Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 21

  • Emergency Council meeting on pool closure

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    The Yellow Springs Village Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday morning, June 16 at 9 a.m. in Council chambers to discuss the pool closing yesterday due to herbicide application.

  • Downtown lighting gets a makeover

    Village electric crew members Dan Mayenschein (in bucket), Chris Hamilton and Jane Hamilton installed one of the three new streetlights on Xenia Avenue last week. They will install 18 new lights on Dayton Street soon.

    New streetlights were installed on Xenia Avenue last week, and will be installed on Dayton Street soon.

  • 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.