Seniors Section :: Page 2

  • Senior housing off, for now

    An effort to build affordable senior housing on the Barr property downtown was thwarted last month when the project was denied its request for 2012 federal tax credits. However, project organizers consider the set-back only a delay, as they plan to re-apply in 2013.

  • Life of a century, and some change

    Herbert Pencil, the oldest male resident at Friends Care Community, is shown with his family, his wife, Ida, and the couple’s two sons, all of whom predeceased him. (Submitted photo)

    Herbert Pencil, Friends Care Center’s oldest male resident, was born in North Hampton, Ohio, on Sept. 25, 1909. On that day, America had 46 states, and William Howard Taft was the country’s 27th president.

  • Health aide admits to theft

    After a three week investigation, Yellow Springs police arrested Fairborn resident LaRhonda Phillips for stealing and forging checks from an elderly resident in Yellow Springs.

  • Next window, please— Moore retires from US Bank

    Carol Moore retires this week after 45 years at US Bank and its predecessor, Miami Deposit Bank, where she worked as a bookkeeper and bank teller. A celebration of Moore’s retirement is open to the community and will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at Young’s Jersey Inn. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Having seen four bank name changes and 45 years of service, Carol Moore is finally retiring from her long-held position of bank teller at the local branch.

  • Lucky local wins Senior Center raffle

    Alicia Erfe happily accepts the keys to the new 2004 Toyota Siena she won at a raffle at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Handing her the keys is Beth Hertz, who donated the car, while Barbara Hammond of the Senior Center looks on. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local resident Alicia Erfe won the 2004 Toyota Siena mini-van in the Yellow Springs Senior Center raffle last week.

  • Celebrate Senior Citizens

    The annual Senior Citizens Day celebration will be held Wednesday, Dec. 7 at YSHS, beginning at 10 a.m. All senior citizens are welcome to attend, and may RSVP by calling YSHS at 767-7224 by Dec. 5. Donations and contributions aiding the event will be appreciated, and may be brought to YSHS, or sent to the […]

  • A painter seeks to lift spirits

    Longtime Dayton area abstract painter Elizabeth (Beth) Hertz stands next to “Blue Riser,” a work she has loaned to the Friends Care Community for its new rehabilitation wing. Beth is a resident of the FCC Assisted Living Center. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    It would be hard to find someone with a more unique story than that of Elizabeth (Beth) Hertz, a painter well known in the Dayton area for more than four decades.

  • Barr project concept OKd

    At their Oct. 3 meeting, Village Council members voted unanimously to approve the first stage of the Home, Inc./Buckeye Community Hope Foundation proposal for affordable senior housing on the Barr property downtown.

  • Barr project receives its first approval

    A controversial land use issue packed the house at Village Council’s Sept. 19 meeting, with about 60 villagers attending as Council gave initial approval to the proposal to build affordable apartments for seniors on the Barr property downtown.

  • ODH fines Friends Care for assault

    Friends Care Community was investigated by the Ohio Department of Health, the center’s licensing body, whose regulators recommended the care center be fined $56,000 due to “conditions of jeopardy” that existed at the center.

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