Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 50

  • Antioch presidential finalist visits campus this week

    If he’s hired as the new president of Antioch College, Mark Roosevelt will be moving from overseeing a system with 25,000 students to one with a first-year entering class of 25. Most importantly, he’d bring the skills he used to raise the Pittsburgh Public Schools from a failing system to one that began achieving success…

  • Village Council — Sidewalk policy to change

    Recently Village Council took a first step toward changing Village policy on sidewalk maintenance, shifting from charging home-owners for sidewalk repairs to treating sidewalks similarly to streets, as part of the Village budget.

  • Nonstop fields candidate forum

    Since it began several years ago, Nonstop members have aimed to fill voids. First, they filled an intellectual void in the village by offering classes after Antioch College closed down. Even after the college revived, Nonstop provided a series of cultural events.

  • Founders Day events celebrate Antioch College

    Welcome back!

    Antioch College invites the community to join in the Founders Day celebration this weekend, Oct. 15–16, to celebrate the college’s revival.

  • Antioch College presidential finalist believes in turning collaborative visions into reality

    Antioch College presidential candidate Mark Roosevelt, in a 2009 photo.

    Mark Roosevelt, the finalist for the job of president of Antioch College, will visit Yellow Springs next week. Roosevelt spoke with the News on Thursday, Oct. 7, about his interest in the job and his experience.

  • Proposal considered for affordable village housing

    Village Council members began a discussion on a proposal for a modest joint Village/Home, Inc., project for affordable housing.

  • One year in, college is primed for students

    On a recent tour to recruit new students, Antioch College Admissions Director Kristen Pett found that the revived college, set to open its doors to students next fall, has plenty of well-wishers.

  • Antioch College presidential candidate to visit

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    Mark Roosevelt, a finalist for the position of Antioch College president, will visit the Antioch campus next Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 13–14, to meet with the college and Yellow Springs communities.

  • The chips are down

    Mills Lawn School parents, kids, teachers and staff, including Principal Matt Housh, grabbed shovels last Saturday to spread a new layer of mulch on the playground, providing a soft landing for any students who might take a tumble. Shown above are, from left, parent Chris Wyatt with, on the hill from left, Tavien Clay with a shovel; Reese Spurgeon, sliding down; Bob and Morris Wyatt; and Max Banaszak-Moore. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Copies of this and other photographs may be purchased from the Yellow Springs News; please contact us via e-mail at ysnews {at} ysnews(.)com or by phone, between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Mon.–Fri.

  • Council eyes sidewalk policy

    At their Oct. 4 meeting, Village Council members will continue a discussion on long-range Village sidewalk policy, and consider whether current policy, which assesses property owners for sidewalk repair, should be revised. “Something needs to happen,” Council member Karen Wintrow said last week, stating that Council should “provide more clarity and direction for citizens.”

  • Antioch School kids feel the beat

    Kids love drums. Performer and educator Eric “The Fish” Paton thinks he knows why. “There’s this sense of personal expression that’s possible,” Paton said in a recent interview, comparing introducing drums to a group of children with introducing oboes, a process that would take considerably longer. “Everyone can find their voice quickly.”

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