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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 6

  • Local Walmart protesters are sentenced


    Several Yellow Springs residents pleaded no contest in Fairborn Municipal Court last week to charges that they trespassed during two demonstrations in December to protest police aggression, following last summer’s police slaying of John Crawford III.

  • Academy demystifies coding

    Network engineer Ishema Umuhoza worked with Collin and Nick Calfee at the Yellow Springs Coding Academy’s inaugural open house earlier this month. The programming school officially opens its doors at the Kettering Science building on East South College Street on Saturday, May 9. Register by calling 937-554-3883. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Local computer whiz Ishema Umuhoza loves to play soccer and got seriously into bicycling to improve his overall fitness on the field.

  • Yellow Springs High School ball season in motion


    Last week the Yellow Springs High School baseball and softball teams took on the Cedarville Indians at a double header at home.

  • Yellow Springs holds fiber network forum Saturday


    A municipal network fiber forum will be held this Saturday, April 25, at the Miami Valley Educational Computer Association.

  • Clifton hosts Ohio Chautauqua — Tour brings life to voices from past

    Living history scholars will raise the voices of early American figures such as poet and naturalist Henry David Thoreau, Civil Rights preacher Martin Luther King Jr., and Titanic survivor Edith Russell, when the Village of Clifton hosts its first Ohio Chautauqua this summer from June 30 to July 4. The Chautauqua steering committee, which has spent the past year preparing for the event, includes from left, Village Council member Paula Lazorski, Steve McFarland, Arby Conn, Lemoine Rice, Mathew McNelly and Mayor Alex Bieri. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    J. Goldsborough Bruff was an adventurous artist and mapmaker who captained an expedition of 60 armed men, 14 wagons, and 70 mules across the continent during the 1849 California Gold Rush.

  • Ha Ha now serves up slices in Xenia

    Ha Ha Pizza owner B.J. Walters, center, opened a second location last month on Main Street in Xenia across from the courthouse. The restaurant features the same menu of handmade pizzas, calzones and subs as the original business in Yellow Springs. The move involved a major renovation project facilitated by long-time employees Misty and John Howell. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For nearly 40 years, when someone said Ha Ha Pizza, everyone knew that meant the homey New York style pie joint in downtown Yellow Springs.

  • Foundry Theater hard stage to share


    Since Foundry Theater reopened last summer after its first renovation since the 1980s, the black box at Antioch College has been busy.

  • Celebrate Earth Week at the Glen

    This tree was planted in 1929 by Hugh Taylor Birch in memory of his daughter Helen Bitch Bartlett. (photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Earth Day events will be held in the Glen all week, beginning this weekend.

  • McKee group honors Wright

    Maria Wright will receive the James A. McKee Association Outstanding Community Service Award on Saturday, April 18. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For her years of dedicated service, the James A. McKee Association will honor Maria Wright with the 2015 Outstanding Community Service Award.

  • Ohio approves school testing waiver

    Yellow Springs High School sophomores spent a solid week in March taking the Ohio Graduation Test. Last week the the Yellow Springs district received state permission to waive over 50 percent of standardized tests for grades K–12 over the next five years. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs public school students are one big step closer to taking significantly fewer standardized tests next school year, as the state of Ohio approved the district’s assessment waiver application last week.