Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 51

  • BLOG — The transparent truth about the taste of water

    Like so many of its qualities, water is barely there, but you can see it. Can you taste it?

    The taste of water is subtle, but it’s vitally important that you find one you like, because you’re going to need to drink a lot of it.

  • Doing theater for the love of it

    Miriam Eckenrode, Marcia Nowik and Howard Shook were three of the local actors who performed in The Cherry Orchard last spring at the Presbyterian Church. An enthusiastic reception for the play is one reason that theater-lovers in town, led by Kay Reimers, are gathering this Saturday, Aug. 13, to discuss re-activating Center Stage theater. The event takes place at 7 p.m. in the garden behind the Arts Council space at Oten Gallery. (Submitted photo by Virgil Hervey)

    When Center Stage closed its doors in 2003 after nearly 30 years of community theater performances, founder and director Jean Hooper predicted “someone else will step up…the theater will continue.

  • A local Scarlett pens heartfelt books

    Any period that’s rife with change is a good setting for a story, and the revolution-riddled 18th century is as fertile a ground as they come, according to local author Scarlett Rains.

  • First small step for senior apartments

    The most recent senior housing complex proposed for the Barr property downtown got its first nod from Village Planning Commission during a packed public hearing on Monday, Aug. 8.

  • e-HDS prepares local move

    “It’s exciting, isn’t it? We’re going to stay in Yellow Springs,” e-Health Data Solutions President John Sheridan said last week. “I’m happy everything worked out.”

  • Teachers agree to pay freeze

    The Yellow Springs school board unanimously approved a new contract with the Yellow Springs Education Association at its meeting Monday, Aug. 1.

  • A kind of meals on wheels, but Indian, and local

    A homemade Indian dinner to go.

    A local offering of food in the spirit of sharing could turn a gift into a community of givers.

  • Active life of a Peace Corps logo

    Peace Corps chose a design by David Battle as its 10th anniversary logo in 1961, after which the design enjoyed a storied life, rather unbeknown to its creator.  (Submitted Photo)

    Sometimes the force of design is powerful enough to sustain a momentum completely independent of the designer.

  • Judge considers Struewing suit

    “It’s an interesting case,” was one of the last statements made by Greene County Magistrate Raymond Dundes at the close of the trial between the Village of Yellow Springs and Miami Township property owners Ken and Betheen Struewing.

  • Friends aide accused of assault

    Yellow Springs police arrested a Friends Care Community employee last week for sexually assaulting one of the extended care center’s residents.