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From The Print Section :: Page 9

  • Peace center focus on bomb history

    Former Yellow Springs resident and peace activist Barbara Reynolds is shown here in 1964 with some of the 24 survivors of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki who traveled with her in the World Peace Study Mission, aimed at educating nations about the dangers of the atomic bomb. The Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College is, with the help of a recent grant, beginning a project to digitally archive relevant documents to help educators more effectively research the effects of weapons of mass destruction. (Submitted photo)

    It was a common sight in post-war Japan: a physically disfigured person, or maybe someone with an obvious genetic anomaly, getting yanked off the street by a doctor or scientist.

  • Politics, music (and blood) in YSTC’s Caesar

    Aaron Saari (left), in the title role of Julius Caesar, and Jared Mola, as Brutus, rehearse the moment Caesar learns of his trusted comrade’s ultimate betrayal, in preparation for Yellow Springs Theater Company’s presentation of Shakespeare’s political tragedy, July 14–15 and 21–22, under the stars on the grounds behind Mills Lawn School. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Inspired by the renowned Antioch Shakespeare festivals of the 1950s, the YSTC performances of ‘Julius Caesar’ will be presented Fridays and Saturdays, July 14–15 and 21–22, in the field behind Mills Lawn School, with live music starting at 7 p.m. and the play’s opening at 8.

  • Loves me like a rock …

    Brooke Rodgers, 7, of Yellow Springs, paints a kindness rock at YS Library, under the guidance of Elizabeth Russell, the library’s new part-time youth services librarian. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The Kindness Rocks Project, which swept the country this spring after its start by a life coach in Massachusetts, has hit Yellow Springs as well.

  • Village Council supports Home, Inc.’s ‘Glen Cottages’

    At Village Council’s July 3 meeting, Council members unanimously voted to waive utility tap and zoning fees for Glen Cottages, the newest project of Home, Inc.

  • Tom’s Market Pirates surge; Peach’s Dodgers on top

    The Tom’s Market Pirates surged to enter the final week of the Minor League season only a half-game behind the league-leading Peach’s Dodgers after winning three of four last week, including a pair of wins against the previously undefeated Dodgers.

  • Fourth of July: Crowds, not clouds

    The 2017 Fourth of July Parade, from the back. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Clouds threatened rain, but that didn’t stop hundreds of villagers who lined Xenia Avenue downtown Tuesday for the annual Fourth of July parade.

  • Yellow Springs Village Council supports Paris accord

    At their June 19 meeting, Village Council members unanimously passed a resolution in support of the Paris climate agreement, brought to Council by the local organization Mothers Out Front.

  • Lloyd Webster Kennedy

    Lloyd Webster Kennedy

    Lloyd Webster Kennedy died on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in his home, where he had lived since moving to Yellow Springs in 1938.

  • Tick talk: biting insects abound this summer

    Fig. 1: The common blacklegged or deer tick, Ixodes scapularis.

    As the summer gets into full swing, one of the biggest irritations is the profusion of mosquitoes and ticks.

  • Meeting eyes Yellow Springs Schools facilities

    About 40 villagers attended the school district’s first “Community Pulse” event June 15, to focus on the condition of the district’s buildings.

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