Business Section :: Page 5

  • Economic development plan OKd

    A public/private economic sustainability outreach team of local leaders for the purpose of business retention, expansion and attraction.

  • Ground broken for first stage of CBE construction

    At last Friday's groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of construction of the Center for Business and Education were, front row from left: Glenn Watts, former board member of Community Resources, or CR, developer of the project; Village Council member Karen Wintrow; CR founding member Sam Bachtell; CR board member Karl Zalar; Village Manager Laura Curliss; and Brad Beam of A&B Asphalt Corporation. In the second row from left are: Council member Rick Walkey; Jerry Gasho; Jarad Barnett of Mills Development, CR's marketing partner; Carol Gasho, past CR board member; David Kell of the Greene County Department of Development; Village Assistant Planner Ed Amrhein; Village Economic Sustainability Coordinator Sarah Wildman; and Council member Gerry Simms.

    At a recent ceremony at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, ground was broken for the first phase of the center’s construction, the creation of the intersection of Dayton-Yellow Springs Road with the CBE’s internal roadway, Gateway Drive.

  • Couples purchase Xenia Ave. property

    New owners gathered at the property with their families. Back row, from left are Molly Kibbelwhite, Gabriella Kibbelwhite, Lee Kibbelwhite, Brendan Comerford, Kristy Lewis and Cecilia Comerford; front row, Lily Kibbelwhite, Ella Comerford. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Two local couples — Asanda Imports owners Lee Kibblewhite and Molly Lunde and Brendan Comerford and Christy Lewis — recently purchased the property at 228 Xenia Avenue, currently home to Sam & Eddie’s Open Books and Asanda Imports.

  • Food carts allowed, but with rules

    Foodcarts must now follow regulations which include not obstructing sightlines to existing businesses. (YS News filephoto)

    The “French fry truck” will no longer enjoy prime frontage along Xenia Avenue downtown. It was ordered not to “obstruct access or sightlines” to other businesses.

  • Survive it, from the A-bomb to zombies

    Springs Survival Store owner Stan Hiner explains the unbeatable utility of dehydrated vegetable protein and a self-filtering water bottle in the event of an emergency. Both can be purchased at the new business, located behind Kings Yard in the former tie dye shop space. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Are you ready for the big one? Dorothy’s tornado? The earthquake that finally hits the Midwest fault? Springs Survival is your next stop — don’t make it be your last.

  • Yoga Springs stretches to Springfield

    Starting its eighth year, Yoga Springs is expanding into Springfield, with a new studio in the Bushnell building downtown. Shown above in the studio is business owner Monica Hasek. Yoga Springs is offering free yoga classes on the hour at its Springfield studio this Saturday, April 14, as a grand opening event. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yoga Springs is now 8 years old and stretching out into a new old space at the heart of downtown Springfield.

  • Dining a la cart in village

    Last week Mindy and Patrick Harney, former owners of Brother Bear’s Coffeehouse, set up their Lot Dogs food cart at the corner of U.S. 68 and Corry Street, in the parking lot of the Dragon Tree. They plan to sell beef, turkey and veggie dogs most days from about 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Theirs is one of several food carts that have begun appearing downtown. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    New eateries are popping up all over Yellow Springs this spring, but don’t expect to sit down for dinner. The vendors are mobile, and so are their patrons, who have no trouble walking, talking and eating their cheesy hot dogs and fresh-cut fries on the street.

  • Creative Memories closes YS shop

    Creative Memories will close its Yellow Springs manufacturing plant at the end of April, concluding The Antioch Company’s 86-year presence in the village.

  • Brother Bear and Mindy take to the streets with hotdogs

    Mindy hands over a cheesy Lotdog.

    Mobile food vendors have been popping up around downtown Yellow Springs adding a festival look all year round.

  • MillWorks a home to business

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    The local business park MillWorks recently hosted a gathering of its tenants for a potluck and tour.

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