Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 24

  • Ohio premiere of ‘Sparkle’

    To be a dancer with an African-American dance company in the Midwest is not your everyday occupation. To also be 49 and still performing with that company is astonishing. To have suffered a critical injury and attempt to come back at that age, with that company, is the gripping story of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s Sheri “Sparkle” Williams. A short film, “Sparkle,” by local filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar, will have its Ohio premiere in Dayton this week.

  • Drafting the Village budget— Early numbers on target

    The Village of Yellow Springs came to its budget process early this year, and happily too, with most funds coming in close to budget and a sizable cash carry-over to pad the operation. With several more workshops planned for Village Council meetings on Nov. 5 and 23 and Dec. 5, the Village plans to get the coming year’s budget passed by early 2013.

  • Senior Center director resigns

    Yellow Springs Senior Center Director David Scott resigned his position on Oct. 31 after two years at the helm of the organization, citing personality differences between himself and the board of trustees. Scott, 63, said he plans to remain in Yellow Springs and enjoy his retirement spending time with his 95-year-old mother and walking his dog, Suzette.

  • State of the college address— College is ‘coming alive’

    If 2010, the year the College restarted after closure, was “daunting but doable,” and 2011 when it welcomed its first class was “[we’re] all in,” then this year the thrust on campus is “coming alive,” Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt said.

  • Village buys Railroad Street lot

    Thirty-five people gathered around the gravel lot to witness the the auction of the property at the corner of Railroad and Dayton streets. After a short bidding process, the Village of Yellow Springs had purchased the property for $170,000.

  • Village names new police chief

    Anthony Pettiford

    The Village chose local resident Anthony Pettiford to be the new Yellow Springs police chief.

  • School forecasts lack of funds

    The latest five-year budget forecast presented at the school board meeting Thursday, Oct. 4, continued to show that the district is still facing financial woes.

  • Village OKs bidding on lot

    The Railroad Street property where the grain elevator once stood is going to auction this week, and the Village of Yellow Springs will be among the bidders.

  • Council eyes public art policy

    Village Council considered a draft art policy at its Oct. 15 meeting as a first step towards defining the types of art allowed in public spaces and the procedures for their approval.

  • Village buys downtown property at auction

    Live auction at Railroad and Dayton Streets on Thursday, Oct. 18.

    Village buys vacant lot at Railroad and Dayton Streets.

  • Village to consider bidding on land parcel downtown

    The Village Station development that has been hanging on as a concept plan for office and retail space at the corner of Dayton and Railroad Streets is all but quashed. But an opportunity for a new idea may be coming soon.

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