Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 19

  • Rain check…

    A smaller than usual but still enthusiastic crowd greeted Saturday’s rescheduled 4th of July parade last weekend. Rains on the 4th forced the parade’s forced rescheduling for Saturday, July 6.

  • Blockade down on Limestone Street

    The barricades that blocked off the 600 block of West Limestone Street for about an hour and a half this afternoon, Friday, July 13, have been removed, and police say the area is safe.

  • Subject of police search taken to hospital

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    At 12:40 p.m. Thursday, July 11, the Yellow Springs police apprehended Stefan Ritchie, 24, and transported him to Greene County Memorial Hospital.

  • Coach Jimmy in critical but stable condition

    Jimmy Chesire, known to t-ball parents and kids as Coach Jimmy, is shown at a recent Friday evening t-ball event. Chesire is in critical but stable condition at the Kettering Medical Center following brain surgery last Sunday night.

    Jimmy Chesire remains in critical but stable condition at Kettering Medical Center following brain surgery last Sunday evening.

  • New store will focus on 50’s furniture

    Terry Fox recently opened Atomic Fox in Kings Yard. The new store specializes in mid-20th century furniture.

    A new store, Atomic Fox, has opened in the Kings Yard space formerly occupied by the survival store. The store features mid-20th century furniture and household items.

  • Pool re-opens, controversy goes on

    Village Council will decide at its July 1 meeting when to remove the fence around the grassy area where herbicide was over-applied.

  • Last week’s lockdown a hoax, police say

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    According to the Greene County Sheriff’s Department this afternoon, last week’s alleged gunman in the Glen incident was a fabricated story. No such person existed, sheriff’s say.

  • Profile of the herbicide ‘Escalade 2’

    According to Dr. Jason Russell, a medical toxicology fellow at the Ohio University College of Medicine who works at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, villagers have “not much to worry about.”

  • Pool closed 2 days after herbicide application— Spraying sparks controversy

    Several villagers spoke passionately and heatedly about their frustrations and fears around the Wednesday, June 12, overuse of herbicides on the grass around the Gaunt Park pool at Village Council’s June 17 meeting.

  • Both water, soil deemed safe at pool

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    Soil samples form around Gaunt Park pool showed chemicals at far below the levels at which humans can be exposed and not show any ill effects. The pool opened Friday.