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From The Print Section :: Page 5

  • A century of life — Toshiko Asakawa celebrates 100

    Toshiko Asakawa sits in the kitchen of her President Street home. On the wall behind her is a drawing done by one of her grandchildren, who is now an adult. On May 9, Asakawa will celebrate her 100th birthday. (Photo by Lauren “Chuck” Shows)

    On a recent Friday afternoon, Toshiko Asakawa sat at her kitchen table, eating a late breakfast of ham, eggs and toast. She refilled her cup of green tea from a small, cast iron pot. At 99 years old — just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday — Asakawa lifted the teapot with ease.

  • Norma Jean Lineburgh

    A memorial service will be held at the Yellow Springs Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Thursday, May 9, at 2 p.m.

  • Just for kicks

    Yellow Springs Rec Soccer players include, from left: Ezra Lydy, Tome Rios, Oskar Dennis, James White, Chris Goebel (Photos by Kathleen Galarza)

    Yellow Springs Rec Soccer Leagues are in full swing.

  • Karen Lou Shirley

    Feb. 26, 1938–April 16, 2019

  • It’s the electric ride

    Tim Benford of Oakwood led his group of electric vehicle enthusiasts in a “ride and drive” event at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 27. (Photo By Megan Bachman)

    As part of the Glen Helen Ecology Institute’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 27, a few members of the 334-strong Drive Electric Dayton group showcased a variety of EV models.

  • Village is rocked by homicide

    A heartfelt memorial for Leonid “Lonya” Clark appeared last week at a popular gathering rock in Glen Helen Nature Preserve. A white rose was added to the spot this week. Clark’s body was found in the Glen on April 12, and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office is investigating his death as a homicide. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The two-punch news last week that the body of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark was found in Glen Helen Nature Preserve, followed by the announcement that his death is being investigated as a homicide, has left the community reeling and seeking answers.

  • Big story fuels ‘Little Village’

    Cheryl Durgans and Elias Kelley in downtown Yellow Springs. Their upcoming web series “Little Village” was filmed in many locations around the village. The show’s promotional materials will include an app developed by Kelley that will allow smartphone users to scan “Little Village” logos placed on downtown locations like the Emporium and Tom’s Market and watch scenes from the show. (Photo by Lauren ‘Chuck’ Shows)

    Imagine a village that looks a lot like this one, but it’s entirely self-sustaining, with its own independent infrastructure, economy, governance — and a whole lot of secrets.

  • A bright new spot on Dayton Street

    Greene Canteen officially opened for business on Saturday, April 20. Owned by villagers Brittany and Tim Baum, the new eatery offers smoothies, juices, soups, sandwiches, salads and homemade soft pretzels. Greene Canteen is located at 134 Dayton St. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Greene Canteen was a bright spot on a drizzly morning this past Saturday, April 20. The new eatery at 134 Dayton St. officially opened at 11 a.m., with a snip of a ribbon and a musical blast.

  • Village Council — YSPD review in progress

    Bob Wasserman’s career in law enforcement started in Yellow Springs where, as an Antioch undergrad, he volunteered as a night dispatcher for the YS Police Department under then-Chief Jim McKee.

  • Food truck reopens after fire

    Aahar India reopened earlier this month, after closing for several months following a grease fire that severely damaged the local Indian food truck. Here, owner Akhilesh Nigam cuts cauliflower inside the new trailer he purchased and equipped, thanks in part to donations from customers and local businesses. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Aahar India is open again, and owner Akhilesh Nigam couldn’t be happier.