Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 42

  • Local pottery features new work

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    Miami Valley Pottery completed the most recent firing of functional ceramic pots in the pottery’s large wood kiln last week.

  • Class of 2020 vision begins to form

    There are many themes that have emerged in the process of crafting the Class of 2020 strategic plan for the village’s public schools.

  • Artisans, traders join new Saturday market affair

    Amanda Swanton-Young started the Artisan Market at the school house last weekend.

    The village’s new Artisan Market opened on the front lawn of the Union School House on Saturday, June 4.

  • BLOG — Pull something new off the shelf at Tom’s

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    The range of new products that Tom’s Market carries is always changing, which provides an opportunity to pull out of a menu rut.

  • Vernay on path of growth

    With a committed force of long-time employees who care a great deal about the well being of the company, Vernay is poised to widen the markets for its small rubber parts, which are used in nearly every automobile and appliance in the world.

  • Kids’ music pioneer performs at MLS

    Behind all of today’s fun and inspiring music for youth, is one African-American woman who set out with a conga drum in the cafés of Chicago in the 1950s and humbly started a wave of change that, six decades later, she and others are still riding.

  • Schools trying to stem losses

    According to the Yellow Springs school board, due to the cumulative effect of the budget reductions the district instituted this spring, the five-year budget forecast through 2015 looks slightly better than it did last fall.

  • Speak up about the future of Yellow Springs schools

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    It’s your turn to give input about the future of the Yellow Springs Exempted Village schools.

  • Joyce McCurdy retires — Imparting the complexity of past

    When Joyce McCurdy left her teaching job in Springfield and took a pay cut to come to Yellow Springs schools, classes were still being held at Bryan High School, right next to the train that ran through town. That was 1968

  • Graffiti in the school yard, with praise

    This month a group of Mills Lawn Skills for Life enrichment students applied their newfound grafitti talent to a public art installment on the soccer wall behind the school.

    In an creatively anti-vandalizing way, a group of Mills Lawn students took their spray cans and paint brushes to the school yard this month to repurpose the soccer wall into a work of graffiti art.

  • Seniors make meaning from tragedy

    YSHS seniors Elise Giardullo and Gabe Amrhein will host a 24-hour relay “A Promise to Eben: No Text Is Worth Your Life,” to raise awareness of the dangers of driving and texting. The event takes place Saturday, May 28, at the high school, beginning at 9 a.m. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The loss of a young life is always tragic, but two local young people hope to find meaning in that tragedy. The meaning sought by Elise Giardullo and Gabe Amrhein is their attempt to save other lives by educating young adults on the dangers of texting while driving.

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