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  • 70 visit local wastewater plant

    Jon Van Dommelen of the Ohio EPA gave a demonstration at last Thursday's meeting of the fall meeting of the southwestern section of the Ohio Water Environment Association, which took place at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant. The meeting was also sponsored by YSI/Xylem.

    About 70 personnel from southwestern Ohio water and wastewater treatment plants attended a regional meeting last Thursday, Oct. 16, that included a tour and demonstrations at the Yellow Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  • Water draw

    Jon Van Dommelen of the Ohio EPA giving a demonstration at the Yellow Springs wastewater plant on how to troubleshoot nitrification and denitrification with online nitrate and ammonium sensors. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    About 70 southwestern Ohio water and wastewater treatment plant personnel, along with representatives from the Ohio EPA, attended the fall meeting of the Ohio Water Environment Association last Thursday, co-sponsored by YSI/Xylem and the Yellow Springs wastewater plant. RELATED POSTS: Wastewater plant honored for safety Many 2010 Village projects Upgrade makes sewage plant shiny and […]

  • Issue 2 seeks library stability

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    On Nov. 4, voters will find on the ballot Issue 2, the library levy.

  • Library seeks support Nov. 4

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    Leaders of the Greene County Library system, which includes the Yellow Springs Library, are hoping voters say Yes to Issue 2 on the Nov. 4 ballot.

  • Artist Studio Tour this weekend

    The Cliff Street home of Beth Holyoke, above, will be one of seven locations in this weekend's Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Holyoke will display her original clay sculptures.

    The 14th Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour takes place this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

  • Villagers win gold at Gay Games

    Villager Delaine Adkins, shown here with teammate Marianne Dorman, brought home a gold medal for intermediate hockey from the August 2014 Gay Games, held in Cleveland. (Submitted photo)

    Delaine Adkins, Kristine Hofstra and Judy Kintner came away from the 2014 Gay Games with gold medals and something more — a sense of hope about living in Ohio, a state that has not always felt welcoming to its gay residents.

  • Street musician agreement to continue

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    At their Sept. 15 meeting, Village Council members agreed that the new Street Musician Agreement appears to have solved recent problems between downtown musicians and business owners, and that its use should continue.

  • Ride the bus to a concert

    Villagers may ride a bus to a series of six concerts of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, shown above directed by Peter Stafford Wilson, with Yellow Springs resident Paul Van Ausdal on viola, rear.

    Villagers may travel to Dayton or Springfield symphony concerts via bus for a series of six concerts in Dayton and six in Springfield.

  • Wastewater plant honored for safety

    The staff of the Village wastewater treatment plant was honored recently by the Ohio Water Environment Association for nine years without a safety violation or time lost to an accident. Pictured receiving the OWEA George W. Burke Award at Monday’s Council meeting are, from left, Superintendent of Water and Wastewater Joe Bates; Operator I Richard Stockton and Operator II Brad Ault. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    There’s a lot that people don’t know about the local wastewater treatment plant. For instance, most don’t know that working there can be dangerous.

  • A multi-lens look at water needs

    Participants in the recent Antioch College global seminar on water surround the globe because the earth is made up of mostly water. Begining at 12 o’clock going clockwise, Antioch College faculty member Robin Littell, Julian Smith ‘16, Alex Rolland ‘17, Sam Stewart ‘17, Shannon Hart ‘17, Rian Lawrence ‘17, faculty member Brooke Bryan, David Schopmeyer ‘16 and faculty and project leader Flauia Sancier. The community is invited to student presentations this Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 at McGregor Hall. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The Water Crisis in Turkey. Women and Water: Personal Explorations of Impact. Compost Toilet Construction: a Feasibility Report. The Weaponization of Water.

  • Police chief resigns

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    Village Manager Patti Bates announced tonight that she has accepted the resignation for medical reasons of Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford.

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