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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 2

  • Pride steps out in the village

    Melissa Heston’s Wonder Woman and Mary Kay Smith led last year’s Yellow Springs Pride sidewalk parade. Most 2015 Pride events will take place Saturday, with a family potluck at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at John Bryan Center, speakers and music in the afternoon and the parade downtown at 5 p.m. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    This weekend villagers are invited to celebrate diversity in Yellow Springs at a variety of events sponsored by the 4th Annual Pride Week.

  • Antioch College commencement inspires

    On Saturday morning hundreds of enthusiastic Antioch College students, parents, leaders, staff, and Yellow Springs community members attended the college’s first commencement ceremony since its revival, held at the Wellness Center with the overflow crowd at McGregor 113. Twenty-one students graduated. Shown above are, at top, Seth Kaplan-Bomberg, one of six graduates chosen to speak, delighted the crowd with his original song about his college experience. (photo by Matt Minde)

    Inspiring, rousing, uplifting — each component of the Antioch College commencement fit these descriptions on Saturday, as the college celebrated its first post-revival graduating class while reaffirming its social justice legacy.

  • Rainbows in the rain

    Undeterred by rain and cloudy skies, hundreds of villagers took part in last Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride events, including a downtown sidewalk parade. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Undeterred by rain and cloudy skies, hundreds of villagers took part in last Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride events, including a downtown sidewalk parade.

  • Rain can’t dampen Pride

    Several hundred took part in Saturday's 4th Annual Yellow Springs Pride parade.

    Several hundred villagers attended Saturday’s Yellow Springs Pride sidewalk parade.

  • Yellow Springs Pride steps out this weekend

    2015 Yellow Springs Pride events take place this weekend. Melissa Heston is shown leading off last year's sidewalk parade.

    2015 Yellow Springs Pride takes place this weekend with a series of events.

  • Clarence Jones to give commencement address

    Dr. Clarence B. Jones will give Antioch College's 2015 commencement address. (Photo by Michael Collopy)

    Dr. Clarence Jones will deliver the commencement address at Antioch College’s graduation this Saturday, June 20.

  • Village Council— No easy options for sidewalks

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    There were no easy options presented by Assistant Village Manager John Yung in his report on local sidewalks to Village Council at its May 18 meeting.

  • Luisa Owens’ poems bear witness, honor dead

    Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Luisa Owens’ poems describe the terror and inhumanity of daily life in the concentration camp in Yugoslavia, where Owen lived with her family shortly before the end of World War II, from the ages of 9 to 13.

  • Council gives final approval for new landlord law

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    At Village Council’s May 18 meeting, Council gave final approval to a new policy regarding delinquent utility bills, bringing to an end several months of sometimes contentious protest.

  • Villager to read poems about concentration camp

    Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop.

    Villager Luisa Owen will read original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop.