Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 41

  • YS Experience focus on creativity

    Organizers and participants in the upcoming YS Experience weekend include, from left, clockwise: Matt Housh, drummer for The Show; dancer Jill Becker; Mindy Harney, organizer of Cirque Carnival; metalsmith Rhonda Newsome; artist Deb Housh; artist and organizer Nancy Mellon (below); artist Sarah Strong; and artist and musician Ryan Henry of The Show. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Organizers of the Yellow Springs Experience are doing some things differently than at the event’s debut last year. In 2011 the Experience takes place in one event-packed weekend rather than being spread out over a week, and more activities are free and aimed at local participants.

  • ITT to acquire YSI Incorporated

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    On July 11 YSI Incorporated and ITT Corporation of White Plains, N.Y., announced that ITT will acquire the Yellow Springs company. YSI Incorporated facilities will remain in Yellow Springs, according to a YSI spokesperson.

  • Yellow Springs shines for YS Experience

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    Next weekend, July 15-17, the Yellow Springs Experience will offer music, art, dance, theater, nature and the healing arts, among other activities, for the event-packed Yellow Springs Experience.

  • College fills key positions

    On June 22 Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced that former college theater professor Louise Smith has been hired as the college’s new dean of community life.

  • Tree trimming begins soon

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    Due to several recent power outages linked to downed limbs, tree-trimming around electrical lines will begin soon in the south end of town, with a focus on softwoods linked to the outages such as white pine and silver maple.

  • Village Council— Tree-trimming moves ahead

    Spurred by several recent power outages, the Village is moving ahead quickly with more aggressive tree-trimming in the south end of town, according to Superintendent of Water and Electric Kelley Fox this week. “With the recent storms, the trees have wreaked havoc,” Fox said. “The bottom line is that we have to trim the trees […]

  • Council votes 3–2 on gas

    On Monday, June 20, Village Council in a close vote approved a contract with American Municipal Power, or AMP, to participate in a natural gas plant at Fremont, Ohio

  • Antioch College alumni reunion— $9 million gift announced

    The revived Antioch College needs to articulate a powerful sense of mission, both to attract students and to attract major funding sources, according to President Mark Roosevelt.

  • A piazza for dance, and community

    Judith Wolert-Maldonado, also known as DJ Juju, is hosting a series of Dance Piazzas this summer at 100 Corry Street. The next Dance Piazza, which takes place at 7 p.m. on July 2, will feature lessons on the bhangra dance of India. The free dances continue on the first and third Saturday of the month through September, and everyone is invited. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Bringing people together to dance under an open sky resonates on many levels for Judith Wolert-Maldonado, who’s organized outdoor Dance Piazzas in the village every other Saturday night this summer.

  • Fun is afoot in Yellow Springs!

    The flash mob dance that took place during Street Fair is a recent example of creative and spontaneous fun in the village.

    Traveling Jules and Traveling Joan, the team that will judge the “Most Fun Town” category in the “Best of the Road” contest, will arrive in Yellow Springs Monday night and spend Tuesday and part of Wednesday in the village. Villagers are urged to come out for events planned during their visit.

  • College names Louise Smith new director of community life

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    Antioch College announced yesterday that is has hired former theater professor Louise Smith as its new director of community life. Also this week, the college announced that Chicago-based artist Sara Black has been hired as the college’s new assistant professor in 3–D art.

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