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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 7

  • Council stand on utilities is giving way


    The unanimous stand taken by Village Council at its last meeting for holding property owners responsible for their tenants’ utility debts began crumbling at Monday’s meeting, when two Council members formerly for the policy change weighed in against it, and another expressed ambivalence.

  • Some note change in policing style


    Late one evening last month, a local couple was celebrating their anniversary with friends at the Gulch.

  • Winds groups vie at Sunday’s CMYS final concert

    The North Coast Winds of Cleveland will compete this Sunday in the 30th annual CMYS competition finals. Also competing is the East End Winds.

    Two winds groups will vie this Sunday, April 26, in the 30th annual Chamber Music Yellow Springs competition finals.

  • Writer, birder Nelson to read

    Writer and birder Kent Nelson of Colorado will read from his work Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at Glen Helen. (submitted photo)

    Kent Nelson’s twin passions for writing and birding work well together. For instance, birding takes him to remote and exotic locations, such as an Aleutian island in Alaska, where the Yupik village he visited inspired a short story — about birders who go to Alaska.

  • Village Council— Go ahead for water softening


    At their April 6 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to move ahead with adding water softening to the proposed new water plant.

  • Writer Kent Nelson to read

    Writer Kent Nelson, winner of the University of Pittsburgh Press Drue Heinz Literature award, will read Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.

    Writer Kent Nelson will read from his work this Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building.

  • Village Council— Landlords held responsible for utilities


    Village Council members unanimously supported a proposed change in Village policy that makes property owners responsible for their tenants’ utility debts.

  • Council and Trustees meet— Strategic planning considered


    At a special joint meeting between Village Council and the Miami Township Trustees on March 30, leaders discussed how best to step up strategic planning for the Village and Township, in order to coordinate initiatives to reflect local values and goals.

  • ‘Godspell’ sings of community

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company presents “Godspell” this weekend and next, with performances Fridays and Saturdays, April 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7:30 and Sundays, April 5 and 12 at 3 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. Shown above rehearsing are cast members, from left, Ali Thomas, Ellen Ballerene, Sommer McGuire, Sarah Wildman, Lorrie Sparrow (behind), Mila De Spain, Miriam Eckenrode Saari and Jeanna GunderKline. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    “Godspell,” with its focus on Jesus’ message of love and forgiveness, will come to Yellow Springs this weekend and next, April 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and April 5 and 12 at 3 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym.

  • Mixed Mamas explore identity

    Stacy Rene Erenberg, left, and Sage Morgan-Hubbard will perform the “Mixed Mamas Remix Vol. 2,” a performance piece of poetry, movement and song, on Friday, April 10, at 8 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. The performance is free and open to the public. (Submitted photo)

    People of mixed racial heritage face different challenges than most when figuring out their identify, but all of us are negotiating our identity all of the time.