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Village Life Section :: Page 6

  • Stories of amazing African Americans

    Bishop Daniel Payne, founder of Wilberforce University, pictured here in a historical rendering, is among the notable African Americans featured in a local history talk at the YS Community Library on Feb. 23. (Photo via Library of Congress)

    Learn about notable African Americans from the Miami Valley in a local history talk at the YS Community Library this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6–7:30 p.m. Presented by the National Afro-American Museum in Wilberforce.

  • Rising from the ashes, dead wood gets a new life

    Local woodworker Tom Hawley and local arborist Bob Moore recently sat in front of the new table Hawley made for the Yellow Springs library’s periodical room. The table was made with local wood harvested by Moore from ash trees, which were felled by the Emerald Ash Borer. (Submitted photo)

    The only upside decimation of ash trees by the emerald ash borer was the preponderance of wood that became available as the dead trees were cut down before they could collapse.

  • New bridge spans old dam

    A stately new bridge spans the dam in Glen Helen. Construction on the bridge was completed in December after nearly two years of hurdles and work. The bridge allows for easier hiking and harkens back to the Glen as it appeared more than 100 years ago. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    A new bridge was recently constructed across the ruins of the old dam in the Glen, allowing for easier hiking and harkening back to the way things appeared more than 100 years ago.

  • McKee Award nominations deadline extended

    Nominations for the James A. McKee Association Distinguished Community Service Award will be accepted until Feb. 18.

    Nominations will be accepted until Feb. 18.

  • Meet, eat with new people at ‘The Longest Table’

    The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College will conclude its “Living In Divided States” exhibition with “The Longest Table,” a free community-building shared meal and dialoguing experience, on Saturday, Feb. 11, at noon, in Herndon Gallery.

  • Elaine Comegys Film Fest screenings announced

    The 365 Project Young People of Color will present the Elaine Comegys Film Fest during the month of February.

    The 365 Project/Young People of Color will present the annual Elaine Comegys Film Fest at the Little Art Theatre this month.

  • An ash tree afterlife

    A local artist used a felled ash tree from the Antioch School to create a new table in the Yellow Springs Library.

  • Big small steps

    An impressively attended Sister March to the Women's March on Washington, D.C. made its way through Yellow Springs Saturday, Jan. 21. Among the many young, determined marchers, from left, were Oskar Dennis, Malaya Booth and Vivian Bryan. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    At least 250 villagers took to the sidewalks in downtown Yellow Springs last Saturday, Jan. 21, marching in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington and hundreds of other marches around the country and world.

  • Yellow Springs Sister March draws at least 250

    The Yellow Springs Sister March drew at least 250 villagers on Saturday, many expressing positive, pro-women messages, some of them playful. The local march was organized by local seventh-graders Carina Basora and Ava Schell. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    A local Sister March organized by two seventh-graders drew more than 250 people in peaceful protest in downtown Yellow Springs on Saturday.

  • Symposium on soil health to be held

    The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions will hold a Soil Symposium Feb. 24 and 25.

    The importance of soil quality to human health and climate cooling will be the focus of a Healthy Soil Symposium on Feb. 24 and 25 in McGregor Hall, Room 113, on the Antioch College campus.

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