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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 3

  • MLK Jr. Day: a day ‘on,’ not off

    This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 19, will be commemorated locally with a downtown march, music and lecture program at Central Chapel AME Church and teach-in at Antioch College. Walking in last’s year MLK march were, from left, front row, Bill Firestone and Chrissy Cruz; second row, Shawn Kintner, Sylvia Carter-Denny, Harvey Paige and Brian Upchurch. (News archive Photo by Matt Minde)

    While many see Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a break from work or school, this year local organizers are challenging villagers to treat it as a day of learning and giving back.

  • Film eyes microbiome at birth

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)

    The moment of birth is a joyful miracle — a time when the loving bond between parent and child is first formed. But something else is formed in that moment that could be the key to the child’s lifelong health, according to an award-winning 2014 documentary.

  • Bulldog sports round-up

    YSHS varsity cheerleaders inspired the boys team to victory at Greenon in December. From left are Mar’ria Miley, Nekyla Hawkins, Kara Edwards, Chelsea Horton, Sarah Jako, Modjeska Chavez and Jesi Worsham. Not pictured are Ashlei Kelly and Ashley Longshaw. (Submitted by Jimmy DeLong)

    BASKETBALL Best start for boys since 2010 The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity team improved to 8–2 on the season with a rugged 61–50 win over conference rival Dayton Christian on Saturday night. The 8–2 record is the best 10 game start for any Yellow Springs squad since 2010. The Bulldogs, who were coming […]

  • YSHS cheerleaders inspire 7–2 Bulldogs

    YSHS cheerleaders buoyed the YSHS boys basketball team at Greenon, where the Bulldogs came out with a 70-35 victory. From left to right are Mar'ria Miley, Nekyla Hawkins, Kara Edwards, Chelsea Horton, Sarah Jako, Modjeska Chavez and Jesi Worsham. Not pictured is Ashlei Kelly and Ashley Longshaw.

    The YSHS cheerleading squad inspired the boys team to a 7–2 season so far.

  • Jan. 8, 2015 Bulldog sports round-up

    Isaiah Taylor went up to block a Greenon player during the YSHS boys basketball team’s 70–35 away victory on Dec. 22. Taylor scored nine in the contest in which every Bulldog player made the scoresheet. (Submitted photo by Jimmy DeLong)

    Jan. 8, 2015 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Year in Review 2014: Higher Education

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  • “Microbirth” turns microscope on birth practices

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    A free film and panel discussion at the Little Art Theatre will discuss the impact of various birth practices on the newborn’s bacterial microbiome.

  • Villagers hope to let solar shine for all

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    Villagers who want to go solar but whose roof is shaded or who don’t own their home might soon be able to participate in a community solar project.

  • Zumba! for health of school and self

    This year’s annual Zumbathon fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Jan. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mills Lawn gym. The event will raise funds for the MLS project-based learning. Shown above is the 2011 fundraiser. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Losing weight and helping others are two common New Year’s resolutions. Area residents can get a head start on a healthy, generous 2015 by coming to a two-hour Zumba class for a good cause.