Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 13

  • Antioch University— Good news; new leader

    It’s been a good summer for Antioch University, which has recently received national recognition for fiscal stability along with an opportunity to take a leadership role in a national conference on educational innovation, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Area Air National Guard pilots fly drones overseas

    You won’t see any Predator drones when you enter the Ohio Air National Guard base at the Springfield-Beckley airport. The sleek white aircraft that stands 7 feet tall, has a wingspan of almost 50 feet and resembles a giant pale insect, won’t be parked on a runway.

  • Finance head to leave village

    The turnover of Village leadership that began last week with the announcement of Manager Laura Curliss’ resignation continues this week, as Village Finance Director Sharon Potter retires from her position. Her last day is Friday, Aug. 30.

  • Community Resources requests $656,000 to complete Center for Business and Education

    At Village Council’s Aug. 19 meeting, members of Community Resources requested that Council find a way to fund a financial shortfall so that the infrastructure for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, can be completed next year.

  • Former manager likely interim choice

    Retired Village manager Kent Bristol is considering stepping in as interim Village manager.

    Local resident Kent Bristol, who managed the Village of Yellow Springs for 15 years, is now considering stepping back into the position as an interim replacement for Laura Curliss, who leaves Sept. 28.

  • Fireworks set for this Saturday

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks display, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

  • Charges filed in Glen Helen ‘gunman’ scare

    Cody Buffenbarger, 22, of Springboro, was charged last week with falsification, a first-degree misdemeanor, for fabricating a story on June 27 about a man with a gun near Ecocamp cabins in Glen Helen.

  • Laura Curliss to leave Village Manager position

    At Village Council’s Aug. 19 meeting, Council unanimously approved a resolution that allows the Village and Village Manager Laura Curliss to enter into a settlement agreement that releases Curliss from her contract with the Village.

  • Blues Fest kicks off in Yellow Springs

    Dean Sims of Springfield and his Satchmo Show will be one of the featured acts at this weekend's Blues Fest, sponsored by the AACW. The event takes place at the Antioch College Amphitheatre.

    The 16th annual AACW Blues/Jazz/Gospel Fest takes place this weekend from Aug. 22 through Aug. 25.

  • Robust field for local races

    In the past several weeks, several additional villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for local elective offices, making this year’s election season especially robust. Eight people are running for the three open seats on Village Council, seven seek the three seats on the Yellow Springs Board of Education and seven are running for […]

  • Board, Basora set contract

    Last week the Yellow Springs District Board of Education and Superintendent Mario Basora came to an agreement about Basora’s contract with the local district, according to an Aug. 8 press release. The board will vote on the five-year amended contract at its regular Sept. 12 meeting. “We are pleased to announce that the superintendent has […]

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