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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 53

  • Three students recognized as National Merit Scholars

    2012 National Merit Scholars.

    Three Yellow Springs High School students were honored by the National Merit Scholarship Program this year.

  • Ashes to ashes, dust to diamonds

    Rita Caz recently set an unusual diamond ring for customer Vernon Dunlap. The diamond itself was created from the cremated remains of his wife, Roberta, using a process that distills and concentrates the carbon in human ashes under high heat and pressure. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local jewelry store Rita Caz has long helped customers honor deceased friends and relatives. But a recent request by a former Springfield man who now lives in Arizona to set a diamond ring made from his wife’s ashes was a first.

  • A fresh bid for Congress

    Local resident Sharen Neuhardt has announced her candidacy representing Ohio’s District 10 in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Local resident Sharen Neuhardt has played the political odds before and learned a lot while ceding the 2008 Congressional race to her Republican opponent. But this year, after redistricting, the odds are more favorable for Democrats

  • Connect through yoga to goals for the new year

    JenAter

    Jen Ater will lead a yoga workshop at the library this Saturday to welcome in the new year.

  • A brew of perfect proportion

    Shane and Jacqui Creepingbear have started the Vitruvian Brewing Company, a small microbrewery in the space formerly occupied by the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute. They hope to to provide a locally-owned produced and bottled beer, with an initial production of about 600 gallons of various types each month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    If there were such a thing as the perfect beer, the new Vitruvian Brewing Company would brew it. Their aim is to create a brew so perfectly balanced in nutrient, aroma and flavor that it could be called a “canon of proportions,” like the Vitruvian Man.

  • Miyazaki photo exhibit— True faces of Wisconsin protesters

    A Wisconsin statehouse protester photographed by Kevin Miyazaki, whose portaits of others who opposed the state’s budget repair bill in early 2011 will appear in a show opening at the Emporium this Saturday, Jan. 7, at 6 p.m.

    Kevin Miyazaki, a photojournalist by trade, decided to record a more accurate picture of the Wisconsin statehouse protesters by setting up a portrait studio on the sidewalk and photographing the people who had come to voice their concerns.

  • Village to hire interim manager

    New Village interim manager Laura Curliss

    On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Village Council President Judith Hempfling announced that the Village and Laura Curliss of Wilmington had reached a contract agreement hiring Curliss as the Interim Village Manager. Council will officially vote on the new hire at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17.

  • Home, Inc. senior housing project gets major boost

    Site plan of the proposed Home, Inc. senior housing project.

    The Morgan Family Foundation has given a major gift to Home, Inc. to support the construction of senior apartments on the Barr Property.

  • The economy— Businesses choose to stay in village in 2011

    2011 Year in review: Business and Economy

  • Village schools— 2020 plan takes shape

    2011 Year in review: Village Schools