Village Life Section :: Page 52

  • 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.

  • 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 […]