Yellow Springs

Yellow Springs voters reelected incumbent Karen Wintrow to Village Council. She's joined by Brian Housh and Marianne MacQueen, each receiving 20% of their vote, with 100% precincts reporting.

Three new school board members were elected Tuesday. Aida Merhemic led the race with nearly 24% of the vote, followed by Evan Scott and Steve Conn, who each received about 22% support.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 4, 2013 including the following stories:

- Officials Differ On Emergency Phone Alert During Yellow Springs Standoff, by Emily McCord

- Cityfolk Cancels 2014 Season, by Jerry Kenney

- Wildlife Boom in Local MetroParks, by Community Voices producer Ron Rollins

A new telephone emergency alert system was used by the village of Yellow Springs during a deadly standoff with police on Tuesday night. WYSO’s Emily McCord is asking some questions about how the system was deployed.

Wayne Baker

The Yellow Springs Police held a press conference Wednesday, detailing the events of the stand-off that left one man dead and another injured. The deceased has been identified as Paul E. Schenk, 42, of 280 N. High Street. His son, Max Schenck, 19, was injured. While still under investigation, the standoff resulted from a domestic dispute.

Wayne Baker

A SWAT team situation ended in Yellow Springs early this morning with one person dead. Multiple law enforcement agencies from Greene County and around the Dayton area responded to the 200 block of North High Street in Yellow Springs after gun shots were fired around 10:30 last night.

Police and SWAT teams exchanged gunfire with the alleged suspect several times during the standoff which was still going on early this morning.

UPDATE: Yellow Springs Manhunt Called Off

Jul 11, 2013

11:48 am Update: Yellow Springs police have called off the search.  The individual has been found alive and is in custody.

Earlier:

Yellow Springs Police are asking for the public’s help to find a young man in the village who is apparently armed and injured after a suicide attempt. The male is 24 years old, 6 foot 2 inches, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is wearing a black cut off tee shirt and tan pants. Police ask if you have seen someone fitting this description, do not approach and call 911.

Wayne Baker

4pm Update:  Antioch College announced its campus lockdown has been lifted.  The suspect was not found, but police believe the area is now safe.  Glen Helen Eco Camp activities will resume as scheduled on Friday.

Previously:

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department has responded to a report of a male in his twenties, wearing camouflage and carrying what looked like a gun near Glen Helen Nature Preserve in Yellow Springs.

This Saturday marks the second Dynamite Soul block party event in Yellow Springs.  Designed as both a thank you to the community and a preview of this year's CyclopsFest, this free family-friendly event will feature performances from Columbus' Turntable Philanthropy and Dayton-based Skratchmatik Turntable Crew, who visited the WYSO studios for alive performance on Kaleidoscope.

Dynamite Soul 2 co-organizer Brian Johnson also stopped by to talk more about the event, which takes place Saturday May 18th, 5-10pm in the Kings Yard in Yellow Springs.

The city of Springfield is close to reaching an agreement to supply water to Yellow Springs. The city is prepared to start the arrangement this summer.

An aging water treatment plant has prompted the village of Yellow Springs to look for a better way to supply water to its residents. The town's council is weighing concerns about water quality, costs and control when it comes to closing its treatment plant and entering into an agreement with Springfield to supply water.

Yellow Springs band Wheels has been playing together since its members were in middle school.  Now with members in high school and college, the band continues its musical growth with the release of a new self-titled full length album.  Sam Salazar and Jamie Scott visited the WYSO studios to talk about the new album and its recording with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt

Wheels will celebrate the release of its self-titled album on April 6th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

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