Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 54

  • Web TV features local writer, professor

    Writer Jaime Adoff

    This winter two Yellow Springs intellectuals were featured in a new series of Web seminars designed to publicize the exciting research and coursework educators around the Miami Valley are engaged in.

  • CMYS presents double reed, piano trio

    poulenc

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs presents the Poulenc Trio tonight, at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • BLOG — Kids navigate gustatory rush hour

    Sodexo's cheeseburger and salad.

    This week in the McKinney/Yellow Springs High School cafeteria, I learned a funny thing.

  • Ohio reduces funds for schools

    According to former Governor Strickland’s Evidence-Based funding model, the local school district is scheduled to receive $1,037,354 from the state to educate its 621 in-district students this year.

  • Engage in designing the future for Yellow Springs schools

    Tonight at Antioch University Midwest, the Yellow Springs school district will launch “The Future of Education” lecture series aimed at stirring the community toward reinventing the village’s public school model.

  • Old game of chess captures youth

    Check, mates!— Omar Durrani coached local chess enthusiasts on the smart moves at the Emporium last Sunday over a game between Amelie Maruyama, left, and Olivia Ling. Observing and trying so hard not to give away the answers were from left, Zenya Miyazaki, Jacob Woodburn, Eliana Ling and Kai Maruyama. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At the Emporium last Sunday, a group of local youth gathered around several tables in the back to play the age-old game of chess. At one table, Eliana Ling slid her white pawn out to start the match, and Amelie Maruyama moved a black pawn to mirror her adversary across the checkered grid. Soon two […]

  • Village officers’ daily duty dangerous

    Naomi Penrod does her best to keep the duties of her job as a Yellow Springs Police officer in perspective. She keeps a photo of her daughter on her clipboard to remind her that while it is her job to keep the community safe, her goal at the end of every day is to get back home to her little girl.

  • BLOG — Get educated about school lunch

    Lauren Heaton

    While hopefully cafeterias are not the place where most of our children’s food experiences originate, the school lunchroom is a place where kids spend a regular, if brief, part of every weekday. What is it like for them to sit down together, and what do they eat?

  • Macbeth offers up the Oten for sale

    After several decades of creating art with the bricks and mortar at his Xenia Avenue Oten Gallery, Alan Macbeth is putting his building on the market. The Yellow Springs Arts Council resides in part of the building, and the Asian Collection rents another space. MacBeth lives in a basement apartment.

    The brick archways of the Oten Gallery have been a labor of love and obsession for Alan Macbeth, the owner and creator of the distinctive structure on Xenia Avenue. But after several years testing the sound of his voice saying he feels ready to sell, he is sure that he is no longer in a position to steward his master work.

  • YS works to get clinic back

    Maintaining a local medical clinic at the site of the former Wright State Physicians Family Health Center is the best use for the property at the corner of Xenia Avenue and Herman Street, according to Village Planning Assistant Ed Amrhein.

  • Presbyterians continue rehabilitation of a community space

    Chris Moore replaced the copper flashing on the Presbyterian Church roof over the summer.

    During the year of its 150th anniversary last year, the First Presbyterian Church began the job of restoring its old and leaky sanctuary, thanks to an anonymous grant.

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