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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 2

  • Council agrees on ’15 goals

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    At their Feb. 2 meeting, Village Council members gave initial approval to four main goals for 2015. Discussion on goals will continue in upcoming meetings, after two Council members meet with Village staff to clarify some of the language.

  • Mills Lawn teacher charged

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    On Friday, Feb. 13, popular longtime Mills Lawn teacher Ben Trumbull was arrested in Columbus and charged with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor.

  • News wins top state award for 5th year

    This photo by Yellow Springs News photographer Suzanne Szempruch won second place in the Feature Photograph category at yesterday's annual contest for weeklies at the Ohio Newspaper Association convention in Columbus. The News won the top award in its size category.

    The Yellow Springs News won Newspaper of the Year, the top award in its size category, at yesterday’s annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association.

  • Attorneys vie for position of Village solicitor

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    Last Wednesday, Jan. 28, Village Council at a special meeting heard presentations from three law firms that are vying for the position of Village solicitor.

  • Council eyes sidewalk levy

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    What’s the best way for a town that promotes walkability to maintain its sidewalks? Is it fair to make homeowners pay for upkeep when they may not receive financial benefit from their investment?

  • Council nixes grant for wetland

    One of the beavers present in the Glass Farm wetland. (submitted photo by Scott Stolsenberg)

    At their Jan. 20 meeting, Village Council delivered a setback to a group of local environmentalists who sought to develop a management plan for a wetlands on the Glass Farm.

  • 2014 Village revenues beat expectations

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    There was good news regarding last year’s Village general fund budget at Village Council’s Jan. 20 meeting, according to Finance Director Melissa Vanzant. In 2014, revenues exceeded projections and expenses came in lower than expected.

  • TAG! exhibit highlights street art

    The work of Travis Tarbox Hotaling, pictured above, is featured in the Antioch College exhibit TAG! Territorial Negotiations, at the Herndon Gallery.

    TAG! Territorial Negotiations, an exhibit around the issues of local and national street art, continues at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus through Feb. 13.

  • School crisis options eyed

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    A desire to put resources into preventive mental health initiatives emerged as a theme last Thursday at a community meeting on school safety measures attended by about 35 school district parents, teachers and staff.

  • Classic doc at Little Art

    The 1929 silent film "Man with a Movie Camera" will show this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.

    The classic documentary, “Man with a Movie Camera” will show at the Little Art Theatre this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m.