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  • Township to float levy renewal

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    Miami Township Trustees voted at their meeting this month to place a Township Fire-Rescue levy renewal on the ballot in November. The trustees chose a renewal, which does not increase taxes, for several reasons, including the possibility that they may ask voters for a new levy next year to build a new fire station.

  • MTFR still seeks property

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    Miami Township has been looking for a new home for its Fire-Rescue team for over three years, and this summer the land option they had banked on since 2011 fell through.

  • Friendly fishing

    Shown above are, back row from left, Maria Penrod, Sergeant Penrod and Justin Nash; middle row, Zoe Williams, Holly Weir, Kalonji Cross, Lake Miller and Skyler Miller; and in front, Sam Foster. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last Wednesday, July 28, Yellow Springs youth Sam Foster cast his line in the pond behind the Huber Heights Fraternal Order of Police and reeled in a tiny bluegill.

  • David Case

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    David Case died on Sunday, Aug. 3. A full obituary will appear in a future issue of the News. RELATED POSTS: Village objects to court ruling in tap-in case Canadian David Suzuki speaks after film— Environmental icon comes to YS Student killed in car crash CMYS finals features winds, brass Lawson gardens, fracking ban— Council […]

  • T-ball’s sweet, goofy monster

    Mateen Sajabi led an enthusiastic group of T-ball players out on the field at a recent game. The season winds up this Friday, 6:30 p.m., with a potluck and trophy give-away. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Sophia Purdin, 3, has a flower tattoo painted on her face. She walks right up to me, her eyes shining, lifting her hands so they are as high as her ears.

  • New business offers Body Wisdom

    Patti Mielziner and Julie Pies recently moved to Yellow Springs to open their myofascial release and therapeutic massage studio, Body Wisdom.

    When Julie Pies and Patti Mielziner returned to Ohio to be closer to their immediate family, they hoped that their newly opened bodywork practice in Yellow Springs, Body Wisdom, would help them to create some new family as well. Through their work together over time with their clients and patients, Julie said, they come to be like family.

  • Yellow Springs village revenues higher than expected

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    A mid-year budget review at Village Council’s July 21 meeting offered good news regarding Village general fund revenues.

  • Debbie Cushman

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    Deborah (Debbie) Louise Cushman, of Springfield, left this earth in the presence of loved ones on Saturday, Aug. 2. She was 63. Debbie was born June 11, 1951, in Fort Meade, Md., and grew up in Coshocton, Ohio. She graduated from Coshocton High School in 1969 and went on to attend Ohio University in Athens, […]

  • A birthday wish for the manatees

    Mackenzie Horton, 9, recently asked friends and family to forego birthday gifts and instead make donations to help save manatees. She raised $160 so far and hopes to raise $200 by mid-August. Mackenzie is shown at the Columbus Zoo with her favorite marine mammal. (Submitted Photo)

    Mackenzie Horton was ecstatic when she turned 9 years old in May and didn’t receive any birthday presents.

    Instead Mackenzie received exactly what she wanted for her birthday — to help save an animal she loves, the Florida manatee.

  • Yellow Springs is SWAT member

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    In recent years, there has been increased awareness of the growing number of SWAT team raids in this country. Since the 1980s, police departments’ use of SWAT has risen about 1,500 percent, resulting in about 148 SWAT raids daily, according to University of Eastern Kentucky criminal justice professor Peter Kraska in a June 9 New York Times article.

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