Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 16

  • Fluoride-free water may lead to decay— Study looks at defluoridation

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    Local children have higher rates of tooth decay than their older peers, who have had access to fluoridated water for a longer period of time, according to the preliminary results of a Greene County Combined Health District surveillance study.

  • New café opens at the Oten

    Matthew Willis and Gregg Pastorelle will open Aleta’s Cafe in the Oten Gallery on Xenia Avenue next spring, with occassional hours until then. Willis and Pastorelle, who have worked in local restaurants and played together in local heavy-metal bands, hope the panini sandwiches, Naan bread pizzas and salads in their music-themed restaurant appeal to a local crowd. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Good, simple food is the promise of a new restaurant opening here next year.
    Aleta’s Café, in the Oten Gallery, 303 Xenia Ave., will serve hot panini sandwiches, pizzas made with naan bread and elaborate salads for lunch and dinner.

  • Boys soccer falls in district finals

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    On Saturday night the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team’s post-season run ended one win shy of a district championship. The Bulldogs lost 3–2 to Seven Hills of Cincinnati in the Southwest Ohio District Finals, held at Eaton High School. The score was tied 1–1 at the half, then was even again at 2–2 […]

  • Oct. 24, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

    Hayden Orme takes the ball down the field at the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer game on Saturday. YSHS defeated Miami Valley 6–2 in the second round of the district tournament. The Bulldogs continue tournament play this week. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Walkey qualifies for regionals Yellow Springs High School sophomore Charlotte Walkey aimed to finish in the top 16 at Saturday’s Dayton District Cross-Country Championships. Walkey, who narrowly missed a spot at the regional championship last year as a freshman when she grabbed 17th place, was up against the area’s best and ready for the challenge, […]

  • Doing battle with the bedbugs

    A photograph of a mature bedbug. The adult is approximately the size of an apple seed. (Photo from the Centers for Disease Control)

    Think of it: blood-sucking parasites lurking between your bed sheets, feeding on you in the night without your knowing, then slinking away to hide and multiply while you wake up with itchy bites and welts.

  • An efficient, affordable home

    Brett and Isis Henderson will soon close on a house on West Davis Street built by local affordable housing group Home, Inc. The Hendersons hope to raise a family in the three-bedroom house, which was built to use about half the energy of a conventional home. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Brett and Isis Henderson moved to Yellow Springs from Los Angeles three years ago, they fell in love with the community, but not its expensive housing market.

  • Community helps fight a cancer

    Chase Barclay, left, with his mother, Mills Lawn Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Dionne, and younger brother, Tucker. Chase, a 15-year-old Yellow Springs High School sophomore, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer in April. Over the last six months the community has supported him and his family by fundraising, printing T-shirts and sending prayers. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the six months since her 15-year-old son, Chase, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, Dionne Barclay has felt the full range of emotions one would expect —panic, disbelief, misery, guilt.

  • First-year students settle in

    Michelle Allen captured a photo of her son, Ishan, on the Antioch College campus as the first-year student moved in last week. Allen is one of the 97 new students in the class of 2017. The college population doubled to around 200 with the arrival of its third class since reopening. (Submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    The free tuition scholarship, the small town of Yellow Springs and the opportunity to help rebuild a college continue to be a draw for Antioch, new students said this week. Move-in day for the class of 2017 was Oct. 1.

  • A promising road to accreditation

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    The size of the Antioch student body doubled last week when 97 new students from the class of 2017 arrived on campus. But that wasn’t the biggest news at the college’s fourth annual community potluck on the Antioch campus on Friday.

  • Fighting the bedbug bite

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    Yellow Springs, located in a region known as a bedbug hotspot, is not immune from the small blood sucking-parasite. Read more on how to prevent an infestation.

  • Oct. 17, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

    Kasey Linkhart passes the ball at the Yellow Springs High School varsity volleyball team’s final regular season match, a win at Middletown Christian. YSHS lost in the first round of the tournament last week. (Submitted photo by Jaimie Wilke)

    Oct. 17, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

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