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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 7

  • Foundry Theater hard stage to share

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    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.

  • 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.