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Discipline hearing for Meister set for next week

A pre-disciplinary hearing is set for Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister for next Friday, June 29, following a department investigation into his performance during two March traffic stops.

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  •   Making the (next) grade

    McKinney Middle School eighth graders celebrated the completion of their middle schooling with a promotion ceremony Wednesday, May 30. (Photo by Eleanor Anderson)McKinney Middle School eighth graders celebrated the completion of their middle schooling with a promotion ceremony Wednesday, May 30.

  •   Schools analyze levy defeat

    In the wake of the school facilities levy loss May 8, the Yellow Springs School Board met Thursday, May 24, to discuss what the schools’ contracted architect described as a “decisive” defeat, and consider next steps in addressing the needs of the district’s aging buildings. 

  •   Words to leave by

    Yellow Springs High School senior Ayanna Madison was one of two seniors, the other being Peter Day, chosen to deliver a talk during last Thursday evening’s commencement ceremony. In the YSHS gym 72 seniors received their diplomas as parents, relatives, friends and community members looked on and celebrated the young people. (Photo by Matthew Collins)Photos from last Thursday’s commencement ceremony for Yellow Springs High School, by Matthew Collins.

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Village Life (archives)

  •   Suicide a growing concern

    It’s called the ripple effect. When someone takes their own life, the act impacts entire families and communities, spreading out as water from a stone tossed in a pond.

  •   YSHS sports heroes to be honored

    Submitted Photo Yellow Springs Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Coles, front row center, led the 1972 YSHS boys basketball team to a district title as its coach. Coles, who died in 2013, went on to win more games at Miami University than any other coach. (Submitted photo)State champions, accomplished coaches, professional players. Yellow Springs has cultivated a roster of significant athletic achievement over the decades.

  •   Loving the mud, and T-ball

    It was cloudy and rainy Friday night, June 8, our second night of T-ball. It had poured heavily for five minutes at 6:10 p.m., but it was not raining at 6:30 p.m., our start time.

Government (archives)

  •   Gaunt Park pool gets upgrades

    Several hundred villagers and out-of-towners converged on the Gaunt Park pool on Monday, a sweltering hot Memorial Day. The pool was recently upgraded with $80,000 worth of repairs, according to Village Public Works Director Johnnie Burns. The Yellow Springs pool is now the only operating municipal swimming pool in Greene County. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)The Gaunt Park Pool opened its gates last Saturday after being extensively repaired this month.

  •   Village Council — Mayor’s Court proposal stalls

    At Village Council’s May 21 meeting, Police Chief Brian Carlson asked Council for more time before Council votes on whether to require that local police send all appropriate cases to the local Mayor’s Court rather than Xenia Municipal Court.

  •   Gaunt Park pool gets upgrades

    Several hundred villagers and out-of-towners converged on the Gaunt Park pool on Monday, a sweltering hot Memorial Day. The pool was recently upgraded with $80,000 worth of repairs, according to Village Public Works Director Johnnie Burns. The Yellow Springs pool is now the only operating municipal swimming pool in Greene County. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)The Gaunt Park Pool opened its gates last Saturday after being extensively repaired this month. The repairs were funded by part of the $150,000 budget appropriated to the Parks department Capital Improvement Fund by Village Council. 

Obituaries (archives)

  •   John R. Reeder

    John R. Reeder, of Yellow Springs, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his residence. He was 83. 

  •   Martha J. Dorr

    Martha J. DorrMartha J. Dorr died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, June 8, 2018, in Yellow Springs.

  •   Bill Mullins

    A memorial for Bill Mullins will be held Saturday, June 16, 4 p.m., at the Antioch School.

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Sports (archives)

  •   Tom’s Market Pirates grab early lead

    The Minor League’s Tom’s Market Pirates jumped out to an early season one-game lead with a pair of wins in last week’s play and remain undefeated at 3–0.

  •   Joyful dashing & crashing of T-ball

    T-baller Cayden Maloney concentrates for his at-bat moment at Friday night’s Perry League T-ball, which meets at Gaunt Park every Friday night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Five-year-old Zander Breza’s grandfather, Michael Breza, said he liked our last article and appreciated what we do with this Perry League program. We thanked him, but he said there was one shortcoming: we had not mentioned Zander.

  •   Loving the mud, and T-ball

    It was cloudy and rainy Friday night, June 8, our second night of T-ball. It had poured heavily for five minutes at 6:10 p.m., but it was not raining at 6:30 p.m., our start time.