Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 57

  • State representatives call for investigation of gas industry sales tactics

    Mcnally farm

    A press release sent Tuesday from State Representative Teresa Fedor asks the Ohio attorney general to investigate potential evidence implicating the oil and gas production industry in the use of deceptive tactics to get land owners to lease their properties for drilling.

  • YSKP celebrates new space with performances, dancing tonight

    The cast of YSKP’s latest production, The Conference of the Birds, jumped for joy at dress rehearsal in anticipation of the show’s opening on Thursday, July 8. Pictured are, from left, Lilli Rudolf, Talia Boutis, Jaylen Mitchell, Lenaya Leeds, Lindsey Leist, Greta Kremer, Anna Knippling and Lela Dewey. Obscured are Romy Farrar, Naomi Guth, Benjamin Green, Zeb Reichert and Alex Thorp.

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse invites the community to its Housewarming Fundraiser Celebration tonight, Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at the Playhouse, its new home on the Antioch College campus.

  • Schools open to a new future

    Especially when it comes to the education of the community’s children, change is scary. But it is also an enormous opportunity to turn the things in the Yellow Springs schools that currently don’t work very well into academically stimulating experiences.

  • Local business up and down

    Though it is difficult to predict the future of the Yellow Springs economy, the subtle job loss and flat tax revenues to the Village over the past decade indicate that the Village budget will continue to be tight in the coming years.

  • BLOG — Simple foods to retrain the palate

    Lauren Heaton

    You can retrain your palate to appreciate simple tastes, but the mind doesn’t forget the really good stuff.

  • AUM expands academic focus

    The academic options at Antioch University Midwest just got quite a bit wider with the recent revamping of two existing programs and the launching of several new ones at both the undergraduate and the graduate levels.

  • BLOG — Spring cleaning for the body

    The simple flavors of eggplant, string beans and garlic steamed in a little coconut oil.

    Spring is purification time at our house, when, much like cleaning out the closets, we do a thorough wringing of our guts.

  • New librarian at Antioch Midwest

    Steven Shaw is Antioch University's new librarian.

    Antioch Midwest has invigorated new academic programs and hired library director Steven Shaw to serve the research needs of its campus.

  • BLOG — An opera cake to sing about

    This is not my cake, but it is exemplary of what I think an Opera should look like.

    This great for any sweet occasion cake really is easier to make than it looks.

  • YSKP pulls for summer season

    YS Kids Playhouse will hold its annual fundraiser to help save the summer season at its new space on the Antioch College campus next month. Pictured are, clockwise from top left, production coordinator Tom Clevenger, board member Nadia Malarkey, director John Fleming and board member Roger Beal. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Every summer for the past 15 years, YS Kids Playhouse, the little theater that could, has put on at least one musical and often two original productions. But what if suddenly there wasn’t a YSKP summer season?