Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 29

  • Water pollution we all create— Catching up with runaway runoff

    There is a gully in the Glen at the northeast edge of the village, not far from the Glen Helen Building. When it rains, water comes rushing into the Glen, carrying with it the runoff from the village, its street oils, its lawn chemicals, and its trash.

  • Brother Bear and Mindy take to the streets with hotdogs

    Mindy hands over a cheesy Lotdog.

    Mobile food vendors have been popping up around downtown Yellow Springs adding a festival look all year round.

  • Funderburg Farm— Asking horses to trust people

    Laura Funderburg uses the natural horsemanship technique when she trains and teaches at her family’s farm on the southern edge of the village. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At the place where east Hyde Road ends and unspoiled farmland begins, Pat Funderburg has his own practice of asking, not telling, and working with instead of against, the horses on his family’s farm.

  • Toxic sites are under control

    Over the past two decades, Vernay, along with Morris Bean & Company, YSI, Inc. and the Village Water Reclamation plant, have all been point sources of pollution to local ground and surface water. But through their efforts and work with the U.S. and Ohio Environmental Protection Agencies, all four point sources of area water pollution have made strides to control and mitigate the damage they caused to the local watershed.

  • Schools initiate new tax levy

    Yellow Springs school board members faced a room of empty chairs last week as they discussed a school tax hike at their “committee of the whole” meeting on Thursday, March 22.

  • Students think Police Chief Grote is “awesome like a possum”

    Chef Grote gets a Mills Lawn School farewell (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Mills Lawn students bid Police Chief John Grote farewell yesterday on the occasion of his retirement from the force this month.

  • BLOG—The gulf between a Twinkie and a cherry blossom

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    Macon, Ga., the cherry blossom capitol of the South, celebrates the blooms with deep-fried Twinkies.

  • Schools discuss new property tax levy

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    The Yellow Springs school board is considering a new property tax for this year’s November ballot. See how much the levy could cost you.

  • Schools commit to laptops

    The schools are talking tech this year, with a recently established goal to purchase laptop computers to replace the district’s desktop computers, some of which are 10 to 13 years old.

  • Glen adjusts course of events

    The annual Glen Helen pancake breakfast is one of several that Glen leaders are evaluating this year in order to streamline their activities

  • Police apprehend local bank robbers

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    Yellow Springs police pursued and arrested three Springfield suspects who attempted to rob Wesbanco in Yellow Springs this morning.

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