Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 38

  • 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.

  • At Mills Lawn, inquiry is king

    The new buzzword in the Yellow Springs School District this school year is “inquiry-based learning,” and at Mills Lawn Elementary School the effort to guide learning around student interest and problem-solving is already under way.

  • Handmade festival ‘Cyclops’ returns

    Kids showcase their handmade puppets at last year's Cyclops Fest, a festival celebrating hand-crafted wares. (Submitted photo)

    Cyclops Fest, a celebration of handmade goods, returns to Yellow Springs this Saturday, Sept. 15, with over 80 vendors, live music and craft demos.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — McKinney volleyball looks to stay perfect

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    The McKinney eighth-grade volleyball team looked to extend an undefeated 9–0 record that began last year when its players were in seventh grade.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Golf team tees off In its second round of golf this season, the Yellow Springs High School co-ed golf team took on three visiting conference teams at its home course last week. Junior Rachele Orme once again showed her combination of accuracy, consistency and power in leading the Bulldogs with a score of 42 over […]

  • Lawson gardens are still at risk

    Marilyn Van Eaton weeds a large area of perennial plants that she tends in front of her Lawson Place residence. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Marilyn Van Eaton began seeding a garden at her Lawson Place public housing unit 17 years ago. When she learned in June that the local housing authority would tear out most of her garden, she was stunned and saddened.

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