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  • Village Council— Pay hike gets initial OK

    At their Jan. 7 meeting, Village Council members approved 4–1 the first reading of an ordinance to raise Council members’ stipends from $4,000 a year to $7,200. Council members will take the final vote on the ordinance at their Jan. 22 meeting.

  • New police officer resigns

    After nine months on the job, Yellow Springs police officer Jeff Kimpan resigned on Dec. 19 from his position with the force. His resignation was effective immediately.

  • Frankie Ritter Ruopp

    Frankie Ritter Ruopp, a former teacher and longtime volunteer in Yellow Springs community projects, died peacefully at her home in Tucson, Ariz. on Tuesday, Jan. She was 85.

  • Chief Pettiford— Building on what’s worked

    The family of new Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford, who began his job last month, has lived in Yellow Springs for generations. Pettiford, who brings 30 years experience to the job, is shown in his office at the Bryan Community Center. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford was growing up in the village, the town was a place where everyone seemed to know everyone else. The town felt very safe, and an important part of that safety was the presence of the local police.

  • Theodore Jackson

    Theodore Jackson

    Theodore Jackson of Yellow Springs died Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Friends Care Community. He was 87.

  • Sister Teresa Eileen Alexander

    Teresa Alexander

    Sister Teresa Eileen Alexander died peacefully on Jan. 1 at Maryknoll Sisters Residential Care IV. She was 86.

  • Oscar Peters

    Oscar Peters

    Oscar Peters of Yellow Springs died Jan. 6 after a short stay at the Hospice of Dayton. He was 94.

  • Cool digs

    Cody Back, shown above, took advantage of the last two weeks of snow and cold to construct an igloo at his Robinwood Drive home. Helped by his parents, Scott Stolsenberg and Bettina Solas, Cody used recyling bins to mold the snow for the igloo, which features a lawn chair and lanterns inside. Warm temperatures in the next few days will test the igloo’s durability. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Cody Back took advantage of the last two weeks of snow and cold to construct an igloo at his Robinwood Drive home.

  • New store Ohio Vintage— A family passion for the old

    John-Marcus Murray, seated, and his brother, Josh, have recently opened Ohio Vintage above The Winds Cafe at 213 Xenia Avenue. The store, which specializes in industrial, urban and eclectic vintage goods, will offer shoppers a 20 percent off sale this weekend, Jan. 4–6. Store hours are noon to 5 p.m. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Murray brothers are unusual in the world of vintage goods. They’re young — Josh is 29, John-Marcus 30 — but they’ve already been buying and selling old items for about 15 years.

  • Girls Basketball coach hits 500 wins

    Coach Tim Barga instructed his YSHS girls varsity basketball team during a tense moment of last week’s Troy Christian game. Behind in the fourth quarter, the team came through with a 34–27 victory, Barga’s 500th career win as a coach. (Photo Megan Bachman)

    On the verge of his 500th career win last Thursday, all Coach Tim Barga could think about was the nail-biting battle in front of him between two league contenders.

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