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From Left to right: Sandy McHugh, Rebecca Morgann, Fire Chief Colin Altman, TownshipTrustee Chris Mucher, Assistant Chief Denny Powell, and Firefighters Association President Bob Cooper. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

From Left to right: Sandy McHugh, Rebecca Morgann, Fire Chief Colin Altman, TownshipTrustee Chris Mucher, Assistant Chief Denny Powell, and Firefighters Association President Bob Cooper. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

Greene County women’s group donates CPR machine to Fire Department

Women Making a Difference in Greene County is helping Miami Township Fire-Rescue buy a LUCAS chest compression system.

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  •   Board reflects on levy loss

    The defeat of the combined 4.7-mill property tax and 0.25 percent income tax levy in the May 8 election was a painful blow, Yellow Springs District Superintendent Mario Basora said during the regular school board meeting two days later, Thursday, May 10.

  •   Custody dispute puts Mills Lawn on lockdown

    Police officers were on the scene at least 90 minutes before the incident appeared to end peacefully.

  •   Pro-levy group spent $16,626

    The Committee for the Levy, a citizen group in support of the school facilities levy, spent $16,626.91 on the recent levy campaign, according to a finance report submitted to the state on April 26, the deadline for filing.

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  •   Cresco Labs facility taking shape

    Cresco Labs is in the midst of constructing a 50,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility in the village. Construction is on schedule, although the company is waiting for the state to decide on a processing application so the company can also produce oils, tinctures, patches and edibles onsite. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Construction continues apace at Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs, as the first medical marijuana grower in Ohio to break ground on a cultivation facility looks to become the first to bring its product to the state’s new medical marijuana market, which opens Sept. 8.

  •   Rose and Sal Company Mercantile — More than an antique store

    The Rose and Sal Company Mercantile is now open for business at 136 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs at the former location of Atomic Fox.

  •   Line forms soon for Record Store Day

    The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, which Josh Castleberry, owner of Toxic Beauty Records, attributes with the exposure that put his store on the map. (Photo by Will Drewing)The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, the Saturday when vinyl fans celebrate record store culture and flock to independent record stores to get their pick of limited release albums.

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  •   Support for housing’s next steps

    At Village Council’s May 7 meeting, Council gave verbal approval to the  Housing Advisory Group to move ahead with efforts to address local housing needs.

  •   County, state primary races — Gould, Lopez win party nominations

    Villagers voted on May 8, Primary Election Day. According to election officials, voting ebbed and flowed throughout the day at Antioch University Midwest, with an overall turnout of 1,664 voters. For precincts in Yellow Springs and Miami Township, the total turnout was about 53 percent, compared to 22 percent county-wide. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Greene County residents will have a new representative joining the county Board of Commissioners in the fall, regardless of who wins the fall general election race, as incumbent Alan G. Anderson was bested in the Republican primary Tuesday, May 8, by challenger Dick Gould.

  •   How will you vote on the school levy?

    Last week the News spoke to about two dozen villagers representing a cross-section of the community about how they plan to vote on the upcoming school facilities levy.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Dr. Robert G. Englefield

    Dr. Robert G. EnglefieldDr. Robert G. Englefield, 83, of Springfield, passed away on Monday afternoon, May 21, 2018.

  •   Marie Adams Perry Payton

    S. Marie Adams Perry PaytonS. Marie Adams Perry Payton, 88, of Milwaukee Wis., left this world peacefully on May 5, 2018 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital.

  •   JoAnne White

    Joanne WhiteJoAnne White, 84, died May 4, 2018. She was born to Marie and Joseph Woodford on May 25, 1933.

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  •   May 24, 2018 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    May 24, 2018 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  •   YSHS athletes commit to college

    Three Yellow Springs High School athletes are headed to college next year in their respective sports. From left, Donnie Isenbarger will play baseball at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash., Fisher Lewis will play soccer at Ohio Northern University in Ada and Payden Kegley will play volleyball at Clark State Community College in Springfield. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Come this fall, three YSHS athletes will be competing on the pitches and playing fields of their respective colleges and universities.

  •   Right on track

    Shown above are, kneeling left to right, Cheyan Sundell-Turner, Josie DeWine, Norah Fultz, Malaya Booth and Carina Basora. Standing are Coach Elaina Cromer, Corrine Totty, Coach Peter Dierauer, Myrah Burton, Sven Meister, Kristan Miller, Maggie Knopp, Yanne Gilley, Tahlia Potter, Lucas Tumblison, Amil Wagner, Joaquin Espinosa, Leif Walters, Sophie Lawson, Aaliyah Longshaw, Joseph Anderson (partially hidden), Coach Dani Worsham and Athletic Trainer Ashley Torbeck. (Submitted Photo by John Gudgel)For the first time in history, both the McKinney School boys and girls track and field teams won the Metro Buckeye Conference (MBC) championships, held last weekend at Cedarville University.