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Articles by Cheryl Durgans

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  • Planning Commission weighs downtown parking options

    On Tuesday, Oct. 12, Planning Commission created a list of recommendations for Village Council to consider regarding downtown parking by a unanimous vote of 5–0.

  • 2021 Election: Swinger and Moir contend for Miami Township Trustee seats

    Four Miami Township residents are looking for votes to fill two Township seats in the upcoming November election. Here, the News featured profiles of two of the three nonincumbent candidates, Denise Swinger and Marilan Moir.

  • Process, ethics clarified in joint Council and Planning Commission meeting

    In recent months, a number of conditional use applications for construction projects around the village have either been approved by the Village’s Planning Commission, or are in the pipeline for approval

  • 2021 Local Election: Osterholm and Brown vie for Council

    Seven villagers are looking for votes to fill three contested Council seats in the upcoming November election. Here the News spotlights the other two nonincumbents: Scott Osterholm, who ran for Council in 1993, and first-time candidate Carmen Brown, known locally as Carmen Lee.

  • Yellow Springs Planning Commission approves Chappelle comedy club

    Construction will soon be underway for local comedian Dave Chappelle’s planned comedy club and restaurant at 225 Corry St.

  • Two election petitions rejected in YS school board race

    Two Yellow Springs School Board incumbents, Vice President Aïda Mehermic and first-term member Steve McQueen will not be eligible to run for office in the 2021 election cycle because their petitions were not certified by the Greene County Board of Elections, or BOE.

  • Open house for Glen Cottages

    In the face of unprecedented COVID-19 construction challenges and obstacles, Glen Cottages, an affordable housing development located at 1133 Xenia Ave., will soon be ready for move-in.

  • Poverty the focus of local simulation

    On Wednesday, June 30, 28 villagers pondered these and other dilemmas facing fictional characters in the Virtual Cost of Poverty Experience, a 90-minute poverty simulation that is designed to help people better understand the effects of poverty.

  • 365 Project — Exploring Black ancestry at Glen Forest Cemetery

    On Saturday, July 24, people slowly trickled into Glen Forest cemetery, lingering near the cannon commemorating the service of veterans during the Civil War, including Black soldiers who are buried in the cemetery.

  • New era, location for WYSO

    This article looks more deeply at WYSO’s plans for the Union School House that were announced in last week’s News.