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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 17

  • Yellow Springs village revenues higher than expected


    A mid-year budget review at Village Council’s July 21 meeting offered good news regarding Village general fund revenues.

  • Yellow Springs is SWAT member


    In recent years, there has been increased awareness of the growing number of SWAT team raids in this country. Since the 1980s, police departments’ use of SWAT has risen about 1,500 percent, resulting in about 148 SWAT raids daily, according to University of Eastern Kentucky criminal justice professor Peter Kraska in a June 9 New York Times article.

  • She led with her heart and her spirit

    Local resident Becky Teilhet, who died after being struck by lightning in Colorado July 11, is shown here with some of her beloved canine friends. (Submitted photo)

    Becky Teilhet was beloved by many in the Yellow Springs community, known by family and friends for her unusually kind and generous nature.

  • Village Council denies appeal to stop solar array


    At its July 21 meeting, Village Council voted unanimously to deny an appeal of Planning Commission’s June 23 decision to allow a solar array at Antioch College. The decision means that the college solar project is allowed to go forward.

  • Only 1 birthday wish: save manatees!

    Mackenzie Horton, age 9, is raising money to help rehabilitate manatees, which are often injured by boats. She's shown at the Columbus Zoo.

    Mackenzie Horton of Yellow Springs, age 9, is raising money to help save manatees.

  • New Herndon director on job

    Jennifer Wenker is the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Jen Wheeler)

    Jennifer Wenker is the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus.

  • NAMImobile to educate on mental illness

    The “NAMImobile,” a traveling educational bus to fight stigma of mental illness visits the Yellow Springs Village BP at the corner of U.S. 68 and Corry Street from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The event is hosted by the National Association on Mental Illness Yellow Springs affiliate. (Submitted photo)

    A bus from the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be in Yellow Springs Tuesday, July 22, to help educate villagers on mental illness.

  • SIDEBAR—Referendum effort begins


    A group of villagers is launching a campaign to put on the November ballot the question of whether the Village should fund the CBE infrastructure

  • Council gives CBE final approval


    At Monday’s meeting, Village Council in a 3–2 vote gave final approval to funding the Center for Business and Education infrastructure. Karen Wintrow, Gerry Simms and Brian Housh voted for the CBE funding and Lori Askeland and Marianne MacQueen voted against.

  • Council examines ‘busking’


    At their July 7 meeting, Village Council members continued an earlier discussion on how best to balance the needs of buskers and business owners in a way that doesn’t put a damper on what many villagers see as a source of downtown uniqueness.