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Articles by Diane Chiddister

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  • Antioch College commencement is Saturday

    The commencement ceremony for the Antioch College Class of 2016 takes place this Saturday, June 18, at 10 a.m. Shown above is last year's graduating class, the first since the college reopened in 2009.

    The Antioch College commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 will take place this Saturday, June 18, at 10 a.m.

  • Antioch College — Visiting dancer dares defy gravity

    submitted photo by Jack Mitchell “Radical choreogrrapher” Elizabeth Streb of New York City will visit the Antioch College campus next Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10. She will answer questions following a documentary film of her work, “Born to Fly,” on Thursday at 7 at the college Arts and Science building. (Submitted photo)

    A MacArthur “genius” award winner, Elizabeth Streb is described in a 2015 New Yorker article as a “radical choreographer.” But Streb isn’t sure that her creations are actually dance.

  • At 83, she’s no longer invisible

    Two years ago Joan Champie left her home of 30 years in Texas and moved to Yellow Springs, knowing only one person in the village. She says she’s glad she made the move. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    For her 60th birthday, Joan Champie jumped out of a plane. “I grinned all the way down,” she said of her first tandem parachute jump.

  • ‘Fat Skirt, Big Nozzle’ at Antioch

    Ellen Maddow and Louise Smith will present their original performance piece, “Fat Skirt, Big Nozzle,” this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Foundry Experimental Theater. (Submitted Photo)

    Friends and colleagues for 40 years, Louise Smith and Ellen Maddow know something about female friendship. And the two women, who have spent their lives immersed in theater, also know quite a bit about how to put on a show.

  • Village Council— Group urges bike-friendly changes

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    At Council’s May 16 meeting a group of Yellow Springs biking enthusiasts urged Village Council to take steps to make the village more bicycle-friendly.

  • Vie Design building is home again

    The historic Italianate structure at 830 Xenia Ave., which for the past 20 years has housed 12 offices, has turned back into a private residence. It was sold last week to Bill Cacciolfi, who will live in the building with his wife, Arati. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    One of the village’s most stately historic buildings has recently, after decades of use as an office building, returned to its original purpose as a home.

  • Breast cancer screening in village— Mobile mammogram coming

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    Yellow Springs women have the opportunity to obtain two critical health screenings locally when the OhioHealth mobile mammography and bone density unit visits Yellow Springs on Friday, May 27.

  • PBL training center debuts in Yellow Springs schools

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    At the May 12 school board meeting, the goal of creating a PBL training center became reality, with unanimous board approval of the YS Deeper Learning Training Center.

  • Color, light, textures at Winds show

    Watercolors by Libby Rudolf, left, and art quilts by Pam Geisel are on display at The Winds Cafe. An opening reception for the artists will take place this Sunday, May 15, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    “Color and Light — Brush and Needle” is a new exhibit at The Winds Cafe, of watercolors by Libby Rudolf and art quilts from Pam Geisel.

  • Village Council—Joint responsiblity for alley care

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    Alley upkeep is the joint responsibility of Village government and local property owners, according to Village Manager Patti Bates at the May 2  meeting of Yellow Springs Village Council.

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