Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 51

  • Dinner to support the creatures that ask ‘Whoo Cooks for You?’

    Last year a great horned owl nested in a dead tree in the Glen.

    Whoo Cooks for You?, is a locavore’s feast on Sept. 11 to support the Glen Helen Raptor Center.

  • 11 candidates vie for offices

    Well past the filing deadline for the Nov. 8 local elections, 11 candidates are officially seeking election for offices in the village.

  • Everyone has a story to tell

    Writer Holly Hudson started a memoir writing service, Bespoke Memoirs, for individuals and businesses who want to preserve their stories. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    While the histories of the rich and famous are often documented without question, Yellow Springs native Holly Hudson is hoping to help those not quite famous but no less valuable.

  • Police Chief John Grote announces plans to retire

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    Chief of Yellow Springs police plans to retire next year.

  • Waxing sustainable for the sake of the bees

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    Bees and bee keeping practices are the topic of several events in the village this week.

  • Finding space new school goal

    With a village school district population of 710 students this year, the primary issue is not about the number of students, but having enough space for them in the classroom.

  • 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.