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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 10

  • Lawson indicted on assault

    Villager Barry Lawson remains in the Greene County Jail following an Oct. 25 incident in which he allegedly attacked a female, causing injuries.

  • New director at Friends Care

    Mike Montgomery, currently the director of Grace Brethren Village in Englewood, has been named the new director of Friends Care Community. He’ll begin his new job on Dec. 4. (Submitted photo)

    Leaders of Friends Care Community announced this week that Mike Montgomery, who currently heads an award-winning retirement center in Englewood, will be the new director of the Yellow Springs elder care community.

  • Police data sparks debate

    A spirited discussion took place at Village Council’s Nov. 6 meeting regarding whether a Justice System Task Force member acted appropriately or not this week when he posted on Facebook controversial police department statistics in the context of criticism of a fellow JSTF member who was running for Village Council.

  • Reception for outgoing Mayor Dave Foubert

    A reception to honor retiring mayor Dave Foubert will take place this Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Bryan Center.

  • Election results in the village

    There are many new faces on the village’s governing bodies following the Nov. 7 election.

  • ‘Conscious aging’ event

    Cleveland resident Mary Grigolia, minister of the Unitarian Fellowship in Oberlin, will present a workshop on “Conscious Aging” on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 9:30 a.m., at the Senior Center. All are invited. (Submitted photo)

    In American culture, youth is elevated and elders are often dismissed. But organizers of this week’s workshop on “Conscious Aging” want to change that trend.

  • Donations sought for Standing Rock

    The Wakpala Public School on the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota is one of two schools to request school supply donations, to be delivered next week by Yellow Springs resident Bettina Stolsenberg. (Submitted photo by Bettina Solas Stolsenberg)

    When Bettina Stolsenberg first traveled to the Standing Rock reservation in South Dakota two decades ago, she fell in love with the landscape and with the people. In a week, Stolsenberg plans to make that long drive again.

  • Village Council — Airbnb regulation in question

    Village Council continued to grapple at its Oct. 16 meeting with how best to regulate local Airbnb lodging, and whether proposed legislation is too restrictive.

  • Scam calls threaten arrest

    An older local woman received a phone call today, Nov. 3, from an unidentified source stating that “you will be taken under custody by the local cops” because there were “four serious allegations” against her. She was advised to call a phone number in order to not be picked up by police.

  • School board candidates — Hopefuls differ on facilities, PBL

    Last Wednesday and Thursday, more than 100 people per night attended the annual Candidates Night forums, presented by the James A. McKee Association, to spotlight candidates for local office. Shown above is the Thursday night audience for candidates for Miami Township Trustee, from left on stage, Mark Crockett, Don Hollister and Lamar Sparcklen. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last week, local candidates for school board presented their qualifications and answered questions at the annual Candidates Night Forum sponsored by the James A. McKee Association. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, candidates Steve Conn, Dawn Johnson, Steve McQueen and Aïda Merhemic presented their qualifications and answered audience questions. The four candidates are seeking the three open seats on the board.