Economy Section :: Page 6

  • Yellow Springs business EnviroFlight on CNN soon

    Local business EnviroFlight and its founder, Glen Courtright, shown above, have been featured recently in several national news stories.

    Local business EnviroFlight and its founder, Glen Courtright, are the focus of several news stories by national media, including National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” and CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront,” to air next week.

  • Council moves to fund Center for Business and Education

    At its Sept. 16 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward approving a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, funding mechanism to pay for $700,000 in remaining costs for infrastructure development at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • The new Little Art Theatre takes a bow

    Little Art Theatre Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite welcomes theatergoers into the new lobby of the renovated theater, which will be open to the community during an open house from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. During the first complete renovation in the Little Art’s 84-year history, the theater was closed for the last five months and upgraded with a digital projector and surround-sound system, new cushioned seats, handicapped-accessible bathrooms and a spacious lobby, among other changes. After the open house, the theater begins a 12-day “Back to the Movies” film festival. Regular programming resumes on Friday, Oct. 11. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    This has been a “repair to remember” for the Little Art Theatre. Over the last five months, a half-million dollar renovation has transformed the 84-year-old theater from a relic of the 35-millimeter film era to a state-of-the-art, fully-digital and accessible movie house.

  • Zoning update on final round

    The new Yellow Springs zoning code could allow more flexibility in how Yellow Springers live and work. Council passed the first reading of the updated code at its Sept. 3 meeting, and will vote on the second and final reading Sept. 16.

  • Miami Valley area seeks commercial drone growth

    Promoters are lauding the Miami Valley as a potential hot spot for development of unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, for commercial purposes. Shown above is a New Zealand-built Droidworx Airframe SkyJib-8, outfitted with a motion picture camera. (Photo from Droidworx website)

    In mid-August the largest Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS, conference in the world took place in Washington, D.C. Among the more than 600 information booths on UAS research, development and manufacturing, the biggest booth hailed from Ohio ­— and specifically, from the Miami Valley.

  • Going public about B.O., naturally

    An organic, locally made deoderant that works is now available for retail in the village.

    Adriene Kramer has found a product that works to deodorize without harmful chemicals — it’s one she makes herself.

  • Little Art news: the good, the bad and the unreported

    Jenny Cowperthwaite-Ruka waits with the rest of the village for her theater, whose reopening date is still a few months away.

    The Little Art Theatre’s renovations are close to completion, but it will be some time before the theater opens again.

  • Getting from waste to want not

    The busy bugs of EnviroFlight are churning out a new product this year — a natural fertilizer that some say is making area tomato plants grow like weeds.

  • A passion for 1950s-era furniture

    When Atomic Fox owner Terry Fox spent weekends with his grandparents as a child, he didn’t expect those experiences to fuel a lifelong interest.

  • New store will focus on 50′s furniture

    Terry Fox recently opened Atomic Fox in Kings Yard. The new store specializes in mid-20th century furniture.

    A new store, Atomic Fox, has opened in the Kings Yard space formerly occupied by the survival store. The store features mid-20th century furniture and household items.

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