May
22
2019
Yellow Springs
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Government Section :: Page 9

  • Village police — Meister discipline sparks protest

    About 25 villagers took part Saturday in a protest against the proposed disciplinary actions against Cpl. Dave Meister of the Yellow Springs police department. The group carried posters in support of Meister through downtown. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

    The proposed demotion and additional discipline of a popular local police officer has sparked concern in Yellow Springs, including a protest last weekend.

  • Police investigating armed robbery in the Glen

    In two separate incidents on Saturday, June 30, three people were robbed at gunpoint while hiking in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve, according to the YSPD.

  • Yellow Springs recognized as bike friendly community

    On Wednesday evening, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate Yellow Springs becoming the 17th community in Ohio to be recognized as a bronze-level bicycle-friendly community.

  • Village Council focus on housing

    Village Council addressed several possible strategies for addressing housing needs in Yellow Springs.

  • Discipline hearing for Meister set for next week

    A pre-disciplinary hearing is set for Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister for next Friday, June 29, following a department investigation into his performance during two March traffic stops.

  • Gaunt Park pool gets upgrades

    Several hundred villagers and out-of-towners converged on the Gaunt Park pool on Monday, a sweltering hot Memorial Day. The pool was recently upgraded with $80,000 worth of repairs, according to Village Public Works Director Johnnie Burns. The Yellow Springs pool is now the only operating municipal swimming pool in Greene County. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Gaunt Park Pool opened its gates last Saturday after being extensively repaired this month.

  • Village Council — Mayor’s Court proposal stalls

    At Village Council’s May 21 meeting, Police Chief Brian Carlson asked Council for more time before Council votes on whether to require that local police send all appropriate cases to the local Mayor’s Court rather than Xenia Municipal Court.

  • Gaunt Park pool gets upgrades

    Several hundred villagers and out-of-towners converged on the Gaunt Park pool on Monday, a sweltering hot Memorial Day. The pool was recently upgraded with $80,000 worth of repairs, according to Village Public Works Director Johnnie Burns. The Yellow Springs pool is now the only operating municipal swimming pool in Greene County. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Gaunt Park Pool opened its gates last Saturday after being extensively repaired this month. The repairs were funded by part of the $150,000 budget appropriated to the Parks department Capital Improvement Fund by Village Council. 

  • Local officer saves injured baby deer

    Officer Mark Charles of the YSPD found an injured baby deer in the Glen on Tuesday night. He waited briefly to see if the animal’s mother would return before calling a local veterinarian to come and treat its injuries. The doe is expected to make a full recovery.

  • A memorial to Civil War veterans — Local cannon restored, rededicated after 110 years

    Exactly 110 years after its first dedication on Memorial Day 1908, a Civil War-era cannon was restored and rededicated by the Yellow Springs Odd Fellow Lodge this weekend.