Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 7

  • Village Council sets goals for 2014

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    Hiring a new Village manager, completing a water sourcing analysis and physically updating Council chambers head the list of 2014 Village Council strategic goals, according to a prioritized list reviewed by Council members at their Feb. 18 meeting.

  • Ethics group says no conflict for Wintrow

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    The Ohio Board of Ethics determined last week that Council President Karen Wintrow does not have a conflict of interest regarding the Center for Business and Education, and is free to discuss and vote on CBE-related issues.

  • SIDEBAR: Focus on mental health in the community

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    This spring, the Human Relations Commission, or HRC, will launch a series of programs aimed at educating villagers on mental health issues and finding better ways to help those in the community who deal with these concerns.

  • SIDEBAR: Yellow Springs Water Rate Hike

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    Vilage Council members agreed on a 15 percent increase in Village water rates.

  • Schenck incident prompts concerns— Crisis training for police supported

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    In recent years, area police officers have noticed a change in their work, as their calls more frequently involve people with mental health issues.

  • Yellow Springs Utility funds show deficits

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    At their Feb. 3 meeting, Village Council members heard that, in the projected 2014 Village budget, most of the Village enterprise (or utility) funds — the water fund, sewer fund and solid waste funds — show deficit spending.

  • Ethics group says, no conflict

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    Village Council President Karen Wintrow does not have a conflict of interest on issues relating to the Center for Business and Education, the Ohio Board of Ethics recently ruled.

  • Yellow Springs News wins top state honor

    The Yellow Springs News recently won the top prize in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association. Shown above are fulltime staff members, from bottom left clockwise: Lauren Heaton, Diane Chiddister, Matt Minde, Lauren Shows, Suzanne Szwmpruch, Bob Hasek, Megan Bachman and Tucker the News hound.

    The Yellow Springs News was honored as the best paper in Ohio in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association last week.

  • College exhibit to end with performances

    The Antioch College exhibit "Currencies" will end this Friday, Feb. 14, with several performances. Shown above are college arts teachers Sara Black, Raewyn Martyn and Gabrielle Civil, whose work is part of the show.

    The Antioch College art exhibit “Currencies,” will end with an evening of performances on Friday, Feb. 14, beginning at 7 p.m. in Herndon Gallery.

  • Village Council on water sourcing — Plant upgrade less expensive

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    Renovating the existing Village water plant is doable and less expensive than the other two options being considered for sourcing local water, according to a presentation at Village Council’s Feb. 3 meeting.

  • SIDEBAR: More CBE delay

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    It will be several months before Council decides whether to fund the CBE infrastructure, according to Interim Manager Kent Bristol at Monday’s Council meeting.

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