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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 2

  • Roosevelt to leave Antioch College in December

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt addressed a capacity crowd on campus Tuesday afternoon with the news that he will be stepping down in December of this year, when his contract expires. He says he “will have finished” what he tried to do. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    At a meeting attended by several hundred in the Antioch College community on Tuesday, May 5, College President Mark Roosevelt announced that he will no longer lead the college when his five-year contract expires at the end of 2015.

  • International fellows stay in Yellow Springs

    Nadia Jalawi, left, of Malaysia, and Ratih Rahmadanti of Indonesia are young professionals visiting Yellow Springs for a month as part of a cultural and professional exchange sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the International City/County Management Association. While here, they will be helping Village government find ways to engage citizens with social media. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Ratih Rahmadanti of Indonesia is keen on learning about civic engagement in a municipal government. Nadia Jalawi of Malaysia is interested in how a municipality can include renewables in its energy portfolio, and hopes to take what she learns back to her country.

  • Southeast Asian professionals visit village

    Nadia Jalawi, left, of Malaysia, and Ratih Rahmadanti of Indonesia are visiting Yellow Springs for a month as part of a cultural and business exchange sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the International City/County Management Association.

    Two southeast Asian professionals are visiting Yellow Springs for a month as part of a cultural and professional exchange.

  • Village Council— Village climate plan urged

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    While Yellow Springs has taken a good first step by shifting to more renewable energy sources, there is much more Village government could do to help the village become a model in addressing climate change.

  • Roosevelt will leave job

    Antioch College President announced on Tuesday that he'll leave his job at the end of the year.

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced Tuesday that he’ll leave his position by the end of the year.

  • Council stand on utilities is giving way

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    The unanimous stand taken by Village Council at its last meeting for holding property owners responsible for their tenants’ utility debts began crumbling at Monday’s meeting, when two Council members formerly for the policy change weighed in against it, and another expressed ambivalence.

  • Some note change in policing style

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    Late one evening last month, a local couple was celebrating their anniversary with friends at the Gulch.

  • Winds groups vie at Sunday’s CMYS final concert

    The North Coast Winds of Cleveland will compete this Sunday in the 30th annual CMYS competition finals. Also competing is the East End Winds.

    Two winds groups will vie this Sunday, April 26, in the 30th annual Chamber Music Yellow Springs competition finals.

  • Writer, birder Nelson to read

    Writer and birder Kent Nelson of Colorado will read from his work Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at Glen Helen. (submitted photo)

    Kent Nelson’s twin passions for writing and birding work well together. For instance, birding takes him to remote and exotic locations, such as an Aleutian island in Alaska, where the Yupik village he visited inspired a short story — about birders who go to Alaska.

  • Village Council— Go ahead for water softening

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    At their April 6 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to move ahead with adding water softening to the proposed new water plant.