Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 55

  • Low-income senior housing builder presents to Council

    At their May 17 meeting, members of Village Council heard a presentation on low-income senior housing from Lynn Dalton, president of the Franklin Foundation of Columbus. The nonprofit group has built 14 senior communities in Ohio, and is interested in partnering with the Village or local nonprofits to build one in Yellow Springs.

  • Fire station celebrates new engine

    At Tuesday's open house, Miami Township firefighters carried on the tradition of pushing the new firetruck into its bay at the station. Assistant Chief Denny Powell drove the truck.

    Miami Township Fire Department officials held an open house on Tuesday to celebration the arrival of their new engine, the station’s first in 14 years.

  • Baptist Tea draws crowd

    Between 150 and 200 appreciative guests attended yesterday’s annual Baptist Tea, held at the church’s fellowship hall on Dayton Street.

  • Visioning open house soon

    Village of Yellow Springs

    The third stage of the visioning process will take place next Wednesday, May 19, Thursday, May 20, and Friday, May 21.

  • Village moves toward use of renewables for energy

    The Village of Yellow Springs is having some successs finding alternative energy sources to provide electricity to village residents and businesses, according to Village Manager Mark Cundiff in a discussion with Council at its May 3 meeting.

  • Sundog Film Festival this Saturday

    Student filmmakers whose films have been selected for Sundog are, from left, Zeb Reichert, Samantha Worsham, Elliot Cromer, Kelly Miller, Nicky Sontag, Ryan Phillips and Sam Morrison. (Submitted photo by Melina Elum)

    The Sundog Film Festival, which features student-made films, will take place this Saturday, May 15, at the Little Art in Yellow Springs.

  • Fluoridation forum coming

    At Village Council’s May 3 meeting, Council members agreed to this summer sponsor a public forum addressing whether to continue fluoridating Village water, in an attempt to present both sides of the issue and examine recent research. “Tonight we’re discussing the next steps rather than the content,” said Council President Judith Hempfling…

  • Dutch pilots to leave skies

    Villagers who suffer from the jet noise in the north end of town, and all those with sensitive ears only have to put up with the ruckus a little bit longer. The Dutch pilots who have been training at the Springfield-Beckley Airport with the 178th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard will move to Arizona soon after September 2010.

  • New Yellow Springs Theatre Project seeks to tap local talent

    Sandra Crews, a Wright State professor of theater arts, is launching a new local theater program, the Yellow Springs Theatre Project, that seeks to produce original and nontraditional theater in the village. The first production, 20%, will be performed at 8 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8, in the Antioch College South Gym. Crews is pictured with her husband, Byron, who will provide music for the show.

    Village children have many opportunities to take part in live theater through YS Kids Playhouse and school productions, and older youth benefit from a vital theater program at YSHS/McKinney. But local adult actors and playwrights have lacked consistent opportunities to perform since the closing of Center Stage theater several years ago.

  • School levy passes by wide margin

    Yellow Springs voters delivered a resounding yes to village schools on Tuesday, handily passing Issue 5, the renewal levy for the Yellow Springs schools. Village-wide, about 75 percent of voters favored the levy and 25 percent voted against it. Click on the headline to read details and other election results.

  • Community meets new school leaders

    Community members gathered at the Emporium on Saturday afternoon to meet the two new principals and the new superintendent of the Yellow Springs Village Schools. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    About 40 villagers turned out to meet and greet three new Yellow Springs school district administrators at an event Saturday evening at the Emporium. Matthew Housh, the new Mills Lawn Principal, Tim Krier, the new Yellow Springs High School/McKinney principal, and Mario Basora, the candidate for district superintendent who is expected to receive official school […]

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