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Economy Section :: Page 7

  • 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.

  • Building on again at Birch III

    Development of a 40-lot subdivision on the village’s south side, first approved eight years ago, is finally taking off under new ownership and a rebounding housing market.

  • A seamstress’ dressmaking passion

    New villager Zara McCartney has recently opened BouChic Dressmakers, a new dressmaking and alterations shop at the Wellness Center, 716 Xenia Ave., Suite 6. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    BouChic, the new alterations and dressmaking business in Yellow Springs, sits at the very back of the white professional building on Xenia Avenue. Inside, owner Zara McCartney has neatly stacked bolts of cloth, drawers filled with a variety of patterns, a dressing room, sewing machines and a chalkboard wall for children.

  • Village’s second passive house opens for one-day tour

    Andrew and Anisa Kline in front of their home on West Davis Street.

    Greene Generation Building will open its second passive house in the village on Saturday, June 22, from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Pig Wings take flight this weekend

    For Tomaz and Margaret Williams, ministering and cooking have a lot in common.