Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 51

  • Artist Smith celebrates YS diversity

    Village artist Johanna Smith will show her exhibit of multi media mosaics, called "Yellow Springs Potheads: A Celebration of Diversity" at Brother Bear's through April The exhibit opens with a reception this Saturday, April 2, from 6–9 p.m.

    Artist Johanna Smith’s exhibit, “Yellow Springs Potheads: A Celebration of Diversity,” will open with a reception this Saturday, April 2, from 6–9 p.m. at Brother Bear’s Cafe. The potheads are just that: heads created from recycled pots and pans, covered with mosaic glass and inspired by people in the village.

  • Rahmanian an Antioch College academic leader

    Longtime Antioch College faculty member and former Nonstop leader Hassan Rahmanian has been named the revived college’s new dean for curriculum, assessment, planning and interdisciplinary learning.

  • Village offers support

    At the meeting, Village leaders pledged their support to do what they can to ensure that YSI continues to stay in Yellow Springs.

  • Nonstop examines Progressive arts in small towns

    Brian Holmes and Claire Pentecost present a program on their efforts to seek progressive arts organizations in small towns. They will visit Nonstop this Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    Does being an arts town mean just producing art, or also encouraging the questioning of and critical thinking about the dominant culture that artists tend to provide?

  • Council moves ahead with housing

    Villagers offered a robust show of community support for Village Council’s proposed affordable housing project at Council’s meeting Monday, March 21, when Council unanimously approved moving ahead with the first of three steps for the housing project.

  • YSI looking for a strategic partner

    YSI Incorporated, Yellow Springs’ largest employer, has announced its intention to seek a strategic partner, according to a March 18 press release. The action could mean major changes for the company, including leaving the community, or local job growth.

  • Antioch College hires first faculty

    Welcome back!

    This week Antioch College leaders announced that the college has filled three out of its first six tenure-track faculty positions, and passed the first hurdle on the multi-year path to accreditation.

  • Services to citizens vary greatly by community

    Yellow Springs residents do pay more to live in the village, according to a 2008 cost of living comparison of school and municipal income tax, property tax and utility costs in area towns.

  • More cost, more services in Village

    Conventional wisdom says that Yellow Springs is an expensive place to live relative to other area towns, and statistics bear out that assumption.

  • Loan fund restrictions eased

    At their March 7 meeting, members of Village Council took an initial step toward removing the current restriction that prohibits nonprofits from applying for loans from the Village Revolving Loan Fund for Economic Development.