Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 64

  • Schools vote on principals

    One is a 38-year-old musician and former skateboarder who lives in Yellow Springs, the other, a 43-year-old doctoral student who wouldn’t have considered any other district. Both will be considered by the Yellow Springs school board for the positions of principal at the board’s meeting on Thursday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Mills Lawn.

  • Superintendent candidates visit YS

    Starting down the home stretch of the Yellow Springs school superintendent search, candidate Tammy Carnahan came to Mills Lawn on Monday night and candidate Richard Spindler visited on Tuesday night for another round of interviews and a talk with the community.

  • Spindler is second of three school candidates

    Richard Spindler

    As the second of three Yellow Springs superintendent finalists, Richard Spindler paid a visit to the village on Tuesday evening to continue the interview process for the job with village schools.

  • First of three superintendent candidates visits Yellow Springs

    Superintendent candidate Tammy Carnahan spent time meeting the community at Mills Lawn on Monday night. The other finalists, Richard Spindler and Mario Basora, will visit Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. photo by Lauren Heaton.

    Starting down the home stretch of the superintendent search, candidate Tammy Carnahan came to Mills Lawn on Monday night for another round of interviews and a talk with the community. Carnahan lives less than three miles from Yellow Springs and serves as the assistant superintendent of Greenon Local Schools. Read more >>>

  • Board to vote on new school principals

    Matthew Housh and Tim Krier

    The Yellow Springs schools have recommended two principals for Yellow Springs High School and for Mills Lawn Elementary to be approved by the school board at the board’s meeting on Thursday, April 8.

  • Rodney Bean to leave Senior Center

    Rodney Bean will be leaving as director of the Senior Center, a post he has held for 11 years. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs Senior Center director Rodney Bean feels that it’s time for a change, and as the center has been oriented toward campaigning for a new space, now seems like a good time to let someone new take the helm. On May 28 he will step down to let that happen.

  • Superintendent finalists visit

    Three school superintendent candidates will visit the village next week, and the community is invited to hear from them, ask questions and get involved in choosing at meetings, Mon.–Wed., April 5–7, from 5:40 to 7:15 p.m.

  • Knitters’ art shredded to bits

    Thinking it was overgrown grass gone wild, school groundskeeper Craggy Conman threw his John Deere into high gear over the weekend and sheared the front lawn at Mills Lawn School down to an inch high. Luckily, he was only halfway done when he realized he had just shredded the artwork of Javabrite girls Nancine Lemon and Corrie Barakinanigloo, who have spent the past six months under a tarp knitting each of the lawn’s nearly 83 million blades of grass by hand.

  • TLT, AACW join for roots fest

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    Every year the local blues fest reminds community members about the roots of contemporary popular music. If gospel can spawn the blues, jazz, reggae and rap, then what can the art of the local community tell us about our own history and roots? African American Cross-Cultural Works and the Tecumseh Land Trust aim to find out when they put on the first ever Roots Fest on Saturday, March 27, at Bryan Community Center. It will be an evening of performances in which villagers use the arts to connect to and share their own stories.

  • Village Council gives first approval to 2010 budget

    At their meeting on Monday, March 15, Village Council members approved 5–0 the first reading of the Village budget for 2010. After three budget workshops on Feb. 9 and 23 and March 6, Council agreed on a total budget of $13,553,490 for 2010, including $3,671,167 allocated for the general fund; $1,616,810 for the special revenues fund; $126,353 for the debt services fund; $520,500 for the capitol projects fund; and $7,618,660 for the enterprise funds.

  • Dog park slated for Ellis Park

    With a crowd of about 70 people gathered on Monday, March 15, to hear about the fate of the village’s first bark park, Village Council members approved 4–1 a resolution to support a dog park at Ellis Park. Council requested that the group pursuing the dog park should consult the Tree Committee, whose members have spent over 20 years cultivating a scenic park at the Ellis Park location.

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