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Village Life Section :: Page 9

  • 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.

  • An often fraught relationship is under scrutiny

    The relationship between local police and the village’s African-American community is one that has become increasingly fraught, especially as turnover in the local department has accelerated in recent years.

  • Beloved Community aim is inclusion

    The Beloved Community Project seeks to address issues of poverty, hunger, racism, discrimination, inclusion, justice and peace within Yellow Springs. The next community event is planned Wednesday, April 19, beginning at 6 p.m. with a free meal, at the Presbyterian Church. Pictured at a recent gathering are Miriam Eckenrode Saari, Sommer McGuire and Beloved Community organizer the Rev. Aaron Saari. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A group of Yellow Springs residents have launched The Beloved Community Project, with which they hope to address issues of poverty, hunger, racism, discrimination, inclusion, justice and peace within the village.

  • Shred personal documents on Earth Day

    "Shred-It Yellow Springs" will be held Saturday, April 22.

    The YS Chamber will sponsor “Shred It Yellow Springs” on Saturday, April 22, in conjunction with the Glen Helen Earth Day Celebration, to help villagers protect against identity theft by safely disposing of paperwork.

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