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Nov
30
2021

Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 20

  • MAP: Traffic crashes in Yellow Springs

    Using data obtained from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the News created this map showing where most vehicle accidents occur in and around the village.

  • Charter change narrowly fails

    On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Yellow Springs voters narrowly rejected a measure to make several amendments to the Village Charter, according to unofficial final results from the Greene County Board of Elections.

  • Kreeger, MacQueen in; third seat unresolved

    On Tuesday, Nov. 5, local voters returned Lisa Kreeger and Marianne MacQueen to Village Council, according to unofficial final results from the Greene County Board of Elections.

  • Vernay cleanup plan— EPA listens to local concerns

    The EPA came to share the status of the environmental cleanup at Vernay Laboratories’ former rubber manufacturing plant on Dayton Street and to hear from citizens on the proposed remedy.

    The culmination of a two-decade long process, in June Vernay submitted its latest proposal to clean up contamination associated with its operations. The EPA is in the process of reviewing the plan and is interested in hearing from the public as it does, according to the site’s Technical Project Manager, Renee Wawczak, at the meeting.

  • EDITORIAL — A civic life for noncitizens

    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)

    Yellow Springs has an opportunity to strengthen its stance as a welcoming community with our upcoming vote on a charter amendment that would give any Yellow Springs resident, citizen or noncitizen, the right to vote on municipal matters.

  • Village Council — Traffic test underway

    With barricades, cones, signs and new parking stripes in place, the Village of Yellow Springs began a three-week traffic change on Monday.

    During the experiment, the Village will test a new traffic pattern around Mills Lawn Elementary School, with South Walnut Street now one way from Short Street to Limestone Street, Short Street one way westbound and no left turns allowed from South Walnut onto Limestone.

  • EPA to address latest Vernay cleanup plan

    Two decades have passed since extensive contamination was discovered at the former rubber manufacturing facility. Under order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Vernay has taken steps to stem the flow of contaminants in the groundwater under residential neighborhoods.

  • The 2019-20 Guide to Yellow Springs: Activism in the Village

    This year’s Guide to Yellow Springs cover hearkens back graphically to the 1960s era of American protest art. It recalls the iconic “fist in the air,” here holding a protest sign. (Design by Matt Minde)

    This year’s Guide presents recent articles and material from our archives to highlight the brave local activists working for a more just, fair and sustainable world.

  • YSPD closes case on fatal shooting

    The Yellow Springs Police Department  officially closed its case last week in the December 2018 fatal shooting of local resident Kenneth Livingston.

  • Street change to start Oct. 21

    Starting Monday, Oct. 21, and running through Nov. 9, the Village will test a new traffic pattern in the areas of South Walnut, Short and Limestone streets.

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