Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 55

  • School income tax up slightly

    The recession kicked Yellow Springs hard in 2008, according to state income tax figures, and the school district is still reeling from a significant drop in income tax revenue from that year, which schools received in 2009.

  • Solutions to brown water sought

    The periodic brown water in Yellow Springs homes is caused by manganese and is not harmful, according to Village Water and Wastewater Superintendent Joe Bates at Village Council’s June 21 meeting.

  • Fairies occupy downtown

    Local artist Kathleen McMillan created flower fairies out of silk flowers, and has placed the fairies in downtown trees.

    Artist Kathleen McMillan created flower fairies and nestled them in downtown trees.

  • School fiscal crunch is topic of a community meeting

    There was an “elephant in the room” at the June 17 emergency Committee of the Whole school board meeting to discuss the district’s financial shortfall, according to villager Rachel McKinley.

  • Bequest boosts town/gown unity

    Antioch College alumni Prexy Nesbitt, left, Joni Rabinowitz and Paul Graham took part in a panel discussion on Friday, June 18, on local civil rights actions, with a focus on the effort to desegregate the Gegner barbership in 1964. The reunion’s overall theme was “Race and Social Justice.” (submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    A $3 million bequest from the estate of longtime Antioch College faculty member Nolan Miller and his brother Richard Miller will enable Antioch College to financially support its students who wish to work in nonprofit organizations in Yellow Springs…

  • Mitzi Manny

    Mildred “Mitzi” Manny, longtime villager and beloved member of the Unitarian community, died on Wednesday, June 24, of cancer at the Friends Care Community Extended Living Center, where she had moved after becoming ill. Mitzi was born September 21, 1918. She was 91 years old and lived on Cedar Court in the Friends Care Community […]

  • Alumni come to town

    A larger-than-life Arthur Morgan welcomes Antioch College alumni, who begin a four-day reunion today. About 260 have registered so far, but up to 100 more may show up as well, according to college Assistant Development Director Aimee Maruyama. Alumna Eleanor Holmes Norton, the U.S. Congresswoman from Washington, D.C., will speak at the Saturday, June 22, alumni dinner.

    A larger-than-life Arthur Morgan welcomes Antioch College alumni, who begin a four-day reunion today. About 260 have registered so far, but up to 100 more may show up as well, according to college Assistant Development Director Aimee Maruyama.

  • Council looks at affordability

    Village Council needs to decide whether it intends to make affordable housing a priority before moving ahead with a specific project, John Davis told Council members at their June 7 meeting.

  • McGregor is Antioch Midwest

    As of July 1, Antioch University McGregor will be known by its new name, Antioch University Midwest. The name change was announced last Saturday, June 12.

  • AAUP: college closing not necessary

    Last weekend the American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, officially voted to sanction Antioch University for infringements of governance standards for actions related to the closing of Antioch College.

  • School deficit is bigger and came sooner than expected

    The Yellow Springs school district budget deficit is bigger and increasing faster than expected, according to Superintendent Tony Armocida at the school board meeting on Thursday, June 10.

Our weather forecast is from WP Wunderground