Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 21

  • Antioch students organize skill-share

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    Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. That’s the idea behind a skill-sharing, a type of education described as community-based, non-competitive and intergenerational. At a skill-sharing workshop organized by Antioch College students from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, in McGregor Hall.

  • Art to wear in “Bling” show

    Jewelry has adorned the human body for 100,000 years as a way to ward off evil spirits, signify religious affiliation and more. It’s also wearable art, and since walking around with an armful of paintings can be cumbersome, donning jewelry is a better way to show off one’s artwork in public. That’s one reason Yellow […]

  • YSHS/McKinney to open­— New staff, new way of learning

    This school year students at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School will plan for the zombie apocalypse, make documentaries, build roller coasters, erect a sculpture trail and work in agriculture as part of the new project-based learning, or PBL, curriculum that begins the 2013–14 school year. Implementing the district-wide mandate will be difficult, but the educational […]

  • Harvest Moon Bakery opens in Xenia— A marriage of bakers, vegan-style

    The idea of a vegan dessert is, to some, a contradiction in terms. Without milk, butter and eggs, can it qualify as a deliciously decadent meal-ending indulgence? More to the point, can it taste good? But just one bite of the vegan treats concocted by Yellow Springs couple Chris and Andrea Hutson — a lemon […]

  • Girls tee off for the first time

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    In what Coach Mike Reichert believes may be the first ever girls golf match in Yellow Springs High School history, the four-strong Lady Bulldog golf team competed this week at a match at Locust Hills Golf Course in Springfield.

  • Bianca Stone Chappelle released

    Bianca Stone Chappelle will be sentenced Sept. 4 in Greene County Common Pleas Court after being found guilty last month on some charges but cleared of more serious ones.

  • Browns Backers kick off 2013 season

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    The Yellow Springs Browns Backers are gearing up for the new season with a barbecue potluck meet and greet party on Sunday, Aug. 18.

  • Yellow Springs Art on the Lawn celebrates 30 years

    West Freeman browsed the handcrafted pottery of Dick Overman of Cincinnati with his mother, Barbara, at last year’s Art on the Lawn. This year’s art fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, is Village Artisan’s 30th annual. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The first Village Artisans invitational art show 30 years ago wasn’t on a lawn, but in a yard — King’s Yard to be exact. “Art in the Yard” featured the work of about eight local artists, along with some folk music, and was more exhibition than art sale.

  • Get some Bling! at latest YSAC exhibit

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    The Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery’s latest exhibition is the eclectic, handcrafted art jewelry of seven Ohio jewelry artists, all available for purchase.

  • Sea Dog team triumphs in spirit

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    After a slow start plagued by a closed pool and bad weather, the Yellow Springs Sea Dogs swimming team won its last two games of the season.

  • Mosquitos net vigilance of Yellow Springs villagers

    Assistant professor of biomedical science Savitha Krishna, right, and Antioch student Diana Harvey sampled the water at Ellis Pond this week in search of the larvae and pupae of mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile Virus. The Antioch biology class is working with the Green Environmental Coalition and Greene County Combined Health District to monitor and control the spread of mosquitoes in the village to prevent the potentially-dangerous illness. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a house along Livermore Street last week, the mosquitoes were so dense that the Aedes species — typically only active in the evenings — were out during the day in search of a blood meal.

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