Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 22

  • 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.

  • Villagers return to normal water use

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    The Village will use Code Red at noon today to let villagers know they can return to normal water usage, following last week’s water line break in the Gaunt Park area.

  • New store Ohio Vintage— A family passion for the old

    John-Marcus Murray, seated, and his brother, Josh, have recently opened Ohio Vintage above The Winds Cafe at 213 Xenia Avenue. The store, which specializes in industrial, urban and eclectic vintage goods, will offer shoppers a 20 percent off sale this weekend, Jan. 4–6. Store hours are noon to 5 p.m. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Murray brothers are unusual in the world of vintage goods. They’re young — Josh is 29, John-Marcus 30 — but they’ve already been buying and selling old items for about 15 years.

  • Council to vote on pay raise

    Village Council members at their Dec. 17 meeting continued a discussion on increasing the stipend for Council members. They will vote on the first reading of a pay raise ordinance at their Jan. 7 meeting.

  • Mardi Gras FUNdraiser set for YSKP

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    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will present a Mardi Gras fundraiser gala on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Glen Helen building.

  • Villagers asked to conserve water

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    Villagers are being asked to conserve water today, Jan. 3, until repairs are made on a water line break near Gaunt Park.

  • The year in review 2012: Antioch College moves forward

    The first class of the revived Antioch College gathered on the steps of Main Building at the start of their year. After nine months and three challenging terms, students said they felt exhausted and overwhelmed, yet enthused with a sense of accomplishment. The next class arrives in October. (submitted Photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    The year in review 2012: Antioch College moves forward

  • Village ball drop coming soon

    Revelers gathered on New Year's Eve a year ago for the annual Yellow Springs Ball Drop.

    The annual Yellow Springs Ball Drop will take place beginning at 11:45 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, at the intersection of Xenia Avenue and Short Street downtown. Everyone is welcome.

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