Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 40

  • Cundiff gets Sidney post

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    Yellow Springs Village Manager Mark Cundiff and the Sidney City Council have reached a tentative agreement naming Cundiff that city’s new manager, to be finalized when the Sidney Council meets next Monday, Dec. 19. The earliest Cundiff would leave his job would be Feb. 17.

  • What’s the best water option for the Village?

    Village Council wants to hear from community members regarding whether the Village should upgrade its current water plant or purchase water from Springfield.

  • Klingers’ pottery, paintings at Springs Gallery

    Christine Klinger of the Springs Gallery will exhibit her own paintings and the raku-fired pottery of her husband, James Klinger, beginning this Friday, Dec. 16 through Feb. 16. An opening reception will take place Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the gallery in Kings Yard, during the Third Friday Fling.

    James and Christine Klinger will show their pottery and paintings at a Springs Gallery exhibit that opens this Friday with a reception from 6-9 p.m. during the Third Friday Fling. The exhibit runs until Feb. 16.

  • Antioch seeks local jobs for students

    As leaders of a school that places work at the heart of its educational experience, Antioch leaders face a challenge: in this economic downturn, they aim to create local jobs for the college’s first class of students.

  • Strong Heart Press offers holiday workshop

    Local artist and printmaker Sarah Strong is offering holiday-themed workshops at her Strong Heart Press & Studio, 143 1/2 E. Limestone Street. Workshop participants will create pocket journals on Friday, Dec. 9, and ornaments on Saturday, Dec. 10, both at 9:30 a.m. to noon. For information, contact Strong at 317-525-1785. The studio is also open for holiday shopping Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Dec. 19.

    Artist and printmaker Sarah Strong of the Strong Heart Press & Studio is offering several holiday-themed workshops at her studio, located at 143 1/2 E. Limestone Street, Yellow Springs. On Friday, Dec. 9, from 9:30 to noon, participants will create pocket journals and on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon, they will create ornaments. The studio is also open for holiday shopping Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 19. For information, contact Strong at 317-525-1785.

  • Goals to set 2012 priorities

    At their Nov. 21 meeting, Village Council members held an initial discussion regarding Council’s principles and goals for 2012, a topic generally addressed prior to approving the budget as a way to set Council priorities.

  • Cuts shrink Village budget

    In these difficult economic times, it’s a familiar story for states and municipalities: while revenues are falling, costs are rising. And that’s the story again this year for the Village of Yellow Springs.

  • Bowling balls inspire local jewelry

    Villager Matt Cole creates jewelry from bowling balls. His original work can be found online at www.matt-cole.com.

    Villager Matt Cole creates original jewelry from the outer shell of bowling balls. His designs can be found online at www.matt-cole.com.

  • A transition time for Nonstop

    Members of the Nonstop Institute of Yellow Springs gathered recently in the library of their Millworks building. Shown above are, from left standing, Migiwa Orimo, Jill Becker, Chris Hill, C.T. Chen, Michael Casselli and Dan Reyes, with Lincoln Alpern in front. While members will no longer have Nonstop’s MillWorks facility, they plan to continue sponsoring artistic and cultural events in the village. (Submitted photo)

    Since its launch after the shut-down of Antioch College, the educators and artists of Nonstop Institute have been nothing if not flexible and creative. And their flexibility is being called upon once again, as Nonstop members adapt to the newest phase of the group’s existence.

  • Solid waste rate hike approved

    At their Nov. 21 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved the final reading for a rate hike for Village solid waste disposal.