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Village Life Section :: Page 6

  • Mixed Mamas explore identity

    Stacy Rene Erenberg, left, and Sage Morgan-Hubbard will perform the “Mixed Mamas Remix Vol. 2,” a performance piece of poetry, movement and song, on Friday, April 10, at 8 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. The performance is free and open to the public. (Submitted photo)

    People of mixed racial heritage face different challenges than most when figuring out their identify, but all of us are negotiating our identity all of the time.

  • Aim is for a zero-waste Village

    Local recycling expert Tom Clevenger recently tumbled his compost barrel, which he uses to recycle his household’s kitchen scraps. Clevenger is working with other villagers to improve the town’s poor recycling record and find other ways to reduce and reuse waste here. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Is it possible to not produce any garbage — or purchase any stuff — for one year? A Vancouver couple did just that in 2009, and now it’s inspiring Yellow Springers to cut their waste too.

  • Adult prom gets disco fever

    Last year’s “Enchantment Under the Springs” adult prom drew a sell-out crowd of 200 people wearing their cheesiest prom attire. Tickets are on sale now for the second annual adult prom, 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 10, at the John Bryan Center gymnasium, 100 Dayton St. This year’s theme is “Hollywood Edition.” (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Adult Prom, this year themed Boogie Nights.

  • Calling computer coders and wannabees

    Visit the new Yellow Springs Code Academy this weekend.

    Yellow Springs Code Academy for young computer programmers opens with meet and greet this weekend.

  • Group addresses race issues


    Are people of color targeted by police here? Are African-American students in school punished worse than their white counterparts? Are racial minorities discriminated against in downtown stores? Is local black history being lost?

  • Scout holds BSA to its own core values


    After taking 80-mile bike trips and camping in 14-degree-below-zero weather, local Eagle Scout Lake Miller is turning to his next activity with the Boy Scouts — ending discrimination in the nationwide youth organization. This week Miller launched a local chapter of Scouts for Equality, a national group pressuring the Boy Scouts to allow gay scout […]

  • Correct dates for Mixed Mamas


    The March 26 News printed incorrect dates for the upcoming performance and poetry workshop of the Mixed Mamas.

  • Free healing drum workshop for women


    A free workshop exploring percussion, song, and circle as a healing force for self and community will be offered this weekend.

  • Village Council — Yellow Springs backs marriage equality


    At their March 16 meeting, Village Council members unanimously passed a resolution supporting marriage equality, making the Village the third municipality in Ohio to endorse same-sex marriage.

  • Say it ain’t snow!

    Springtime beauties at Mills Lawn School were blanketed by unexpected snow Monday afternoon. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    On March 23, weather over Yellow Springs gave one final frigid kick.