Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 11

  • DeWine to release information about BCI investigation

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    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will report this morning on some findings of the investigation of the Paul E. Schenck shooting that occurred in July.

  • YSHS stage lights up for second weekend of Almost, Maine

    Prepped for winter in skates, sweaters and smoking jackets, YSHS thespians put on the northern town of Almost.

    YSHS’s fall play “Almost, Maine” continues this weekend at Mills Lawn auditorium.

  • Village Council forum— Economy, manager search topic

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    For the second consecutive night, on Thursday, Oct. 24, nearly 200 people gathered at Mills Lawn auditorium for a McKee Group forum focused on the local elections. Thursday’s event featured the eight candidates who are running for three seats on Village Council. Villager Bruce Heckman moderated the two-hour event.

  • Villagers speak at Dayton’s TEDx

    All experts in their particular fields, from left, neuroscientist Mike Weisend, race theorist Judith Ezekiel and Lincoln afficionado Mark Roosevelt, are three Yellow Springs residents among the 30 who will present at TEDx Dayton on Nov. 15. Registration for the knowledge conference closes Thursday, Oct. 31. (Photos by Lauren Heaton except far right by Dennie Eagleson)

    Ever wondered what set Lincoln apart from other war-time presidents? Or how the brain distinguishes a friendly person from a threatening one? Or how about who benefits from the concept of race, which for centuries has succeeded in allowing one people to dominate another?

  • Village Council candidates talk economy and finding a new Village manager

    Villagers packed the Mills Lawn gym for Thursday's Candidates Night.

    Eight Village Council candidates participated in the second Candidates Night forum Thursday night, sponsored by the James A. McKee Group.

  • YSCAPE funds school change

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    When in 2011 the local school district established its 10-year strategic roadmap for modernizing public education in Yellow Springs, leaders didn’t yet know how they would fund the change.

  • Schools ask for levy renewal

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    The roof of the annex at Mills Lawn School is in need of replacement, students in all grade levels need new texbook resources, and the district needs a new school bus (so that it can stop borrowing ones from other neighboring districts.)

  • Uprising of the undead — take five

    It was a dark and creepy night...

    Zombies will rule the streets of Yellow Springs Saturday, Oct. 19, to lend a rotting hand to both Home, Inc. and the Yellow Springs food pantry.

  • Village Council— New water lines funded

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    Village Council approved the first reading of a resolution committing the Village to about half of the cost of a municipal water line improvement to increase water flow and fire safety to the village.

  • Friends shifts housing plan

    Two years ago Anne Chalfant moved in as a renter in one of Friends Care Community’s independent living homes. Now that Friends is selling her unit, she, unlike two other renters, has decided to buy her home. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Friends Care Community built the first independent living homes on the Herman Street campus about 10 years ago, the hope was that the units would give seniors an option for maintenance-free living near the services needed to age in place.

  • New apartments approved for downtown

    Kingshouse

    In recent years the King’s House in Kings Yard has been home to many retail establishments, including a bookstore, an art gallery and now gift and clothing shops Asanda and Iona. So it is a welcome addition to some that the building’s second story will soon host two new apartments in the downtown area.

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