Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 31

  • West Nile Virus found in village mosquitoes

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    Local mosquitoes tested positive last week for West Nile Virus, a potentially serious illness, prompting the Greene County Combined Health District to begin spraying insecticide in one village neighborhood.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Girls soccer kicks off

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    On a day when the U.S. women’s national soccer team won Olympic gold, the Lady Bulldogs of Yellow Springs took to the field for the first time this year.

  • AU creates new change-makers

    Dr. Michele Dawn Kegley received her Ph.D. in leadership and change at the Antioch University’s commencement ceremony on Saturday. The doctoral program, unique in the nation for its emphasis on practical application, graduated 18 students this year. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For the 18 graduates from Antioch University’s Leadership and Change Ph.D. program, the degree was far more than an academic accomplishment.

  • Council considers drilling ordinance— Ban would be first in Ohio

    Yellow Springs, though far from the epicenter of natural gas fracking in Ohio, could nevertheless become the first town in the state to ban all oil and gas drilling and waste wells within its municipal limits through passage of what is described as rights-based legislation.

  • Year of challenge for class of ’15

    The first class of the revived Antioch College gathered on the steps of Main Building at the start of their year. After nine months and three challenging terms, students said they felt exhausted and overwhelmed, yet enthused with a sense of accomplishment. The next class arrives in October. (submitted Photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    For the first class of the revived Antioch College, the last nine months have been intense.

  • Craft beer coming soon to the village

    In August Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters launched their new business, the Yellow Springs Brewery, at MillWorks, the second brewery to open at that location. The couple aims to sponsor beer tastings in the summer of 2013. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs Brewery is bringing a craft beer revolution to town in hopes of transforming not local hearts and minds, but palates, one batch of handcrafted beer at a time.

  • Drought affects crops, lawns

    The soybeans at Craig Corry’s Miami Township farm only reach to his knees, when they should be nearly waist high at this point in the season. The moderate drought in the Dayton area has stunted the growth of area soybeans and corn, threatening to cut into yields. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The hot and dry weather this summer has no doubt stressed local homeowners whose lawns have turned brown from lack of rain. But even more stressed are area crops.

  • One-of-a-kind specs made here

    David Flowers has a clear vision for local sustainability. The 27-year-old crafts handmade eyewear from renewable lumber, and though wooden eyeglasses are a new fashion trend, he said his specs are a mix of functionality and art, and above all, a sustainable product.

  • Cirque Carnival brings the bizarre to Dayton Street

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    Clowns and families alike swarmed Dayton Street for face painting, henna tattoos, food, music, acrobatics, fire dance, hula hooping and more.

  • Main Squeeze under new ownership— A smooth blend of old, new

    Xenia couple Debi Yawn and David Lee purchased Main Squeeze last week from Donna Lynn Johnson, who opened the juice bar in 2006. Yawn and Lee said they plan to keep selling Main Squeeze’s signature smoothies and juices while they add more food items to the menu. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Main Squeeze went on sale at the beginning of the year, customers may have worried about the fate of the local juice bar. But smoothie addicts can still get their fix at Main Squeeze.

  • VIDEO: A sneak peek at ‘Mo’s Night at the Opera’

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    YSKP’s summer production, ‘Mo’s Night at the Opera,’ opens tonight at the Antioch College Amphitheatre. See a video sneak peek from a recent rehearsal.

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