Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 74

  • Find farm fare and friends at market

    Carrie and Glen Smith stole away from their uncle Danny McGovern’s veggie stand to sample the scents of White Mountain Honey Farm’s beeswax soaps.

    The lure of plump eggplant bulbs and summer squash peeking out from their crates and the sunburst of dahlias and daisies reaching out to be picked is enough to keep a shopper quite busy at the Yellow Springs Farmer’s Market every Saturday morning.

  • No patio homes for Birch III

    At Village Planning Commission’s meeting Monday, July 14, Birch III developer Mark Bertke requested feedback on an idea to build attached multiplex homes in the partially developed neighborhood on the south end of town.

  • Glen reaches out for support

    Trailside Museum staffers Anne Marie Long and Geno Luketic’s mission is to help visitors to know and love the Glen, as well as to protect the preserve and its vulnerable ecology. The museum’s summer hours are from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. on Friday, and 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Saturday–Sunday.

    Fear of snakes is common, but visitors who have held gentle Pepper, the black rat snake who resides at Glen Helen’s Trailside Museum, know that most local snakes are harmless.

  • Bakari had charisma, talent

    Iddi Bakari was a sportsman with unparalleled fashion savvy. He was a charismatic jokester who could talk his way out of a tight spot. He prayed a lot and loved his family.

  • Village negotiates with Ohio EPA over wastewater plant

    The Village wastewater treatment plant has been cited by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for noncompliance with the regulations of its federal permit.

  • Stroll in the summer

    Above, Tyson Housh and Eliza Gilchrist adorned the sidewalk with colored chalk as Ryan Scott looked on. Below, Sara Zendlovitz painted rocks in front of the ChamberPot Gallery, Lily Kibblewhite danced to the Great Big Hoax bluegrass players.

    Copies of this and other photographs may be purchased from the Yellow Springs News; please contact us via e-mail at ysnews {at} ysnews(.)com or by phone, between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Mon.–Fri. RELATED POSTS: Tiny Dancers Street Fair fare Feature photo: A mighty wind Feature photo: The blues and all that jazz Spring has […]

  • Interim manager observes potential in Yellow Springs

    John Weithofer began work as the interim Village manager last Thursday, June 19. He replaced Eric Swansen, who left this month after two and a half years with the Village.

    As interim Village manager, John Weithofer has observed a few things since he first came to the village three weeks ago. Yellow Springs is an ambitious village of 3,700 that provides services and tackles projects generally found in cities of 15,000 or more, he said.

  • Yellow Springs real estate—Market still strong, but some suffer

    As economists talk about the U.S. taking a dive toward recession, the housing sector in Yellow Springs, by many accounts, seems little impacted.

  • Faculty and staff vacate Antioch College campus this week

    Antioch professor emeritus Marianne Whelchel and professor Jean Gregorek packed up the literature department last week in preparation for the college’s closure this month.

    The laboratory where Antioch College geology professor Peter Townsend taught for 37 years was a mess of beakers, textbooks and research last week scattered half in and half out of the boxes scheduled to leave the science building.

  • Yellow Springs High School Class of 2008

    Copies of this and other photographs may be purchased from the Yellow Springs News; please contact us via e-mail at ysnews {at} ysnews(.)com, or by phone, between 9:30 a.m. and 5: 30 p.m., Mon.–Fri. RELATED POSTS: Street Fair fare Feature photo: A mighty wind Feature photo: The blues and all that jazz Tiny Dancers Spring […]

  • Community response to Dayton Daily News article—YS ‘drug culture’ overstated, some say

    Ask an adult who was raised in Yellow Springs and returned here to live what the village is about, and many will say it is a safe, progressive community that accepts people for who they are.

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