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YARN REGISTRY – I am a professional indexer. I write the indexes in the backs of books.

“If you go to a history book and you just want to read about the Gettysburg Address, go to the index and look up “Gettysburg Address.” That’s what an index is. I make that. I read the book and pull out the things that go into the index, and I write the index.”

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Economy (archives)

  •   Sift through OATS for some eclectic home décor

    Sam Jacobs and shop owner, Abbey Knight stand in front the newest store downtown, OATS, Ohio Antique Trading Supply. (Photo by Carol Simmons)The newest store on the downtown Xenia Avenue strip brings an eclectic mix of mostly home décor items that combine a sense of old and new.

  •   Yellow Springs Brewery purchases bowling alley

    Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters, owners of the Yellow Springs Brewery, recently purchased the old bowling alley on the south edge of town to use as a warehouse distribution center. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters had a plan when they opened Yellow Springs Brewery three years ago, but things haven’t exactly worked out. They hoped to grow their business, of course, but at a rate they could keep up with.

  •   Plan, curtail for climate goals

    Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy outside their new nonprofit, Plan Curtail, located on East Whiteman Street. Through its website at www.plancurtail.org, the organization provides research, perspectives, metrics and methods to individuals seeking to make meaningful lifestyle changes to lower their carbon dioxide emissions. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)Villagers Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy believe planning a personal energy budget and curtailing personal energy use are the essential actions individuals can take to help slow global warming.

Village Life (archives)

  •   Council OKs CBE land timeline

    THUMB_GovernmentVillage Council hopes to move ahead soon with extending infrastructure to the property formerly intended for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, in order to make the land more attractive for development.

  •   Living, learning in the real world

    Alexandra Scott, known in Yellow Springs as Alex, posed outside the Spirited Goat on a recent afternoon. The Dayton Street coffeehouse is one of her favorite village haunts. A poet, activist and events coordinator extraordinaire, Scott moved here in 2012 and has gradually made the village her home. (Photo by audrey Hackett)Meet Alexandra Scott: event planner, poet, activist, coffeehouse lover, future entrepreneur, villager.

  •   New on the streets of Yellow Springs, Pokémon Go

    Luke Roburn and Leah Cultice of Beavercreek were hot on the trail of a Pokémon; a screenshot from Antioch student Claire “Connie” Brunson’s phone, outside of Tom’s, with “Pidgie”; brothers Chris and Cody Sackett, from Troy, outside the Emporium. (Photos by Dylan Taylor-lehman, except center, submitted)While the sight of people walking and staring down at their phones may be a sign of our smart phone-obsessed times, walking around and staring at a phone in service of catching cute little monsters is a relatively new phenomenon.

Government (archives)

  •   CBE land to return to Village

    THUMB_GovernmentThe 35-acre parcel of land at the center of the controversial Center for Business and Education, or CBE, will soon be returned to the Village, according to a representative from Community Resources.

  •   Swim lessons begin soon at Gaunt Park

    Swim lessons begin Aug. 1 at Gaunt Park Pool. (Photo by Anthony Fife)Registration is now open for swim lessons at the Gaunt Park Pool. Swim lessons will be held Monday–Thursday, Aug. 1–11.

  •   Yellow Springs police officer is dismissed

    Officer John Whittemore was dismissed from the YS Police Department Tuesday, ­July 5. (News archive photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)A newly hired police officer who sparked controversy in two recent village incidents by using what some saw as excessive force has been terminated from the police force.

Obituaries (archives)

Higher Education (archives)

  •   Antioch University considers building sale

    THUMB_HigherEdAs part of cost-cutting efforts, Antioch University leaders are looking into the best ways to make use of AU’s physical facilities on their five regional campuses.

  •   Antioch College receives accreditation

    Three weeks ago, the class of 2016 cheered each other on during commencement exercises, the second graduation ceremony of the reopened Antioch. The college received word of its accreditation from the Higher learning Commission on Monday, July 11. (Photo by Matt Minde)Antioch College President Tom Manley got the word around 1 p.m. this past Monday. An email showed up in his inbox from the Higher Learning Commission, or HLC. It contained the biggest of big news.

  •   Antioch College’s cohousing gets green light

    THUMB_HigherEdAntioch College Village is another step closer to reality. The college’s board of trustees voted last month to launch a 32-unit cohousing pilot project, the first phase of a larger vision for developing environmentally sustainable, multigenerational housing on campus.

Sports (archives)

  •   Pirates are champs of Minor League

    SPORTS_thumbThey led wire to wire, leaving no doubt that 2016 was their year to shine. And shine they did, as the Tom’s Market Pirates last week clinched the 2016 Minor League Championship.

  •   The mysterious ways of T-ball

    SPORTS_thumbJulia Camard, 2, came to the tee and picked up the ball, taking it off the tee, and reached for the one I held in my right hand. “Okay,” I said, and switched balls with her.

  •   Birthday madness at T-ball

    SPORTS_thumbWhat is truly remarkable about this T-ball program? It is the kids themselves.