Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 32

  • Zoning plans for an eclectic town

    The Yellow Springs zoning code has been viewed as cumbersome and expensive to approve, and is currently in the midst of an overhaul.

  • Village to consider bidding on ‘Village Station’

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    Village Council will vote next week on whether to authorize a bid on the “Village Station” property at the corner of Railroad and Dayton Streets.

  • Villagers query chiefs-to-be

    If he is appointed police chief, candidate Tony Pettiford said he will work alongside his officers and be actively involved in the day-to-day policing of the community. If he is named police chief, candidate Art Scott said he will make sure officers and staff receive the training they need to be a top-notch police department.

  • Village Council— CBE federal grants reduced

    The Village of Yellow Springs learned this week that federal grant funds that have long been committed for road construction within the Village commerce park have been withdrawn. A federal earmark of $344,000 that was committed through the Ohio Department of Transportation for roads at the Village’s Center for Busines and Education was redirected last month to another project. The loss of funding cuts the CBE’s infrastructure budget by over 20 percent.

  • Village Art Stroll features guided tour

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    YELLOW SPRINGS ART STROLL Friday, October 19, 6-9 p.m. YS Art Stroll is a major arts event in Yellow Springs, with many galleries and cafes open to provide artistic entertainment. During October Art Stroll, there will be two “Guided Art Strolls” (6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) led by local artists. Park in the Glen Helen […]

  • Wright State professor Opolot Okia— Reexaming slavery

    Wright State professor Opolot Okia (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In certain eras, it has perhaps been easier to say that slavery and forced labor are wrong than to live that principle.

  • Village police to bulk up slim staff

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    The Yellow Springs Police Department typically fields a team of eight full-time and a half dozen part-time officers. Currently, there are six full-time officers and less than three active part-time officers, many of whom are being stretched to their limit and are often asked to cover shifts alone.

  • Village to rename Ellis Park in honor of tree man Lloyd Kennedy

    Lloyd Kennedy with students by the spring in the Glen's pine forest in the 1950s.

    The Village of Yellow Springs and the Yellow Springs Tree Committee will honor Lloyd Kennedy with a renaming of Ellis Park tomorrow.

  • Lawson gardens, fracking ban— Council reaches for authority

    Several Village Council members expressed regret during their meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, that they have not found a way to preserve all the gardens at the Lawson Place residences. Earlier in the month the Village had drafted an ordinance requiring a permit to remove the private landscaping that property owner Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority says must be removed by Oct. 1.

  • Police chief search narrows

    In its search for a permanent chief of police, the Village of Yellow Springs has narrowed its options to three candidates, including current Interim Chief Arthur Scott, Central State University Police Chief Anthony Pettiford, and John Milstead, security manager for Dayton Metro Libraries. The Village is currently scheduling visits to the village for each of the candidates and will host a public forum with each of the candidates on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bryan Center.