Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 34

  • 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

    Twinkie

    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.

  • Student killed in car crash

    Sarah Hammond

    In a car accident early in the morning of Friday, March 2, Yellow Springs resident Sarah Hammond was killed, along with two of her friends, as they were heading to the Detroit airport.

  • Your one-stop shop to be the fittest that survive

    Outside

    Springs Survival store opened recently behind Kings Yard and offers a host of gear and supplies for backpacking and emergency preparedness.

  • Land preservationist shares expertise with the Glen

    Cascades

    Land preservationist Nancy Stranahan will give a talk on March 9 in the Glen about the efforts of her organization to preserve open spaces in southwest Ohio.

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