Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 65

  • Local midwife serves poor in Haiti

    Nurse midwife Cindy Farley spent a week in March in Haiti volunteering medical services to residents of the earthquake-torn city of Port-au-Prince. She will give a talk with slides of her visit at a Presbyterian church soup supper fundraiser on Friday, April 16, 5–7 p.m. Tickets are $7; kids under 5 free.

    Local nurse midwife Cindy Farley had provided medical care in underdeveloped countries before. So when she agreed to go to Haiti for a week at the end of March, she thought she was well prepared for the job.

  • YSI receives Third Frontier grant

    YSI Incorporated is one of six statewide projects recently funded by the Ohio Department of Development’s Third Frontier grant, which seeks to spur economic development in Ohio, YSI leaders found out recently.

  • Which came first, the bunny or the egg?

    The Easter Bunny will grace the slopes of Gaunt Park again with hundreds of brightly colored Easter eggs this Saturday.

    Amani Wagner, left, and Hailey Qualls bowed their heads to the wind and plucked as many eggs from the Gaunt Park hill as their baskets could hold.

  • 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.

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