Articles by Diane Chiddister

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  • Ride the bus to a concert

    Villagers may ride a bus to a series of six concerts of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, shown above directed by Peter Stafford Wilson, with Yellow Springs resident Paul Van Ausdal on viola, rear.

    Villagers may travel to Dayton or Springfield symphony concerts via bus for a series of six concerts in Dayton and six in Springfield.

  • Wastewater plant honored for safety

    The staff of the Village wastewater treatment plant was honored recently by the Ohio Water Environment Association for nine years without a safety violation or time lost to an accident. Pictured receiving the OWEA George W. Burke Award at Monday’s Council meeting are, from left, Superintendent of Water and Wastewater Joe Bates; Operator I Richard Stockton and Operator II Brad Ault. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    There’s a lot that people don’t know about the local wastewater treatment plant. For instance, most don’t know that working there can be dangerous.

  • A multi-lens look at water needs

    Participants in the recent Antioch College global seminar on water surround the globe because the earth is made up of mostly water. Begining at 12 o’clock going clockwise, Antioch College faculty member Robin Littell, Julian Smith ‘16, Alex Rolland ‘17, Sam Stewart ‘17, Shannon Hart ‘17, Rian Lawrence ‘17, faculty member Brooke Bryan, David Schopmeyer ‘16 and faculty and project leader Flauia Sancier. The community is invited to student presentations this Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 at McGregor Hall. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The Water Crisis in Turkey. Women and Water: Personal Explorations of Impact. Compost Toilet Construction: a Feasibility Report. The Weaponization of Water.

  • Police chief resigns

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    Village Manager Patti Bates announced tonight that she has accepted the resignation for medical reasons of Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford.

  • Cut and run

    College President Mark Roosevelt cut the ribbon, with the help of Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Goldberg and Village Council President Karen Wintrow, while Mayor Dave Foubert, left, looked on.

    Hundreds of villagers showed up last Saturday to the grand opening of the new Antioch College Wellness Center. RELATED POSTS: Well on the way to Wellness Sidebar: Monica Hasek At Antioch College Wellness Center Creative spark Well spring Council waives college fees

  • Council waives college fees

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    At their Sept. 2 regular meeting, Village Council members took two actions in support of the revived Antioch College.

  • Mental health training offered

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    A Mental Health First Aid training event for front-line workers is being brought to Yellow Springs next month in order to help villagers effectively interact with those who have mental health issues. The eight-hour training will take place Friday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fee is $25 and deadline for registration […]

  • Grand opening for Wellness Center

    The grand opening of the Antioch College Wellness Center takes place this Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m.

    The grand opening for the Antioch College Wellness Center takes place this Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m.

  • Council re-ups environmental group

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    At their Aug. 18 meeting, Village Council members agreed to re-activate the Village Environmental Commission in order to advise Council on a host of upcoming environmental issues.

  • Yes, ageism exists in Yellow Springs

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    Yellow Springs is a rapidly aging community — according to the 2010 Census, 20 percent of villagers are 65 and older, and more than half are over 45. While the country and state are aging as well, Yellow Springs is doing so faster, with our median age of 48.5 years a full 10 years older […]

  • Little Art hosts Williams film tribute

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    The Little Art Theatre hosts a Robin Williams tribute this Saturday afternoon. The theater will fun “The World According to Garp,” and “Good Will Hunting.”

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