Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 77

  • Council acts on manager’s post

    Village Council members agreed at the end of their meeting Monday, June 2, to appoint John Weithofer as manager consultant with the intent of hiring him as interim Village manager before Village Manager Eric Swansen resigns his position.

  • For a small town with big city needs, Tom’s delivers the goods

    Clockwise from back left, Tom Gray, Dave Trollinger, Elma Straley, Brenda Donley and 25 other full and part-time employees help keep the shelves at Tom’s Market fresh and well-stocked 365 days a year.

    For a small town grocery store, it might be considered unusual that Tom’s Market carries 16 kinds of olives, six kinds of tofu (if you count the Tofu Pups), ground lamb, Italian parsley and cheesecloth.

  • EPA OKs Cemex tire burning

    Reversing a decision it made in November, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ruled this month that the Cemex Fairborn cement plant has one year to complete a trial burn using scrap tires as a partial fuel.

  • Organic farm principles, preservation draw TLT gathering

    If the bold colors and perfumes of spring provoke gratitude for the natural world, they should also spark deep appreciation for the work it takes to keep it that way.

  • Making merry with music and mirth

    From left: Clarinetists Ursula Brogan, Zoey McKinley, Hana Brown and Lilli Rudolf.

    The Mills Lawn gym was festooned with decorations and lights to set a playful mood for the Mills Lawn, McKinney School and Yellow Springs High School community’s Spring Music Fest held Thursday, May 15.

  • Green pricing offers power options

    Yellow Springs residents will soon have the opportunity to ensure that the cost of their share of household energy use goes to supporting renewable power sources like the sun, wind, waterways and landfill gas. Village Council on Monday, May 19, agreed to initiate a new “green pricing” program that will offer residents the option of […]

  • Wright State Center gives free wellness screenings

    Clinical psychologist Rose Mary Shaw and family physician Cynthia Olsen are increasing their effort to focus on “health for the whole person” in their practice at the Wright State Family Health Center. The clinic will offer free health screenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from May 22 to May 29.

    The road to wellness of mind, body and spirit should start at home, one that Wright State Family Health Center practitioners have begun to call a “medical home.” Forget trying to treat the belly ache separate from the cough and the anxiety…

  • Bakari indicted on drug charges, sought by police

    Umoja Iddi Bakari

    Yellow Springs police, the Greene County Prosecutor and the Greene County Agencies for Combined Enforcement (A.C.E.) announced at a press conference on Friday, May 2, that a Greene County grand jury has indicted former Yellow Springs resident Umoja Iddi Bakari with 22 counts related to his running a drug ring between Columbus and Yellow Springs.

  • Local face of National Honor

    Yellow Springs High School students inducted into the National Honor Society this year are: from left, front row, Leslie Holland, Amelia Shaw, Ryder Comstock and Olivia Chen; middle row, Max Fleishman, Danielle Doubt, Ellen Swisher, Lydia Stutzman and Lara Donnelly; back row, Eric Rudolf and Eamon Papania.

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  • Antioch College 156th Commencement

    An overflow crowd attended last Saturday’s 156th Antioch College commencement ceremonies at Kelly Hall on the Antioch campus. Pictured are, left, graduate Vanessa Little with her dad, Robert.

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  • New space first step in arts plan

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council found its first home this spring in a one-room perch over Design Sleep at 108 Dayton Street, a space provided by funds from the Yellow Springs Center for the Arts Steering Committee.

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