Village Life Section :: Page 51

  • Some villagers still without power

    Tuesday night's freeze brought down a tree, which came to rest on the front portch of a Dayton Street home. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Village crews continue to work today, Thursday, Feb. 3, to restore power to village homes after Tuesday night’s brutal ice storm. Most villagers now have electricity, although about 30 percent of homes were still without power on Thursday morning.

  • Forum examines town and gown

    Last Friday night at the Corretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, about 75 college and village representatives came together to talk about the strength that could be created by fostering positive relations between the village and Antioch College.

  • Local businesses try harder when village economy slows

    In the midst of a continuing national recession, business at most downtown merchants remained steady or slightly down in 2010.

  • The ice storm cometh, leaving destructive path

    A fruit tree encased in ice bowered over Elm Street Wednesday morning. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The ice storm and winds that walloped Yellow Springs Tuesday night left about 75 percent of village residences without power overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday, according to Police Chief John Grote.

  • Saturday Storytime at Pass it On

    Fatou Reed and Arielle Johnson goof off on the play equipment during Saturday Storytime (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Pass it On hosts Saturday Storytime for kids every Saturday in the store.

  • Old game of chess captures youth

    Check, mates!— Omar Durrani coached local chess enthusiasts on the smart moves at the Emporium last Sunday over a game between Amelie Maruyama, left, and Olivia Ling. Observing and trying so hard not to give away the answers were from left, Zenya Miyazaki, Jacob Woodburn, Eliana Ling and Kai Maruyama. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At the Emporium last Sunday, a group of local youth gathered around several tables in the back to play the age-old game of chess. At one table, Eliana Ling slid her white pawn out to start the match, and Amelie Maruyama moved a black pawn to mirror her adversary across the checkered grid. Soon two […]

  • Let freedom ring

    The reverend himself joins the citizens of Yellow Springs during the MLK Day march (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The streets of Yellow Springs echoed with the sounds of the civil rights movement Monday morning. Admirers of Martin Luther King Jr. chanted “We Shall Overcome” as they marched through the streets; a jovial tribute to one of the most iconic and important figures in American history. Upon the crowd’s arrival at the Central Chapel […]

  • Winter weather does not deter war protestors

    The Saturday war protesters continue their weekly peace vigil.

  • Tag those dogs for the new year

    Village Matters

    Greene County dogs must be registered by Jan. 31, 2011, to avoid a penalty of $15.

  • MLK Jr. day in Yellow Springs

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers the 1965 commencement address at Antioch College. (Photo courtesy of Antiochiana/Antioch College Archives)

    In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday this Monday, Jan. 17, village offices, schools and the News will be closed.

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