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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 4

  • Village Council — Sidewalk solution is elusive

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    At its March 2 meeting, Village Council heard a presentation from Superintendent of Streets and Parks Jason Hamby on how best to address the current problem of subpar sidewalks. According to Hamby, the best path is to replace all Village sidewalks with new ones. “Only fixng the “troubled areas” is installing a Band-Aid on an […]

  • Village Council— Landlords protest policy

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    At Village Council’s March 2 meeting, local landlords made clear that they are not happy with a proposed policy change that would hold them responsible for their tenants’ unpaid utility bills. “Look at the cause and effect. Landlords will not expose themselves to this type of liability. You’ll get higher rents,” said Dean Pallotta. It’s […]

  • Ideas, enthusiasm abound at Antioch College Village Charrette

    About 200 villagers took part in last Sunday’s Antioch College Village opening charrette event at the South Gym. Shown above are, clockwise from bottom left, Alex Melamed, Andrew Kline, Kevin Mulhall, Keith Kresge and a facilitator are shown engaged in an exercise to establish priorities for the project, which seeks to build homes on the college campus. The wrap-up event takes place March 5, at 6 p.m. in the South Gym. (Photo by Amy Magnus)

    Many ideas, both big and small, emerged Sunday evening at the Antioch College Village Charrette, attended by about 200 people from the community.

  • Antioch College Village Charrette

    Shown above is a draft version of the Antioch Village charrette, in which many kinds of housing are located on the western and northern edges of campus. (Submitted graphic)

    Several hundred villagers took part in last week’s Antioch College Village Charrette, a collaborative design event that aimed to create a plan for a new housing development on campus.

  • Antioch College Charrette wraps up tonight

    About 200 villagers, including, clockwise from top left, Carmen Milano, Len Kramer and Neenah Ellis, took part in Sunday's opening event at the Antioch College Village Charrette.

    The Antioch College Village Charrette will wrap up tonight, as designers present their work so far.

  • Chris Conard retains position as Village solicitor

    Village Council unanimously voted to re-appoint Chris Conard of the Dayton firm Coolidge Wall as Yellow Springs Village solicitor. (Submitted photo)

    At their Feb. 17 meeting, Village Council unanimously voted to re-appoint Chris Conard of the Dayton firm Coolidge Wall as Yellow Springs Village solicitor.

  • Antioch College seeks input on campus homes

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    Organizers of the Antioch College Village Charrette hope that many villagers participate in the opening event of the five-day process this Sunday, March 1, 6–9 p.m. in the South Gym in the Wellness Center.

  • Village Council—Who will be responsible for unpaid bills?

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    Village Council considered whether property owners should be held responsible for the unpaid utility bills of their tenants.

  • Villager input sought for Antioch College Village

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    The kick-off events of the Antioch College Village Charrette will take place this Sunday, March 1.

  • News is tops for a fifth time

    The News fulltime staff celebrated being named Newspaper of the Year in its size category by the Ohio Newspaper Association for the fifth straight year. Pictured above are, top row from left, Designer Suzanne Szempruch and Village Desk Editor Lauren (Chuck) Shows; middle row, Pearl Bachman (not fulltime) and Reporter Megan Bachman, Editor Diane Chiddister, freelancer Carol Simmons and Associate Editor Lauren Heaton; and front row, Designer Matt Minde and Office Manager Kathryn Hitchcock. Not shown are Advertising Manager Robert Hasek and Bookkeeper Peg Champney. (Photo by our Camera)

    For the fifth year in a row, the Yellow Springs News won the top honor in its size category at the annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention.