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Business Section

  • 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.

  • Cresco readies first harvest for dispensaries

    Last week, Dennis Plamondon, director of cultivation at Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs, stood before some of the first crop of cannabis harvested a few days before Christmas. The plants will dry before they are “deboned,” packaged and sold as flowers to dispensaries around the state. Medical marijuana has yet to hit the shelves as several aspects of Ohio’s program are not yet fully operational. (Photo by Gary McBride)

    The inaugural harvest of close to 400 cannabis plants was completed a few days before Christmas at Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs, and its medical marijuana products will soon be available to dispensaries around the state.

  • Cresco awarded first dispensary license

    Cresco Labs, which operates a medical marijuana cultivation facility in Yellow Springs, is the first company in the state to be granted a dispensary license for a dispensary it plans to open in Eastern Ohio.

  • Mills Park Hotel wins leadership award

    Mills Park Hotel was named "Ohio Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year" by the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association in November. Pictured are Mills Park Hotel owners Katie Hammond, Libby Hammond and Jim Hammond and assistant general manager Monika Lindsay, with award presenters Joe Savarise, executive director of Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association, and Kip Vreelend, senior vice president of Marriott International.

    The management and staff of The Mills Park Hotel in Yellow Springs were named “Ohio Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year” at a recent conference of the state’s hotel and lodging professional association.

  • Greene Canteen’s clean, green cuisine

    In addition to her other businesses, Brittany Baum has been busy supervising the construction crews at work on her new bistro, the Greene Canteen, at 134 Dayton St. The colorful exterior was designed by Slagle Design in Columbus, with painting done by the Mural Machine of Dayton. (Photo by Gary McBride)

    Yellow Springers can look forward to the healthy fare of very veggie-oriented salads, smoothies, juices, sandwiches, soups and more when Brittany Baum opens the Greene Canteen in early 2019.