Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 20

  • A new lighting look downtown

    Village electric crew members Dan Mayenschein (in bucket) Chris Hamilton and Jane Hamilton installed one of the three new streetlights on the north end of Xenia Avenue on Monday. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Villagers who venture downtown this week may notice that the Village electric crew finished installing three street lamps at the north end of downtown.

  • Village Council— Rehab option for water plant

    Regarding how best to source local water, Village Council may have the option of rehabbing the village’s current water plant.

  • Village Council—Needed repairs to water lines will add cost

    The Village needs to plan on adding an additional $1.6 million onto the final cost of either purchasing drinking water from Springfield or building a new water plant, consulting engineer John Eastman told Council at its May 20 meeting.

  • Remembered

    About 20 local men and women from the Yellow Springs Odd Fellows lodge placed American flags on the graves of veterans and Odd ­Fellows at the Glen Forest Cemetery last Friday afternoon.

  • Mosquito control takes a village

    For the first time this year, villagers are on the front lines of preventing West Nile virus in Yellow Springs. Specifically, local residents need to start looking for sources of standing water in their yards, in order to help eliminate mosquito breeding in the village.

  • Villagers asked to monitor mosquito breeding sites

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    Villagers are asked to monitor their yards for potential sites for mosquitoes to breed, and remove any standing water they find.

  • Scouts’ quest for kindness

    Those who think kids don’t get bullied in Yellow Springs should think again, according to members of the local Girl Scout Troop 30349. And the scouts are especially concerned about how girls hurt each other.

  • Local Girl Scouts sponsor film on girl bullying

    Yellow Springs Girl Scout Troop 30349 is sponsoring the documentary Finding Kind, on female bullying, on Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at the Bryan Center gym. Following the film will be a community discussion. Shown here are, from left top row, Peyton Gray, leader Wendy Hoff, Esperanza Pennartz, Isabella Kraus, Madrid Joy and leader Erin Hankie; front row from left, Victoria Osborne, Isaiah Crawford, Sammi Woolley and Julia Hoff. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The eight members of local Girl Scout Troop 30349 have organized a community showing of Finding Kind, a documentary about girls bullying girls. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Bryan Center gym.

  • Jennifer Rosengarten exhibits at DVAC— Paintings blooming with color and life

    Jennifer Rosengarten sits in front of her many large, colorful oil paintings which are on display at the Dayton Visual Arts Center. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Jennifer Rosengarten can’t remember a time when she didn’t make art. She can’t remember a time when she didn’t love color. And her passion for making art rich with color is currently on display at the Dayton Visual Arts Center.

  • Phyllis Jackson to be honored

    For years, Phyllis Lawson Jackson has been the “go-to” person for local history. The appeal of a historical perspective, she believes, is that even as history teaches us about the past, it also helps illuminate the present.