Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 9

  • A nip of the north in southern Ohio

    While snow wasn’t the worst enemy during the recent two-day chill, Village crews nevertheless plowed streets regularly. The cold was intense but mercifully short, and by Wednesday the weather was returning to just a normal cold. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The main clue that things weren’t right on Monday could be found downtown, where the usual weekday hubbub went missing. Streets and sidewalks were empty and coffee shops, very uncharacteristically, looked deserted.

  • Village moves fast on CBE funding

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    Village Council is poised to move forward quickly on the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, at its Jan. 6 meeting.

  • New optometrist in village

    Dr. Todd McManus, shown here with his children Gavin and Haley, has opened a new optometry practice on Southgate Avenue.

    Dr. Todd McManus has opened a new optometry practice in the village.

  • 2013 Yellow springs year in Review: Village council

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    A summary of Village Council activities in 2013

  • 2013 Yellow Springs year in review: village life

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    Village life in 2013

  • Council ready to fund CBE

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    By a narrow margin, Village Council at its Dec. 16 meeting signalled its readiness to move ahead with providing almost $1 million to fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, infrastructure.

  • McKee Group holds forum— Villagers debate CBE funding

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    About 100 villagers turned out last Thursday evening to discuss whether the Village should fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE. The community forum was sponsored by the James A. McKee Association and took place at the First Presbyterian Church, with Jalyn Roe serving as moderator. The evening began with three representatives of […]

  • Proposing an ‘Impact Hub’ in village — New entrepreneurial model

    Antioch College Alumni Board member Roger Husbands of northern California is spending three months in Yellow Springs to drum up interest in launching an Impact Hub, a new model of collaborative small business development. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    As befits one who spent his formative years at Antioch College, Roger Husbands in his life has reinvented himself, and his career, at regular intervals. The new thing that Husbands wants to start now is an Impact Hub in Yellow Springs.

  • Opening minds for inclusive town

    A group of villagers are offering a series of events this Saturday, Dec. 7, to highlight the perspectives of people with disabilities. A documentary, Shooting Beauty, will be shown at the Little Art at 2 and 4:30 p.m., with a panel discussion on the topic of inclusion at 3:30 p.m. at the theater. A potluck dinner at the First Presbyterian Church will follow at 6 p.m. The above couple, Cathy and Dana Culkin, are two of the film’s subjects. (Submitted photo by Courtney Bent)

    When Debra Williamson and her 15-year-old son, Alex, recently put up flyers in downtown stores for an upcoming event, she was pleased that several people, saying hello, called out to Alex by name.

  • Village Council— First step toward CBE funding

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    At their Dec. 2 meeting, Village Council voted to get more information on funding options regarding the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, by approving two resolutions that open discussions with an underwriter and a bond counsel.

  • Events focus on those with disabilities

    The documentary film "Shooting Beauty," from which the above still was taken, will be shown this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre. The film follows a photographer as she discovers a new world at a center for those with mental and physical disabilities.

    A series of events will take place this Saturday, Dec. 7, to increase awareness of those with mental or physical disabilities. A documentary on the topic will be shown at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.

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