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village-life Section

Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • Dementia friendly project ends, but effort continues

    At last Friday’s wrap-up breakfast for Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs, Gilah Pomeranz spoke on the project’s positive effects on downtown businesses. About 50 people attended the event, which brought the 18-month project, sponsored by the Yellow Springs Senior Center, to an end. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    During the year-and-a-half duration of the Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs project, organizers were most surprised by the number of people who approached them to say they personally had a connection to the disease.

  • Doctors see cannabis as medicine

    Proponents of medical marijuana met after the Q&A session following the screening of the 2018 documentary “Weed the People” at the Little Art Theatre in February. Left to right: Kimberly Cornell, Lotus Health medical assistant and director of media and public relations; Dr. Josh Short of Stillwater Medical; Lotus Health owner/provider Teaera Roland; and Dr. Stuart Leeds of Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine. (Photo by Gary McBride)

    Last month, Villager Paul Beck came to the screening of “Weed the People” to learn more about medical marijuana.

  • Help Kidscouts pack meals

    The Kidscouts Hunger Van will make a stop at the Senior Center on Sunday, March 31, 1–3 p.m.

    The Kidscouts Hunger Van will make a stop at the Senior Center on Sunday, March 31, 1–3 p.m.

  • New healing arts school—Coming to grips with grief

    Joshua Hayward is well known in the village for his tarot card readings, astrological charts and as a meditation leader. His three-week course “Negotiating Shadow: Discovering the True Self,” addresses grief, loss and using the opportunity to grow, and will begin this Sunday. (Photo By Gary McBride)

    Like many of us, Joshua Hayward knows a thing or two about grief. His wife, Esther Lail, died in 2013, which is when Hayward’s “path to suffering opened up,” he said this week.

  • Diversity, inclusion efforts at the Village— Understanding implicit bias

    Over the last six months, employees of the Village attended trainings to create a more inclusive and diverse work environment and improve cultural competency at the Village.

  • Flu ramps up in the area

    Auf wiedersehen, Gesundheit! The Sound of Music has been rescheduled once more for April 11–14. Pictured above are members of the cast waving "auf wiedersehen, goodbye" at a rehearsal March 6, shortly before flu and other upper respiratory illnesses laid low many of the performers and their classmates. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Those who think flu season is just about over are wrong, according to Ohio Department of Health Assistant Director of Communications J. C. Benton this week.

  • Full house: Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women’s Day

    The panel for “Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women’s Day” featured, from left, Sierra Leone, a Dayton writer and poet who received the 2018 Ohio Governor’s Award for Community Development and Participation; Neenah Ellis, station manager at WYSO, and Sirisha Naidu, associate professor of economics at Wright State University. The panel was moderated by Angie Hsu, at right. (Submitted photo)

    “Yellow Springs Celebrates International Women’s Day” was held Friday, March 8, at a Yellow Springs residence.

  • John Bryan Youth Center closed due to widespread illness

    John Bryan Youth Center closed due to widespread illness. It will reopen on Monday, March 11 for regular hours.

  • Alyce Earl Jenkins— Recognized for service, teaching

    Alyce Earl Jenkins is shown in her Omar Circle home. She has been widely recognized for her work of rehabilitation counseling at Wright State University. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    “Sometimes when I’m feeling down, I come in here and think, well, I did make a contribution to different communities at different times,” Alyce Earl Jenkins said in an interview last week. That’s quite an understatement.

  • School event to welcome Rwandan educators

    Brother Straton Malisaba and Brother Crescent Karerangabo, of the Catholic boarding school Ecole des Sciences, in Byimana, Rwanda, will be guests Tuesday, March 5, at a “Mini French Cafe,” hosted by the French classes at Yellow Springs High School.