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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 7

  • Sutton Farm land— Village moves closer to sale

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    At their March 21 meeting Village Council moved a step closer to selling 76 acres of Village-owned land to Glen Helen.

  • Mindful environs

    The VIDA commission recognized the Dharma Center, located on the corner of Davis and Livermore streets, because the building and surrounding gardens “create a subtle yet compelling visual effect and atmosphere. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Dharma Center is the spring 2016 recipient of VIDA, or the Village Inspiration and Design Award, which is awarded quarterly by the Yellow Springs Art and Culture Commission.

  • Global company purchases EnviroFlight

    The local business EnviroFlight, located at MillWorks, was recently purchased by Intrexon, a global company with a focus on synthetic biology. Shown above is EnviroFlight’s founder and president, Glen Courtright, in a 2013 interview with CNN about his new process for creating fish and animal food from insect larvae. (News Archive Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Seven years ago, Glen Courtright launched EnviroFlight, a tiny business sparked by a big dream: to alleviate world hunger by creating a sustainable and affordable way to feed fish and animals.

  • Play tells inmates’ stories

    This week Craig Powell, left, executive director of the Dayton nonprofit PowerNet, met with local playwright and director Tony Dallas to discuss Dallas’ current project, a play based on stories from female inmates in the Dayton Correctional Institution. PowerNet, which aims to help former prisoners transition back into communities, is sponsoring the project, which is funded by the Ohio Arts Council. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    “Theater needs to be about the large things,” Tony Dallas said in a recent interview. “I want that kind of theater.”

  • Mills Park Hotel hopes to open next month

    The Hammond family, from left, Katie, Libby and Jim, are developing the Mills Park Hotel, which they hope will open sometime next month.

    The construction of the new Mills Park Hotel is coming to an end, and developers hope the hotel will open in late April.

  • Yellow Springs police officer Naomi Penrod charges discrimination

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    Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod has filed a charge of employment discrimination against the Village of Yellow Springs.

  • EnviroFlight purchased by global company

    Local company EnviroFlight was recently purchased by Intrexon. Shown above, founder and company president Glen Courtright spoke to a CNN cameraman during a 2013 interview about the company's process for using insect larvae to process bio waste products into fish and animal food.

    EnviroFlight was recently purchased by Intrexon, a global company with a focus on synthetic biology.

  • Council questions water plant hike

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    Council members considered that question at their March 7 meeting whether the village could recoup some of the money it paid for initial designs of the new water plant, given that cost turned out to be grossly inaccurate.

  • HRC focus on women’s safety

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    If a woman’s instinct says she’s unsafe in a situation, she should trust that feeling, according to two public safety experts at last Thursday’s Human Relations Commission, or HRC, meeting.

  • Village levy wins big; Bernie, Kasich take YS

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    Village voters overwhelmingly approved the Village property tax levy renewal on March 15. Local Democratic voters also favored Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton and Republicans chose John Kasich over the Donald.

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