Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 20

  • Yellow Springs police announce rash of burglaries

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    The Yellow Springs Police Department urged villagers to lock their windows and doors after a series of local burglaries that have taken place within the past week and a half.

  • Barr property burn delayed

    Twenty-seven members of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad participated in a controlled burn of the Rabbit Run farmhouse on Dayton Street all day Saturday, Aug. 7. The event was a training exercise led by Fire Chief Colin Altman, which lasted from 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. and included four new fire instructors, including locals Chris Kitts and Lee Gillespie, who recently completed courses taught by Assistant Fire Chief Denny Powell at the Greene County Career Center. The department brought two fire engines, a tanker, a rescue truck and an ambulance for safety in the face of temperatures that climbed to 800–900 degrees. Five firefighters from Xenia and Sugarcreek Townships also participated.

    The controlled burn of the Barr property on Xenia Avenue has been rescheduled for May 5.

  • After ten years, Chen’s closes doors

    After serving spring rolls, fried rice and General Tso’s chicken for nearly 10 years from a cozy cove on Dayton Street, Chen’s Asian Bistro closed its doors at the end of March. According to owner Jenny Chen, she and the property owner could not come to a lease agreement.

  • Judge for Struewings, again

    A Greene County Common Pleas Court judge last week ruled in favor of Kenneth and Betheen Struewing in their case against the Village of Yellow Springs. The ruling upholds a decision rendered by a Greene County magistrate last April that the plaintiff’s property easement is valid, granting them one free Village water and sanitary sewer tap for their property on Hyde Road, which lies outside Village limits.

  • Bahá’ís to screen talk by author of ‘The New Jim Crow’

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    A recent talk given by Michelle Alexander, acclaimed author of The New Jim Crow, will be re-played at the Yellow Springs Bahá’í Center tomorrow evening, April 19, at 7:30, followed by discussion and refreshments.

  • Curl Gym next on college’s renovation list

    Antioch College is unveiling this week a preliminary design for its new Health and Wellness Center on campus. The center will be located in Curl Gym, which is scheduled for major renovation beginning late spring.

  • Wellness about the daily mind

    Local resident Carmen Milano believes that the village has many of the elements associated with good health and long life spans. And beginning this month, Wellness Month in Yellow Springs, she wants to make the village a place where people truly live better and longer.

  • Former Yellow Springers, siblings, bring new music to town

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs has commissioned a string quartet by Yellow Springs native Allen McCullough that will be performed by the Aeolus Quartet on Sunday, April 14. The piece was written for the Daedalus Quartet, who was scheduled to perform it this weekend, but an injury forced a change in plans. (Photo courtesy of Mercer University)

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs will bring two former Yellow Springers, siblings, to the village this weekend for a performance of original music, in connection with the fourth concert of the CMYS season by the Aeolus Quartet on Sunday evening.

  • Thespians present a Haitian story of starred crossed love

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    The Yellow Springs High School thespians open their spring musical, Once on this Island,  this weekend on Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. Set in the Caribbean and drawing on the history of Haiti, the story concerns two lovers divided by questions of race and class. After Haiti’s revolution in 1791, the French colonizers were thrown […]

  • Wilberforce to host literary festival

    Yellow Springs resident Yvonne Seon will be part of a literary event at Wilberforce this weekend.

    Wilberforce University will host a literary fest for authors and publishers all day Thursday.

  • Guns and mental health— Experts note issues separate

    Local resident T (who preferred to be anonymous to protect her family’s privacy) knew something was happening with her son when at 15 he was suddenly having trouble sleeping and began spending much time alone. The eccentric behavior quickly intensified, she said, and soon R began knocking on people’s doors singing Christmas carols and dressing in a suit to look for a job. That year R began home schooling and taking medication for depression and psychosis.

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