Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 4

  • Popular scientist Michio Kaku talks about possibilities of the future

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    Michio Kaku will give the Fred R. Leventhal Endowed Lecture at Wittenberg Thursday on how Science will revolutionize the future.

  • Yellow Springs policing forum draws broad range of citizens

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    At a recent public forum, Yellow Springs residents outlined their ideal local police department and police chief.

  • Wrights raise the haunts of Kyoto

    Harold and Jonatha Wright wrote and Sherraid Scott illustrated ‘Flesh Crawling Tales from Old Japan,’ published this month in time for Halloween. The authors will host a signing on Sunday, Oct. 19, 3–5 p.m. at the Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street, where Scott will also do a printmaking demonstration. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Once a year, near the time of the autumn equinox, Harold and Jonatha Wright put on black clothes, and tell gruesome stories that drew people in, curdle their blood, and chill them to the bone.

  • Yellow Springs High School students to try alternative tests

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    Yellow Springs High School students are scheduled to try out the first of a bevy of alternative standardized tests that the school district is considering for next year.

  • Antioch College ‘needs more’

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    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt summarized the significant challenges involved in remaking the college, now at the start of its fourth year of operation: “You can see it from here, but it’s still just slightly out of reach.”

  • Yellow Springs spends over income

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    On Oct. 6 Village Council began its annual series of budget planning workshops with a sober look at the second year of deficit spending in the general fund.

  • Interim Yellow Springs police chief a former major

    Dave Hale is the Interim Yellow Springs Police Chief who succeeded Anthony Pettiford last week and expects to be replaced by a permanent chief sometime in November. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After just a few days on the job, Yellow Springs Interim Police Chief Dave Hale can see that the YSPD is an “established, well-run department,” he said in an interview last week. During the two months or so he expects to be here, he intends to keep it that way.

  • Crowds blow in for fall Street Fair

    Liz McCurdy drew kids and adults alike into her HooperGurl booth at Saturday's fair.

    Fall Street Fair 2014: Music, food trucks, dancing, face painting, crafts, merchandise, children, strollers, wheelchairs, tent city, stellar spray painting, information, Miami Township Fire-Rescue, alpacas, jewelry, costumes, corndogs, French fries, ice cream, croquettes, bicycles, beds, acrobats, huggers, open carry demonstrators, peace demonstrators, police, beer garden, hoola hooping, red and orange trees, full-bodied fall fun.   […]

  • Mayor’s Court being used less

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    over the past five years, the use of the local Mayor’s Court has declined to less than half the cases it was handling five years ago.

  • Climate conference to rise again in Yellow Springs

    This tree was planted in 1929 by Hugh Taylor Birch in memory of his daughter Helen Bitch Bartlett. (photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Glen Helen will host Community Solutions’ sixth energy and climate conference, with a pre-event discussion this Thursday.