Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 11

  • 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.

  • Leading Yellow Springs Schools a delicate balance

    Maintaining a leadership team in the Yellow Springs Schools that always agrees is seldom possible; the schools struggle at times to balance the shared authority granted by the state to both the local school board and the school administration.

  • Musicians rally for one of their own

    When Greg Dewey, on tour with Country Joe and the Fish at the time, first met Carl Schumacher, Carl was eating ice cream out of half a yellow melon, waiting to take a turn on one of the instruments set out before him. He was 10 years old at the time and had come to jam with his three older brothers and their friends.

  • School salaries on the rise

    At its meeting on Sept. 12 the Yellow Springs school board approved new contracts for district Superintendent Mario Basora and Treasurer Dawn Weller.

  • Help feed the school’s PBL beast this weekend

    Local resident Mariano Rios prepared to roast a flayed local pig for the pre-opening of La Pampa at Peifer Orchards last month.

    Yellow Springs school’s first annual Homecoming Pig Roast is happening at Peifer Orchards this Saturday as a fun fundraiser for the schools.

  • Yellow Springs School District allows service dog

    Jonah Kintner, a Mills Lawn elementary student, has a service dog named Clank who helps him with everyday life skills. Jonah wants Clank to be able to come to school with him.

  • A sea change for trash as jelly art

    Through November Antioch College hosts an exhibit of recycled art from under the sea.

    Antioch College hosts an exhibit of jellyfish swimming in an unusually academic environment.

  • Service dog to help Mills Lawn student in question

    Jonah Kintner plays with Clank at home in the village.

    The Yellow Springs school district is deliberating on whether to allow one of its students to bring a service dog to school.

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