Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 7

  • Yellow Springs High School senior organizes mock crash before prom

    YSHS senior Zach Kimmet organized a mock crash and rescue scene played out three days before prom.

    About 100 local high school students witnessed the emergency response to a mock crash with serious injuries this week at the school campus.

  • Police personnel still shifting

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    The personnel situation at the Yellow Springs Police Department continues to be unstable as two of the newest officers on the local force resigned their positions in the last two months, and a third has been on leave since Jan. 1.

  • Help from a different kind of watchdog

    The Catalanotto family, from left, Debbie, Sophie, Finn and Kate, is staying at the Springs Motel this week and next while they get to know their service dog, Echo. The Springs is hosting them while they spend their days at 4 Paws For Ability in Xenia, which pairs trained service dogs with individuals with disabilities. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Finn Catalanotto and his twin sister Sophie were very eager to leave the playground next to the Springs Motel, where they have been staying this week away from their home in Cincinnati.

  • Young’s Dairy robber sentenced

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    The Springfield man convicted of robbing Young’s Dairy in August 2012 was sentenced in Clark County Common Pleas Court last week to 15 years in prison. Barrett Grable, 26, was sentenced by Judge Richard O’Neill, after a jury found him guilty in February of aggravated robbery and kidnapping charges.

  • Community orchestra to perform concerto for flute and harp

    The YS Community  Orchestra performing a holiday concert in 2011 with the YS Community Chorus.

    The YS Chamber Orchestra presents its Spring concert with music by Mozart and Haydn this weekend.

  • Former Creative Memories space— Investors seek to rezone

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    At a public hearing on Wednesday, April 16, Village Planning Commission will consider a request to rezone the former Creative Memories building at Dayton Street and East Enon Road from a light industrial district to a planned unit development, or PUD.

  • Bridge to close year-old gap

    A rendering of the new Hyde Road covered bridge currently under construction, as seen from the bike path. Completion is scheduled for beginning of June. (Elevation plan courtesy of Greene County Engineering)

    The wooden bridge that was taken out early last year at Hyde Road where it meets Corry Street will be replaced this spring by a covered bridge.

  • Leading the college to wellness

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    For the past six months there’s been a gaping hole at the back of Antioch College Curl Gym, where the pool used to be. But the renovation of the 85-year old building is closing in on a completion date sometime in July.

  • Sheriff’s inquiry faults officer

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    Seven months after the shooting standoff in Yellow Springs that ended with the death of Paul E. Schenck, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s department released the findings of an investigation of the two Greene County officers who fired weapons during the event.

  • A rehab for the rehab

    The Raptor Center is rebuilding its raptor cages, many of which are over 30 years old and no longer comply with regulations. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The large cages for Glen Helen’s 30 permanent avian residents have served the Raptor Center for over 30 years. But the wire and wood are aging and have not met current regulation for some time.

  • AUM president at home at Midwest

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    When Karen Schuster Webb became president of Antioch University Midwest in January, she had been here for less than two months. But she had a pretty good idea what she was getting into.

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