Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 20

  • Public arts forum coming

    The nude paintings in the Women's Voices Out Loud art exhibit stirred controversy earlier this spring. A community forum on local arts policy in Village buildings will take place this Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. during the regular Village Council meeting.

    A community forum on local arts and arts policy will be held this Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at Bryan Center in Council chambers, during the regular Village Council meeting.

  • A tale of two waters

    Soon, Council will choose between upgrading its aging water plant or purchasing water from Springfield. It seems timely, then, to compare various aspects of Yellow Springs and Springfield water.

  • Make It Count for the Birds counts for the Glen

    The pileated woodpecker is one of the 85 bird species tallied last Saturday at the annual "Make It Count for the Birds" fundraiser for Glen Helen. The event raised about $10,000 for the nature preserve.

    About 25 birders tallied 85 bird species in the Glen last Saturday, during the annual “Make It Count for the Birds” event, which also raised about $10,000 for the nature preserve.

  • Tackling hard water, hard choices

    Of all the critical decisions made by municipal governments, perhaps no decisions are more important than those concerning water.

  • Clean-up Week starts Monday

    The annual Yellow Springs Clean-up Week takes place next week, Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 18. Villagers may put most household items out by the curb to be hauled away.

    The annual Yellow Springs Clean-up Week will take place this year from Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 18. Villagers can put most unwanted household items out by the curb, and they’ll be hauled away.

  • Coast-to-coast walkers come to the village

    Kait and John Seyal brought their therapy dogs, Grace and Max, to the Friends Care Center last weekend to visit with residents, including, from left, Jeanette Wiggins, JoJo Campbell and Homer Williams. The couple is walking across the country with their dogs to promote dog therapy and animal rescue.

    Kait and John Seyal visited Yellow Springs last weekend with their rescue dogs on their walk across the country.

  • Small towns, bigger water bills

    The price we pay for the water that flows from our taps is determined by a variety of factors, including a bit of guesswork

  • AMP offers green pricing program

    At Village Council’s April 16 meeting, Eric Lloyd of AMP, the Village’s municipal power cooperative, presented information on a new green pricing program, Ecosmart Choice, that AMP is offering to its members.

  • First district-wide art fest held

    The first district-wide Yellow Springs Schools K-12 Arts Fest took place last Thursday evening at the high school. Face painting was a popular activity; shown above, Lorien Chavez got painted by Morgan Chaplin.

    The Yellow Springs School District hosted its first K-12 Art Fest last Thursday, April 26, at Yellow Springs High School.

  • Teacher Lasater draws yoga practitioners to village

    Local yoga teachers Patricia Schneider, left, and Andrew Junker are shown with nationally known teacher Judith Lasater, who will lead a five-day yoga workshop at Bryan Center beginning Saturday, April 28. Laseter is one of several well-known yoga teachers who Schneider and Junker bring to town for workshops. (Submitted photo)

    Internationally known yoga teacher Judith Lasater will teach a five-day workshop in Yellow Springs beginning Saturday, April 28.

  • New e-novel by Ruth Myers­— This writing game’s for a dame

    Longtime Yellow Springs novelist Ruth Myers has recently published an e-book, No Game for a Dame, a mystery set in Depression-era Dayton. The novel has hit the top-10 list of historical mysteries on Amazon.com. She’s shown at her home southeast of Yellow Springs. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    20 years ago, Ruth Myers had succeeded where most writers fail. Instead of just talking about writing novels, she reliably produced them, becoming a dependable midlist author. But two decades later, things have changed. Many writers have had to take publishing into their own hands, and Myers has published a new e-book.

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