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  • Human error caused pool herbicide scare

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    Misinformation, a lack of communication and poor judgement all contributed to the gross overuse of a herbicide at the Gaunt Park pool in June, according to an investigation report presented to Village Council at Monday night’s meeting.

  • BCI ends Schenck investigation

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    On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine came to the Bryan Center to present the findings of his office’s investigation of the shooting incident on July 31 that ended in the death of local resident Paul E. Schenck.

  • Merhemic, Scott, Conn on school board

    Aïda Merhemic, Evan Scott and Steve Conn (submitted photos)

    Incumbent school board member Aïda Merhemic took the day at the polls winning the top number of votes to return her to the board along with two new members, Evan Scott and Steven Conn. Merhemic won 1,027 votes, or 23.7 percent of the total, while Scott had 954 votes and Conn had 940, about 22 percent each.

  • Crockett, Eastman Township Trustees

    Mark Crockett and John Eastman (submitted photos)

    Incumbent Mark Crockett and challenger John Eastman were elected as Miami Township Trustees on Tuesday. Both will serve four-year terms, joining Trustee Chris Mucher on the three-person board. Crockett was returned to the seat he has held for the last 12 years. He was the race’s only incumbent as longtime Trustee Lamar Spracklen, whose term […]

  • Exit polls show local concerns

    A robust turnout was reported by election officials on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5, when villagers and Miami Township residents for the first time voted at Antioch University Midwest. Villagers voted on candidates for Village Council and school board, and village and township voters weighed in on Miami Township trustees. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Who wins the Village Council, school board and trustee races in the 2013 general election will suggest how the political winds are blowing in Yellow Springs and Miami Township. Harder to parse out will be why any particular candidate won.

  • Attorney General DeWine Announces Conclusion of Yellow Springs Investigation

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    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has completed its investigation into the July officer-involved shooting death of a Village resident.

  • DeWine presents BCI report

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine delivered the finished Bureau of Criminal Investigations, or BCI, report on the shootout and death of villager Paul E. Schenck on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 9 a.m., to an overflow crowd at John Bryan Center.

    On Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine delivered the finished report of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations, or BCI, regarding the July 31 death of villager Paul E. Schenck.

  • DeWine to release information about BCI investigation

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    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will report this morning on some findings of the investigation of the Paul E. Schenck shooting that occurred in July.

  • Village Council— CBE funding talk continues

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    At their Oct. 21 meeting, Village Council members moved ahead with a request from Community Resources to pay $800,000 to finance the infrastructure for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, but asked for something in return: that Community Resources become a state-designated community improvement corporation, or CIC, which would turn the private nonprofit into a quasi-government group.

  • Village Council forum— Economy, manager search topic

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    For the second consecutive night, on Thursday, Oct. 24, nearly 200 people gathered at Mills Lawn auditorium for a McKee Group forum focused on the local elections. Thursday’s event featured the eight candidates who are running for three seats on Village Council. Villager Bruce Heckman moderated the two-hour event.

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