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From The Print Section :: Page 80

  • Village Council — Funding for CBE explored

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    At their Nov. 18 meeting, Village Council members agreed to begin exploring options for funding the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Art with heart

    Thirty-one artists from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana sold their wares, including, at top right, jewelry artist Janet Webb from Marion, Ind., who is showing her sterling silver pieces to Janet Heater, left, of Springfield and Phyllis Sloan of Mt. Vernon. The event donates a portion of ticket sales to the schools and the police coat fund; each organization received $392 from the event. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Saturday’s Art & Soul art fair, in its second year, drew about 850 shoppers to the Mills Lawn gym for a diverse range of handmade items.

  • Barr property to host homage to Mills house

    The Hammond family plans to model their Mills Park Hotel on the Barr property after the 1870 Mills House (see below). Pictured from left are Jim Hammond, Chamber of Commerce representative Roger Reynolds, and Libby and Katie Hammond, talking over the plans at the Grinnell Mill. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    the 28-room hotel that local family Jim, Libby and Katie Hammond plan to build on the Barr property just across from the school will be called Mills Park Hotel, in an homage to William Mills.

  • Gladys Chaney Wessels

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    Gladys Chaney Wessels of Yellow Springs died at home on Aug. 24. She would have celebrated her 92nd birthday on Sept. 13.

  • Wintrow, Housh, MacQueen win Council

    Karen Wintrow, Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen (submitted photos)

    An exceptionally large slate of candidates led to an exceptionally close race in the election for Yellow Springs Village Council. Incumbent Karen Wintrow and newcomers Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen all came within single digits of each other in the race.

  • Human error caused pool herbicide scare

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    Misinformation, a lack of communication and poor judgement all contributed to the gross overuse of a herbicide at the Gaunt Park pool in June, according to an investigation report presented to Village Council at Monday night’s meeting.

  • School levy wins

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    Yellow Springs and Miami Township voters overwhelmingly supported their public school system on Nov. 5, agreeing to pass the district’s second levy in as many years.

  • BCI ends Schenck investigation

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    On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine came to the Bryan Center to present the findings of his office’s investigation of the shooting incident on July 31 that ended in the death of local resident Paul E. Schenck.

  • Merhemic, Scott, Conn on school board

    Aïda Merhemic, Evan Scott and Steve Conn (submitted photos)

    Incumbent school board member Aïda Merhemic took the day at the polls winning the top number of votes to return her to the board along with two new members, Evan Scott and Steven Conn. Merhemic won 1,027 votes, or 23.7 percent of the total, while Scott had 954 votes and Conn had 940, about 22 percent each.

  • Crockett, Eastman Township Trustees

    Mark Crockett and John Eastman (submitted photos)

    Incumbent Mark Crockett and challenger John Eastman were elected as Miami Township Trustees on Tuesday. Both will serve four-year terms, joining Trustee Chris Mucher on the three-person board. Crockett was returned to the seat he has held for the last 12 years. He was the race’s only incumbent as longtime Trustee Lamar Spracklen, whose term […]