Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 12

  • Yellow Springs villagers seek answers over death

    According to friends who knew him well, Paul E. Schenck was a complicated man. And the circumstances under which he died last week in a gun fight at his home on High Street are no less complex.

  • Antioch College Farm conditionally approved for continued operations

    After hearing from many concerned neighbors at their Aug. 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to allow Antioch College to create a farm on its property as a conditional rather than permitted use.

  • VIDEO—Community voices disappointment in school board

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    This post contains a video montage of villagers speaking at last week’s special school board meeting.

  • Antioch College Farm raises animals, concerns

    A conceptual rendering of the Antioch College farm by farm manager Kat Christen illustrates the multi-use plans the college envisions for the property long known as the golf course. Representatives from the college will present a revised land-use plan to Village Council on Monday, Aug. 5, with hopes of getting the zoning code to permit a certain number of farm animals on the property, to be used mostly for academic experimentation in sustainable agriculture. (Map courtesy of Antioch College)

    The farming activity on what is affectionately known as the Antioch golf course is just beginning, and it’s the heart of what Antioch College envisions for its sustainability program, one of the key components of the college curriculum.

  • Antioch College, Glen Helen begin reforestation

    Antioch College environmental science professor Linda Fuselier, left, and Glen Helen extension naturalist Jennifer Lang will use a grant from the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement to launch an education and action program this fall to replace the Glen’s invasive honeysuckle with native understory species. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    If one of the key components of an effective education is giving people the tools to make positive change, then Antioch College, Glen Helen and the host of conscientious villagers here are in a strong position to help save the environment.

  • Bureau of Criminal Investigation releases new information on High Street shooting in Yellow Springs

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    The state Bureau of Criminal Investigation released today some of the information its analysts gathered on the property where a fatal shooting took place last Tuesday night.

  • Yellow Springs school community upbraids school board for poor management

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    At the vociferous urging of the local community, the Yellow Springs school board voted in a special meeting today to approve raises for its five administrators.

  • Going public about B.O., naturally

    An organic, locally made deoderant that works is now available for retail in the village.

    Adriene Kramer has found a product that works to deodorize without harmful chemicals — it’s one she makes herself.

  • Three new police officers hired

    The three newcomers join officers Patrick Roegner, Naomi Penrod, David Meister, Brian Carlson and Tom Sexton. Part-time officers include retired veterans Dennis Nipper, Al Pierce and Doug Andrus (who is currently on leave), with occasional support from Tom Knickerbocker.

  • Villager arrested for making threat

    Police arrested Stanley (Steve) Hetzler, Yellow Springs, on Tuesday, July 23, after he uttered a threat to harm the Village Council.

  • The day following a shootout in Yellow Springs

    Villagers laid their candles under a tree at Mills Lawn in memory of Paul E. Schenck.

    The day following an all-night shootout in the village that left one man dead, police held a joint press conference, Village staff retained a community counseling service, and residents mourned together at dusk.

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