Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 28

  • Villager, Tupperware reunited

    Villager Sahara Nosefeather and her favorite piece of Tupperware were recently reunited after the plastic box went missing 25 years ago at a local potluck.

    Villager Sahara Nosefeather and her long lost favorite piece of Tupperware were re-united recently at a potluck, 25 years after the rectangular plastic box had gone missing.

  • AU names new chancellor

    This week Antioch University announced that Felice Nudelman, executive director of education for the New York Times Company, will be the university’s new chancellor beginning July 1. Nudelman will take the place of current Chancellor Toni Murdock, who is retiring at the end of seven years in that position.

  • Closing one door—Bittersweet goodbyes for the chief

    Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote is retiring at the end of this month after 25 years with the department. He’s shown here at his daily morning duty helping Mills Lawn School kids get out of cars and into the school safely. A reception for Chief Grote, plus two other Village retirees, will take place Thursday, March 29, at 11:30 a.m. in rooms A and B at the Bryan Center.

    After 25 years on the local force, Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote’s last day on the job will be Friday, March 30. While his decision was mainly sparked by health concerns — he’s diabetic and has had two heart attacks in recent years — he also feels he has run his course as the Yellow Springs chief.

  • Longtime Village employees to be honored

    Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote is one of three retiring Village employees who will be honored at a reception this Thursday, March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bryan Community Center, Rooms A and B. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.

    Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote and two other longtime Village employees will be honored at a reception this Thursday, March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bryan Community Center, Rooms A and B.

  • Antioch University names new chancellor

    Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company has been named the new chancellor of Antioch University, replacing Toni Murdock.

    The Antioch University Board of Governors has appointed Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company as the university’s new chancellor, replacing Toni Murdock.

  • Bender honored for WWII service

    Villager Jonas Bender will be honored soon for his World War II military service, when he was part of the first group of African Americans to join the Marines. Called the Montford Point Marines, the group was subjected to racism and segregation while in the military. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal this spring for its contributions to the war effort. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    As a boy growing up in Mississippi, Jonas Bender knew about racism and segregation. But living in “the oasis of integration” that was the college town of Tougaloo, Bender knew about racism mainly from other people’s stories.

  • Village to begin sidewalk repair

    Village Council took a first step toward implementing its village-wide sidewalk repair project at its March 5 meeting.

  • Wellness week at McKinney

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    Students at McKinney Middle School are experiencing a “Wellness Week” this week at the school, focused on learning healthy behaviors along with becoming aware of the warning signs for troubled peers.

  • Harlem Quartet plays this weekend

    The Harlem Quartet plays twice in the village this weekend. On Saturday, March 17, the group plays at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus, and on Sunday it plays at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church as part of Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

    This weekend the Harlem Quartet of New York City plays twice in Yellow Springs. On Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. the group plays at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch campus, and on Sunday it plays at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church as part of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs series.

  • Village water, from the ground up

    Ted Dunevant, operator of the Yellow Springs water plant for the past 26 years, is retiring at the end of this month. He’s shown in the water plant’s pump house, the last stop for local water before it’s pumped into the village. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    You could say the Yellow Springs water system began about 425 million years ago, when a large inland sea covered the area.

  • New economic plan presented to Council

    At their March 5 meeting, Village Council members heard a presentation of the new Yellow Springs Economic Sustainability Plan, created by the Economic Sustainability Commission.

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