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  • A world of homebrew, wort and all

    Award-winning local homebrewer Chris Wyatt prepared to mash his barley grain during the five-hour brewing of a strong British ale called Old Bastard recently. Wyatt is one of many local homebrewers who enjoy the hobby because it’s fun to experiment with different recipes and share the frothy benefits with friends. (submitted photo)

    Steam billowed from a six-gallon pot of boiling hot liquid on Chris Wyatt’s Elm Street back porch on a chilly Saturday morning recently. He hunched over a brew kettle of malted barley, water and hops, stirring every so often to admire the color and aroma of his budding brew. In three months, after aging, Wyatt would have a strong, dark British ale, but on that day he could only imagine the flavors that his timing, techniques and ingredients would impart.

  • Street poets come inside to jam

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    There are many types of poems you might hear if you stumble into the Yellow Springs Community Poetry Jam on Friday night, where four local street poets are moving their acts inside for a “free-flowing evening” of poetry, music, improvisation and more.

  • A mixed first year for Yellow Springs Police chief

    Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford is nearing the completion of his first year in office. (News file photo)

    With just about a year under his belt as Yellow Springs police chief, Anthony Pettiford has made some strides and suffered a few setbacks.

  • How much tech should be in Yellow Springs schools?

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    The Yellow Springs community needs to have a serious discussion about the technology that local students need to keep up with today’s educational demands, Yellow Springs Superintendent Mario Basora said at the November school board meeting last week.

  • Does Center for Business and Education meet Yellow Springs business needs?

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    Central to the question of whether Village government should contribute $700,000 to completing the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education is whether such a commerce park would meet the needs of businesses already here.

  • New coaches lead young teams

    McKinney School math and science teacher Jack Hatert, left, leads the varsity girls basketball team this year, while teacher Steve Grasso, of Kettering, takes over the boys basketball team. Hatert, who has coached in the program for six years, hopes to keep the ball rolling from last year’s successful season, during which the girls won sectionals for the first time since 1987. Grasso is new to the program, but previously coached under YSHS basketball alumnus Hank Bias. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Young basketball coaches will lead young basketball teams this winter at Yellow Springs High School, but don’t call it a rebuilding year. Instead, girls coach Jack Hatert looks to keep the ball rolling from last year’s success and boys coach Steve Grasso hopes to bring back the glory days of YSHS basketball. Hatert, a 31-year-old […]

  • Taylor Rhone

    Obituary

    Taylor R. Rhone, 57, of Yellow Springs, passed away on Nov. 18 at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was born on Feb. 7, 1956 to Elmore and Mamie (Butler) Rhone in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was preceded in death by his father, Elmore Rhone. Taylor worked as an account executive for WKEF Channel 22. Taylor is […]

  • Bill Lorenz

    Obituary

    Bill Lorenz died peacefully of kidney disease at his home in St. Louis, Mo. on Nov. 13. He was 86 years old.

  • Village Council — Funding for CBE explored

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    At their Nov. 18 meeting, Village Council members agreed to begin exploring options for funding the infrastructure of the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Art with heart

    Thirty-one artists from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana sold their wares, including, at top right, jewelry artist Janet Webb from Marion, Ind., who is showing her sterling silver pieces to Janet Heater, left, of Springfield and Phyllis Sloan of Mt. Vernon. The event donates a portion of ticket sales to the schools and the police coat fund; each organization received $392 from the event. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Saturday’s Art & Soul art fair, in its second year, drew about 850 shoppers to the Mills Lawn gym for a diverse range of handmade items.

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