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Year In Review Section
In 2021, Zyrian Atha-Arnett, accused in the stabbing death of Leonid “Lonya” Clark was sentenced; Chief Brian Carlson resigned; the jail levy was voted down; more.
The Yellow Springs public school district began 2021 with students set to continue learning remotely, through online instruction, in response to the ongoing pandemic.
Villagers kicked off the new year differently as they moved into 2021; with the annual ball drop canceled due to the ongoing pandemic.
At the start of 2021, girls basketball standout Angie Smith, then a junior, had scored 1,260 points in her high school career, going on to net about 125 more points before the end of that season.
After a number of years in which Trustee Chris Mucher served as president/chair of the three-person board, Trustee Don Hollister became chairperson during the group’s first meeting of the new year.
The Yellow Springs Development Corporation completed its second year in 2021, debuting a website — ysdc.org — and by year’s end, adding a time for community comments during its monthly public meeting.
In 2021, dozens of businesses in Yellow Springs opened their doors, expanded, shifted or celebrated significant anniversaries.
In 2021, the Village of Yellow Springs Planning Commission approved a site plan for Cresco Labs, the development of Dave Chappelle’s proposed comedy club, the construction of a new eatery/market, among other projects.
In 2021, Village Council purchased land for Mary’s Way, tabled a plan for a DORA, began work on municipal broadband, limited transient guest lodgings and more.
Oberer development plan sparks concerns; the COVID-19 pandemic continues; WYSO plans to move into the Union School House; the school facilities levy fails; Kingwood Solar discussions continue.