Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 40
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.
Antioch University will graduate 23 new Ph.D.s in Leadership and Change on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Antioch University Midwest auditorium.
A die-in and memorial for John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police on Aug. 5, 2014 at the Beavercreek Walmart, will take place 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the same store where Crawford died.
With just two weeks to go before the Aug. 5 filling deadline, seven villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for three open seats on Village Council in the Nov. 3 elections.
During last week’s trial in the Greene County Court of Common Pleas, a Springfield prosecutor asked a jury to find Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod guilty of two criminal charges — assault and interfering with civil rights — following a November 5 incident in which Penrod forcibly took a camera away from a villager attempting to videotape an encounter with police.
Dr. Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will read from his new book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the Antioch campus.
The annual Yellow Springs concert by Friends Music Camp campers and staff takes place this Saturday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Mills Lawn gym.
Interested citizens have two weeks left to pick up petitions at the Greene County Board of Elections and join the races for three open seats on Village Council, two on school board and two on Township Trustees.
Five new teachers were introduced to the school board and community at last week’s regular meeting of the Yellow Springs Board of Education. The board approved one-year contracts for the teachers for the upcoming school year.
Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod was found not guilty of assault, interfering with civil rights and disorderly conduct after a three-day trial at the Greene county Court of Common Pleas.