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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 5

  • Dig it.

    Last Thursday, Dec. 14, Village leaders assembled for the groundbreaking ceremony for Cresco Labs, which has begun construction on a new facility for the cultivation of medical marijuana. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Thursday, Dec. 14, Village leaders assembled for the groundbreaking ceremony for Cresco Labs, which has begun construction on a new facility for the cultivation of medical marijuana.

  • A bittersweet departure from Council

    Village Council President Karen Wintrow will step down at the end of December. She’s served on Council three four-year terms, or 12 years. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    It feels bittersweet to Council President Karen Wintrow to step down after 12 years on Council. Especially, she’ll miss the relationships with Village staff and her colleagues on Council.

  • Village Council moves to create social work job within YSPD

    At Village Council’s Dec. 4 meeting, Council members and the Yellow Springs Police Department moved closer to hiring a full-time community outreach specialist, a new position that leaders hope strengthens the department’s ability to address social-service related calls.

  • Cresco breaks ground for medical marijuana facillity

    Village and Cresco Labs leaders broke ground this morning at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, land for a new facility for the cultimation of medical marijuana.

  • Sweet magic at Mills Lawn School

    Hagrid’s Hut won the People’s Choice award, and won third place from the judges. Shown above are creators Monica Hasek, Olivia Hasek, Corrie Van Ausdal and Tiger Jane Collins, Van Ausdal’s daughter. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The third annual Gingerbread Festival was held last Saturday’s at the Mills Lawn gym, sponsored by the Mills Lawn PTO.

  • Marijuana grower ready to move ahead — State approves Cresco Labs

    Last week, the state of Ohio approved Cresco Labs Ohio LLC as one of 12 recipients of a license for the large-scale cultivation of medical marijuana. The approval means that by next spring Yellow Springs will likely have a medical marijuana cultivating business on the western edge of the village.

  • New director at Children’s Center

    Malissa Doster, new director of the Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, paid a visit last week to the center’s toddler room. Shown above are, in front, Soloman Cosby; from left, Finn Wallant, Dylan Carson, Isabella Lorenzo on lap (Doster’s daughter), Doster and Kadence Sturdivant. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In her new job only a month, Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center Director Malissa Doster has already made changes. For instance, she’s cleaned up the center’s entry way, which previously had a cluttered look.

  • Gingerbread Fest returns to Mills Lawn

    The third annual Gingerbread Festival, sponsored by the Mills Lawn PTO, takes place this Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym.

  • Refugees inspire local aid efforts

    A volunteer for Refugee Rescue on the Greek island of Lesbos, which meets boats full of refugees as they arrive, is shown in front of a huge pile of life jackets used by refugees fleeing their homelands. Villager Regina Brecha, along with Anna Williamson, also of Yellow Springs, are currently among the volunteers. Her mother, Kaethi Seidl, and Beth Holyoke, who have both volunteered at Greek refugee camps, are holding a fundraiser for the cause on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Brewery. (Submitted Photo)

    Not long ago the world’s attention was riveted by refugees crossing seas in rickety boats in search of safety. But several years have passed, and the refugee story has been pushed out of the spotlight by more recent events.

  • Citizens honored

    Onica-Elizabeth Garrett and William Dyke, of Yellow Springs, along with Randy Cardwell, of Xenia, were recognized by Yellow Springs police for their heroism. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Onica-Elizabeth Garrett and William Dyke, of Yellow Springs, along with Randy Cardwell, of Xenia, were recognized by Yellow Springs police for their heroism.

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