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Beyond Yellow Springs Section :: Page 14

  • 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.

  • YSI helps during the Gulf oil spill

    When a drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico this spring and millions of gallons of crude oil began gushing into the ocean, one local company jumped at the opportunity to monitor the toxic oil’s movement and measure its environmental contamination — YSI Incorporated.

  • All’s fair in cows and chickens

    In the shade of the barn at the Greene County Fair on Thursday, Yellow Springs youth tended to their animals between shows. The Husky Hustlers 4-H club was represented by Anna Semler, who brought two yearling heifers and two heifer calves. Also part of the club, Keturah, Corbett and Kaliyah Fulton were busy caring for […]

  • Antioch alumna draws spotlight

    Before rural farming and land trust crusader Shirley Miller Sherrod was thrust into the national spotlight when she was forced to resign last week from her position at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), she studied at Antioch University Midwest. The Obama Administration, admitting it was wrong, quickly offered to rehire her.

  • NPR’s Zickefoose to lead nature workshop

    Author and NPR commentator Julie Zickefoose will give a workshop at the Marianist Environmental Education Center on July 9, as part of Tecumseh Land Trust’s 20th anniversary celebration, “Stories of People and the Land.”