Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 40

  • Roosevelt announces $9 million gift to college

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    At Friday’s Antioch College alumni reunion, President Mark Roosevelt announced that the college’s board of trustees had pledged $9 million over the next three years to the college.

  • Cemex seeks new quarry close to Yellow Springs

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    The Fairborn-based Cemex, one of the world’s largest producers of Portland cement, is seeking to rezone a 289-acre plat of land it owns just south and west of Yellow Springs in order to construct a new quarry. The company will make its rezoning request at a meeting of the Xenia Township Trustees today, June 16, at 6 p.m at the trustees office at 8 Brush Row Road in Xenia.

  • Village zoning code update to begin soon

    In recent years, a vision of how Yellow Springs should stay vital has emerged, expressed both in the recently revised Village Comprehensive Plan and last year’s visioning effort.

  • Village Council — Hard questions for green town

    Village Council addressed the issue whether the Village should sign a contract with American Municipal Power, or AMP, for participation in a natural gas plant in Fremont, Ohio.

  • Sticky, off-the-wall art on a wall

    Several local arts supporters got in the spirit last Sunday at Chew 4 Art, which launched the Traveling Gum Wall, a collaboration of the Yellow Springs Arts Council and the JafaGirls. The public is invited to help decorate the gum wall this Saturday during the Street Fair at the Arts Council booth in the Art Park at 100 Corry Street, which is a fund-raiser for the arts group. Shown above are, at left, JafaGirls Corrine Bayraktaroglu and Nancy Mellon and at right, Arts Council coordinator Carole Braun, Tom Osborne and award-winning bubble-blower Lori Tuttle. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    You can call it art to chew on, or art that’s already been chewed. Whatever you call it, the Traveling Gum Wall is the most recent offbeat community art project by the village’s own Jafagirls, in collaboration with the Yellow Springs Arts Council.

  • Antioch College — Head fundraiser appointed

    Steve Sturman, the new head fund raiser for Antioch College, sees similarities between the school where he most recently worked.

  • State of the College: ‘You have a college that’s yours again’

    Last Friday Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt gave the State of the College address to an audience of about 50 Antioch and Yellow Springs community members. The event was the beginning of a weekend-long meeting of the college’s board. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    In his State of the College address Friday night, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt articulated a new vision for Antioch as a college that will focus on addressing the challenges of sustainability

  • Gardeners may get utilities break

    Yellow Springs gardeners will soon get a break on their Village utility bills if Council approves a new resolution at its next meeting.

  • Power outage linked to DP&L malfunction

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    Yellow Springers lost power for several hours Monday evening when a breaker at a DP&L substation tripped and stopped sending power to the village. As of Tuesday, DP&L had not identified the cause of the malfunction.

  • Antioch College names advancement head

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    On Friday, May 27, Antioch College names Stephen Sturman as the college’s new vice president for advancement.

  • Sustainability new focus for Antioch College

    At his State of the College address on May 20, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced that the revived college will focus academic programs on sustainability issues.

    At his State of the College address on May 20, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced that sustainability will be a focus for the revived college.

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