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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 12

  • Roosevelt tenure: healing wounds, raising the college

    Mark Roosevelt, the first president of the revived Antioch College, is leaving the job after five years to become president of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, N.M. Roosevelt and his wife, Dorothy, will be honored Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Herndon Gallery. The event is open to the community. (submitted Photo)

    When Mark Roosevelt was a newly elected Massachusetts state legislator in 1986, he was asked to be lead sponsor of a bill that would prohibit housing and employment discrimination against gays and lesbians. If passed, the state would become only the second in the nation to protect homosexuals.

  • Disability conference in Yellow Springs

    "Invitation to Dance," a documentary about a student dancer who reframes her life in a wheelchair after being struck by a car, will kick off this year's conference on disability. The film will be presented free to the public at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Antioch University Midwest media room.

    “Valuing Diversity: Reframing Disability,” a conference on diversity and disability, will take place this Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 9 and 10, at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Back to Now offers vintage clothes, jewelry, antiques

    Back to Now is a new vintage clothing store in Kings Yard owned by Marilyn Grounds, pictured above.

    Back to Now is a newly opened vintage clothing store in Kings Yard.

  • Macbeth honored for Oten Gallery

    Longtime local artist Alan Macbeth was honored on Saturday with the Village Inspiration & Design Award, or VIDA, presented by the Arts and Culture Commission. Macbeth was recognized for his ongoing work on the unique Oten Gallery, which was described as a Yellow Springs “icon.” Macbeth has worked on the brick structure for almost 50 years. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Alan Macbeth was studying art at Ohio State University in the 1960s when he decided to drop out of school and move to Yellow Springs. A little house right downtown on Xenia Avenue was for rent, and he moved in. Later, his mother bought the house for him.

  • Village Council— Council recognizes Roosevelt

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    At Village Council’s meeting on Nov. 16, Council unanimously passed a resolution honoring Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt, who is leaving the job the end of December.

  • Teacher misconduct probed

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    A 25-year-veteran of Yellow Springs public schools is currently under investigation by the Yellow Springs Police Department regarding alleged sexual misconduct with a student.

  • Reception to honor Roosevelts

    Mark and Dorothy Roosevelt will be honored at a reception Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. The Roosevelts are pictured with their daughter, Juliana.

    Antioch College will host a reception for Mark and Dorothy Roosevelt on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4-6 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery.

  • Hotaling shows birds at the brewery

    A reception for "Birding is Hard," an exhibit of bird paintings by Travis Hotaling, will take place this Saturday, Nov. 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Brewery.

    “Birding is Hard,” an exhibit of bird paintings by Travis Tarbox Hotaling, will be on exhibit at the Yellow Springs Brewery from Nov. 25 to Dec. 20. A reception for Hotaling will take place this Saturday, Nov. 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the brewery.

  • Community Thanksgiving for all

    The annual Community Thanksgiving dinner takes place today from 2 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Shown are a few of the several hundred people who came to last year's event.

    The annual Community Thanksgiving dinner takes place today, Nov. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Council is close to ACE vote

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    While members of Village Council didn’t vote on whether to leave the Greene County ACE Task Force at their Nov. 16 meeting, a majority of Council members stated they support leaving ACE, or are leaning toward that position. Council said it will vote on task force involvement at its next meeting, on Dec. 7.

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