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Articles by Diane Chiddister

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  • Village votes by precinct

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    Forget all that weird election news from last week. It was just a bad dream! In reality Hillary Clinton swept the polls!

  • ‘Nagasaki’ author to speak at AUM

    Susan Southard, author of “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,” will speak in the multipurpose room of Antioch University Midwest on Saturday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Susan Santi)

    Susan Southard, who will be awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize this week for her nonfiction book on the survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb, will speak in Yellow Springs this Saturday.

  • A habit of caring, and aging well

    Carl Hyde, who moved into the Friends Assisted Living Center a year ago, first came to Yellow Springs as an Antioch College freshman more than 70 years ago. After more than four decades as a town physician, he’s known to many as “Dr. Hyde.” He rides his bike regularly in good weather. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Though he retired more than 15 years ago, Carl Hyde’s habit of caring for people remains.

  • Protest of Standing Rock pipeline on Friday

    A weekly protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline takes place each Friday at the Yellow Springs Speedway gas station. Shown above are some of the about 35 protestors who took part in last week's event.

    A weekly protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline is taking place each Friday at Speedway in Yellow Springs.

  • State and county issues

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    Election results: state and county concerns

  • Villagers volunteer for Hillary

    Clinton campaign volunteers Luan Heit and Nick Barton of Xenia were among about 11 volunteers making get-out-the vote phone calls for their candidate last week. Organizers say several hundred villagers have volunteered for the campaign. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In her almost 90 years, Betty Ford has never before volunteered to help in a presidential campaign. But this year, several times a week, Ford can be found at a local home making calls to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton.

  • “Musketeers” take the stage this weekend

    Grant Crawford and Duard Headley recently rehearsed a swordfighting scene from the YSHS fall play, "The 
Three Musketeers," which takes place this weekend and next at the Mills Lawn gym.

    YSHS presents its fall play this weekend and next.

  • WSU to sell land to Township

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    On Wednesday, Oct. 26, the Wright State University Board of Trustees approved the sale of land on Xenia Avenue in Yellow Springs, a portion of the site of the former WSU medical clinic, to the Miami Township Trustees.

  • Cemetery Street project finished— New families make village home

    Two young families are moving to Yellow Springs, thanks to local land trust nonprofit Home, Inc. The Hange and Schaade families will complete the four-unit neighborhood on Cemetery Street, a collaboration between Home, Inc. and the Village of Yellow Springs. Pictured are Patrick and Brandy Hange, pregnant with Nico June, now 5 months, and Nolan, now 3, in front of their new home during an earlier phase of construction. Also pictured in a family photo are Matthew and Elizabeth Schaade with children Rowyn, 4; Gavin, 6; Marley, 3; and Vaeda, 1. An open house for the two families and their new homes will be held Friday, Oct. 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at 134 and 136 Cemetery St. (Submitted Photos courtesy of Home, Inc.)

    Looking online, both families discovered Home, Inc., the local land trust nonprofit, and wondered if Home, Inc. could help them.

  • Village Council — What about the beavers?

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    Members of Council, the Yellow Springs Tree Committee and local environmentalists considered that question at Council’s Oct. 17 meeting, following a report by Village Manager Patti Bates that beavers, previously believed to have taken up residence only at the Glass Farm wetlands, are now making a home, and a dam, at Ellis Park.

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