2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
21
2021

Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Glen seeks bird count volunteers

    Glen Helen leaders seek volunteers for their annual Greene County Christmas Bird Count, to take place Saturday, Dec. 29, from 8 am to 2 p.m.

  • To new healer, the eyes have it

    Herbalist and iridologist Eric Rodriguez opened a new healing practice in town, the Culpeper House, this month. He will give a free lecture on natural approaches to winter health on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at the Yellow Springs Public Library. Rodriguez can identify health issues by looking at a client’s iris. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Some see eyes as windows to the soul, while others, like local iridologist Eric Rodriguez, also see the iris as a window into the body, revealing a person’s health history, unhealthy habits and future illnesses.

  • A sweet tradition continues

    Last week Village Council member Gerry Simms received holiday baking staples from Village employee Chris Hamilton as part of the legacy of ex-slave Wheeling Gaunt, which mandates that the Village provide flour and sugar to all local widows and widowers. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Last week Village Council member Gerry Simms received holiday baking staples from Village employee Chris Hamilton as part of the legacy of ex-slave Wheeling Gaunt, which mandates that the Village provide flour and sugar to all local widows and widowers.

  • State funds Antioch co-ops

    Following through on its commitment to agricultural and environmental sustainability in both campus life and curriculum, Antioch College last week cemented a partnership with the state to establish several dozen cooperative job positions for students

  • Food ties village to Ethiopia

    Andy Carlson and Jessica Bilecki stood in a garden they helped grow with a group of villagers in the Kossoye region of Ethiopia in order to improve the village diet. The two Yellow Springs residents are part of the Kossoye Development Project, initiated by Carlson’s father Dennis Carlson with the University of Gondar in the 1960s to improve the health and longevity of the region’s people. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springer Andy Carlson recalls with fondness his childhood home in Ethiopia. Growing up with missionary parents in the eastern part of the country, Carlson lived in a colonial Italian mansion that, he remembers, “had a fabulous garden. There were lemon trees, banana trees, all kinds of things.” So he was surprised when, during a trip to Ethiopia decades later, he was unable to find seeds.

  • Moments that make our community

    “Yellow Springs moments,” those times especially rich in community feeling, this year included, from top clockwise, the Davis Street block party in August; Ashlea and Hailey Roe painted “head art” on Susan Gartner; Melissa Heston led the Yellow Springs Pride parade in July; and during last February’s public art performance “The Kiss,” Corinne Totty received kisses from her mother, Tamar Totty, and grandmother, Kipra Heerman. (Photos by susan gartner except bottom, from the News archives by Lauren Heaton)

    For our annual holiday story, the News staff asked villagers to describe a 2012 “Yellow Springs moment,” that is, a time when they felt an especially strong sense of community in the village

  • Elf-guided tour

    Penny Adamson, left, and Emily Seibel were enthusiastic participants in last week-end’s Elf Tour, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

  • Transfer ‘celebratory’ for college

    The recent agreement between Antioch College and Antioch University that nullifies the university’s remaining claims to the college campus will allow the college to move ahead with projects that also benefit the Yellow Springs community.

  • 2013 Calendar of the Village of Yellow Springs

    2013 Calendar of the Village of Yellow Springs Council and Council’s Commissions, Committees and Boards

  • Schools offer drug counseling

    At its meeting on Dec. 13, the Yellow Springs school board agreed to contract with Greene County’s TCN Behavioral Health Services for substance abuse prevention and treatment services for students in the school.