Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 3

  • CMYS to host New York vocal group

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    New York Polyphony, a vocal ensemble, will perform a wide ranging repertoire including early music, American folk songs and a contemporary commission by Ivan Moody this Sunday at the Presbyterian Church.

  • Glen Helen’s pancake breakfast returns

    The Glen Helen Annual Pancake Breakfast is back for its 37th inauguration. The event, last held here in 2011, takes place on Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Outdoor Education Center. Participants are encouraged to park in the Corry Street lot and join one of the naturalist-led hikes to the OEC starting at Trailside Museum at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and coming back at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Brooke Bryan)

    Who can resist the thought of eating a pile of fluffy golden pancakes seated next to friends and neighbors as the spring sun streams through the window at our homey Outdoor Education Center?

  • Village General fund deficit forecast

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    At a special budget review before the Feb. 18 Village Council meeting, Finance Director Melissa Vanzant projected that the Village 2014 general fund budget will have a shortfall of about $500,000.

  • A lesson in black and white

    The program celebrating Black History Month was performed during the day for the K–6 student body and included a dialogue with Rosa Parks, songs by Civil Rights-era folk singer Pete Seeger, and Mills Lawn students, from left, Eliza Gilchrist, Eva Schell and Malaya Booth singing with the rest of their class. (Photos by Lauren Heaton)

    Last Friday the Mills Lawn fourth, fifth and sixth grade students performed a varied program of songs, readings, poems and a skit to celebrate the end of Black History Month.

  • Help spread pancake cheer at the Glen

    Brian Maughan indulged at the Glen's last breakfast in 2011.

    The Glen needs volunteers to put on its once again annual Pancake Breakfast friend-raiser next weekend.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad gets accredited

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue volunteers, from left, Joe Panuto, Anthony Cascio, Nick Miller-Jacobson and Cayden DeFusco are among the first EMT students to take classes at the department as an accredited training center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Volunteerism may have dwindled over the past 50 years, but no where is it felt more seriously as a matter of life and death than in small town fire and EMS departments across the country. Miami Township Fire-Rescue is no exception.

  • Yellow Springs police look into stolen vehicles

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    Two vehicles were stolen last week from residences in the northeast quandrant of the village, and about 10 more were entered or burglarized in the same general area.

  • School board— School of rock replaces ‘flex’

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    An overwhelming majority of Yellow Springs High School students last fall voiced disappointment with part of a new scheduling system that was implemented at the beginning of the school year.

  • Yellow Springs youth win scholastic art awards

    Nadia Mulhall's "Melt"

    Many Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School students won awards in the 2014 Miami Valley region’s Ohio Scholastic Art Awards competition.

  • Yellow Springs downtown business mostly steady

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    When it comes to surviving as a business in downtown Yellow Springs, not all outfits are the same. The various successes and challenges of each seem to relate more to the practices of the shop owners and the pressures within each merchandising industry, rather than the common location at the hub of the village.

  • Local Yellow Springs businesses hold steady

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    While the top five businesses in Yellow Springs generate about a third of the Village’s total income tax revenue, dozens of smaller businesses together contribute a significant portion of the total.

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