Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 30

  • Village wins federal grant to enhance safety for kids

    Village children will more safely walk or bike to school within the next year, thanks to a collaborative effort between local citizens and Village government.

  • Village wins grant to enhance safety for kids

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    The Village of Yellow Springs was recently awarded more than $300,000 in federal money in a Safe Routes to School grant that aims to make walking or biking to school safer for kids.

  • 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.