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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 40
The five-year effort by the international cement company Cemex to expand its mining operation in Greene County came to a conclusion favorable to Cemex but unfavorable to the company’s neighbors Monday night, Aug. 17, when the Fairborn City Council unanimously voted to rezone 450 acres of land from agriculture to mining, overturning an earlier ruling by that city’s planning board.
Yellow Springs police confirmed that the body of a local man was found dead this morning in a car parked on Winter Street. The death appeared to be from natural causes.
A week after the filing deadline for candidates, this fall’s races for Village Council and Miami Township Trustee look robust, while the school board contest is decidedly calmer, with no challengers for two incumbents. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.
A nine-year effort to protect Glen Helen finally came to a successful conclusion last week, with the Glen now preserved as a wild place into perpetuity.
The 35th Annual Yellow Springs Book Fair will take place this Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Mills Lawn School grounds.
In her first year in the position, Village Manager Patti Bates has shown what some view as uncommon equanimity in a demanding job. And it turns out she’s come by that equanimity naturally. A four-time cancer survivor, Bates knows what’s worth getting steamed at, and what’s not.
Antioch College recently welcomed eight sheep in a pilot project to manage the vegetative growth around the college’s solar array.
The Yellow Springs school district’s 2020 Plan, which aims to increase student success by enhancing innovation in teaching and learning, appears to be achieving its goals.
But Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, tells the story of early white Harlem residents who appeared to hold diverse views of their African-American neighbors. And he believes that Harlem was originally a place of aspiration for the blacks who moved there.
At last Saturday’s commencement ceremony for the Antioch University Leadership and Change Ph.D. program, Dr. Al Guskin was honored for his 15 years of teaching with the program, and 30 years of service to the college and university. Guskin retired this year.