Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 48

  • A closer look at the Glen

    Nine of Glen Helen’s seasoned naturalists will lead a series of hands-on, family-friendly programs for Earth Day, Saturday, April 23, including a Tiny Things workshop led by naturalist Kathleen Soler, with Hannah Brewster at left. Events take place at the Outdoor Education Center and Raptor Center beginning at 8 a.m. with a youth and family fun run, followed by programs on fossils, backyard birds and Ohio wildlife. Events run until 2 p.m. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The nine naturalists who came last August to live in Glen Helen and lead the preserve’s educational programs throughout the year have grown fond of their home in the woods.

  • YSKP summer season on

    The April 16 YS Kids Playhouse gala fundraiser ensured this year’s summer season for the venerable institution. Above, YSHS students, many of whom are playhouse alumns, perform excerpts from Chicago, the upcoming high school spring musical. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At the YS Kids Playhouse gala on Saturday night at its new home on the Antioch College campus, the playhouse announced that it would indeed have a summer season this year.

  • Borchers ran for Penn State last weekend in Columbus

    Sam Borchers running

    Yellow Springs High School graduate Samuel Borchers competed close to home last weekend.

  • New art gallery opens in Kings Yard

    Klinger art gallery

    The Springs Gallery opened in Kings Yard this month.

  • Village tax levy, yes or no?

    About 25 villagers came out of the sun and into the Senior Center on Sunday to join a lively discussion about the Village property tax levy that will be on the ballot on May 3.

  • Village efforts to grow economy

    A review of the efforts the Village has made since that time to stimulate economic development could contextualize the levy renewal coming up for a vote on May 3.

  • Property tax levy sidebar

    Property tax levy

  • State representatives call for investigation of gas industry sales tactics

    Mcnally farm

    A press release sent Tuesday from State Representative Teresa Fedor asks the Ohio attorney general to investigate potential evidence implicating the oil and gas production industry in the use of deceptive tactics to get land owners to lease their properties for drilling.

  • YSKP celebrates new space with performances, dancing tonight

    The cast of YSKP’s latest production, The Conference of the Birds, jumped for joy at dress rehearsal in anticipation of the show’s opening on Thursday, July 8. Pictured are, from left, Lilli Rudolf, Talia Boutis, Jaylen Mitchell, Lenaya Leeds, Lindsey Leist, Greta Kremer, Anna Knippling and Lela Dewey. Obscured are Romy Farrar, Naomi Guth, Benjamin Green, Zeb Reichert and Alex Thorp.

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse invites the community to its Housewarming Fundraiser Celebration tonight, Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at the Playhouse, its new home on the Antioch College campus.

  • Schools open to a new future

    Especially when it comes to the education of the community’s children, change is scary. But it is also an enormous opportunity to turn the things in the Yellow Springs schools that currently don’t work very well into academically stimulating experiences.

  • Local business up and down

    Though it is difficult to predict the future of the Yellow Springs economy, the subtle job loss and flat tax revenues to the Village over the past decade indicate that the Village budget will continue to be tight in the coming years.

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