Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 2

  • ‘Last Reel’ premiered at Telluride

    The documentary short ‘The Last Reel,’ by local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert, recently premiered at the Telluride Film Festival. The film chronicles the transition from 35 mm film to a digital process at The Little Art Theatre, and features longime projectionist Andy Holyoke, above. (submitted photo)

    The thought of losing the more than 100-year tradition of celluloid motion picture film is the sad result of the economic advantage of digital film. But the experience of that subtle mechanical change is one that most audiences won’t ever perceive as they continue to go to the movies.

  • Students can bowl this winter

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    Bowling is back. At its meeting Sept. 11, the Yellow Springs School Board approved a proposal to make bowling the newest official sport at Yellow Springs High School.

  • CBE one of many business parks here

    UAS Center & Test Complex chief executive Dick Honneywell likes the aesthetic of his office at Nextedge Applied Research and Technology Park in Springfield. He chose the location on U.S. 40 as the site of the Ohio/Indiana operation largely because of its fiberoptic capacity and its proximity to airfields in the region. Nextedge is a business park not unlike the one Yellow Springs is considering as the Center for Business and Education. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The city of Springfield’s first research and technology park, Nextedge, is a beautiful integration of modern buildings with marshes, prairie fields and a fiberoptic grid designed to bring new jobs to the Champion City.

  • YSCCC head is reinstated

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    After some tense discussion at last week’s special meeting of the Community Children’s Center Board of Trustees, almost half of the members of the board announced their intention to resign.

  • ‘Roosevelts’ screening at Little Art

    The life of Theodore “Bull Moose” Roosevelt, the 26th president, is one subject of the new seven-part series, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” by director Ken Burns that will air on ThinkTV in September. The Little Art Theatre will host a preview screening at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, with family member and Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt, who will give a brief introduction about Theodore, Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt, whose public and private lives are the focus of the PBS series. (submitted photo)

    According to their biographers, the three most famous Roosevelts in American history — two presidents and one first lady — stood for an ideology of public good, including things such as public health and welfare, land conservation, women’s rights, civil rights and workers’ rights.

  • Bubbles carried the day

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    Downtown was effervescent on Saturday during the second annual Bubble Fest.

  • Children’s Center in fiscal crisis

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    Enrollment at the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center took a dive at the beginning of 2013 that has sent the preschool into a tailspin of deficit spending over the past 20 months.

  • Children’s Center leadership changes and reversals afoot

    Marlin Newell’s last day as director of the Children’s Center is Aug. 31. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Community Children’s Center parent community got busy last week after nearly losing the center’s executive director and at a meeting Wednesday managed to overtake the board of trustees.

  • Taking a stand

    About 120 members of the Antioch College and village community joined a Hands Up Walk Out on Monday to commemorate the funeral of Michael Brown, who was killed by police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9.

    About 120 members of the Antioch College and village community joined a Hands Up Walk Out on Monday to commemorate the funeral of Michael Brown, who was killed by police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9.

  • Children’s Center head let go

    Marlin Newell’s last day as director of the Children’s Center is Aug. 31. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    A teacher at the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center said this week that YSCC Director Marlin Newell was fired by the board of trustees on Monday, Aug. 18. Newell had been on vacation, teacher EJ Waskiewicz said, when two board members asked her to sign a termination letter. Newell asked that Waskiewicz act as a witness to the event.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue calls for 9/11 memorial climbers

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    Fire fighters and civilians alike will join in Yellow Springs’ first annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Antioch College on Sept. 27. Participants are encouraged to register early for the fundraising event.

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