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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 17

  • Forum on community policing— Safety over force is favored


    There was remarkable similarity between what the 70 villagers who attended a local policing forum last week said and what 50 anonymous respondents said about policing in the weeks preceding the forum.

  • A peek at the mind’s universe


    Popular scientist Michio Kaku likes to tell the story of how as a teenager in the 1960s, he built an atom smasher in his parents’ garage. He bought 22 miles of copper wire, wrapped it many times around a football field, connected it to 400 pounds of transformer steel and plugged it in. It blew out every fuse in his parents’ house and probably those of everyone in the neighborhood, he said in a recent PBS documentary science video.

  • Mills Lawn students do a sidewalk shuffle

    Mills Lawn music teacher JoFrannye Reichert led the  impromptu performance.

    Mills Lawn students sang and danced for the Little Art Theatre on Thursday during school.

  • Policing forum is tonight


    Villagers have strong opinions about what they want their police force to be. According to recent anonymous input from Village Human Relations Commission surveys, many residents want police to be out of their patrol cars and visibly engaged with the community.

  • Merit-making

    (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School announced recently that five of its students received National Merit recognition from their performance on the 2013 pre-SAT.

  • Lenders address risk at CBE


    When Champaign Bank was evaluating the $33 million Water Street mixed-use project in downtown Dayton this year, developers already had 50 percent of the office space pre-leased with solid anchor tenant PNC Bank and two independent studies that showed the apartment space would be fully leased in 13 months.

  • Popular scientist Michio Kaku talks about possibilities of the future


    Michio Kaku will give the Fred R. Leventhal Endowed Lecture at Wittenberg Thursday on how Science will revolutionize the future.

  • Yellow Springs policing forum draws broad range of citizens


    At a recent public forum, Yellow Springs residents outlined their ideal local police department and police chief.

  • Wrights raise the haunts of Kyoto

    Harold and Jonatha Wright wrote and Sherraid Scott illustrated ‘Flesh Crawling Tales from Old Japan,’ published this month in time for Halloween. The authors will host a signing on Sunday, Oct. 19, 3–5 p.m. at the Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street, where Scott will also do a printmaking demonstration. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Once a year, near the time of the autumn equinox, Harold and Jonatha Wright put on black clothes, and tell gruesome stories that drew people in, curdle their blood, and chill them to the bone.

  • Yellow Springs High School students to try alternative tests


    Yellow Springs High School students are scheduled to try out the first of a bevy of alternative standardized tests that the school district is considering for next year.