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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 27

  • Art & Soul kicks off holiday shopping

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    The annual juried art fair Art & Soul returns to kick off the local holiday shopping season from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mills Lawn.

  • YSAC reception for Verdon, Dadras­— Two artistic takes on humanity

    Local painters Parviz Dadras, left, and Thomas Verdon share the gallery at the Yellow Springs Arts Council with exhibits that run through Dec. 1. Both longtime Yellow Springers turned to painting full time later in life and explore human nature through portraits. But Verdon, whose art is visible on the right, uses classical painting techniques, while Dadras incorporates symbolism in his works, which can be seen on the left. An opening reception for the exhibits will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, with a talk from Verdon starting at 7 p.m. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Two local artists are proof that it’s never too late to be what you might have been.

  • YSHS athletes earn conference honors

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    At the end of the fall sports season,Yellow Springs High School student-athletes and coaches were recognized for All Conference Honors.

  • Antioch College physical plant — An ambitious geothermal dig

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    Antioch College will begin construction of its central geothermal system on Friday in what the college sees as a significant step to becoming carbon neutral.

  • Local track coach wins two golds

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    McKinney track and field coach Isabelle Dierauer won two golds as part of a relay at the World Track and Field Championships for Masters in Brazil last week.

  • 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.