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Articles by Diane Chiddister

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  • Villager input sought for Antioch College Village

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    The kick-off events of the Antioch College Village Charrette will take place this Sunday, March 1.

  • News is tops for a fifth time

    The News fulltime staff celebrated being named Newspaper of the Year in its size category by the Ohio Newspaper Association for the fifth straight year. Pictured above are, top row from left, Designer Suzanne Szempruch and Village Desk Editor Lauren (Chuck) Shows; middle row, Pearl Bachman (not fulltime) and Reporter Megan Bachman, Editor Diane Chiddister, freelancer Carol Simmons and Associate Editor Lauren Heaton; and front row, Designer Matt Minde and Office Manager Kathryn Hitchcock. Not shown are Advertising Manager Robert Hasek and Bookkeeper Peg Champney. (Photo by our Camera)

    For the fifth year in a row, the Yellow Springs News won the top honor in its size category at the annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention.

  • New pastor at Central Chapel A.M.E.

    Rev. Dwight Smith is the new pastor at the Central Chapel A.M.E. Church in Yellow Springs.

    The Reverend Dwight Smith is the new pastor at Central Chapel A.M.E. Church.

  • Photo exhibit shows Meredith Dallas in Selma march

    Patti Dallas was recently surprised to find a photo of her father, Meredith, in an Asheville, N.C. exhibit of the work of James Barker. The photo showed Dallas at the historic civil rights march in Selma, Ala.

    Villager Patti Dallas was surprised to find a photo of her father, Meredith, in a photo exhibit of the 1965 civil rights march in Selma, Ala., in an Asheville, N.C., photo exhibit of the work of James Barker.

  • Village Council— Public Arts Commission busy in ’14

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    After a long pause following its 2013 launch, the Public Arts Commission was busy last year, making progress on a number of projects, according to PAC member David Turner in the group’s 2014 report to Council at Council’s Feb. 2 meeting.

  • Eclectic, meaningful movement

    “Our American Skin,” an original dance by Valerie Blackwell-Truitt, center, will be one of the pieces by local choreographers performed at this weekend’s Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert, at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. Also performing above at right is Blackwell-Truitt’s son, Kyle, to whom the dance is dedicated. See article at bottom of page on the event. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Human rights issues, original work from local choreographers and new things to do with chairs come together at this year’s annual Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert.

  • Council agrees on ’15 goals

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    At their Feb. 2 meeting, Village Council members gave initial approval to four main goals for 2015. Discussion on goals will continue in upcoming meetings, after two Council members meet with Village staff to clarify some of the language.

  • Mills Lawn teacher charged

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    On Friday, Feb. 13, popular longtime Mills Lawn teacher Ben Trumbull was arrested in Columbus and charged with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor.

  • News wins top state award for 5th year

    This photo by Yellow Springs News photographer Suzanne Szempruch won second place in the Feature Photograph category at yesterday's annual contest for weeklies at the Ohio Newspaper Association convention in Columbus. The News won the top award in its size category.

    The Yellow Springs News won Newspaper of the Year, the top award in its size category, at yesterday’s annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association.

  • Attorneys vie for position of Village solicitor

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    Last Wednesday, Jan. 28, Village Council at a special meeting heard presentations from three law firms that are vying for the position of Village solicitor.