Village Life Section :: Page 8

  • VIDEO — Local farmer to seed from the sky

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    Local farmer Jim Clem is using aerial crop seeding to plant cover crops this fall. See a video featuring Clem on the new technique for increasing soil fertility.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust and Dharma Center sponsor walking toward mindfulness

    Monthly nature meditation walks in Glen Helen are from 4–5 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month through October with the next session this Sunday, Aug. 25. The sessions include an introduction to meditation, 20-minute silent hike, thoughts on the season from Bill Felker, 20-minute journaliing period and group reflection. Organizers demonstrating walking meditation are, from front, Antioch College student Charlotte Pulitzer, Dharma Center board member Katie Egart, Tecumseh Land Trust executive director Krista Magaw and Felker. (Photo by Megan Bachman)c

    If you think the only way to meditate is sitting cross-legged with eyes closed, think again. A walking meditation in the great outdoors can open up a whole new world of sights, sounds, sensations and smells — all while re-wiring the brain to be more aware in everyday life.

  • Charges filed in Glen Helen ‘gunman’ scare

    Cody Buffenbarger, 22, of Springboro, was charged last week with falsification, a first-degree misdemeanor, for fabricating a story on June 27 about a man with a gun near Ecocamp cabins in Glen Helen.

  • Youth rec soccer registration open

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    Yellow Springs Soccer Inc’s youth recreational soccer season kicked off with a registration and clinic on Saturday, Aug. 24. Players are still being accepted.

  • Browns Backers kick off 2013 season

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    The Yellow Springs Browns Backers are gearing up for the new season with a barbecue potluck meet and greet party on Sunday, Aug. 18.

  • Yellow Springs’ own Jackson honored

    Villager Phyllis Jackson, center, is one of five women to be named to this year's Greene County Women's Hall of Fame.

    Phyllis Lawson Jackson will be honored as an inductee into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame.

  • WYSO brings family to town

    The first thing Toylyn, Basim and Malcolm Blunt did when they moved into their house on North Stafford Street was light incense and candles as a way to prepare the space and bring positive energy to their new home.

  • Science and Cowboy Magician this week

    Michelle White of Crystal Clear Science and cowboy magician Mark Wood will be at the Yellow Springs Library this week.

    “Spellbound!” science today and “I Dig Reading” on Wednesday at the library for the kids.

  • Fighting West Nile in the village

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    To keep the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus at bay, local groups are urging residents to remove mosquito breeding sites on their property.

  • Pastor Derrick Weston to leave— Social justice voice to move on

    For the last year Derrick Weston has been the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and director of Antioch’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. Weston leaves next month to return to his hometown of Pittsburgh, where he will work for a faith-based organization that empowers inner-city youth. In light of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Weston said his work with young African Americans will be even more critical. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Pastor Derrick Weston will soon leave the First Presbyterian Church, which he has led since January 2012, to work towards just that cause as he becomes the director of a non-profit community development organization that empowers inner-city youth in Pittsburgh.

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