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From The Print Section :: Page 47

  • Eugene Philip Diehl

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    Eugene Philip Diehl was born in Xenia on Oct. 9, 1925, to Anna Funderburg Diehl and Philip Diehl and died on Sunday, Aug. 24, just shy of his 89th birthday. Growing up in Yellow Springs, Gene worked on his parents’ farms and stabled several horses at the one just outside the village on Route 343. […]

  • Psychologist Gary Klein— Fascinated by good decisions

    Local cognitive psychologist Gary Klein is an author, researcher and entrepreneur who has spent 35 years here studying how people make decisions, become experts and experience insights. Klein, here in his office at his Wright Street home, had his latest book, “Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Way We Gain Insights,” published last year. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “I just knew what to do.”
    That’s the response many people give after making a quick decision in a stressful situation. But what does it mean? How do we really make decisions? And how can we make better ones?

  • New streetscape to proceed

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    Village government will soon move ahead to complete the streetscape changes on the east side of Xenia Avenue, from Dino’s Cappuccinos on the north end to Glen Street in the south, according to Village Manager Patti Bates at the Aug. 18 Council meeting.

  • Children’s Center head let go

    Marlin Newell’s last day as director of the Children’s Center is Aug. 31. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    A teacher at the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center said this week that YSCC Director Marlin Newell was fired by the board of trustees on Monday, Aug. 18. Newell had been on vacation, teacher EJ Waskiewicz said, when two board members asked her to sign a termination letter. Newell asked that Waskiewicz act as a witness to the event.

  • Groundbreaking this Friday— Village/Home, Inc. project begins

    Caleab and Erica Wyant, here with their daughter, Rudy, will break ground on their new affordable home on Cemetery Street on Friday, Aug. 15 at 3:30 p.m. Theirs is the first of four Home, Inc. houses slated for the municipally-owned property as part of the Village’s first affordable housing project. Erica Wyant’s sons Ziven and Calum (not pictured) will also live in the three-bedroom home. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A cozy cabin on Cemetery Street nestled near woods along a creek.
    To Erica and Caleab Wyant, their future home sounds straight out of a children’s fantasy story. But soon the local couple will realize their dream of owning a home in Yellow Springs, thanks to the Village’s first public affordable housing project.

  • Alfred V. Johnson, Jr.

    Johnson, U.S. Coast Guard, World War II, aboard the Sea Cloud.

    Alfred V. Johnson Jr. died Thursday, July 31. Beloved husband of Anna H. Johnson; devoted father of Alan Hull Johnson (Kathryn B.) and Alisa Johnson. He is also survived by two grandchildren; sister, Anna Mae Johnson; cousin, Rita Campbell; sister-in-law, Mary H. Bowers and other relatives and friends. Mr. Johnson is pictured during World War […]

  • Village owed $200,000 in past-due bills

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    Village government is owed almost $200,000 in past-due utility bills and the finance director is looking for ways to capture that revenue.

  • Local welfare more than food?

    Patty McAllister, center, who has led the Yellow Springs Area Food Pantry for eight years, will step down next year, as pantry board members, including Sue Dillon and Bob Baldwin, seek to fill the gap and recruit new volunteers from the wider community. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Armed with canned soup, dried beans, boxes of pasta and soft packages of bathroom tissue, Patty McAllister has worked for the past eight years to keep area residents fed through the Yellow Springs Area Food Pantry.

  • Really digging it

    From left are Phil Tuesink of Huntington National Bank, Home, Inc. Executive Director Emily Seibel, Tom Ciresi of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati (obscured), Council member Lori Askeland, Caleab Wyant, Council member Brian Housh, Erica Wyant, Calum Wyant, Lori Kuhn of the Morgan Family Foundation (obscured) and Ziven Wyant. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Home, Inc., broke ground on the Village’s first public affordable housing project on Cemetery Street on Friday, Aug. 15, with future homeowners the Wyant family digging in along with project partners and Village Council members.

  • Get ready for brown(er) water

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    Many villagers are, unfortunately, already familiar with brown water occasionally coming out of their taps. But next week they should expect to see water that’s darker than ever.
    “This has the potential to be the worst we’ve seen in a long time,” Village Water and Wastewater Plant Superintendent Joe Bates said in an interview last week.