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Village Life Section :: Page 6

  • Village manager Bates takes on cancer

    Village Manager Patti Bates, a four-time cancer survivor, is training for a three-day, 60-mile walk she’ll make in November as part of the annual Susan G. Komen for the Cure fundraiser. She’s shown here at her first three-day event several years ago, with her friend Lois McNight. (Submitted photo)

    In her first year in the position, Village Manager Patti Bates has shown what some view as uncommon equanimity in a demanding job. And it turns out she’s come by that equanimity naturally. A four-time cancer survivor, Bates knows what’s worth getting steamed at, and what’s not.

  • Camp out with the Perseids

    Night sky photo by Eddie Pavlu published by Astronomy Magazine in 2011.

    Glen Helen will host a camp-out for stargazers during the Perseid meteor shower Aug. 14.

  • ‘Ghouls on wings’ bug Yellow Springs

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    The abundance of mosquitos in Yellow Springs is not the punchline to a cruel celestial joke but the result of an unusually wet June and July.

  • Yellow Springs Scouts for Equality celebrate victory

    Cub Scout Bobby Wyatt holds an "Inclusive Scouting Award" distributed by the Scouts for Equality. The symbolic badge signals a scout is tolerant and inclusive. (Submitted photo by Lake Miller)

    The local chapter of Scouts for Equality celebrated a victory Monday as the national chapter of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced it would remove the ban on gay and lesbian adults from joining.

  • Paintings, prose for land trust

    Local author Bill Felker read some of his observations of the natural world during the opening of the 25/25 landscape art exhibit at the Winds Cafe on Sunday, July 12. The art, to benefit Tecumseh Land Trust, will show through Sept. 6. (photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    This past weekend, patrons of the arts and admirers of nature were able to “ooh” and “ahh” for the same reason.

  • Sea Dogs prepare for championship meet

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    The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club swam against Oakwood at home last week and enters the summer championships this weekend.

  • Faith in change on climate

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    As a member of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, Marionist Sister Leanne Jablonski hopes to unite faith groups in environmental awareness and responsibility.

  • Yellow Springs Resilience Network ramps up efforts

    In January local members of the Yellow Springs Resilience Network toured a green building on the campus of Oberlin College which features solar panels, geothermal heating and cooling and a “living machine” waste recycling system. From left are Dave Westneat, Kat Walker, Duard Headley, Al Schlueter and Rick Walkey. (Submitted photo by Eric Johnson)

    Yellow Springs Resilience Network hopes to insulate the village from the worst impacts of climate change.

  • Antioch College attracts generations

    Bo Waite recently moved back into the West North College Street home his grandparents owned from the 1930s to 1960s. His partner Angie Bogner, a fitness trainer and teacher now working at the Antioch College Wellness Center, joined him from San Francisco. Waite, a Cincinnati psychiatrist, was the fifth member of his family to attend Antioch. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A few years ago, some 50 years after visiting his grandparents’ house as a child on West North College Street, Bo Waite purchased it, and moved in last summer.

  • Pride steps out in the village

    Melissa Heston’s Wonder Woman and Mary Kay Smith led last year’s Yellow Springs Pride sidewalk parade. Most 2015 Pride events will take place Saturday, with a family potluck at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at John Bryan Center, speakers and music in the afternoon and the parade downtown at 5 p.m. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    This weekend villagers are invited to celebrate diversity in Yellow Springs at a variety of events sponsored by the 4th Annual Pride Week.

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