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Oct
28
2020

Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 5

  • Village Council focus on housing

    Village Council addressed several possible strategies for addressing housing needs in Yellow Springs.

  • Discipline hearing for Meister set for next week

    A pre-disciplinary hearing is set for Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister for next Friday, June 29, following a department investigation into his performance during two March traffic stops.

  • First step to senior rentals

    A new affordable senior rental housing project has moved closer to reality since Wright State University and Home Inc. agreed that Home Inc. will purchase land  currently owned by the university on the south end of town.

  • Women’s Park to be honored

    Some of the Women's Park gardeners and founders recently met at the park, on the Little Miami Bike Trail. The park will be honored with the YS Arts and Culture Commission's VIDA on Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. The public is invited.

    The 20th anniversary of the Women’s Park of Yellow Spring will be celebrated Sunday, July 1, from 1 to 3 p.m.

  • Local businesses plagued by shoplifting

    Danyel Mershon, who opened Wildflower Boutique three years ago this weekend, has been plagued by shoplifters at the store. She and other local shop owners are joining together to alert each other when shoplifting occurs. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

    On Wildflower Boutique’s opening day  three years ago, owner Danyel Mershon placed an expensive necklace on display. At the end of the day, she realized it was gone. 

  • Village Council — Mayor’s Court proposal stalls

    At Village Council’s May 21 meeting, Police Chief Brian Carlson asked Council for more time before Council votes on whether to require that local police send all appropriate cases to the local Mayor’s Court rather than Xenia Municipal Court.

  • Restorative Justice Conference this weekend

    A two-day conference on restorative justice and sexual violence takes place this weekend in Yellow Springs.

  • Baptists celebrate 155 years

    The First Baptist Church of Yellow Springs is celebrating its 155th anniversary this Sunday, May 20, with a special service at 10:45 a.m. Shown above at the church are members and staff, clockwise from left, Isabel Newman, Lorri Harrison, Cedric Savery, Betty Hairston, Pastor Bill Randolph, Bernice Kirk and Anisha Savery. (Photo By Diane Chiddister)

    The First Baptist Church isn’t the largest church around. But its members believe their church is outsize in the ways that really matter.

  • Support for housing’s next steps

    At Village Council’s May 7 meeting, Council gave verbal approval to the  Housing Advisory Group to move ahead with efforts to address local housing needs.

  • Going deeply into the natural world

    Environmental educator Emily Foubert has started the Bird Language Club at Glen Helen’s Trailside Museum on the second Saturday of each month. The next meeting, open to all, is this Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    This spring, Emily Foubert has begun sharing her passion for bird language with others. In February she began a monthly Bird Language Club at the Trailside Museum of Glen Helen, on the second Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to noon.