Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 28

  • Barr property gets second offer

    A second purchase option for the Barr property arose over the summer after funding for its development with senior apartments fell through.

  • Chamber music fundraiser— Italy remixed, in music and in place

    The Italianate Glen House Inn will be the site of Una Festa Italiana, a fundraiser for Chamber Music Yellow Springs, on Sunday, Aug. 26, beginning at 4 p.m. The event features Italian food, wine and music by local ensemble James Johnston, Mary White, Franklin Cox and Barbara Leeds. (Submitted photo)

    This weekend, as a fundraiser for CMYS, a local string ensemble will perform an intimate concert of Baroque sonatas in the setting of an Italian villa that matches the scene of the music’s inception.

  • ‘Beasts’ held captive one more week

    Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis) in 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'.

    Beasts of the Southern Wild, a new film by Benh Zeitlin, penetrates with powerful characters and lyrical imagery. It is now playing at the Little Art Theatre.

  • Book mobile has kids partying on the road to literacy

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    The Greene County Library bookmobile comes to town.

  • The Little Library that could

    Love of reading can now be shared at a neighborhood level using the new tiny library in Moya Shea’s yard at 310 South High Street. The little library operates more like a swap: take a book, leave a book. If the cranberry crate seems too small to serve the whole neighborhood, visit the Little Free Libraries website and learn how to start a library in your front yard. (submitted photo by Susan Gartner)

    Many positive things can be said about libraries, including that they can’t be too small and a town can’t have too many.

  • Township lawsuit dropped

    A Greene County Common Pleas Court judge last week brokered a mutual dismissal of the case between the Miami Township Trustees and former Grinnell Mill B&B owner Donna McGovern

  • Clifton to host music festival

    Rob Heiliger at Clifton Opera House

    In celebration of the land and water that conceived the village, Clifton will host its first annual Clifton Gorge Music & Arts Festival the weekend of Aug. 24–26.

  • Villagers re-decorate for tolerance

    On Saturday, July 28, local residents Susan Gartner, left, and Theresa Mayer rehung a knitted sleeve that was removed last week without permission from one of the the trees downtown. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Yellow Springers celebrated Pride weekend last month, many honored the occasion by attaching colorful bands of yarn and felt around trees and light poles downtown. So it came as a shock when some villagers noticed this month that someone had been cutting down the art.

  • AUM plans for recovery

    Ellen Wood Hall was named interim vice president of Antioch University Midwest on July 1. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After a brief stint as provost this spring, Ellen Wood Hall’s current role as interim president of Midwest has given her a challenge: to reverse downward enrollment trends and to more evenly balance the strengths of all three of the school’s academic programs.

  • Yellow Springs youth lead their cattle to fair glory

    Austin Pence with a show steer.

    Yellow Springs and Miami Township youth showed the animals they raised this year at this week’s Greene County Fair.

  • Choice of replacement trees complex

    “The right tree for the right location” is a phrase oft repeated by arborists dispensing long-term landscaping advice. It was used several times last week by those focused on deciding how to replace the trees that line the downtown.

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