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Imagine a Saturday morning spent roaming downtown with friends solving crosswords, decoding ciphers, spotting hidden differences and unlocking keywords — as if Yellow Springs had been turned into the brain teasers page of a newspaper.
At a public presentation on Thursday, Nov. 17, affordable housing nonprofit YS Home, Inc. unveiled its latest planned project: a 32-unit development on 1.8 acres along Marshall and Herman streets.
Teresa Bondurant, who is 60, will be honored for her long service to area youth and elders at the Hall of Fame’s annual Recognition Day Luncheon on Saturday, Sept. 24.
“With that return comes questions about what’s next for FCC. Do leaders pick up expansion plans where they left off more than two years ago? Did new factors arise during the pandemic — or as a result of it — that affect the facility’s future operations?”
Local resident Caroline Mullin recently was named the executive director of the Yellow Springs Senior Center, or YSSC, and she brings with her a vision for the center as a place for resources and meaningful engagement for people of all ages.
The Rev. Matthews’ contributions and legacy were honored in a virtual program Thursday, June 24, by the Senior Center. Matthews’ family, center members, villagers and community organization representatives gathered to honor his contributions both to the center and to the village.
The holidays are festive, if lower-key, at Friends Care Community this year. Visitation has been restricted at the facility since March.
That door will open again on Monday, Oct. 19, as the Senior Center welcomes seniors back with a “Coffee and Donuts with Friends” event.
After the announcement that Greene County had been elevated to level 3, or “red,” by the Ohio Public Health Advisory System, the YS Senior Center has halted its plan to reopen for in-person events. The elevation to level 3 indicates “very high exposure or spread” of COVID-19.
Merrill is known by some in the village as a quiet and tenacious artist who painted exuberantly, if privately, through nearly five decades of living and working in Yellow Springs.