Village Life Section :: Page 80

  • Community response to Dayton Daily News article—YS ‘drug culture’ overstated, some say

    Ask an adult who was raised in Yellow Springs and returned here to live what the village is about, and many will say it is a safe, progressive community that accepts people for who they are.

  • Organic farm principles, preservation draw TLT gathering

    If the bold colors and perfumes of spring provoke gratitude for the natural world, they should also spark deep appreciation for the work it takes to keep it that way.

  • Green pricing offers power options

    Yellow Springs residents will soon have the opportunity to ensure that the cost of their share of household energy use goes to supporting renewable power sources like the sun, wind, waterways and landfill gas. Village Council on Monday, May 19, agreed to initiate a new “green pricing” program that will offer residents the option of […]

  • Friends Preschool forges intergenerational bonds

    Residents of Friends Care Community interact and bond with children attending Friends Preschool, which is housed inside the nursing home.

  • Wright State Center gives free wellness screenings

    Clinical psychologist Rose Mary Shaw and family physician Cynthia Olsen are increasing their effort to focus on “health for the whole person” in their practice at the Wright State Family Health Center. The clinic will offer free health screenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from May 22 to May 29.

    The road to wellness of mind, body and spirit should start at home, one that Wright State Family Health Center practitioners have begun to call a “medical home.” Forget trying to treat the belly ache separate from the cough and the anxiety…

  • Watching birds, helping the Glen

    Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis will lead a dawn chorus walk this Saturday, May 10, as part of the daylong Make It Count for the Birds event. The event is the Glen’s biggest fundraiser.

    Eleven months out of the year, Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis likes to sleep in, but in May he rolls out of bed early. That’s the month that migrating birds stop in the Glen and Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis, a bird lover, can be found in the nature preserve with his binoculars even at the crack of dawn, looking up.

  • ‘An evening of mirth and magic’ to benefit Riding Centre

    Internationally known magician David Williamson will perform on Saturday, April 26, at 2 and 7:30 p.m., at the Cedarville Opera House in a benefit for the opera house and the Riding Centre.

    It’s a profound experience to participate one-on-one in the sleight-of-hand act of a professional magician. You watch intently as he manipulates a set of coins, making them disappear and reappear with seamless precision.

  • Glen likely to be preserved

    Negotiations about the fate of Antioch College this year have raised questions about the state of the assets associated with it, including Glen Helen. Questions such as what will happen to the land and the Glen’s education programs and who will ultimately lead the organization are still unclear…

  • Earth Day: busy and green

    Called by the spring weather, Yellow Springs is organizing a weekend of events to get people thinking about how to respect the planet in honor of Earth Day coming up on April 22. The focus? Garbage! And energy! And compact fluorescent lightbulbs!

  • Visiting Buddhist nuns seek help for Nepali girls at risk

    Buddhist sisters Dhamma Vijaya, left, and Dhamma Molini Rai will give a talk and film screening to raise awareness for their monastic school for Nepalese girls who are at risk of being sold into prostitution. The event will take place Sunday, April 5, at 3 p.m. at the Senior Center.

    As a girl growing up in Nepal, Sister Dhamma Vijaya saw few opportunities. Most girls were not educated. She was expected to marry by 15, then leave her parents’ home for the home of her husband’s family, where she would have little power.

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