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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 3

  • Overbid postpones streetscape work


    The downtown streetscape project scheduled to start on the west side of Xenia Avenue this summer has been postponed until the spring of 2016. According to Village Manager Patti Bates, the project’s construction bid was higher than the Village budget allowed, and the project will be rebid next spring.

  • A choir’s joyful sounds for the Earth

    The World House Choir is rehearsing Paul Winter’s Missa Gaia for a local performance Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11 and 12, at 7 p.m. at the Antioch College Amphitheatre. Above, from left are basses Lucas Bautista (obscured), Ron Siemer, Frank Fortino, Nick Daily and David Seitz. (Submitted Photo by Liz Mersky)

    Local resident Cathy Roma believes that singing through the body about sacred ideas brings them alive and helps them to manifest.

  • A war inspires lasting peace activity

    Barbara and Earle Reynolds on their peace voyage with the Phoenix.

    Former Yellow Springs residents Barbara and Earle Reynolds sailed the world for peace before Barbara founded the Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College 40 years ago.

  • Brewery pauses to expand

    Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters, owners of Yellow Springs Brewery, temporarily shut down production this month for an expansion that will allow them to brew fives times as much craft beer as they were this past year, their second year in business. They will soon move nine 30-barrel stainless steel brew tanks from storage at the former Creative Memories building to the brewery at MillWorks. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs Brewery has a habit of being ahead of its time. When the craft brewery opened in the village in the spring of 2013, there were just a handful of small brewers in the Dayton region.

  • Spokespersons

    Dan Carrigan and Jerry Papania bike to work from the village. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Biking to work.

  • Celebrate Antioch College Foundry Theater

    Cast in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth."

    The Foundry Theatre will celebrate one year since renovation with the opening of “The Skin of Our Teeth” this weekend.

  • Some sidewalk repairs likely


    According to a recent Village sidewalk analysis, the majority of local sidewalks are in good to passable shape and are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

  • Pastor Jones joins Yellow Springs Methodist Church

    UMC Pastor Rick Jones

    Pastor Rick Jones joined the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church this summer.

  • Children’s Center hires new director— Lowry initiates swift changes

    Last month the Community Children’s Center hired Rebecca Lowry of Beavercreek as the new executive director. She has 37 years experience teaching and leading in public schools and will pursue a master’s in business while serving the Yellow Springs community. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last month, nearly a year after the Community Children’s Center lost its director, the local preschool and daycare hired Rebecca Lowry as its new executive director.

  • Board, not bored

    Derek Reed, 8, practiced ollies near his home on West South College Street this week. He started skateboarding about a year ago, after moving to the village from Montana with his family. He learned to skate from his father, and uses the ramps at both the Village Skate Park and the skate park in Kettering. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Derek Reed, 8, practiced ollies near his home on West South College Street this week.