Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 68

  • Get great goods, greater good locally

    Across the country last weekend, crowds of frenzied shoppers descended upon big box stores to find bargains for the holidays, standing in line overnight, pounding on doors, and then, at opening time, dashing down aisles to grab bargains.

  • Football to continue in ‘09

    Yellow Springs High School will field a football team next fall, YSHS Principal John Gudgel announced at the Nov. 13 meeting of the Yellow Springs board of education. “We feel confident that we will have enough players,” Gudgel said.

  • Drug dogs may come to YSHS

    At their Nov. 13 meeting, members of the Yellow Springs Board of Education discussed bringing in trained dogs to search for drugs in Yellow Springs High School.

  • YS schools rated ‘Excellent’

    At the Nov. 13 meeting of the Yellow Springs Board of Education, Jane Sonenshein of the Ohio School Board presented the board with a banner honoring the district’s having earned an “Excellent” ranking by the Ohio Board of Education.

  • Barack Obama elected nation’s 44th president

    Barack Obama

    For once, Yellow Springs voters were smack dab in the middle of the mainstream in their choice of a presidential candidate. While specific numbers of village votes cast for Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain were not available by publication deadline…

  • High use of paper ballot slows count

    Due to the unexpectedly high use of paper ballots in Tuesday’s election and the high number of absentee voters, a complete Greene County tally was not available on Wednesday morning in time for the publication of the News.

  • Alumni board pledges to raise funds for Nonstop

    At its meeting in Yellow Springs last weekend, the Antioch College Alumni Board unanimously resolved to raise $255,000 to fund the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute through June. The board also recognized Nonstop as an important link to the revival of Antioch College.

  • Village manager position—Third candidate interviewed

    Nancy Benroth is the third candidate for Village Manager. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In some ways Bluffton, Ohio, is a lot like Yellow Springs, according to Nancy Benroth, on Monday night. Benroth, who has worked as the assistant village manager of Bluffton for 11 years, spoke to a group of about 25 villagers on Monday, Oct. 20, in the third and last public forum to feature manager candidates.

  • 2nd candidate comes to YS

    Village Manager candidate Randy Bukas

    In response to a question regarding how he would expand Yellow Springs’ tax base, candidate for Village manager Randy Bukas said he would first take good care of existing businesses, then seek to attract new ones.

  • AAUP plans to investigate closure of Antioch College

    The American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, has communicated with Antioch University leaders that it plans to launch an investigation into questions concerning the closure of Antioch College.

  • Manager candidate meets YS

    Mark Cundiff (Photo courtesy of Troy Daily News)

    In a region in which many industries are closing and people are losing jobs, Yellow Springs can prosper by, rather than trying to be like other communities, focusing on the qualities that make it unique, according to a finalist for the position of Yellow Springs Village manager.

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