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Jun
24
2019
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Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • EnviroFlight to host tour

    EnviroFlight will host a tour of its Yellow Springs’ operation and meet and greet with employees on Tuesday, June 18.

  • Get a whiff of this—Awaken Essential Oils set to open

    Stephanie Palmer, the only registered aromatherapist in Ohio, will open the doors of Awaken Essential Oils to the public beginning June 8. In addition to her wide array of hand-blended and fragrant oils, Awaken Essential Oils offers a diverse collection of tea blends, gemstones, crystals, incense, jewlery and an assortment of spiritual tools. Here, she holds a pearly hunk of apophyllite. (Photo by Reilly Dixon)

    Grapefruit, sandalwood, mandarin, sweet orange, lemon, clary sage, ylang ylang and rose. The organic extractions rush to meet the senses when opening one of Stephanie Palmer’s hand-blended essential oils. She calls it “Injoy.”

  • Forest Village Homes—Home, Inc. expands to rentals

    Nick Cunningham and his Japanese bobtail cat, Manny, in the fully accessible kitchen of Cunningham’s new rental apartment at 511 Dayton St. The apartment, one half of a newly built duplex, is part of Forest Village Homes, an affordable, accessible rental project developed by Home, Inc. to meet local rental housing needs. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    How hard is it to find an affordable, accessible rental in Yellow Springs? Ask Nick Cunningham, a medal-winning Paralympic athlete and the current president of the Village’s Human Relations Commission, or HRC.

  • Small change—the sudden popularity of the ‘tiny, tiny house’ movement

    One of the half-dozen tiny, tiny houses springing up in backyards and front lawns all over the village. Its occupant is safely ensconced inside. (Submitted photo)

    Make some room, but not too much, for the Tiny, Tiny House movement.

  • Launch party slated for ‘The Can Hand’— Local inventor shows can-do spirit

    The patent is pending for local entrepreneur Jon Horvath’s latest invention, The Can Hand, an ingenious way to hold a beverage while keeping one’s fingers free for other tasks, such as texting or holding an umbrella. Horvath will host an open launch party for The Can Hand at Yellow Springs Brewery on Saturday, March 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. with games, raffles and refreshments. The brewery was Horvath’s first customer and will start selling their logo-printed Can Hands this weekend. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local inventor presents a multi-tasking tool for the beverage wielder, a coozie worn on the back of your hand, freeing fingers for other uses.

  • As markets open, Cresco has room to grow

    Cresco Labs's application for processing medical marijuana was not approved by the state. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Despite being the state’s first licensed medical marijuana growing facility, Cresco Labs of Yellow Springs last month was not granted a processing license by the state.

  • Planning Commission—MillWorks plan faces resistance

    Newly laid plans for MillWorks faced vocal opposition at Planning Commission’s regular meeting last week as the body considered a zoning change to allow for a greater mix of uses at the site.

  • MillWorks owners look to address concerns

    New villagers Jessica Yamamoto and Antonio Molina, pictured with their nine-year-old twin daughters, Sophia and Jessie, are the new owners of Millworks Business Center. The couple buys and rehabs properties that they resell or maintain as rentals. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The new owners of MillWorks business park, who are requesting a zoning change on the property to allow for more uses, were at the Emporium on Sunday, Feb. 17, to field questions and address citizen concerns about the project.

  • MillWorks seeks zoning change

    An industrial park in the village is requesting a zoning change to allow for a mix of uses, according to its new owners this week.

  • Aahar India seeks help to rebuild

    Owner of the Indian food truck Aahar India, which burned last Saturday night, has launched a crowdsourcing campaign so he can rebuild.