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Beyond Yellow Springs Section

  • The physics of the Force at Little Art

    The Physics of Star Wars

    “Star Wars” fans who have mused about whether or not working light sabers and blasters will ever be available for purchase on Amazon are in luck: Patrick Johnson, author of “The Physics of Star Wars,” will be at the Little Art Theatre on Sunday, May 27, to talk about his book.

  • ‘Backyard Blues’ in Dayton to benefit Blues Fest

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest in Yellow Springs.

    The AACW and Omega Music will host a “Backyard Blues” series event on Saturday, May 5, 6–10 p.m., at 318 E. Fifth St. in Dayton. The event is a fundraiser for the 20th anniversary celebration of the AACW Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest.

  • NAMI to offer ‘QPR’ training

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness Clark, Greene and Madison Counties will present its Third Thursday Educational Series Program, “QPR Training,” on Thursday, April 19, 7–8:30 p.m. at the Dayton Avenue Baptist Church in Xenia.

  • Tuesday’s storm produced nearby tornado

    Here’s what Tuesday’s tornado did to Greene County.

  • Secretary of Health and Human Services Azar dismisses medical marijuana

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke at a treatment facility in Kettering for newborns suffering from opioid dependence on Friday. Flanking Azar is, left, foster mother Cyndi Swafford, and the center's founder and director Jill Kingston. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, visiting the Dayton area recently to learn about responses to the opioid crisis, said he sees no role for medical marijuana as a pain relief alternative to prescription opioids.

  • Blue Jacket closes, café remains

    Xenia’s Blue Jacket Books will close for good May 12, with a progressive sale beginning March 5. But Blue Jacket’s popular in-store café, Tables of Contents, has no plans to close, according to owner Lawrence Hammar, pictured here with bookstore employee Yvonne Wingard. Bookstore and café are owned by Yellow Springers Hammar and his wife, Cassandra Lee, who operates the café. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    The eclectic independent purveyor of used and rare books in downtown Xenia, Blue Jacket Books, is closing — for reinvention.

  • Blue Jacket to close, but in-store cafe to stay

    Blue Jacket Books will close for good May 12. Meanwhile, a progressive sale begins March 5. And Blue Jacket's popular in-store cafe, Tables of Contents, will be staying open. Pictured here, owner Lawrence Hammar and worker Yvonne Wingard share a laugh, despite the sad reality of closure. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Bibliophiles, take note: Blue Jacket Books is closing May 12. But foodies can take comfort in the fact that in-store cafe, Tables of Contents, has no plans to shut its doors, and may even expand in coming months.

  • Ohio EPA hears quarry concerns

    About 300 citizens packed the cafeteria of Greenon High School last Thursday to oppose a planned limestone quarrying project in Mad River Township, a few miles north of Yellow Springs. Ohio EPA organized the hearing, which was focused on one aspect of the project, a permit for wastewater discharge from the quarry. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    About 300 citizens packed the cafeteria of Greenon High School Feb. 1, voicing public opposition to a limestone quarrying plan a few miles north of Yellow Springs.

  • Grads on life beyond the ‘bubble’

    Meredith Rowe, a 2016 YSHS graduate, is enjoying big-city life at McGill University in Montreal. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs is a wonderful place to grow up; the village is a sanctuary of safety and wholesomeness that offers its young residents a place to grow and develop, but most young villagers don’t stay in town forever.

  • County role serves public, courts

    Yellow Springs resident AJ Williams has been appointed Greene County Clerk of Courts after the retirement of longtime Clerk Terri Mazur. He will be sworn into office Feb. 2, and will represent the Greene County Republican Party in the May 8 primary. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The nameplate on the door of the Greene County Clerk of Courts office still listed longtime clerk Terri Mazur as the occupant mid-month, even though Yellow Springs resident AJ Williams had taken up residence at the first of the year.

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