Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 23

  • Village Council— TLT seeks preservation funds

    At their June 18 meeting, Village Council members heard an appeal from Tecumseh Land Trust, or TLT, asking that Village government help preserve Glen Helen.

  • World comes to Cincinnati to sing

    Villager Cathy Roma will lead three choirs in the upcoming 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati, July 4–14. (Submitted photo)

    “Cincinnati will be an international summer chorale village,” Cathy Roma said recently. “No one has seen anything like it.” And Roma will be in the thick of it.

  • Mix of big dreams, hard reality

    Last Saturday morning Karl McCartney of Thomas & Marker Construction, left, and Antioch College Vice President for Advancement Steve Sturman, right, led alumni, including Ron Winger, ‘64, of San Diego, on tours of the ongoing renovation of North Hall. The dormitory, constructed in 1852, is being renovated to achieve the LEEDS gold certification for environmental responsibility, and when completed, will be the oldest building in the country with that distinction. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    To succeed with the revival of Antioch College, its leaders, alumni and community members must create a new culture grounded in “ownership, fearlessness and love,” President Mark Roosevelt told college alumni Saturday night.

  • Roma to lead three choirs in Cincinnati songfest

    Villager Cathy Roma will lead three choral groups in the upcoming 2012 World Choir Games, the world's largest choir competition which will be held in Cincinnati July 4–14.

    Villager Cathy Roma will direct three choral ensembles in the upcoming 2012 World Choir Games, to take place in Cincinnati July 4–14.

  • Salute to Eckenrode gallery

    Highlights of this week’s Art Stroll include the last exhibit of a longtime Yellow Springs gallery, and the visit to town of a popular East Coast dress designer.

  • Economic development plan OKd

    A public/private economic sustainability outreach team of local leaders for the purpose of business retention, expansion and attraction.

  • A new look and safer sidewalks for downtown

    Villagers will encounter changes downtown this summer, as a village sidewalk renovation project on the eastern side of Xenia Avenue that aims to make downtown safer and more attractive moves ahead.

  • Charitable funding shift to affect local nonprofits

    Over the past 10 years, the Morgan Family Foundation has quietly donated substantial sums of money to local nonprofits. But last week the foundation notified past grant recipients that, at least for the next several years, it is changing direction.

  • Local arts supporters speak up

    Saturday's public art forum at the First Presbyterian Church was a celebration of the arts in Yellow Springs, along with a brainstorming session on ways to enhance the arts community and what role, if any, local government should play. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Saturday’s public art forum at the First Presbyterian Church was a celebration of the arts in Yellow Springs, along with a brainstorming session on ways to enhance the arts community and what role, if any, local government should play.

  • Ground broken for first stage of CBE construction

    At last Friday's groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of construction of the Center for Business and Education were, front row from left: Glenn Watts, former board member of Community Resources, or CR, developer of the project; Village Council member Karen Wintrow; CR founding member Sam Bachtell; CR board member Karl Zalar; Village Manager Laura Curliss; and Brad Beam of A&B Asphalt Corporation. In the second row from left are: Council member Rick Walkey; Jerry Gasho; Jarad Barnett of Mills Development, CR's marketing partner; Carol Gasho, past CR board member; David Kell of the Greene County Department of Development; Village Assistant Planner Ed Amrhein; Village Economic Sustainability Coordinator Sarah Wildman; and Council member Gerry Simms.

    At a recent ceremony at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, ground was broken for the first phase of the center’s construction, the creation of the intersection of Dayton-Yellow Springs Road with the CBE’s internal roadway, Gateway Drive.

  • Curliss new Village manager

    On Monday, Village Council unanimously voted to offer Laura Curliss the position of Village manager. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Village Council members unanimously voted to offer the job of permanent Village manager to Laura Curliss, who has been the interim manager since February.

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