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  • 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.

  • Interim Yellow Springs police chief a former major

    Dave Hale is the Interim Yellow Springs Police Chief who succeeded Anthony Pettiford last week and expects to be replaced by a permanent chief sometime in November. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After just a few days on the job, Yellow Springs Interim Police Chief Dave Hale can see that the YSPD is an “established, well-run department,” he said in an interview last week. During the two months or so he expects to be here, he intends to keep it that way.

  • Mayor’s Court being used less

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    over the past five years, the use of the local Mayor’s Court has declined to less than half the cases it was handling five years ago.

  • Families weigh pros, cons of school testing

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    Since national and state education leaders began revising standardized testing requirements that will more than double the hours and days students will spend testing from last year to this year, parents have been asking questions.

  • 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.

  • Village names interim police chief

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    Retired Montgomery County Sheriff’s officer Dave Hale was hired as interim police chief this week.

  • Police Chief Pettiford resigns

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    Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford resigned for medical reasons on Monday of this week, Village Manager Patti Bates announced at the end of a Village Council meeting Monday night, following an executive session.

  • 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.

  • Is the village’s hard water healthier?

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    This week’s News examined the health impacts of drinking hard water. Read more from an expert about the potential dangers of hard water.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue calls for 9/11 memorial climbers

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    Fire fighters and civilians alike will join in Yellow Springs’ first annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Antioch College on Sept. 27. Participants are encouraged to register early for the fundraising event.

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