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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 5

  • Interim chief update

    The Village of Yellow Springs is beginning the process of finding an interim police chief since the resignation of Chief Dave Hale.

  • Art for listening, understanding

    Standing in front of a wall-size poem by Umvikeli G. Scott Jones are Herndon Gallery Curater Jennifer Wenker, center, and student assistants Daniel Cox and Kathryn Olson. The poem is part of the new exhibit, “Living in Divided States,” which features the work of 50 area artists at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Those entering the Herndon Gallery’s “Living in Divided States” exhibit will first hear the voices, female and male, rising and falling in pitch, in intensity.

  • Peaceful ball drop turns ugly

    Police from at least six municipalities and agencies joined Yellow Springs police in a presence downtown on the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop that many villagers found hostile and aggressive. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Kinner Fischer)

    Lance Rudegeair had dropped the New Year’s ball at 12 a.m., and was still up on the ladder when the police car lights began flashing. Then came the sirens. It was 12:08 a.m. The sound was deafening.

  • YSPD chief resigns; villagers demand better policing

    More than 250 villagers crowded into the Bryan Center gym Tuesday night for a special Council meeting about tensions with police at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. About 40 people spoke, including Ian MacDonald, above. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    On Tuesday evening a crowd overflowing the Bryan Center gym heard a statement from Police Chief Dave Hale offering his resignation in the aftermath of what many perceived as overly aggressive and hostile police behavior at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

  • 2016: Yellow Springs year in Review — Village Council

    A groundbreaking ceremony last Thursday kicked off construction of Yellow Springs' new water treatment plant. Construction of the plant, which will cost $7.2 million, begins on Oct. 1 and will take approximately 15 months. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    2016: Yellow springs year in Review — Village Council

  • 2016: Yellow Springs year in Review — Village life

    A group of about 250 demonstrators gathered on Xenia Avenue last week to “repudiate the bigotry and disgraceful behavior” exemplified by Trump’s comments on the “Access Hollywood” video. Among them were, from left, Will Gregor, Teresa Dunphy, Tommaso Gregor, Beth Holyoke and Andy Holyoke. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    2016: Yellow springs year in Review — Village life

  • Police chief resigns

    Police Chief Dave Hale announced his resignation, in a statement read by Village Manager Patti Bates at tonight’s special Council meeting. The meeting addressed police tactics that caused distress and chaos for many at the recent New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

  • Herndon exhibit examines “Divided States”

    “Living in Divided States,” an exhibit of the work of about 50 area artists, is on display at the Herndon Gallery of the Antioch College campus.

  • New Year’s celebration turns ugly with police actions

    The traditional Yellow Springs ball drop turned ugly on New Year’s Eve when police drove through the crowd at 12:08 a.m.

  • Friends Music Camp presents holiday concert

    The annual holiday concert of staff and campers of Friends Music Camp will take place Friday, Dec. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Foundry Theater on the Antioch campus. Staff members and professional musicians Wendy Champney Enderle and Martha Hyde will perform, along with cellist Chiara Enderle, violinist Mathias Enderle and former campers Sam Salazar and Rory Papania, among others. The event raises money for camper scholarships. Shown above, Papania performed at the group’s 2016 summer benefit, which also took place in Yellow Springs. (News archive photo by Matt Minde)

    Friends Music Camp staffers and campers present their annual holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Foundry Theatre on the Antioch College campus.

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