Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 34

  • “Share the Joy” provides gifts for local families in need

    The annual Yellow Springs Clean-up Week takes place next week, Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 18. Villagers may put most household items out by the curb to be hauled away.

    The annual “Share the Joy” project, sponsored by the Yellow Springs Library, has begun. The project provides an opportunity for holiday shoppers to purchase anonymous gifts for local families in need.

  • Nonstop in a transitional time

    The Nonstop Institute of Yellow Springs will leave its Millworks location the end of November, but members plan to continue sponsoring events of artistic and cultural significance in the village. Pictured above are, standing from left, Nonstop members Migiwa Orimo, Jill Becker, Chris Hill, C.T. Chen, Michael Casselli and Dan Reyes and seated, Lincoln Alpern.

    The Nonstop Institute of Yellow Springs will give up its Millworks facility the end of November, but Nonstop members plan to continue hosting artistic and cultural events in the community at downtown locations.

  • Home, Inc. waiver approved by Village Council

    At their Nov. 7 meeting, members of Village Council unanimously approved a request from Home, Inc. to waive tap-in fees for the proposed Home, Inc./Buckeye Community Hope Foundation affordable senior housing project.

  • The ‘ecstatic surprise’ of a painter

    Local artist Ira Brukner is currently showing 17 of his brightly-colored, abstract paintings at a solo exhibit at the Miller Center for Visual Arts at Urbana University. The exhibit is open to the public Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 1–4 p.m. through Dec. 3, excluding Thanksgiving weekend. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Local artist Ira Brukner describes his painting process as almost magical. “It just happens,” he said of his process.

  • Drones projected to be new force in regional economy

    UAS (unmanned aerial system), popularly known as drones, are the fastest growing weapons systems for the Department of Defense, and a growing economic driver in southwestern Ohio.

  • Brukner paintings on exhibit

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    An exhibit of the paintings of local artist Ira Brukner is on display at the Miller Center for Visual Arts at Urbana University. The exhibit is open Thursday and Saturday afternoons through Dec. 3, except for Thanksgiving weekend.

  • Askeland, Simms, Walkey, Mucher win contested races

    Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey won seats on Yellow Springs Village Council on Election Day. Askeland and Walkey are incumbents, and Simms is a newcomer. In the contested race for Miami Township Trustee, incumbent Chris Mucher defeated John Eastman.

    Yellow Springs voters elected Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey to seats on Village Council on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Chris Mucher returns to Miami Township Trustees.

  • Ohio Silver celebrates 40th

    The downtown jewelry store Ohio Silver celebrates its 40th anniversary this Friday, Nov. 18, from 6–9 p.m. during the Third Friday Fling. Shown is store owner Marcia Wallgren, who has owned Ohio Silver since 1974.

    Village jewelry store Ohio Silver celebrates its 40th anniversary with a party for the public this Friday, Nov. 18, from 6–9 p.m. during the Third Friday Fling.

  • Singing from, and for, the heart

    Organizers of the upcoming community singing event, “Singing from the Heart,” are, from left front, Denise Runyon and Theresa Horan-Sapunar, and from left back, Linda Griffith and Jannirose Fenimore. The event takes place next Saturday, Nov. 19, from 7–9:30 p.m. at Westminster Hall at the First Presbyterian Church. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Singing brings people together in a way that unites and enriches, according to the organizers of “Singing from the Heart,” a Yellow Springs Community Sing that takes place next weekend.

  • Cundiff is Sidney job finalist

    Yellow Springs Village Manager Mark Cundiff is a finalist for the position of city manager in Sidney, Ohio. (News file photo)

    At Village Council’s Nov. 7 meeting, Village Manager Mark Cundiff announced that he is a finalist for the job of city manager in Sidney, Ohio.

  • Winners of uncontested races

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

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