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Government Section :: Page 17

  • Village renews energy-saving program


    Yellow Springs saved 3.5 percent of its annual electric consumption over the last three years and now hopes to cut more with Efficiency Smart.

  • Larry Campbell retires— Almost five decades in service to YS


    After nearly 45 years of service to the village — first as a police officer, then as part of the public works department and finally as an emergency dispatcher — Larry Campbell has retired. His last day was Dec. 31.

  • Village Council, Jan. 13— Police to teach safety rules


    In 2014 the Yellow Springs Police Department will continue to work with Yellow Springs schools, with a focus on “Safety Town,” a safety awareness project aimed at grade schoolers, according to Police Chief Anthony Pettiford at Village Council’s Jan. 13 meeting.

  • Neuhardt in lieutenant governor bid


    This year’s Ohio gubernatorial race recently became more interesting for many villagers, as Sharen Neuhardt of Yellow Springs was selected to be the running mate of Democratic candidate Ed FitzGerald, who will challenge Governor John Kasich in November.

  • First Council vote OKs CBE funding


    Village Council moved ahead with the project by voting 3–1 in favor of the first reading of an ordinance that appoves an almost $1 million bond issuance for the CBE.

  • Kelley Fox to leave soon— The man who keeps our lights on retires

    Kelley Fox, head of the electric and water distribution crews, will retire at the end of January after 30 years working for the Village of Yellow Springs. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The impending retirement of public works supervisor Kelley Fox at the end of this month has Yellow Springs administrators wondering how to replace the man in charge of keeping our lights on and our water running.

  • Neuhardt on Democratic gubernatorial ticket

    Villager Sharen Neuhardt announced today that she will be Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald's running mate in November. (YS News File Photo)

    Yellow Springs resident Sharen Neuhardt will be Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald’s running mate in November’s election.

  • CBE funds stable, for now


    The Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) grant to the Village for the CBE infrastructure is not in immediate jeopardy, but there is some risk that the money could be diverted in an emergency.

  • Village moves fast on CBE funding


    Village Council is poised to move forward quickly on the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, at its Jan. 6 meeting.

  • Jury rules force appropriate in Paul E. Schenck death


    On Monday, Dec. 30, a Greene County Grand Jury found no indictments against the law enforcement officer who was identified as having shot and killed villager Paul E. Schenck.