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Beyond Yellow Springs Section :: Page 13

  • A celebration of the Peace Corps—A life-changing experience

    A local celebration of the Peace Corps, which is observing its 50th birthday, will take place in Yellow Springs this Sunday, April 17, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center. Shown above are former Peace Corps volunteers, from left seated in front, Virginia Caudill and Priscilla Janney-Pace. In the back, from left, are Hap Cawood, Jeanne Lemkau, Hardy Ballantine, Kay Reimers and Suzanne Oldham. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Yellow Springs is known as a singular place, but villagers may be unaware of one unique aspect of the village: its residents include an unexpectedly large percentage of returned Peace Corps volunteers.

  • Local woman celebrates TV appearance

    Local entrepreneur Jan Augenstein will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday, April 15 at 9 p.m.

  • YS native plays Elvis on British Broadway

    Former Yellow Springs resident Michael Malarkey stars as Elvis in the hit musical production of Million Dollar Quartet this year in London.

  • Former YSHS student makes a refreshing proposal

    A former YSHS student is in the running to have her coastal clean-up project funded by Pepsi.

  • Rwandan visitors heading home

    Espérance, left, a student from the Byimana School of Sciences in Rwanda, said goodbye to her host family, Savita, Saba and Vijay Bathija this week. Two students and a teacher spent three weeks in Yellow Springs, living with host families, attending school and trying activities such as skiing. They make the journey home today. (Submitted Photo)

    Yellow Springs has been host to several Rwandan students and school officials over the past few weeks.

  • WYSO to host Ira Glass

    WYSO will host a personal appearance by Ira Glass on Sunday, May 22 at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton, Ohio.

  • An ‘Uncle Vanya’ that kids can get

    In 1979 a writer and teacher named Phillip Lopate decided to have his fifth- and sixth-grade students at PS 75 in New York City stage a production of Uncle Vanya on Broadway. Thirty years later, one of those students, Sasha Waters Freyer, has made a film, Chekhov for Children.

  • State orders re-opening of bike path

    The section of the Little Miami Scenic Trail, known colloquially as the bike path, which was reported to be closing in the Nov. 18 issue of the YS News, is soon to re-open by order of the state.

  • YS filmmakers travel to New York

    Two Yellow Springs filmmakers, Aileen LeBlanc and Jim Klein, will be filming part of a documentary entitled “Take Us Home” in New York City on Monday, Nov. 8.

  • Meister is a boon for Boonshoft

    It’s as if Mark Meister’s whole career led up to his current post. He served as founding director of a children’s museum in Minneapolis, headed the nation’s largest archeology organization and directed science and art museums around the country, always with a focus on education.