Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 29

  • Barr to go the way of mill?

    Jim Hammond, who saved the Grinnell Mill from almost certain demise, has brought his interest in historic properties closer to the village. Last week he and his wife Libby Hammond purchased the Barr property from Friends Care Community. The sale closed on Friday.

  • What’s the buzz about the bugs?

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    Though it is a source of some chagrin to him, the cultural reference that most immediately represents the business Glen Courtright has created here in the village is Disney’s 1994 classic The Lion King. Specifically pertinent is the part in the film when the lion, the warthog and the meerkat feast on a cornucopia of bugs while singing their “problem-free philosophy.”

  • Village narrows search for police chief

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    The Village is getting closer to choosing its new police chief.

  • YS music lovers, hop on the bus

    A two-time Grammy Award nominee, pianist Terrence Wilson opens the 2012–13 Dayton Philharmonic season.

    YSYOA representative Jeff Huntington gives the low-down on how to get to both the Dayton Philharmonic and Springfield Symphony on a budget.

  • YS Kids Playhouse starts fall classes this week

    YSKP instructor Jill Becker, left center, is offering her "fluid core" class again this fall.

    Youth and adults can learn to express themselves in all different ways this fall with Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse.

  • Teachers aim for big ideas

    Every six seconds a child somewhere in the world dies from hunger. Leaders hunger for power, scholars hunger for knowledge, and demonstrators hunger to make statements about change. And everyone, big and small, hungers for love. Hunger is a big word, and its many iterations are the theme of this year’s McKinney School and Yellow Springs High School experience.

  • Change afoot in credit union leadership

    Last month the YS Federal Credit Union saw two sudden personnel changes. On July 26, Chief Executive Officer Karen Wolf resigned from a position she had held for 12 years. That same day, Sandy Hollenberg, then chief operating officer, became the interim CEO of the credit union.

  • Local residents buy Barr property

    Jim Hammond and Randy Gifford have teamed up, with help from friends and family, to reopen an expanded Grinnell Mill Bed & Breakfast. The mill will also hold open house hours on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last week two local residents purchased the Barr property located on the corner of Xenia Avenue and Limestone Street.

  • Local officer designs 9/11 monument

    Architect Brian Carlson beside the 9/11 monument he designed in Fairborn.

    Yellow Springs police officer Brian Carlson designed a monument in Fairborn to honor the victims of the 9/11 attack.

  • Barr property housing plans dissolve

    Buckeye Community Hope Foundation this week released its option to purchase the Barr property on the corner of Xenia Avenue and Limestone Street.

  • New leadership at local credit union

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    YS Federal Credit Union’s chief operating officer stepped into the role of its lead executive last month.

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