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Village Life Section :: Page 6

  • Yellow Springs Historical Society to give tour of Octagon House

    The village's Octagon House, at 111 W. Whteman St., will be open to the public through a tour presented by the Yellow Springs Historical Society. Come satisfy your curiosity about this elegant and unusual building on Sunday, from 1–5 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    The Yellow Springs Historical Society will host a tour of the village’s Octagon House, Sunday, May 7, 1–5 p.m.

  • Open house for death penalty activists

    An open house for those opposed to the Ohio death penalty will take place this Saturday, May 6, from 5 to 6 p.m. at 400 N. Enon Road northwest of Yellow Springs.

  • Arnold Adoff: A shared life and love of literature

    Author and poet Arnold Adoff moved to Yellow Springs in 1969, putting down roots in the hometown of his wife, celebrated children’s book author Virginia Hamilton, who passed away in 2002. Now nearing 82, Adoff is still writing and receiving strong reviews for his work, as well as enjoying life in Yellow Springs near his son, granddaughter and Hamilton’s extended family. (Submitted photo)

    Author and poet Arnold Adoff suggests that a more apt descriptor for the Yellow Springs News’ elders series might be “survivors series.”

  • Farmers market to accept SNAP benefits

    EBT card users will soon be able to use their cards to purchase goods at the YS Farmers Market.

    SNAP benefits — formerly “food stamps” — will now be accepted at the YS Farmers Market.

  • Village recognized for electric reliability

    The Village of YS was recognized by the American Public Power Association for its electric reliability.

    The Village of YS has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2016.

  • Forgotten Springs, vol. 3 – the Japanese teahouses of Yellow Springs

    In this edition of Forgotten Springs, we take a look at a place on the Antioch campus whose planned obsolescence reflects a philosophical take on life. The Village was home to a series of Japanese teahouses, built by an Antioch professor who wanted to establish a place of reflection similar to those he enjoyed during the years he spent in Japan.

  • Hunter-gatherers

    Ariana Robinson, left, Lucy Definis and Ashby Lyons led the charge up Gaunt Park Hill on Saturday, during the annual village Easter egg hunt. (Photos by Diane Chiddister)

    The 2017 Central Chapel AME Church’s annual Gaunt Park Easter Egg Hunt took place last Saturday, April 15.

  • Coretta Scott King to be commemorated

    (Photo by Herman Hiller / New York World-Telegram & Sun - Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30977325)

    Antioch College will present “Walk It with You: The Courage of Coretta Scott King,” its annual community commemoration of the civil rights pioneer.

  • Spring clean-up week to return

    During the annual spring clean-up week, villagers can dispose of items that are otherwise not picked up by trash removal services.

    The annual village spring clean-up week will be held Monday–Friday, May 8–12.

  • Plans to expand mining in area cause concern

    A recent proposal by Enon Sand & Gravel to significantly expand mining operations in Mad River Township, just north of Yellow Springs, has many area residents deeply concerned.

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