Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 3

  • Local welfare more than food?

    Patty McAllister, center, who has led the Yellow Springs Area Food Pantry for eight years, will step down next year, as pantry board members, including Sue Dillon and Bob Baldwin, seek to fill the gap and recruit new volunteers from the wider community. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Armed with canned soup, dried beans, boxes of pasta and soft packages of bathroom tissue, Patty McAllister has worked for the past eight years to keep area residents fed through the Yellow Springs Area Food Pantry.

  • Township to float levy renewal

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    Miami Township Trustees voted at their meeting this month to place a Township Fire-Rescue levy renewal on the ballot in November. The trustees chose a renewal, which does not increase taxes, for several reasons, including the possibility that they may ask voters for a new levy next year to build a new fire station.

  • MTFR still seeks property

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    Miami Township has been looking for a new home for its Fire-Rescue team for over three years, and this summer the land option they had banked on since 2011 fell through.

  • Friendly fishing

    Shown above are, back row from left, Maria Penrod, Sergeant Penrod and Justin Nash; middle row, Zoe Williams, Holly Weir, Kalonji Cross, Lake Miller and Skyler Miller; and in front, Sam Foster. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last Wednesday, July 28, Yellow Springs youth Sam Foster cast his line in the pond behind the Huber Heights Fraternal Order of Police and reeled in a tiny bluegill.

  • Indians win Minor League regular season

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    The Indians take this year’s Minor League with two wins to close out regular season play.

  • Yellow Springs School Board affirms nonrenewal of contract

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    Three members of the Yellow Springs School Board met last Monday, July 14, at a special board meeting and voted to affirm their previous decision to nonrenew the contract of McKinney Middle School physical education and health teacher Angela Bussey.

  • Peifer’s opens for summer

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    Peifer Orchards opened earlier this month, selling local fruits and veggies, supplying Antioch College with produce and hosting an Argentinian barbecue on Saturday.

  • Architectural bike tour— Builder Kline left mark on village

    Local residents Martha Kline, Jack Kline’s daughter, and her son, Andrew, recently visited one of the best known Yellow Springs homes designed by Martha’s father. On Saturday, July 26, Turner Foundation historian Kevin Rose will lead an architectural tour of some of Kline’s local works, including Yellow Springs High School and the Vernet Ecological Center at Glen Helen. Due to popularity, this month’s bicycle tour will be followed by a second tour in September, at a date to be determined. Visit ­ westcotthouse.org for details or to purchase tour tickets. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Perched on a cliff side in the woods on Old Mill Road sits a house made almost entirely of glass and so close to the trees that its designer and original owner, John L. (Jack) Kline, had only to reach out his window to touch the birds.

  • Charges pending against two adults— Concern over youth, drugs

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    On Sunday, May 11, police were called to a home on Fairfield Pike, where a weekend party had taken place involving local middle school and high school aged youth, as well as at least two adults.

  • A 50-year legacy

    Shirley Mullins' youngest student, Quentin Branlat, 6, played a measured and tonal “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on a quarter size cello while staring straight at his audience the entire performance. (photos by Lauren Heaton)

    Both literally and figuratively, The Sound of Music emanating from Mills Lawn on Saturday afternoon commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Yellow Springs Summer Strings and Band program started by Shirley Mullins and the late Mary Schumacher in 1964. The concert featured a 40-person impromptu orchestra, with long-time string teacher Cami Dell Grote, current co-director […]

  • Striking workers air grievances

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    A small group of employees at the Spirited Goat Coffee House went on strike in mid-June, asking for a host of rights including legal pay, workers’ compensation benefits and a higher wage: $15 an hour.

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