Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 60

  • Council pursues levy renewal

    Continuing a discussion they had last month about the Village property tax levy, Village Council members at their meeting Monday, July 19, voiced a general preference to renew the five-year levy at its current rate.

  • YS Kids Playhouse ‘Oceans’ moves to the power of dreams

    The YSKP players from Oceans of Notions (Lakes of Mistakes) reached for their dreams this week during a rehearsal at the Presbyterian Church. They are, from back left, Annabel Welsch, Nia Stewart, Jonah Trilliana, McKenna Banaszak-Moore, and in front, Lorien Chavez.

    At a YS Kids Playhouse rehearsal last week in the Presbyterian Church, the cast members of the newest show, Oceans of Notions (Lakes of Mistakes), were laughing hysterically as they ran through the passageways of Westminster Hall.

  • Summer basketball campers earn awards

    Bulldog basketball campers gathered at the Bryan Center outdoor courts last week. (submitted photo)

    Bulldog Basketball held a fundamentals of basketball camp for youth last week at the Community Bryan Center outdoor courts.

  • YSKP rehearses for ‘Oceans of Notions’

    Nia Stewart, right, Reese Elam, Marya Weigand and the 14-member cast of 'Oceans of Notions' rehearsed the snake dance at the Presbyterian Church on Monday. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    YSKP rehearsed for the summer’s second production, Oceans of Notions (Lakes of Mistakes), with visiting director Lenard Petit this week at the Presbyterian Church.

  • Yellow Springs to host Miami Valley Track meet

    The 20th annual Miami Valley open Track and Field meet will be held Thursday evening, July 22, at the Yellow Springs High School track. First-time racers are welcome.

  • There is water on Mars…

    Looking a little bit like waterlogged Martians, Yellow Springs residents, from left, Elijah and Judah Williams and Liam Cooney, splashed around in the shallow end at Gaunt Park this month, seeking a little relief from the heat. It was so hot  at the beginning of the month that the weekend’s 80 degree days sounded cool. But temperatures are expected to climb back up to 94 degrees this week with a humidity factor that makes it feel like 101. In that kind of heat, the only thing to do is get back in the water. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

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  • Rabbit Run Farm house to burn

    Three months after Vernay Laboratories purchased Rabbit Run Farm on Dayton Street, the company has decided to raze the eight-room farmhouse on the property. The controlled burn is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, and will be performed as a training operation for the Miami Township Fire-Rescue…

  • All but big top on Dayton Street

    Dayton Street welcomes one and all to its first Cirque Carnival on Friday, July 16, beginning with a yogi sun salute performance at 6 p.m. The street party includes three stages with music, dancers, clowns, artist booths and food from the local restaurants. Shown are Mindy Harney, Patrick Harney (kneeling), Pierre Nagley and Lara Bauer.

    If just for one evening, Dayton Street is taking back its historic main street status when it opens the first Yellow Springs Cirque Carnival on Friday, July 16, from 6 to 10:30 p.m. The street party featuring musicians and performers on a three-ring circuit…

  • Glen Helen fundraiser dinner—Finally, a use for honeysuckle

    Villager Dennis Moore is shown with the three chairs he constructed from honeysuckle that was pulled from the Glen. The chairs will be auctioned this Saturday, July 17, at the “Whoo Cooks for You?” fundraiser event at Glen Helen. While the dinner tickets are expected to be sold out, preregistered callers may bid on the chairs. Register to bid by calling 769-1902 or online at www.whoocooksforyou.org.

    When the barred owl sings its inquisitive call “whoo cooks for you?” this weekend, the folks at Glen Helen will have an answer. At a long dinner table at the Raptor Center on Sunday, July 18, area diners in support of the Glen will sit down to enjoy a meal whose origins are both known and local with the area chefs and farmers who grew and prepared the food.

  • Running champs start camp

    Running may be one of the most natural, intuitive sports there is, but doing it well isn’t as easy as it seems. Two recent Yellow Springs High School graduates, Sam Borchers and Evan Firestone, learned a lot about distance running before going on to win state and national championships in their track and cross country events.

  • Green towns offer new ideas

    As sustainability gains ground as an integral component of city planning, many municipalities across the country are creating ways to use less energy and ensure that the energy they use comes from renewable sources.

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