Jul
26
2016
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Articles by Matt Minde :: Page 5

  • From sticks and stones

    The dogwood tree at the First Presbyterian Church: from sticks and stones to a burst of flowers, then to dense green leaves. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    In this video, a series of photographs from early March to mid May recall the dramatic progress of the dogwood tree.

  • Bid Request For Utility Line Clearing and Tree Trimming

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    2015 Electric Utility Line Clearing & Tree Trimming

  • Siren’s call

    Miami Township fire fighter Joe Panuto opened up one of the department’s medics for Dorothy Paddison and Leroy Gano Friday evening during a fundraiser for the Firefighter’s Association. The event was held in conjunction with National Emergency Medical Services week. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last week, MTFR held a fundraiser for the Firefighter’s Association, in conjunction with National Emergency Medical Services week.

  • Ephemeral spring!

    The remnants of May flowers are scattered on the sidewalks and washed into the drains. But the promise of that brief burst of color seems to keep us going through the cold, dark months. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Recent harsh winds and driving rains have all but eliminated the brief burst of color that is the signature of Spring.

  • James Rigbie (Rig) Turner

    Obituary

    James Rigbie (Rig) Turner, 74, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away on April 25.

  • Morning song

    An American robin, the original early bird. (Photo by Dakota Lynch)

    With the early light come crisp spring breezes, which carry not just bouquets of floral scents, but also birdsong.

  • Spring-side seats…

    Outside seating will soon be a mainstay of many backyards. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    As the flowers come out, so do the people, seeking noontime sun, evening crickets and starry summer nights. The chairs have been waiting.

  • Mills Park Parking gets underway

    The new Mills Park Hotel addition, the Mills Park Parking, has begun to take shape. The 6-story tower can accommodate up to 80 cars and will host a rotating roof-top restaurant. (Photo by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    Villagers have wondered why the new hotel is being built so close to Xenia Avenue, as there seems to be plenty of space in back. The answer’s rather pragmatic.

  • WYSO Radio to go “all-community”

    The vast majority of WYSO's uniqueness has always come from volunteers. And so has the cost savings. (PHoto by F. Stop Fitzgerald)

    On the first of this month, WYSO will begin to rely exclusively on its 1,200-plus recently-trained Community Voices Corps.

  • Beaver-deceivers to beaver believers

    The great, almost mythical Castorimorpha megaloenochae made a rare and bloody daytime appearance Wednesday morning. (Photo by Al Whet)

    What started out as an ecologist’s dream ended up a nightmare mired in mud, myth and misery.