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Oct
28
2020

From The Print Section :: Page 5

  • South end development— Council considers land annex

    At its Sept. 8 regular meeting, Village Council considered an annexation agreement to add close to 34 acres of land on the Village’s southern border for a residential development with potentially more than 200 housing units.

  • Our part-time staff and contributors — Who’s the News, Pt. II

    As things have calmed down (somewhat), we’re pleased to restart the series with profiles of our part-time employees and regular contributors.

  • News from the Past

    Contributing writer Don Hollister compiles some of the more compelling headlines that occurred in past Julys and Augusts in last week’s “News from the Past” column.

  • Council decriminalizes marijuana in Yellow Springs

    In a 4–0 vote, Council passed the first reading of an ordinance reducing the offense level and penalties for those caught possessing or cultivating less than 200 grams of marijuana, which is about seven ounces.

  • Local restaurants are rebounding, for now

    Six months into the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, business at local restaurants is surprisingly good.

  • New science teacher hired

    McKinney Middle School’s new science teacher, Cameron Dickens, has brought an atypical educational background to an atypical school year when classes since began online Thursday, Aug. 27.

  • Mail-in voting surge expected

    At least 30 people rallied outside the Yellow Springs post office last Saturday, Aug. 22, as part of a nationwide protest of postal changes that could affect mail-in voting this fall. Such voting is surging in popularity amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Connie Collett to retire— A chapter comes to a close

    After more than 30 years as head librarian at the Yellow Springs branch of the Greene County Public Library, Connie Collett is retiring from the position.

  • Point and click

    Rising second grader Ellie Lake and her mother, Carla Leer-Lake, introduced themselves to new Mills Lawn Principal Michelle Person, who was at the local farmers market on Saturday, Aug. 22, for a “meet and greet” with students and families.

  • Council recommits to anti-racism

    At their Aug. 17 virtual meeting, Village Council members agreed to move forward to meet the demands of local anti-racist rally organizers and take other steps to address racism locally after tensions escalated between the two groups in recent weeks.