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Beyond Yellow Springs Section :: Page 14

  • 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.”

  • Brian Mayer returns bearing music

    Yellow Springs native Brian Mayer, right, and his classmate Dan Mueller from Northern Illinois University played together in the school’s pep band. They will join their fellow graduates from NIU in a benefit horn, piano and vocal concert at the -First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs raised Brian Mayer to love music. He began playing the trumpet at Mills Lawn, and by junior high he knew that music would be his career. He left the village to pursue that goal, and now plans to give back to the community that helped him find his gift.

  • Grant Scott shines in Boston Marathon

    Grant Scott

    Grant Scott, a 2002 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, finished in 65th place at the Boston Marathon on April 19 with a time of 2 hours, 29 minutes, 5 seconds.

  • Borchers smokes two events at Bucknell University meet

    Penn State University sophomore Sam Borchers doubled up and won two races last weekend, April 17–18, at an invitational Track & Field meet at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.

  • Tales of working the knight shift

    David Woolley, Douglas Mumaw, and Rob Williams are guests of our humble shire for seven weeks while they perform at the Ohio Renaissance Festival, which began Labor Day weekend and extends through Oct. 19. The festival is located in Harveysburg, Ohio, and runs Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

  • Felders are ‘somebodies’ at the Democratic convention

    Short of being a delegate, how do people get to participate in such a momentous and, in this case, history making event as the recent Democratic National Convention? To local couple Jim and Betty Felder, the answer was simple — volunteer.