Village Life Section :: Page 6

  • Flooding follows storm

    Flooding across YS-Fairfield Road on 5/21/14.

    A fierce rainstorm dumped inches of rain on the village Wednesday, causing flooding and road closures.

  • Wellness for body, mind, community

    Newly hired Antioch College Wellness Center Director Monica Hasek, left, and Project Lead Dorothy Roosevelt beside the center’s almost-completed pool, in the natatorium that features a wall of windows on the south side, with a patio beyond. The center is scheduled to be completed in late summer or early fall. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Nearing the end of its $8 million, yearlong renovation, the new Antioch College Wellness Center will have an abundance of light. And that light serves many purposes, according to project lead Dorothy Roosevelt.

  • Antioch College to present farm vision

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    Antioch College will lay out its long-term vision for a 36-acre property on the south end of campus known as the “golf course” at a public meeting next week.

  • Adult prom is back, even better

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    Adult prom is back, and just like the high school version, there will be a cheesy photo backdrop for official portraits and a vote for Prom King and Queen, while organizers promise none of the wedgies, kick-me signs or high school drama.

  • Glen’s Trailside raises baby chicks for Antioch College farm

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    Glen Helen naturalists are raising baby chicks that will soon be big enough for the Antioch College farm.

  • Adult prom returns, Hollywood-style

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    Adult prom is back, and this year’s theme — “Hollywood Edition” — means more glitz and glamor and an opportunity to dress like a star.

  • World House Choir to honor Coretta in song

    Cathy Roma, center, directed a recent rehearsal of the World House Choir, which she co-founded last year in association with Antioch College’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. The World House Choir performs at a free birthday celebration for the late Coretta Scott King at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Central Chapel AME Church. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    “Freedom is never really won. You earn it and win it in every generation.”

  • 365 Project panel— Being young and black in the village

    Current and former Yellow Springs High School students spoke about racism in the local schools and how to empower local black youth at a panel discussion April 21 at AU Midwest. Panelists are, from left, Teresa Bondurant-Wagner, Cameron Henderson, Hafiz Mensah, Taylor Beck and Edward Johnson. (photos by Megan Bachman)

    In some ways, it’s harder to be young and black in Yellow Springs today than in the 1970s.

  • Chinese food within reach again

    Earlier this month, from right, Ken Yang and Lixia Gao, and Lixia’s father Zhi You Gao opened Lucky Dragon serving Chinese fare on Dayton Street, the former location of Chen’s Asian Bistro. The restaurant opens daily at 11 a.m., (noon on Sundays) and closes between 10:30 and 11 p.m. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Zhi You Gao and his son-in-law, Ken Yang, worked as chefs in Fujian Province on the southeast coast of China, they cooked in the Min style using ingredients such as crab, abalone, mountain mushrooms and fresh bamboo shoots.

  • Free dogwoods to return

    The flowers on the dogwood tree at the First Presbyterian Church on Xenia Ave. are just starting to open. By the weekend it should be in full bloom!

    In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, the YS Tree Committee and Corner Cone will again give away 125 young dogwood trees.