Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 42

  • 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

    Welcome back!

    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.

  • Storms pass through village

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    Three storm systems charged through Yellow Springs on Wednesday evening, May 26. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning in Greene County a little after 7 p.m. due to possible tornadic activity spotted by Doppler radar, but there were no actual tornado sightings, according to the NWS.

  • Morgan Fellow jobs to end in June— Antioch’s cultural presence, revived

    Morgan Fellows Jean Gregorek, left, Anne Bohlen and Scott Warren have been busy developing the curriculum and programming events at the revived college since September 2009. Their jobs come to an end on June 30. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    It didn’t take long after Antioch College became an independent liberal arts college in September 2009 for the revived college’s presence to be felt in the village.

  • Council to vote on natural gas

    The challenge of meeting local energy needs with non-polluting energy sources presented itself in a new form to Village Council on May 16, as Council considered whether to use natural gas as an intermediate energy source.

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