Yellow Springs http://wyso.org en Work Starts On Downtown Yellow Springs Hotel http://wyso.org/post/work-starts-downtown-yellow-springs-hotel <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-630329f5-0986-9d4f-0d1e-761a6ef98211"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Work has started on a site for a new 28-room hotel, restaurant and banquet hall in the village of Yellow Springs. The project has a price tag of at least $4 million, but it’s not a standard big investment.</span></span></p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47721 at http://wyso.org Work Starts On Downtown Yellow Springs Hotel Yellow Springs High School To Present Pirates of Penzance http://wyso.org/post/yellow-springs-high-school-present-pirates-penzance <p>Students and faculty members involved in Yellow Springs High School Drama Club's production of Pirates of Penzance visited the WYSO studios the morning of opening night to perform some of the show's songs live on Excursions.&nbsp;</p><p>Yellow Springs High School Drama Club's production of Pirates of Penzance is March 14th - 23rd at the Mills Lawn Auditorium in Yellow Springs.</p><p><em>Photos by Andrew Grigiss</em></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:59:34 +0000 Niki Dakota 47502 at http://wyso.org Yellow Springs High School To Present Pirates of Penzance Changing the Course of Civil Rights in Yellow Springs 50 Years Ago This Week http://wyso.org/post/changing-course-civil-rights-yellow-springs-50-years-ago-week <p>The controversy began in 1960 at the Gegner Barber Shop located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The owner, Lewis Gegner, claimed “I don’t know how to cut their (Negro’s) hair” and refused to provide service to African Americans.</p><p>By 1960, the Antioch Committee for Racial Equality (ACRE) and the Antioch Chapter of the NAACP were successful in desegregating other businesses in the Village of Yellow Springs. But Gegner refused even after being fined for violating the local anti-discrimination ordinance.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Jocelyn Robinson 47032 at http://wyso.org Changing the Course of Civil Rights in Yellow Springs 50 Years Ago This Week Wood Burning Suspected Source Of Higher Pollution Levels In Yellow Springs http://wyso.org/post/wood-burning-suspected-source-higher-pollution-levels-yellow-springs <p>The Regional Air Pollution Control Agency, or RAPCA, is investigating several instances of elevated levels of PM 2.5, a fine particulate that contributes to air pollution. RAPCA is responsible for monitoring air quality in a six-county area and officials there say several days during the months of December and January registered higher than other places in the region.</p><p>"One of the primary sources of fine particulate matter is wood burning," says RAPCA's John Paul. "There's a lot of wood burning in the Yellow Springs area."</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:33:57 +0000 Emily McCord 45289 at http://wyso.org Wood Burning Suspected Source Of Higher Pollution Levels In Yellow Springs Yellow Springs Resident Chosen For Lt. Governor Running Mate http://wyso.org/post/yellow-springs-resident-chosen-lt-governor-running-mate <p></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-752b8d21-a140-bf20-979b-387fc1071c2f"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Democratic candidate for governor in 2014, Ed FitzGerald, is expected to announce a new pick for running mate today: attorney Sharen Neuhardt of Yellow Springs.</span></span></p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:48:36 +0000 Lewis Wallace & Emily McCord 44747 at http://wyso.org Yellow Springs Resident Chosen For Lt. Governor Running Mate