a crowd of two dozen surged in.

  • Activist presses for justice for John Crawford

    Villager Bomani Moyenda is leading a group of people, including several from Yellow Springs, seeking justice for the family of John Crawford III, who was shot by police in the Beavercreek Walmart in 2014. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    About 40 people gathered to hear local activist Bomani Moyenda and the Reverend Jerome McCorry, of Dayton, respond to the latest developments in the 2014 Beavercreek Walmart shooting case.

  • Ohio Drop Off in Enon

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    Saturday, May 7, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at the Enon Drugmart

  • The Rumpke Landfill and Recycling Center: a YS News pictorial

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    An article published in this week’s paper discusses a recent tour of the Rumpke landfill and recycling center organized by Vickie Hennessy and Zero Waste Yellow Springs. Words cannot do the facilities justice.

  • Japanese culture in bloom in Yellow Springs

    An authentic Japanese tea house, built by Japanese Professor Harold Wright and his students in the 1970s, once graced the Antioch campus. Photos of the tea house and grounds will be on display May 2–8 at the Foundry Theatre and Wright will give a talk about the project on May 4 as part of Ohayo Ohio, a Japanese symposium and cultural event. (Submitted photo by Harold Wright)

    Curiosity, hands-on exploration and a deeper appreciation for Japanese culture will be encouraged, and rewarded, at the upcoming Ohayo Ohio Japanese symposium and cultural event.

  • One thousand acres of garbage

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    Yellow Springs’ garbage ends up in the Rumpke landfill in Colerain Township. The landfill serves most municipalities within a 60-mile radius and takes in about 6,000 tons of garbage per day.

  • Urban Foliage – An Earth Essay

    Alban Holyoke and friend enjoy a stroll under nature's shade.

    These images, taken of natural items presented in, growing through, or surrounded by an urban landscape, give a visual, Earthy collage for the viewer.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust hopes to secure 10 farms

    Tecumseh Land Trust Executive Director Krista Magaw leads a hike on one of the numerous properties for which the trust has helped secure a conservation easement. The trust is working to purchase up to 10 properties this year and is hoping to solicit donations and new members to help with the operating costs associated with the process. (Submitted Photo)

    The Tecumseh Land Trust, or TLT, is working to secure easements for 10 family farms within the year.

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