Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 54

  • Visioning report to Council tonight

    Village of Yellow Springs

    Results from the local visioning effort will be presented on June 2 at a special joint meeting between Village Council and the Township Trustees.

  • College board looks at challenges, opportunity

    What the newly independent Antioch College is attempting to do — reinventing itself in a faculty-centered liberal arts model — is highly unusual, a consultant told the college pro tem board of trustees on Saturday, May 8, at the board’s first meeting held in the village since the college gained independence in September.

  • Community Summit sparks ideas on how to make schools better

    Students, teachers and community members arrived at four main recommendations during a meeting in March at a “Community Summit for Yellow Springs Schools,” an event aimed at “using respectful and innovative methods of discussion to build a successful future for Yellow Springs schools.

  • Levy timeline considered

    At their May 17 meeting, Village Council members discussed a possible timetable for a renewal or replacement of the Village five-year property tax levy, which will stop generating revenues of $876,000 per year at the end of 2010.

  • Affordability leader in YS

    The Home, Inc. community land trust organization — which creates affordable housing by having homeowners pay only for the house, with the land staying in a community trust — along with the Yellow Springs Village Council, hopes to jumpstart a conversation on affordable housing.

  • College board meets in village

    Antioch board meets in YS

    The board of the newly independent Antioch College held a three-day meeting in Yellow Springs, from Friday, May 21, to Sunday, May 23, at the Herndon Gallery of South Hall. Much of the meeting was in open session, while parts were closed to the public. The open sessions were streamed live. This was the board’s […]

  • Antioch College makes list of Top Nontraditional Colleges

    Antioch College Interim President Matthew Derr is shown in front of Main Building on campus last summer, shortly before the college became independent.

    Even with no students, the newly revived Antioch College has found its way to the list of America’s Top Non-Traditional Colleges, published by the Huffington Post Web site on May 20.

  • Feedback for visioning sought

    Yellow Springs and Miami Township community residents are encouraged to take part in an open house, “Shape Our Future,” the third public participation phase of the ongoing visioning process that began almost a year ago, and that winds up soon.

  • Low-income senior housing builder presents to Council

    At their May 17 meeting, members of Village Council heard a presentation on low-income senior housing from Lynn Dalton, president of the Franklin Foundation of Columbus. The nonprofit group has built 14 senior communities in Ohio, and is interested in partnering with the Village or local nonprofits to build one in Yellow Springs.

  • Fire station celebrates new engine

    At Tuesday's open house, Miami Township firefighters carried on the tradition of pushing the new firetruck into its bay at the station. Assistant Chief Denny Powell drove the truck.

    Miami Township Fire Department officials held an open house on Tuesday to celebration the arrival of their new engine, the station’s first in 14 years.

  • Baptist Tea draws crowd

    Between 150 and 200 appreciative guests attended yesterday’s annual Baptist Tea, held at the church’s fellowship hall on Dayton Street.

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