Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 2

  • Conference at AUMidwest— A day of disability awareness

    Yellow Springs resident Debra Williamson, here with her son Alex Oliver, is organizing a conference on the issues facing those with mental and physical disabilities. “Valuing Diversity: A Day of Disability Awareness and Education” is Friday, Dec. 5, at Antioch University Midwest. (Submitted photo)

    Dara Cosby doesn’t want a life that revolves around her disability.

    But the 33-year-old Centerville woman with cerebral palsy encounters a new challenge every day, whether it’s pulling herself out of bed, maneuvering around an unreliable public transportation system or navigating the dating scene.

  • New Elements has some ‘Soul’

    The new store Elements, at 220 Xenia Ave. in King’s Yard, sells bath and body products and gift items. Owned by Samantha Williams Eckenrode and managed by Miriam Eckenrode Saari of Sam & Eddie’s Open Books, the new store was originally to be the home of Constantina’s Soul, a retail store. Pictured are, from left, Saari, employees Christina Fox and Cathy Phillips, Eckenrode and Constantina Clark. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Constantina Clark never opened the store she dreamed up for King’s Yard — with its capes, fountains and crystal fireplaces — a bath and body shop in its place is fulfilling her vision, she said this week.

  • Dec. 4, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

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    Dec. 4, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • A day of disability awareness at AUM

    Yellow Springs resident Debra Williamson, here with her son Alex Oliver, is organizing a conference on the issues facing those with mental and physical disabilities. “Valuing Diversity: A Day of Disability Awareness and Education” is Friday, Dec. 5, at Antioch University Midwest. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch University Midwest will host an all-day conference on disability on Friday, Dec. 5, aimed at raising awareness about the issues facing those with physical and mental disabilities.

  • Local basketball star commits to Iowa

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    Ahmad Wagner, who lives in Yellow Springs but attends Wayne High School, committed to play D1 basketball at Iowa earlier this month.

  • Balance of beaver, human needs

    One of the beavers that have built a dam in a stormwater management area in the Glass Farm. (Submitted photo by Scott Stolsenberg)

    A detention basin along King Street has become an accidental wetland at the paws of furry, semi-aquatic rodents that recently moved into the village.

  • Scientist finds new ash borer host

    Wright State University Biology Professor Dr. Don Cipollini pointed out his groundbreaking discovery that the white fringe tree can be a host for the emerald ash borer. Cipollini was the first to publish research and convince the U.S. EPA to confirm the white fringe tree as the only other known host for the invasive beetle. Trees planted along the bike path and elsewhere in the village were instrumental to his discovery. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A local white fringe tree planted along the bike path is now famous as the second documented host of an invasive beetle that was thought to only prey upon ash trees.

  • Winter sports tip off soon

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    Winter sports at Yellow Springs High School begin next weekend.

  • Art & Soul: Art both high-quality and affordable

    Last year more than 850 people attended the Art & Soul art fair which features high-caliber local and regional artists selling fine arts and crafts across many price ranges. This year’s fair is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Mills Lawn School gym. (Submitted photo)

    Those who can embrace the idea of a high-caliber art fair in an elementary school gym will be treated this Saturday to some of the finest and most striking pieces of local and regional art.

  • Website a clearinghouse for help

    Linda Rudawski, left, and Antioch College student Kabbeh Davies are gathering information for the Village Human Relations Commissions’ online directory “Yellow Springs Help,” a comprehensive resource for those in need. A website training for local providers to input their information is 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Friends Care Community Skilled Nursing Center. RSVPs are required. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Locals who need help will soon have a “digital case manager” to connect them with the right resources.