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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 6

  • A new Ha Ha Pizza is born in downtown Xenia

    Ha Ha Pizza owner B.J. Walters, center, opened a second restaurant in Xenia last month with help from employees Misty and John Howell.

    Yellow Springs original Ha Ha Pizza opened a ringer in downtown Xenia across from the courthouse.

  • Village artists all in one place

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council published a Yellow Springs Artist Directory this month, after over a year’s work from the board and, from left, Nick Gaskins, Jane Baker, Holly Underwood and Alex Scott. The approximately 270 artists in the book can pick up a complimentary copy, also available to the public for $2, at the YSAC Gallery on Corry Street. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    People often call the Yellow Springs Arts Council looking for artists who do specific kinds of work: an instructor who teaches African dance, for instance, or a sculptor who does commissioned work, or a property owner who will lease studio space to a musician.

  • Mostly warnings on YSPD late shift

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    During a ride-along with this reporter last Friday evening, Village police displayed an eagerness to explain their process and offer the perspective of an on-duty officer.

  • Calling computer coders and wannabees

    Visit the new Yellow Springs Code Academy this weekend.

    Yellow Springs Code Academy for young computer programmers opens with meet and greet this weekend.

  • Clifton’s Nature Center highlights gorge

    Clifton Gorge is maintained by central district manager Michelle Comer, shown above with a denizen of the Gorge, and three others split their time between wetland, prairie and forest preserves, and maintaining the Nature Center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    As a state nature preserve, the Clifton Gorge is managed for the primary purpose of protecting its unique land formations and native ecology.

  • Village Council— Landlords protest change

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    At Village Council’s March 16 meeting, Council members heard a second full-throated protest by local landlords to a proposed new Village policy holding landlords responsible for their tenants’ utility debts.

  • Police explain the status quo

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    The Yellow Springs Police Department will continue to employ one officer on the Greene County ACE Task Force to help contain violent crime in the region. The local police will also continue to call the SWAT team when appropriate to ensure the village’s safety during violent and potentially harmful situations. The size of the department […]

  • A new energy at Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center

    Students at the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, from left, Brooklyn Markgraf, Neveah Plambeck, Dylan Cole and Lilly Brown, planted shamrocks in the school yard on Monday in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day this week. The center is working hard to recover from several years of financial hardship and has recently welcomed two new interim directors and five new board members, all with extensive nonprofit management experience. (Submitted photo by Andrea Seigel-Hall)

    The process of bringing the the Children’s Center from the brink of insolvency has not been without its challenges. But the affordable, all-day early childhood education that the school has long offered is too vital to the community to abandon.

  • Yellow Springs schools eye hiring fundraiser

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    Yellow Springs schools are considering increasing expenditures next year for a new full-time employee to help raise private funds for the district.

  • Springs bring busy bees

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    The buzz is that spring’s finally here.