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Government Section

  • Village Council race heats up

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    With just two weeks to go before the Aug. 5 filling deadline, seven villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for three open seats on Village Council in the Nov. 3 elections.

  • Local officer cleared of charges

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    During last week’s trial in the Greene County Court of Common Pleas, a Springfield prosecutor asked a jury to find Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod guilty of two criminal charges — assault and interfering with civil rights — following a November 5 incident in which Penrod forcibly took a camera away from a villager attempting to videotape an encounter with police.

  • Council’s take on policing

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    Village Council members voiced some common themes at a work session Monday, July 20, as they took their turn to voice opinions about policing in Yellow Springs.

  • Village names internal water, wastewater supervisor

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    After eight years with the Village, Brad Ault was named superintendent of water and wastewater treatment last week.

  • Council race heats up

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    Interested citizens have two weeks left to pick up petitions at the Greene County Board of Elections and join the races for three open seats on Village Council, two on school board and two on Township Trustees.

  • Penrod found not guilty

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    Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod was found not guilty of assault, interfering with civil rights and disorderly conduct after a three-day trial at the Greene county Court of Common Pleas.

  • Yellow Springs Village Council plans policing talk

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    Village Council members had a tough time at their meeting this week settling on a format for their local policing discussion, scheduled to take place Monday, July 20.

  • Few newcomers in fall election races

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    With only a month to go before the filing deadline, several incumbents and only two newcomers have shown interest in November’s election for Village Council, Yellow Springs Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees.

  • Rope rescue in Clifton Gorge

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    The Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad pulled a Centerville youth from the Clifton Gorge after she fell 30–60 feet into the “narrows” on Tuesday evening, June 23.

  • Miami Township budgets ambulance

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    The 2016 Miami Township tax budget includes funds for the purchase of a new ambulance and a command vehicle for the Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad.