Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 33

  • Let furniture rise from the ashes

    The coming decimation of the village’s ash tree population by an invasive Asian beetle — a kind of “Arborgeddon” for a tree that represents about one out of every 10 in our canopy — is a dismal story. Many beloved trees — on Mills Lawn, at the Antioch College campus, in the Glen — have already died. Others are showing signs of stress.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Girls open season with loss

    Brianna Ayers passed into Paloma Wiggins in the paint during the YSHS girls varsity basketball team's game last week. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Yellow Springs High School girls basketball team kicked off its season with a heartbreaking home loss last Monday.

  • Doomed ashes find second life as furniture

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    The coming decimation of the village’s ash tree population by an invasive Asian beetle is a dismal story, but the ashes could have a second life as furniture, cabinets, flooring and artwork.

  • One year later, YSI is set to grow

    In its first year as a division of Xylem, YSI launched Exo, a new line of advanced water quality monitoring sonde systems. Here Rob Ellison, Director of Research and Development at YSI, tests an Exo sonde along Birch Creek in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve. YSI has continued double-digit growth since being acquired last year. (Submitted photo courtesy of Xylem)

    In its first year under new ownership, YSI Incorporated has continued double-digit revenue growth, added local jobs and launched two major new product lines from its Yellow Springs facility.

  • Growing church is just the beginning

    Bill Randolph, the new pastor of the First Baptist Church gave a stirring sermon at Sunday’s worship service. Randolph, who was installed on Nov. 11, is a longtime villager who raised his five children in town. He hopes to grow the church’s dwindling congregation. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Newly appointed Pastor Bill Randolph’s enthusiasm for the Lord — and reviving the historic local church — is welcome news to its parishioners.

  • Studio art tour helps promote town’s renown

    2012 Artists Studio Tour (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour was held this year on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21 and featured 27 artists spread across eight studios in and around the village.

  • Village CF bulb giveaway

    Thousands of compact fluorescent light bulbs will be given away this week as part of a village-funded energy-efficiency program.

  • Art & Soul showcases local treasures

    A quilted hanging by Pam Geisel (detail)

    Yellow Springs holiday shopping season begins in earnest this weekend at a new art fair, Art & Soul, where villagers and visitors can find unique handcrafted gifts made by local and out-of-town artists.

  • Police help keep kids warm

    Next week, Yellow Springs police officers will take a group of local youth to the Mall at Fairfield Commons to buy them coats, hats, gloves and shoes.

  • Reed quintet delights students

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    Members of the Amsterdam-based reed quintet Calefax treated Mills Lawn students to a music workshop on Monday.

  • College commits to 250 by 2016

    This fall Antioch College campus is buzzing with activity as its more than 100 students settle into the daily rhythms of campus life. By 2016, the number of students could grow to 250 if a plan adopted by the Antioch College Board of Trustees is realized.

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