Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 23

  • New Village emergency contact system

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    The Village will soon move to a new emergency contact system, Hyper-Reach.

  • Energy group helps Village to conserve

    According to the 2012 annual report from the Yellow Springs Energy Board at Village Council’s Feb. 19 meeting, the Village will, in the next few years, receive the large majority of its electrical power from renewable sources.

  • Women’s Voices — Some art in hall, some not

    What is the right balance between promoting free expression and protecting Village government from lawsuits if that expression offends? At their Feb. 19 meeting, Village Council members wrestled with that thorny issue as they determined the best way to display art during the upcoming Women’s Voices Out Loud exhibit.

  • Living tiny in the village

    Allison Paul and Alex Melamed live in what's perhaps the village's tiniest house on Walnut Street.

    Alex Melamed and Allison Paul live in what’s perhaps the village’s tiniest house on Walnut Street.

  • Council approves sculpture event

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    At their Feb. 19 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved moving ahead with a bronze sculpture symposium sponsored by the Yellow Springs Arts Council.

  • Fleming to direct Fats Waller musical at Central State

    YSKP Director John Fleming will direct "Ain't Misbehavin'" at Central State University this weekend. He's shown with the cast of CSU students.

    YSKP director John Fleming of Yellow Springs will direct “Aint’s Mishavin,” a musical based on the songs of Fats Waller, at Central State University this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Use the Sidedoor for a new cut and style

    Once, after Andrea Rhodes got a really good haircut, she was walking down the street when someone leaned out a car window and yelled, “Great haircut!” Rhodes aims to give that sort of cut to her customers.

  • Village Council— Council to contract out pool care

    At their Feb. 4 meeting, Village Council members agreed to contract the responsibilities for running the Gaunt Park pool to Dayton Pool Management, or DPM, part of a nationwide pool management company.

  • Planners limit tiny homes

    In response to the question, “how small can a house be in Yellow Springs?” Village Planning Commission on Monday night chose to split the difference between those who favor and those who oppose allowing tiny houses in the village.

  • Being black in Yellow Springs

    Young people who grew up in Yellow Springs during the 1960s were in a “racial, social and economic bubble” where kids had little awareness of race, class or economic level, according to Yellow Springs natives who will speak soon on the topic, “Being Black in Yellow Springs: The Sixties Experience.”