Business Section :: Page 8

  • YSI, ITT merger is complete

    ITT Corporation completed its acquisition of YSI Incorporated last week for a sum of $310 million, according to ITT spokesperson Laura Brockway.

  • A world of Legos not just for kids

    Kyle Peterson opened the Lego set and accessory store Blokhedz on Dayton Street last month. From the space he also runs Brick Forge, a successful minifigure customized accessory company that he started in his garage. Peterson, an Adult Fan of Lego, recently showed off a meteor crash he built for the store’s window display. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Playing with Legos may be a child’s game, but the colorful plastic bricks have long been Kyle Peterson’s adult hobby and, for the last six years, his livelihood.

  • Local family buys Eco•mental

    Rhonda and Jason Newsome of Yellow Springs are the new owners of the village’s environmental products store, Eco•mental, having purchased the store last week from CJ Williams and Nancy Grigsby. The Newsomes are hosting a re-opening celebration Friday, Sept. 2, from 2–4 p.m. at the store, 257 Xenia Ave.

  • Up to the wire for eHDS

    The deadline for a lease agreement between e-Health Data Solutions and Creative Memories was Wednesday, July 13.

  • New wells for Vernay clean up

    The two new capture wells that appeared at the Vernay Laboratories site on Dayton Street this summer are adding to the forces aimed at cleaning up the industrial contamination at the site.

  • Exotic plants take root on US 68

    Yellow Springs Botanicals, made up of the plant enthusiasts, from left, Mitch George, Erin Currier and Kyle Lewis, is a new exotic and rare plant business opening on the Village property formerly occupied by Stutzman’s Nursery. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When a group of plant enthusiasts took over the Village property on U.S. 68 North that was formerly the home of Stutzman’s Nursery, the weeds were so high that the property’s dozen greenhouses were barely visible above them.

  • New Saturday market opens

    This summer villagers Amanda and Brad Swanton-Young started a new artisan market at the Union School House. Vendors, who include local artists and crafts people, set up stands in front of the building’s front lawn. Shown in the photo is Amanda Swanton-Young. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs may not welcome residential sprawl, but outdoor market sprawl of the kind two Union School House tenants started this summer may be a welcome addition to the Saturday shopping shuffle in the village.

  • Village, Creative Memories, eHDS close to an agreement

    The Creative Memories facility could be the new home of e-Health Data Solutions.

    E-Health Data Solutions continues talks with Creative Memories and the Village of Yellow Springs in e-Health’s search for an office space to house its growing operations.

  • Business may leave for lack of space

    For five years local resident Roi Qualls has talked quietly about the anticipated need for a larger space in the village for his business, e-Health Data Solutions, to grow into. And recently, the company’s three owners, only one of whom lives in Yellow Springs, gave notice that they will not renew their lease at MillWorks when it expires at the end of August,

  • Family Dental practice purchased

    The two dentists who recently assumed control of Yellow Springs Family Dental are more than professional partners. They’re also close friends, who see running a practice together as an excellent combination.

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