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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 4

  • Council eyes option for smaller, denser housing

    Recently Village Council considered a new zoning category for small homes that encourage community.

  • Village crew leader Johnnie Burns — Recognition for job well done

    Johnnie Burns, right, the Village of Yellow Springs superintendent of electric and water distribution, recently received a Larry Hobart “Seven Hats” award from the the American Association of Public Power, a national award honoring managers of small town utilities. Burns is shown here last Friday helping to reset an electric pole on Walnut Street knocked over by a fallen tree. At left is Kent Harding. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Johnnie Burns and his crew appeared in the middle of the road on Fairfield Pike, where the water had mysteriously stopped running. They first had to figure out what the problem was — was a pipe broken or frozen? — and then had to locate the pipe. It wasn’t easy.

  • Local musicians perform in FMC concert

    The annual concert performance by staffers and campers at the Friends Music Camp will take place this Saturday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Foundry Theater on the Antioch College campus.

  • Village Council— New efforts for broadband

    A local group of municipal broadband supporters will continue its effort to bring a fiber optic network to Yellow Springs, following the decision of Village government leaders to not move forward with creating and funding a municipal network.

  • “Small-budget, high-quality” film on Lakota culture comes to village

    The indie film “Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, comes to Yellow Springs July 24 to 28.

  • ‘Lend me your ears …’

    Shown above on Saturday night are, from left, Aaron Saari as Caesar; Carson Betts as Marc Antony; Elizabeth Lutz Warren as Calpurnia and Andrea Hansgen as Antony’s assistant. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” was performed outside and in the round last weekend on the grounds of Mills Lawn School, and the production continues this weekend at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22.

  • Council on policing— Guidelines stress anti-racism

    At Village Council’s July 3 meeting, Council members unanimously approved adopting new guidelines for policing that take a proactively inclusive and anti-racist stance.

  • Mayor, Council races spark interest as filing deadline nears

    Yellow Springs community residents interested in getting involved in local governing will find a variety of opportunities in this year’s elections.

  • Glen hikers rescued after limb falls

    Two female hikers were rescued from Glen Helen after a large tree limb fell on them while they were climbing up the stone steps out of the Glen.

  • Julius Caesar in Yellow Springs

    Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” will be performed this weekend and next on the grounds of Mills Lawn School.

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