Village Life Section :: Page 51

  • Ice will melt, but the stories linger

    Not going anywhere soon: Last Wednesday morning a van on W. Davis Street seemed to shrink under the weight of the ice-covered tree that had toppled over during the ice storm the night before. Hundreds of limbs and branches fell during the storm, causing power outages all over the village. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Great Yellow Springs Ice Storm of 2011 had a silver lining, as the warmth of community softened Mother Nature’s blow.

  • Update on brush collection

    Take brush to curb in pieces that seem manageable for collection.

  • Will you be my valentine?

    Lucas Mulhall holds his Friends Care Valentine (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Yellow Springs Public Library hosted a valentine-making event for children last Friday afternoon.

  • YS Bahá’ís back those in Iran

    Growing up in Iran in the 1950s and ’60s, local resident Farzaneh (Behjati) Mader experienced some discrimination based on her adherence to the Bahá’í faith. But the Iranian Revolution had changed the country beyond recognition, especially for the Behjatis.

  • Fracking concerns arise in village

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    The prospect of oil and gas drilling in the area is raising worries among some Yellow Springs residents because of a controversial drilling technique called fracking. What does the fracking process entail?

  • Branch Pick-Up Planned

    The Village will pick up branches from ice storm beginning Feb. 14. (Photo by Eliza Minde-Berman)

    The Village will pick up branches from the storm if villagers put the debris on the curb.

  • Village ice storm stories

    The annual Yellow Springs Clean-up Week takes place next week, Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 18. Villagers may put most household items out by the curb to be hauled away.

    On Thursday, after the lights came back on downtown, villagers could be found sharing stories about the ice storm that crashed through town Tuesday night.

  • 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.

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