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Oct
28
2020

Beyond Yellow Springs Section :: Page 9

  • A Yellow Springs roundtable on refugee crisis

    More than 60 million people around the world are refugees and migrants, according to recent UN figures. What can a village of 3,500 do?

  • Tomes and treats ‘not that far’

    Area book lovers can now add good food to their list of reasons to visit Blue Jacket Books in downtown Xenia. Owners and Yellow Springs residents Cassandra Lee and Lawrence Hammar, pictured here, added Tables of Contents Café to their expanding bookstore empire at the end of December. The café features homemade dishes from mostly organic ingredients, cooked by Lee and Yellow Springs resident James Luckett. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Tables of Contents Café is the newest offering of Blue Jacket Books, the Xenia bookstore owned by husband-and-wife team Lawrence Hammar and Cassandra Lee of Yellow Springs.

  • Celebrate peace with Peace Dayton

    To commemorate the International Day of Peace and the Dayton Accord, Peace Dayton will sponsor events through Sept. 29 in Dayton and surrounding communities.

  • A war inspires lasting peace activity

    Former Yellow Springs residents Barbara and Earle Reynolds sailed the world for peace before Barbara founded the Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College 40 years ago.

  • BLOG— Green mountains, Yellow Springs

    Color circles

    I confess: I had a brief romance last summer. With Vermont. Not the whole state, just one or two towns.

  • Commemoration remembers John Crawford III one year after his death

    “It’s not a demonstration,” said Bomani Moyenda, “it’s a commemoration of a young man who tragically lost his life.”

  • Memorial die-in at Walmart to mark anniversary of Crawford’s death

    A die-in and memorial for John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police on Aug. 5, 2014 at the Beavercreek Walmart, will take place 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the same store where Crawford died.

  • John Eastman well dedication

    Last week, the Dayton Art Institute honored John and his contribution to the arts community by dedicating its new well as The Eastman Well. (Submitted photo)

    The Dayton Art Institute honored John Eastman and his contribution to the arts community by dedicating its new well as The Eastman Well.

  • Special Olympics torch passes though Yellow Springs

    Captain Steve Lane of the Xenia Police Department ran the "Flame of Hope" through downtown Yellow Springs Thursday, as part of the long-standing Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraiser for the Ohio Special Olympics. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Special Olympics’ “Flame of Hope” was carried through Yellow Springs Thursday, June 25

  • A sacred invitation to unity

    Yellow Springs resident Irene Bedard and Dayton resident Tom Bensman are working with the Miami Valley Council for Native Americans to host the first annual Five Rivers Chautauqua: Mending the Sacred Hoop June 19–28 at various sites in Dayton. For the full schedule of chautauqua events go to daytonpax.com/ fiveriverschautauqua and click on the blue bar. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Irene Bedard has a broad indigenous heritage with the Inupiaq, Yup’ik, Cree and French Canadian people.