Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 62

  • BLOG — Symbols of a prosperous 2011

    Lauren Heaton

    When asked about the meaning of Christmas, my grandmother would always reply with a boisterous step, “Happy Birthday Jesus!” But asked about the meaning of New Year’s, her speech would suddenly assume a more reverent cadence.

  • When asked about the meaning of Christmas, my grandmother would always reply with a boisterous step, “Happy Birthday Jesus!” It’s about all one could expect from a woman who grew up with Buddha as the household deity, and still thought of going to the shrine as a punishment. But asked about the meaning of New […]

  • College presidential family finds home in Yellow Springs

    Antioch President Mark Roosevelt was at the college last week with his wife Dorothy and their children Matthew and Juliana.

    New Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt moved to Yellow Springs this month with his family to begin a new chapter in higher education.

  • Planners push zoning change

    Village Planning Commission voted 5–0 at its meeting Monday, Dec. 13, to recommend that the Village follow Ohio law and immediately adopt a different set of criteria to evaluate zoning variance requests.

  • Increased school district enrollment increases opportunities

    Increasing local students means increasing local families, and while the village appears to provide a home for families at a variety of income levels, more housing in general could help to generate a school district population that is more sustainable.

  • Christmas bird count

    Downy Woodpecker

    Last week’s 2010 Christmas bird count in Glen Helen and the Yellow Springs area yielded a snapshot of the number and variety of winged creatures living among us.

  • Buddha home for the holidays

    Buddha

    Snow Buddha appeared last Thursday, Dec. 16, in front of Brother Bear’s Coffee House.

  • Odiorne home to open soon

    Rags to riches restoration of Odiorne home on Xenia Ave.

    Four area residents team up to preserve the historic home on the corner of Xenia Avenue and Herman Street, where an open house is slated to take place sometime early next year.

  • BLOG — Everyone’s fond of fondue

    Sheep cheese fondue

    Fondue makes a warming holiday party food that friends and family can gather around.

  • TLT secures easement for Harmony Township farm

    Mcnally farm

    Tecumseh Land Trust recently helped Barbara McNally to secure a conservation easement that permanently preserves her 150 acre farm in Harmony Township.