Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 51

  • 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.”

  • AUM to hold forum to aid understanding

    The recent controversy over locating an Islamic center in downtown Manhattan weighs heavily on Antioch University Midwest Professor Jim Malarkey, an anthropologist who spent eight years living in Islamic countries. To Malarkey, the controversy reflects an unfortunate American tendency to fear those we don’t understand.

  • Council OKs solar project

    At their Sept. 20 meeting, Village Council members voted unanimously to participate in the Village’s first solar power energy package. Council approved the final reading of a subscription package with American Municipal Power, or AMP, which has contracted with Standard Energy, Inc., to purchase up to 300 megawatts of solar energy.

  • Film tonight on civil rights murders

    A documentary on the effects of the 40-year-old murders of three civil rights workers on a Mississippi town will be shown Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Little Art Theater in Yellow Springs.

  • Village applies for road grant

    At their Sept. 7 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved a grant application for state funding for the widening of a portion of Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, a move that is necessary to create an intersection for entering a new access road to the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Bahnsen’s photos to be honored

    An open house to honor a newly published book of photographs by Axel Bahnsen, a world renowned photographer who lived and worked in Yellow Springs for 50 years, will take place this Sunday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Senior Center. The book was designed by Jane Baker and edited by Paul Cooper. Shown above is a self-portrait of Bahnsen. (photo by Alex Bahnsen)

    For more than 50 years until his death, a photographer of international stature lived and worked in Yellow Springs. The work of that photographer, Axel Bahnsen, will be honored this weekend with the publication of a new book of his photographs.

  • Mickunas returns to WYSO

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    Vick Mickunas and his popular show “Book Nook” will return to WYSO Public Radio this Friday, Sept. 17, at 1:30 p.m.

  • Vernay is potential solar site

    At their Sept. 7 meeting, Village Council members took their first official step toward adding solar power to the Village energy portfolio when they unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance for an AMP solar energy subscription package.

  • Well? Was it hot enough for ya?

    Was it hot out this summer? Or was it just me? Okay, it was hot out, but maybe not as hot as you think. According to Dayton-area statistics from the National Weather Service, or NWS, in Wilmington, 2010 shaped up as the 12th hottest summer since record keeping began 132 years ago.

  • Gospel Fest draws appreciative crowd

    The choir of the Church of Jesus of Springfield gave a rousing performance at the 13th annual Gospel Fest at the Central Chapel AME Church on Wednesday night.

    Central Chapel AME Church hosted the 13th annual Gospel Fest on Wednesday, Sept. 8. The event kicked off the annual AACW Blues Fest.

  • Dousing the dog days

    Villagers have one more chance before the end of this long, hot summer to cool off at Gaunt Park pool, which will be open regular hours this weekend before season’s close at 8 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Last Saturday the toddler pool was full of mischief, with Madeline Wall pouring water on the head of her brother, Dimitri; both were at the pool with their grandmother, Niki Sage. Behind is Lori Blankenship of Fairborn.

    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.

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