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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 56

  • Pumpkins soar above the fields

    American Chucker pumpkin chuck team out of Dayton at their first pumpkin chucking competition in 2004.

    Young’s Jersey Dairy hosted the first Midwest Pumpkin Chuck on Saturday.

  • UPDATE: WYSO will go off the air Saturday

    Lightning damage to the WYSO antenna and the fiberglass casing that covers it. The antenna bay is 405 feet above the ground, attached to the WYSO tower on Clifton Road south of Yellow Springs. (Submitted photo)

    WYSO will go off air briefly on Saturday, Oct. 22.

  • Silver business forks into two

    Connie and José Soto opened their second handmade silver jewelry shop in the village last weekend in the space where Hasser’s Barber Shop used to operate. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Connie and José Soto chose last weekend’s Street Fair to unveil their new handmade metal jewelry and art store, Twisted Tines.

  • Strolger part of Nobel team

    Lou Strolger, a 1991 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, contributed to the Nobel Prize-winning discovery that the expansion of the universe is accelerating. (Photo courtesy of Western Kentucky University)

    Lou Strolger has always loved the stars. As a teenager, he would stargaze with the astronomers and astrophiles at Antioch College.

  • First students receive certificates in healthcare advocacy from Antioch Midwest

    Antioch Midwest

    For the first time in the nation, a group of students at Antioch University Midwest has completed a certification program in the field of healthcare advocacy.

  • School breaks open 2020 plan

    After a year of brainstorming, researching and discussing the wide world of education, the Yellow Springs school district presents its first draft of the Class of 2020 10-year strategic plan.

  • Nonstop to sponsor African American film series

    Noth'gMan

    Nonstop Institute will host a film series this month looking at the portrayal of African Americans in the movies.

  • Yellow Springs big on fair-ness

    StreetFair2011

    Thousands enjoyed a reprise of summer at this past weekend’s fall Street Fair in Yellow Springs. YS News graphic designer Suzanne Ehalt captured much of the weekend fun on camera.

  • Planners pursue a parks plan

    Many discussions over the past several years have led Village Council to designate a revision of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan as a 2011 goal.

  • Students cultivate strong voices

    YSHS student facilitators Ben Green and Lucy Callahan, background, moderated a discussion for McKinney Middle School students on problem-solving school issues. The facilitators are part of an effort to train student leaders who can advocate for themselves and others to solve issues that youth find important. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School students have been learning how to give voice to those who want it and to help students and adults share their views with each other.