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Village Life Section :: Page 62

  • Council considers drilling ordinance— Ban would be first in Ohio

    Yellow Springs, though far from the epicenter of natural gas fracking in Ohio, could nevertheless become the first town in the state to ban all oil and gas drilling and waste wells within its municipal limits through passage of what is described as rights-based legislation.

  • Yellow Springs youth lead their cattle to fair glory

    Yellow Springs and Miami Township youth showed the animals they raised this year at this week’s Greene County Fair.

  • Block parties coming soon

    The annual Yellow Springs neighborhood block parties, sponsored by the Human Relations Commission, will take place either Saturday or Sunday, Aug. 18 or 19. Those interested in organizing a party for their neighborhood should contact Patti Dallas at pattidallas22@sbcglobal.net.

  • Drought affects crops, lawns

    The soybeans at Craig Corry’s Miami Township farm only reach to his knees, when they should be nearly waist high at this point in the season. The moderate drought in the Dayton area has stunted the growth of area soybeans and corn, threatening to cut into yields. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The hot and dry weather this summer has no doubt stressed local homeowners whose lawns have turned brown from lack of rain. But even more stressed are area crops.

  • Choice of replacement trees complex

    “The right tree for the right location” is a phrase oft repeated by arborists dispensing long-term landscaping advice. It was used several times last week by those focused on deciding how to replace the trees that line the downtown.

  • Quirky tales of village history

    The Octagon House on Whiteman Street was one of several historical buildings highlighted on last Sunday’s walking tour, led by local historian Robin Heise, at right. About 25 people took part, including villagers Zo Meister, second from right, and Linda Rudawski, second from left. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Some of the colorful people and places of Yellow Springs history came alive last Sunday, during a walking tour of the village led by local historian Robin Heise.

  • Historian seeks local stories

    Historian Robin Heise seeks stories of local history from villagers.

  • What’s happening today…

  • If pears are removed, what should succeed them?

    Local arborists suggested a few species of trees that might possibly be effective replacements for the Bradford pears downtown.

  • YS News press runs again, in Iowa

    A little known fact about the YS News’ old press: it’s still printing!

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