Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 16

  • Investors buy former Creative Memories building

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    A group of California-based investors purchased the former Creative Memories building last month and have already found three potential occupants who show “substantial interest” in leasing the available space.

  • School Forest gives up just three trees this year

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    Yellow Springs High School School Forest group held its annual Christmas tree sale over the weekend. Due to a poor growth year, just three trees were sold, but fun was had by all.

  • A mixed first year for Yellow Springs Police chief

    Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford is nearing the completion of his first year in office. (News file photo)

    With just about a year under his belt as Yellow Springs police chief, Anthony Pettiford has made some strides and suffered a few setbacks.

  • How much tech should be in Yellow Springs schools?

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    The Yellow Springs community needs to have a serious discussion about the technology that local students need to keep up with today’s educational demands, Yellow Springs Superintendent Mario Basora said at the November school board meeting last week.

  • 10-Minute shorts to hit the stage this weekend

    Miriam Eckenrode, Marcia Nowik and Howard Shook were three of the local actors who performed in The Cherry Orchard last spring at the Presbyterian Church. An enthusiastic reception for the play is one reason that theater-lovers in town, led by Kay Reimers, are gathering this Saturday, Aug. 13, to discuss re-activating Center Stage theater. The event takes place at 7 p.m. in the garden behind the Arts Council space at Oten Gallery. (Submitted photo by Virgil Hervey)

    The third annual Yellow Springs 10-Minute Play Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23, starting at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. This year’s event features eight original plays by local playwrights, local actors and directors. The writers and directors include Virgil Hervey, Jerry Holt, Aaron Saari, Jerry Boswell, Kayla Graham, Lee Huntington and Kay Reimers. […]

  • A local introduction to the “Fourth Way”

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    Several local practitioners will present an introduction to the teachings of Armenian spiritual philosopher George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff this week at the library.

  • New Mills lawn will feature a hotel, cafe and banquet hall

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    A new Mills Park Hotel, in the image of this former Mills home, is planned for the Barr property next year.

  • Barr property to host homage to Mills house

    The Hammond family plans to model their Mills Park Hotel on the Barr property after the 1870 Mills House (see below). Pictured from left are Jim Hammond, Chamber of Commerce representative Roger Reynolds, and Libby and Katie Hammond, talking over the plans at the Grinnell Mill. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    the 28-room hotel that local family Jim, Libby and Katie Hammond plan to build on the Barr property just across from the school will be called Mills Park Hotel, in an homage to William Mills.

  • School levy wins

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    Yellow Springs and Miami Township voters overwhelmingly supported their public school system on Nov. 5, agreeing to pass the district’s second levy in as many years.

  • BCI ends Schenck investigation

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    On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine came to the Bryan Center to present the findings of his office’s investigation of the shooting incident on July 31 that ended in the death of local resident Paul E. Schenck.