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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 8

  • Village Council — YSPD promotions, Taser use

    At Village Council’s Jan. 2 meeting, Council members addressed administrative tasks and two police-related issues, among other topics.

  • Man identified whose body was found in Clifton Gorge

    A man whose body was found Tuesday, Jan. 9 in Clifton Gorge was identified on Wednesday, Jan. 10, as Michael Fowler, age 65, of Springfield.

  • 2017 Year in review: Village Life

    Yellow Springers — and most of the United States — spent the afternoon of Aug. 21 staring up at a waning midday sun as the moon moved across its face. The eclipse was partial here — 89 percent — but still well worth seeing. From top, clockwise, Karen Gardner caught a glimpse; Rebecca Holihan went old-school with a plate of candle-sooted glass; Olive Cooper glanced up; a lens focused the image safely on a white piece of paper; Gavin Van Meter, Trinidad Speck and Quinn Van Meter wielded welding masks, a safe yet slightly creepy viewing apparatus; James Crawford used a pinhole box to image the phenomenon. (Submitted photos by Matthew Collins)

    2017 Year in review: Village Life

  • 2017 Year in Review: Village Council

    More than 250 villagers crowded into the Bryan Center gym Tuesday night for a special Council meeting about tensions with police at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. About 40 people spoke, including Ian MacDonald, above. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    2017 Year in Review: Village Council

  • Village Council— Blacks get more citations

    African-American villagers received citations from the YSPD at a significantly higher rate than to white villagers, according to a statistical study of local police data sponsored by the Justice System Task Force.

  • 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.