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Articles by Reilly Dixon
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On Thursday, Nov. 16, a small team of local residents and members of the Village Environmental Commission went to the northern reaches of the 17-acre Ellis Park to install a 4,500-square-foot prairie.
The perennial conversation of what to do with the 35 acres of land on the western edge of Yellow Springs — known as the Center for Business and Education, or CBE — resurfaced at the most recent Village Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 20.
This year marks a dual anniversary for Current Cuisine: 40 years of catering and 35 years selling prepared foods, meals and international groceries at 237 Xenia Ave.
On Sunday, Nov. 19, local multimedia artists Kathi Seidl and Beth Holyoke will unveil their newest installation: a kaleidoscopic fairy ring of felted and crocheted mushrooms clustered up and around the central pillar in the atrium of the Vernet Ecological Center.
As noted in Monday’s regular Village Council meeting, the budgeted expenses for next year total $17,852,817 — an amount that includes expenses from the general, special revenue, capital project and enterprise funds.
On Friday, Oct. 27, state and county leaders gathered at the Greene County Adult Detention Center in Xenia to break ground on a $76 million facility that will house a new county jail as well as county law enforcement administration offices.
At the Monday, Oct. 16, Village Council meeting, the group held a first reading of an ordinance that would revise several municipal income tax provisions — revisions that the Village is required to adopt per Ohio House Bill 33.
The genealogy of Black Civil War veterans of Yellow Springs will be the focus of a community workshop presented by Antioch College and hosted by the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom on two consecutive Saturdays in December.
Walking under the autumn sun on Halloween afternoon, Monday, Oct. 31, were plenty of pretty princesses, frightful goblins and ghouls, myriad Marios and Luigis, fantastical warriors and beautiful Barbies.
75 years ago, Antioch enrollment was up to 1,140; 50 years ago, federal narcotics agents seized drugs valued at $100,000, and Village Council debated bicycle safety to little avail; 25 years ago, contaminants were found in local wells near Vernay Labs.