Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 28

  • A weekend of Wellness awaits

    In the late 1800s, Yellow Springs was a mecca for health and wellness as far-flung visitors flocked to the village to soak in the mineral-rich waters of the Yellow Spring. With hopes of re-igniting regional interest in the town’s alternative therapies, holistic health practitioners and artists have teamed up to put on this weekend’s Wellness Experience.

  • Healing with ancient ways

    Virgil Mayor Apostol tends to get on people’s nerves. The holistic health practitioner treats his patients’ nervous system using traditional Filipino healing techniques like pulling, stretching, pressure and joint mobilization, and in so doing can help them heal from injury, chronic pain or work-related impairments.

  • Lawson gardeners picket Greene Met

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    With a little over a week to go before gardens at the Lawson Place public housing unit are permanently removed, residents and local allies picketed in front of Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Xenia office on Friday.

  • Boys best Div. 1 Fairborn

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    From the opening whistle of the match, the Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer team was in control against visiting Division I Fairborn.

  • A weekend of wellness and art healing

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    With hopes of re-igniting regional interest in the town’s alternative therapies, holistic health practitioners and artists have teamed up to put on this weekend’s Wellness Experience.

  • Jenkins honored for rehab work

    Alyce Earl Jenkins will be inducted into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11:30 a.m. at the Walnut Grove Country Club in Riverside. Jenkins, who has lived in Yellow Springs for 50 years, is being honored for work in the field of rehabilitation counseling, which is focused on helping those with physical and mental disabilities find work. Jenkins is the 26th villager to be inducted. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Alyce Earl Jenkins may have stumbled by accident into the nascent field of rehabilitation counseling in the mid-1960s, but it was no accident how much this longtime villager contributed to the discipline over a distinguished four-decade career. For that work, which focused on helping those with physical and mental disabilities find work, she will be inducted into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame this month.

  • An eye on arts, crafts at Cyclops

    Organizers of Cyclops Fest, returning this weekend for its second year, like to compare their handmade fair to a farmers’ market. At both, patrons buy high quality goods that are locally and lovingly hand-produced directly from those who labored to make them — only instead of heirloom tomatoes, Cyclops patrons can purchase jewelry, apparel, handbags, paper goods, bath products and more.

  • Sept. 20, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

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    Sept. 20, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Girls cross country takes third in area meet

    The YSHS girls cross-country team was all smiles after a third-place finish at Fairborn last weekend. From From left are AnnDee Pettiford, Christina Brewer, Charlotte Walkey, Lois Miller, Niki Worsham and Olivia Brintlinger-Conn.(Submitted photo)

    On a record-setting run by Lois Miller, the girls cross-country team sailed to a third place finish out of 16 area teams at a recent meet in Fairborn.

  • Bulldog Sports

    Yellow Springs High School cross-country team runner Christina Brewer charged down a hill during the Fairborn Invitational last week. Brewer finished in 54th place in 26:56, securing a third-place finish for her team. Teammate Lois Miller won the race with a meet record time of 20:56. (Submitted Photo)

    Miller sets record at Fairborn In taking on the Dayton-Springfield area “behemoths,” the Yellow Springs High School girls cross-country team did something that the other sports teams at YSHS rarely attempt, according to Coach Vince Peters. And the Bulldogs came out in third place out of 16 schools to improve their record to 20–13 on […]

  • Attorney Ellis Jacobs wins victory for early voting rights

    Ellis Jacobs wants to make sure every Ohioan’s vote counts. The villager, as founder and coordinator for the Miami Valley Voter Protection Coalition, has fought the legislative attempts to restrict voting that have escalated in Ohio in recent years. Last week, his cause scored a major victory when a federal court struck down an Ohio law restricting early voting on the weekend and Monday before the election.

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