Economy Section :: Page 8

  • Living well in a tiny house

    If you close your eyes before entering Alex Melamed and Allison Paul’s new Walnut Street home, then open your eyes once inside, you might not realize you’re in a tiny home. The high-ceilinged, light-filled living room feels spacious, with a kitchen on one end and a bed, out of sight, in the loft above.

  • Springs Motel turns over keys

    The charm of the little roadside motel that attracted Eric Clark 10 years ago has hooked a new buyer with an eye for potential. Kat Krehbiel purchased the Springs Motel last week and has plans for its continued revival, possibly including a new place to eat on the south end of town. But to start out, Krehbiel’s main hope is to keep her first motel business alive and well.

  • Forget Park Place; buy Antioch

    A local version of the 80-year-old fast-dealing property trading game of Monopoly is coming to Yellow Springs. Envisioned as a way to promote the town, its businesses, non-profits and quirky culture, an informal group of merchants and villagers designed a local Monopoly board game over the last few months.

  • Planning Commission— How small is too small for a home in town?

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    How small is too small for a house in Yellow Springs? That question was one of several considered by the Village Planning Commission at a special Jan. 23 meeting as they reviewed the proposed revision of the Village zoning code.

  • Creative Memories building— Auctioneer offers purchase

    The Antioch Company drafted a contract last week to sell its facility on East Enon Road to International Auction and Appraisal Services Worldwide, an industrial auctioneer and property manager based in Shrewsbury, Pa.

  • Enter the Sidedoor for new cut or style

    Hair stylist Andrea Rhodes recently opened the Sidedoor Salon at 108 Dayton Street.

    Andrea Rhodes recently opened the Sidedoor Salon on the side of 108 Dayton Street.

  • Fate of old clinic site still not known

    Since the Yellow Springs Family Health Center, operated by Wright State University Physicians, was abandoned and demolished three years ago, the land has been vacant.

  • YS Credit Union names Sandy Hollenberg as president

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    Interim president and CEO of Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union Sandra Hollenberg was named permanent leader of the local lender.

  • New store Ohio Vintage— A family passion for the old

    John-Marcus Murray, seated, and his brother, Josh, have recently opened Ohio Vintage above The Winds Cafe at 213 Xenia Avenue. The store, which specializes in industrial, urban and eclectic vintage goods, will offer shoppers a 20 percent off sale this weekend, Jan. 4–6. Store hours are noon to 5 p.m. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Murray brothers are unusual in the world of vintage goods. They’re young — Josh is 29, John-Marcus 30 — but they’ve already been buying and selling old items for about 15 years.

  • Servlet back in familiar hands

    The local Internet provider Servlet that was purchased last spring by a group of local investors was bought back earlier this month by former owner Bruce Cornett.

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