Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 7

  • Zoning update on final round

    The new Yellow Springs zoning code could allow more flexibility in how Yellow Springers live and work. Council passed the first reading of the updated code at its Sept. 3 meeting, and will vote on the second and final reading Sept. 16.

  • AU Midwest names new president

    Dr. Karen Schuster Webb has been appointed president of Antioch University Midwest, and will formally assume the presidency on Jan. 1, 2014. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch University leaders have hired Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the new president of Antioch University Midwest, they announced this week.

  • Miami Valley area seeks commercial drone growth

    Promoters are lauding the Miami Valley as a potential hot spot for development of unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, for commercial purposes. Shown above is a New Zealand-built Droidworx Airframe SkyJib-8, outfitted with a motion picture camera. (Photo from Droidworx website)

    In mid-August the largest Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS, conference in the world took place in Washington, D.C. Among the more than 600 information booths on UAS research, development and manufacturing, the biggest booth hailed from Ohio ­— and specifically, from the Miami Valley.

  • Dr. Van retires his stethoscope

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal is retiring at the end of September after practicing medicine 34 years in the village.

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal is retiring this month after 34 years serving the medical needs of Yellow Springers.

  • Bristol likely interim leader

    While it’s not yet official, former Village Manager Kent Bristol will likely soon be the Village’s interim manager. He will take over from Manager Laura Curliss, who is leaving the position Sept. 28.

  • Antioch University— Good news; new leader

    It’s been a good summer for Antioch University, which has recently received national recognition for fiscal stability along with an opportunity to take a leadership role in a national conference on educational innovation, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Area Air National Guard pilots fly drones overseas

    You won’t see any Predator drones when you enter the Ohio Air National Guard base at the Springfield-Beckley airport. The sleek white aircraft that stands 7 feet tall, has a wingspan of almost 50 feet and resembles a giant pale insect, won’t be parked on a runway.

  • Finance head to leave village

    The turnover of Village leadership that began last week with the announcement of Manager Laura Curliss’ resignation continues this week, as Village Finance Director Sharon Potter retires from her position. Her last day is Friday, Aug. 30.

  • Community Resources requests $656,000 to complete Center for Business and Education

    At Village Council’s Aug. 19 meeting, members of Community Resources requested that Council find a way to fund a financial shortfall so that the infrastructure for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, can be completed next year.

  • Former manager likely interim choice

    Retired Village manager Kent Bristol is considering stepping in as interim Village manager.

    Local resident Kent Bristol, who managed the Village of Yellow Springs for 15 years, is now considering stepping back into the position as an interim replacement for Laura Curliss, who leaves Sept. 28.

  • Fireworks set for this Saturday

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks display, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

    The annual Fourth of July fireworks, postponed this year due to bad weather, will take place this Saturday, Aug. 31, at 9 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

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