Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 21

  • Five seek council seat

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    Five villagers have expressed interest in replacing Village Council President Judith Hempfling.

  • To Xenia or Fairborn, via bus

    When Barbara Mann wanted to ride a bus this Monday morning, all she had to do was step off the curb in front of Tom’s Market and wave down the little white bus.

  • Just hop on the bus and head out of town!

    Barbara Mann, transportation coordinator for the Senior Center, was one of the first to ride the Yellow Line bus when it came through town on its first day Monday.

    This week Greene County CATS began a new flex bus route in Yellow Springs, allowing villagers to take the bus from the village to Xenia or Fairborn, and transfer from Fairborn to Wright State University or from Xenia to downtown Dayton.

  • Friday deadline for YSKP fundraiser

    YS Kids Playhouse staff and performers go Cajun for a day.

    Friday, Feb. 1, is the deadline to make reservations for the Feb. 9 Mardi Gras fundraiser for the YS Kids Playhouse.

  • Guns and the Village: where we are, what to do

    While gun rights advocates and gun control advocates both see a correlation between guns and violence, they have come to opposite conclusions.

  • Enter the Sidedoor for new cut or style

    Hair stylist Andrea Rhodes recently opened the Sidedoor Salon at 108 Dayton Street.

    Andrea Rhodes recently opened the Sidedoor Salon on the side of 108 Dayton Street.

  • Snow emergency, drive with care

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    Yellow Springs is under a Level 1 Snow Emergency today, Friday, Jan. 25. Drivers should use caution.

  • Village Council— Funding for nonprofits considered

    How should Village Council respond to funding requests from local nonprofits? Council members held an initial discussion on the issue at their Jan. 7 meeting, although the topic was discussion only, with no action taken at this time.

  • MLK Day activities begin on Friday

    Villagers braved the cold to take part in the 2012 MLK Day march through town.

    Villagers have several opportunities to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over this week-end.

  • Village Council— Pay hike gets initial OK

    At their Jan. 7 meeting, Village Council members approved 4–1 the first reading of an ordinance to raise Council members’ stipends from $4,000 a year to $7,200. Council members will take the final vote on the ordinance at their Jan. 22 meeting.

  • Chief Pettiford— Building on what’s worked

    The family of new Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford, who began his job last month, has lived in Yellow Springs for generations. Pettiford, who brings 30 years experience to the job, is shown in his office at the Bryan Community Center. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford was growing up in the village, the town was a place where everyone seemed to know everyone else. The town felt very safe, and an important part of that safety was the presence of the local police.

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