Economy Section :: Page 4

  • Local Yellow Springs businesses hold steady

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    While the top five businesses in Yellow Springs generate about a third of the Village’s total income tax revenue, dozens of smaller businesses together contribute a significant portion of the total.

  • EnviroFlight, Antioch College seek partnership

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    Antioch College and the local sustainable animal feed business EnviroFlight are poised to collaborate in a way that leaders believe will benefit both entities.

  • Local business rebounding

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    Local businesses appear to be recovering and returning the Village to pre-2009 tax revenue levels, according to data from the Regional Income Tax Agency, or RITA.

  • CBE project delayed for now

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    In an unexpected development, Village Council on Monday night withdrew an ordinance to fund the CBE infrastructure due to procedural errors.

  • Enviroflight, college collaborate on project

    Enviroflight and Antioch College may collaborate on a project to benefit both entities. In the photo, Enviroflight President Glen Courtright is shown being filmed by a CNN cameraman for a segment on that network last fall.

    Antioch College and the local food sustainability business Enviroflight are poised to collaborate on a project that leaders believe will benefit both entities.

  • Viability of CBE challenged in meeting

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    The current landscape of commercial real estate building and lending was the focal point at an informational forum on public funding for the CBE infrastructure last Thursday night, and several professionals in the field urged Council not to put money into the project.

  • Epic Books returns to downtown Yellow Springs

    Gail Lichtenfels reopened Epic Book Shop as a used bookstore last month after closing the longtime Dayton Street bookstore in 2009. At the new Epic, located at 229 Xenia Ave. in the space vacated last summer by the Main Squeeze juice bar, Lichtenfels will buy and sell used books on all topics but especially in the fields of religion, philosophy, psychology and mysticism. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the decades-long saga of Epic Book Shop, an improbable resurrection — 40 years after Gail Lichtenfels first bought it and four years after she shuttered it, Lichtenfels reopened Epic last month as a used bookstore.

  • Yellow Springs business featured on Secretary of State website

    Glen Courtright, CEO and founder of EnviroFlight, monitored the local company’s new product, a natural fertilizer for vegetable gardens, flowers and lawns, as it passed through a sifter. The fertilizer is a byproduct of EnviroFlight’s proprietary process of producing insect-based fish food. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local business EnviroFlight was recently featured on the website of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.

  • An Epic reopening

    Gail Lichtenfels reopened Epic Book Shop as a used bookstore last month after closing the longtime Dayton Street bookstore in 2009. At the new Epic, located at 229 Xenia Ave. in the space vacated last summer by the Main Squeeze juice bar, Lichtenfels will buy and sell used books on all topics but especially in the fields of religion, philosophy, psychology and mysticism. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Epic Book Shop, which closed four years ago, reopened downtown last month as a used bookstore.

  • New optometrist in village

    Dr. Todd McManus, shown here with his children Gavin and Haley, has opened a new optometry practice on Southgate Avenue.

    Dr. Todd McManus has opened a new optometry practice in the village.

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