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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 5

  • Improv workshop at Antioch College open to village

    A workshop on theater improvisation and civic engagement will take place this Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Antioch College Foundry Theater from 1 to 4 p.m., led by members of The Talking Band theater company of New York City. The event is part of a monthlong project that includes the March presentation of the play “Marcellus Shale,” about the effects of fracking on a community. Shown here are cast members, from left to right, front row: Ida Lease Cummings, Parker Phelan; center row: Selena Wilkinson, Cole Gentry, John Fleming; Third row: Sean Allen; Back row: Hannah Priscilla Craig, Michael Casselli, Louise Smith. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Yellow Springers have an opportunity to learn about how theater improvisation can enhance civic engagement in a free workshop this Saturday at Antioch College.

  • BCI’s fact finding in misconduct charges is finished

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    The fact-finding investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, or BCI, into alleged misconduct by a longtime Yellow Springs police officer has ended and the results turned over to a prosecutor.

  • 365 Group to show iconic Spike Lee film

    The 365 Group will sponsor a free screening of "Do the Right Thing" by Spike Lee this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Little Art Theatre. A discussion of the film moderated by Basim Blunt will follow, and the film is free for all. Shown above is a still from the film, with director Lee, who also starred, in the Dodgers jersey.

    The Spike Lee film “Do the Right Thing” will be shown this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Little Art Theater, in honor of Black History Month.

  • NYC theater artists offer workshop on improv, civic engagement

    Shown above is the cast of the upcoming play "Marcellus Shale" at the Antioch Foundry Theater. From left to right in front row are Ida Lease Cummings and Parker Phelan; center row, Selena Wilkinson, Cole Gentry, John Fleming; third row, Sean Allen; and back row, Hannah Priscilla Craig, Michael Casselli and director Louise Smith.

    The founders of the New York City avant garde theater Talking Band will present a workshop on improvisation and civic dialogue this Saturday, Feb. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. The event is free to interested community members.

  • Electric rate hikes likely coming soon

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    Villagers are likely to see a hike in their electric bill within a few months, if Council approves a recommendation from its electric consultant to raise rates.

  • Mayor’s court used less in village

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    The Yellow Springs Mayor’s Court began in the early 1950s, when the Village Charter was written.

  • Beer bottle cap creations at brewery

    The beer bottle cap art of John Taylor-Lehman is on display at the Yellow Springs Brewery, with an opening reception this Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m.

    The beer bottle cap art of John Taylor-Lehman is on display at the Yellow Springs Brewery, with an opening reception this Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Shopping at Tom’s and forgot your reusable bag? These kids have got you covered.

    Lily Rainey, 12, left, and Carina Basora, 11, stand next to the baggerie they installed at Tom’s Market, which allows patrons to borrow and return canvas bags. The baggerie was built as part of their team’s participation in the First Lego League competition, and reflects the competition’s theme of dealing with trash. The team was inspired to reduce the use of plastic grocery bags, which they found through research to be immensely harmful to the earth, its animals and its people. (submitted Photo)

    The “Super Snack Snatchers” lego team from Mills Lawn School has installed a baggerie at the entrance to Tom’s Market, so that shoppers can borrow a reusable bag for their groceries.

  • Village Council Jan. 19 meeting— Solar array closer to reality

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    At their Jan. 19 meeting, Village Council members moved closer to adding solar power to the Village electric portfolio by unanimously approving a resolution that authorizes Village Manager Patti Bates and the Energy Board to review and recommend a 1-megawatt solar array proposal for an array to be located on the Glass Farm.

  • McGruder honored at Antioch College

    Antioch College Assistant Professor of History Kevin McGruder was recently honored with the first annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award. (Submitted Photo)

    Assistant Professor Kevin McGruder was awarded the first Antioch College Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award recently.