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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 9

  • Schools survey underway

    This week and next, several hundred villagers will be contacted by Wright State researchers and asked about their preferences for addressing the needs of local school facilities.

  • Village revenues on the rise

    Village revenues are on the increase, an uptick anticipated to continue at least into next year.

  • Council candidates, part 1: Two new faces, one veteran

    For the next several weeks, the News will run profiles of candidates for Village Council, school board, Yellow Springs mayor and Township Trustee.

  • Dogs make a splash at Gaunt Park pool

    About 40 local canines and their owners took part in the Labor Day Doggie Splash at Gaunt Park pool.

  • School facilities question— One town builds, one does not

    In the past 10 or so years, every school district in Greene County, except Yellow Springs, has either already built new school buildings or passed a levy to do so soon. The same is true for each district contiguous to the Yellow Springs schools.

  • Art out loud

    Adding aural aesthetics to the annual Art on the Lawn were buskers — some younger, some older — like Matt Minde and daughter Eliza Minde-Berman, who played the crowds for a good three hours. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Saturday’s annual Art on the Lawn represented the 34th year that artists both local and from around the region displayed their wares on the green grass of Mills Lawn School.

  • Alleged killers’ rights were violated, attorneys state

    Judges in the upcoming murder trial of the alleged killers of Yellow Springs roofer Skip Brown and his friend and neighbor Sherri Mendenhall must first decide whether critical evidence should be allowed.

  • Village races robust as filing nears

    One week remains before the Aug. 9 filing deadline for local political races, and competition is heating up.

  • Council eyes option for smaller, denser housing

    Recently Village Council considered a new zoning category for small homes that encourage community.

  • Village crew leader Johnnie Burns — Recognition for job well done

    Johnnie Burns, right, the Village of Yellow Springs superintendent of electric and water distribution, recently received a Larry Hobart “Seven Hats” award from the the American Association of Public Power, a national award honoring managers of small town utilities. Burns is shown here last Friday helping to reset an electric pole on Walnut Street knocked over by a fallen tree. At left is Kent Harding. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Johnnie Burns and his crew appeared in the middle of the road on Fairfield Pike, where the water had mysteriously stopped running. They first had to figure out what the problem was — was a pipe broken or frozen? — and then had to locate the pipe. It wasn’t easy.

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