Village Life Section :: Page 60

  • Friends drops plans for Barr property

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    Leaders of Friends Care Community announced this week that they will not pursue the senior apartment building they had planned for the Barr property downtown, due to the economic downturn and Friends’ commitment to keeping the rent affordable.

  • Juneteenth a Scrumptious Affair

    Juneteenth pies lined up for the judges during the Juneteenth celebration

    Juneteenth celebrations included a pie contest and Motown dancing last Friday night at the Bryan Center.

  • T-ball tooth fairies, divas, sluggers

    Siobhan McCane Stewart, 4, was out by second base, scooping up ground balls in her new and beautiful, shiny black and brilliant snow white, all-leather Rawlings fielder’s mitt.

  • Another sweet, goofy t-ball night

    Oriah Foley was one of many enthusiastic t-ball players last Friday, June 11, at Gaunt Park. T-ball meets there each Friday evening from 6:30–8 p.m. and is open to all 2 to 9 year olds and their parents. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Perry League’s 2010 opening night was almost rained out on Friday, June 4. It rained like crazy for about an hour before we took the field.

  • Sea Dogs start season with a splash

    Miriam Barcus led the Sea Dogs swim team in early morning stretches at Gaunt Park this month to prepare them for the start of another wet season in the pool. (Submitted photo)

    The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs had their first two meets last week. The team swam well and had plenty of fun.

  • A solar pioneer, paving the way

    On her roof on Stewart Drive, Pat Brown’s 10 new solar panels convert the sun’s rays into electricity and send it to the Yellow Springs electric grid. She is the first Greene County resident to install grid-tied solar photovoltaic panels. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Thirty years ago, Pat Brown was arrested while marching for peace. Now she finds herself again on the front lines — this time of an alternative energy revolution — as the first resident in Yellow Springs to install grid-tied solar photovoltaic panels.

  • Nonstop dialogues seek the new

    In March Nonstop presented Ashley Dawson of the City University of New York and Malini Schueller of the University of Florida who, via video teleconference, interacted with audience members in the Nonstop series on higher education. (Submitted photo by Migiwa Orimo)

    Never ones to be constrained by conventional thinking, members of Nonstop Institute are taking an unusual approach to bringing interesting thinkers to Yellow Springs in their series of talks this spring on higher education.

  • Spend a night in an historic grain mill

    Inkeeper Donna McGovern has been hosting more guests each year at the historic Grinnell Mill Bed & Breakfast since the restoration of the mill was completed in 2007.  (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Back in 2004, the Miami Township Trustees envisioned the ideal way to save the historic but decrepit Grinnell Mill. They hoped to restore it to its original design and use it as a bed and breakfast that could serve locals as well as attract visitors from afar. The vision wasn’t far off.

  • From Beirut to a bicycle village

    Author and Central State professor Jayson Iwen and yoga teacher Jovana Bouche Iwen are new residents of Yellow Springs. They’re shown with their son, Marlow. (Photo by Brooke Bryan)

    The Iwens are used to feeling the air move against their faces, and to these new villagers, the air in Yellow Springs has seemed sweet since the first encounter.

  • A new leader for Methodists

    Yellow Springs native Sherri Blackwell, the new pastor at the United Methodist Church, gives her first sermon on Sunday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m. Blackwell plans to lead the church with a focus on “faith in action.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the last eight years the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church has transformed from a small, aging congregation to an active and renewed church under the leadership of Pastor Charles Hill. As the 76-year-old Hill retires, the church looks to a new pastor, Yellow Springs native Sherri Blackwell, to build on his accomplishments.

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