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Mar
03
2024

Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 30

  • Village Council—Council bans clapping at meetings

    No clapping, booing or displaying of signs during public comments will be allowed at Village Council meetings, according to an update to meeting rules passed this week.

  • Antioch College—Students seek SOPP reform

    Earlier this week on the Antioch College campus, students, faculty, administrators and trustees engaged in negotiations around the implementation of two campus policies.

  • Diversity, inclusion efforts at the Village— Understanding implicit bias

    Over the last six months, employees of the Village attended trainings to create a more inclusive and diverse work environment and improve cultural competency at the Village.

  • Flu ramps up in the area

    Auf wiedersehen, Gesundheit! The Sound of Music has been rescheduled once more for April 11–14. Pictured above are members of the cast waving "auf wiedersehen, goodbye" at a rehearsal March 6, shortly before flu and other upper respiratory illnesses laid low many of the performers and their classmates. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Those who think flu season is just about over are wrong, according to Ohio Department of Health Assistant Director of Communications J. C. Benton this week.

  • Changes set for basketball courts

    The basketball courts behind the John Bryan Center are being converted to parking, according to a new plan from the Village. But those who played there won’t have to dribble far to find a new hoop.

  • Local agriculture conference — A growing green movement

    Soil scientist Bob Hendershot taught a session during a land assessment workshop held at the Agraria Center for Regenerative Agriculture last summer. Hendershot, whose career was with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, will return for a local farming conference organized by the Tecumseh Land Trust and Community Solutions on March 15–17. A free talk by farmer Renee Winner on how to transition to organic agriculture will kick off the event at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15. (Submitted photo by Amy Harper)

    Unless new farming practices are adopted, the world has only 60 years of harvests left, the United Nations announced a few years ago. 

  • Village Council — MillWorks plan proceeds

    Efforts to rezone an industrial park in the village moved ahead this week after Council gave initial approval to the change in a voice vote at its regular meeting on Monday, March 4.

  • No new discipline, MOU extended in Meister Case

    Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister will not face additional discipline after a ten-week investigation into his professional behavior on the night of a fatal shooting in the village in December, according to the Village last week.

  • Launch party slated for ‘The Can Hand’— Local inventor shows can-do spirit

    The patent is pending for local entrepreneur Jon Horvath’s latest invention, The Can Hand, an ingenious way to hold a beverage while keeping one’s fingers free for other tasks, such as texting or holding an umbrella. Horvath will host an open launch party for The Can Hand at Yellow Springs Brewery on Saturday, March 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. with games, raffles and refreshments. The brewery was Horvath’s first customer and will start selling their logo-printed Can Hands this weekend. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local inventor presents a multi-tasking tool for the beverage wielder, a coozie worn on the back of your hand, freeing fingers for other uses.

  • Decision pending — Meister won’t be fired

    Last week, Village Manager Patti Bates confirmed that Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister won’t be fired at the conclusion of the recent internal investigation into his professional behavior.

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