Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 49

  • Create the power to grow

    Urban farmer Will Allen will speak at next weekend’s Food Power Summit in Fairborn on how to get real food back into communities. (Submitted photo)

    Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.

  • Mill reopens with new management

    Jim Hammond and Randy Gifford have teamed up, with help from friends and family, to reopen an expanded Grinnell Mill Bed & Breakfast. The mill will also hold open house hours on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Antioch University no longer knew what to do with the dilapidated Grinnell Mill, Jim Hammond stepped in and devoted considerable time and personal resources to restore it, plank and nail.

  • Clifton to vote in a new mayor

    Yellow Springs native Alex Bieri is running for the position of mayor in Clifton. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Alex Bieri is a Clifton Village Council member, and this election year he is running unopposed for the position of mayor.

  • Beethoven brings amateur and professional musicians to the stage this weekend

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    The community orchestra and chorus provide accompaniment to a performance

  • Geis replaces Omlor as leader of YSI

    Change in leadership is afoot at YSI.

  • Issue 2 to stem workers rights

    Voting yes for Issue 2 will ratify SB 5 and stem the bargaining power of public employees; voting no will send SB 5 to the scrap heap.

  • Pumpkins soar above the fields

    American Chucker pumpkin chuck team out of Dayton at their first pumpkin chucking competition in 2004.

    Young’s Jersey Dairy hosted the first Midwest Pumpkin Chuck on Saturday.

  • UPDATE: WYSO will go off the air Saturday

    Lightning damage to the WYSO antenna and the fiberglass casing that covers it. The antenna bay is 405 feet above the ground, attached to the WYSO tower on Clifton Road south of Yellow Springs. (Submitted photo)

    WYSO will go off air briefly on Saturday, Oct. 22.

  • Silver business forks into two

    Connie and José Soto opened their second handmade silver jewelry shop in the village last weekend in the space where Hasser’s Barber Shop used to operate. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Connie and José Soto chose last weekend’s Street Fair to unveil their new handmade metal jewelry and art store, Twisted Tines.

  • Strolger part of Nobel team

    Lou Strolger, a 1991 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, contributed to the Nobel Prize-winning discovery that the expansion of the universe is accelerating. (Photo courtesy of Western Kentucky University)

    Lou Strolger has always loved the stars. As a teenager, he would stargaze with the astronomers and astrophiles at Antioch College.