Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 74

  • College facilities may be at risk

    The only unlocked door on the Antioch College campus these days is that of Main Building, where a small staff remains until the college officially closes on June 30.

  • A ‘Yellow Springs Promise’ to help with costs of college

    At the meeting of the Yellow Springs Board of Education on Thursday, May 8, board members heard a draft proposal for a new program aimed at both promoting higher education for local young people and attracting new young families to Yellow Springs.

  • Trustees reject final AC3 offer, Antioch College to close

    In what appears to be the final act of the long, complex and heartwrenching saga around efforts to save Antioch College, the Antioch University Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 8, rejected the offer of the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, or AC3, of almost $16 million to keep the college open.

  • Council approves first step for Barr property project

    An architect’s rendering of the proposed FCC senior apartment building on the corner of Xenia Avenue and Limestone Street. The three-story building will house 30 apartments.

    At their May 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved a first reading for the proposed Friends Care Community apartments on the Barr property downtown.

  • Watching birds, helping the Glen

    Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis will lead a dawn chorus walk this Saturday, May 10, as part of the daylong Make It Count for the Birds event. The event is the Glen’s biggest fundraiser.

    Eleven months out of the year, Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis likes to sleep in, but in May he rolls out of bed early. That’s the month that migrating birds stop in the Glen and Glen Helen Director Nick Boutis, a bird lover, can be found in the nature preserve with his binoculars even at the crack of dawn, looking up.

  • University threatens legal action against Village

    Last week Antioch University threatened legal action against the Village of Yellow Springs in response to the Village’s request that the university dismantle an unauthorized air conditioning unit.

  • Council unanimously urges university to save college

    At their meeting Monday, May 5, members of Village Council unanimously passed a resolution urging that Antioch University keep Antioch College open. “I feel strongly that it’s important for us to take a stand one way or another,” said Council member Lori Askeland, who wrote the resolution.

  • Spring has sprung; the Fling has flung

    Last Friday’s Third Friday Fling in the Springs brought loads of people downtown for shopping, visiting, music and a good time. Above, Tyron Peterson gives a free ride on the carriage owned by B&B Carriage.

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  • WYSO fate sparks concerns

    In recent weeks concerns have heightened among supporters of WYSO Public Radio that Antioch University intends to sell the radio station, and a statement by university leaders that they plan to keep the station has not been convincing, according to several radio activists.

  • University threatens Nonstop

    Antioch University last week threatened to take legal action against individual Antioch College faculty members who are involved in Nonstop Antioch unless the faculty members agree not to teach in a program that includes ‘Antioch’ in its title.

  • Village ends ’07 fiscal year with $1.5 million surplus

    Ending Funding Balances by Year

    The Village of Yellow Springs ended its 2007 fiscal year with a general fund surplus of about $1.5 million, its largest surplus in recent years, according to Village Manager Eric Swansen at Council’s March 31 meeting.

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