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Government Section :: Page 82

  • Bakari indicted on drug charges, sought by police

    Yellow Springs police, the Greene County Prosecutor and the Greene County Agencies for Combined Enforcement (A.C.E.) announced at a press conference on Friday, May 2, that a Greene County grand jury has indicted former Yellow Springs resident Umoja Iddi Bakari with 22 counts related to his running a drug ring between Columbus and Yellow Springs.

  • Village ends ’07 fiscal year with $1.5 million surplus

    The Village of Yellow Springs ended its 2007 fiscal year with a general fund surplus of about $1.5 million, its largest surplus in recent years, according to Village Manager Eric Swansen at Council’s March 31 meeting.

  • Revenue stream error means more monies in greenbelt fund

    At their March 17 meeting, members of the Yellow Springs Village Council learned that, due to a past communication error, the Village greenbelt fund should have about $100,000 more than the $87,000 it currently contains.

  • Getting plowed is serious business with the road crew guys

    While meteorologists have been reporting above average snow fall this winter, the guys in the snowplowing trenches in the village and Miami Township keep seeing a bleary-eyed vision of the theme they’ve dealt with all year: more snow, more salt, more man-hours.

  • Regenesis aims for distinct local identity

    In order to move forward, according to Regenesis consultant Ben Haggard, a community must look back and let its ecological and cultural identity inform its goals for the future. For the Rio Vicente neighborhood of Silver City, N.M., that meant recognizing its artistic heritage…

  • Levy, Neuhardt, Sutton, Obama win

    On Election Day Yellow Springs voters came through for local schools, local candidates and Senator Barack Obama. The renewal permanent improvement levy for the Yellow Springs school district sailed to victory, unlike school levies in most Greene County towns that went down in defeat.

  • Milkshake for McCain at Young’s

    Presidential hopeful John McCain stopped in at Young’s Jersey Dairy just after noon on Wednesday, Feb. 20, long enough to order an eggnog bull shake and make a 15-minute stump speech on the highlights of his Ohio campaign.

  • MTFR learns from recovery

    At their Feb. 20 meeting, Miami Township Fire and Rescue Chief Colin Altman told the Township Trustees that a recent search operation in the Clifton Gorge nature preserve had helped him identify a number of areas for the department to work on.

  • Sidewalk law to be enforced

    At their Feb. 19 meeting, Yellow Springs Village Council members agreed to start enforcing the Village’s sidewalk ordinance this summer by replacing substandard sidewalks along the east side of Xenia Avenue between Herman Street and downtown.

  • Study recommends annex; Council seeks feedback

    Village Council is seeking feedback from villagers on an analysis of the proposed annexation of the Fogg farm property, according to Village Manager Eric Swansen at Council’s meeting on Jan. 2. Village staff members will use the feedback to help guide discussion at a special Jan. 29 Council meeting on the Fogg farm annexation proposal.

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