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  • Township Trustee forum— New fire station addressed

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    Candidates for Miami Township Trustee agreed at a forum last Wednesday evening that the greatest challenge facing the newly-elected board will be constructing a new building for the Township offices and fire department.

  • Village Council— CBE funding talk continues

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    At their Oct. 21 meeting, Village Council members moved ahead with a request from Community Resources to pay $800,000 to finance the infrastructure for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, but asked for something in return: that Community Resources become a state-designated community improvement corporation, or CIC, which would turn the private nonprofit into a quasi-government group.

  • Village Council forum— Economy, manager search topic

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    For the second consecutive night, on Thursday, Oct. 24, nearly 200 people gathered at Mills Lawn auditorium for a McKee Group forum focused on the local elections. Thursday’s event featured the eight candidates who are running for three seats on Village Council. Villager Bruce Heckman moderated the two-hour event.

  • School board forum— Candidates address safety, governance

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    The appropriate role of school board members in regard to school administrators was a focus at both school board candidates’ forums this week and last, as villagers heard candidates speak about their reasons for seeking office, and answer questions.

  • Local track goes national, abroad

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    by Vince Peters Yellow Springs High School freshman Cameron Haught recently qualified for the USA Track and Field nationals next June when he competed in a 10 kilometer race in St. Louis, Mo. Haught, who was second in the 15–16 men’s division at the USA Junior Olympic Nationals last July in North Carolina at the […]

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

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    Walkey finishes at regionals Yellow Springs High School sophomore Charlotte Walkey competed last Saturday in the Southwestern Ohio Regional Cross Country Championships. Unfortunately the downtown Troy course along the river was unkind to her state meet ambitions, according to YSHS cross-country coach Vince Peters. Walkey, who had a 2:57 split at the half and a […]

  • Irmgard Bletzinger

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    Irmgard Bletzinger of Fairborn passed away Monday, Oct. 21 at the Hospice of Dayton. She was 83. Irmgard was born to the late Hans and Margarete Heckmann in Düsseldorf, Germany. She arrived in the United States on a scholarship. She moved to Mexico City, where she taught German and Spanish at a private school. She […]

  • James Smartt

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    James Franklin Smartt passed away on Friday, Oct. 18. He was 86. James was born on Dec. 19, 1926, to the late James Floyd Smartt and the late Sylenna Marie Thompson in Big Springs, Tennessee. James, who was referred to as “Tug,” was educated in the Bradley County school system. Upon graduation, he attended Tuskegee […]

  • Hardy Zobel Trolander

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    Hardy Zobel Trolander grew up on the south side of Chicago during prohibition. His father, Elmer, was a chemist and his mother, Freda, was a former office manager. He was born to them relatively late in their lives, as was his little sister, Fay. His earliest memories included Buster Keaton in “The General” and his […]

  • Village Council— Hiring manager discussed

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    At its Oct. 21 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward hiring a new Village manager, with a discussion during which Council members reflected on lessons learned from past hiring practices.

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