Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 40

  • 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.

  • Diversity workshop coming soon

    Jalyn and Steven Roe of The Jael Group are sponsoring a forum on inclusion in the workplace on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

    A forum on inclusion in the workplace, originally scheduled for Nov. 9, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 30. Leaders of the event are Steven and Jalyn Roe of The Jael Group.

  • Candidates vie for public office

    Energy issues took center stage at the Candidate’s Forum at the Senior Center on Sunday afternoon, as villagers asked questions to candidates for Village Council and Miami Township Trustee.