Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 8
2017 Year in Review: Village Council
African-American villagers received citations from the YSPD at a significantly higher rate than to white villagers, according to a statistical study of local police data sponsored by the Justice System Task Force.
Last Thursday, Dec. 14, Village leaders assembled for the groundbreaking ceremony for Cresco Labs, which has begun construction on a new facility for the cultivation of medical marijuana.
It feels bittersweet to Council President Karen Wintrow to step down after 12 years on Council. Especially, she’ll miss the relationships with Village staff and her colleagues on Council.
At Village Council’s Dec. 4 meeting, Council members and the Yellow Springs Police Department moved closer to hiring a full-time community outreach specialist, a new position that leaders hope strengthens the department’s ability to address social-service related calls.
Village and Cresco Labs leaders broke ground this morning at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, land for a new facility for the cultimation of medical marijuana.
The third annual Gingerbread Festival was held last Saturday’s at the Mills Lawn gym, sponsored by the Mills Lawn PTO.
Last week, the state of Ohio approved Cresco Labs Ohio LLC as one of 12 recipients of a license for the large-scale cultivation of medical marijuana. The approval means that by next spring Yellow Springs will likely have a medical marijuana cultivating business on the western edge of the village.
In her new job only a month, Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center Director Malissa Doster has already made changes. For instance, she’s cleaned up the center’s entry way, which previously had a cluttered look.
The third annual Gingerbread Festival, sponsored by the Mills Lawn PTO, takes place this Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym.