Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 45

  • Muse concert this Saturday— Singing out for women and world

    Cincinnati women’s choir Muse will perform at South Gym, Antioch College at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. The concert is a fundraiser for the Yellow Springs Community Food Pantry. Muse’s founding director, local resident Catherine Roma, organized the concert in collaboration with Antioch College to promote international women’s month. (Submitted photo)

    The story of the Cincinnati vocal ensemble Muse begins 29 years ago, when doctoral student Catherine Roma combined her interests in choral conducting, peace and justice and feminism by starting a women’s choir to emphasize the female voice, empower women and promote social change.

  • March 8, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Roland Newsome scored nine points in the YSHS boys varsity basketball team’s 60–40 sectional loss last week. Newsome ended the season as the Metro Buckeye Conference’s leading scorer and was selected to the southwest Ohio all-district second team. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    March 8, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Present gives voices to village past

    The Yellow Springs downtown of the early 1900s is superimposed on the Yellow Springs of today. In the same way, the village’s past comes alive on the Web pages of local history blogs started in recent years. The historical photo (c.1910) was taken from approximately the same location looking north on Xenia Avenue 100 years ago. Visible are the traction line, built in 1902, the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows building and new cement sidewalks. Visit ysnews.com for more photos in the “Past and Present” series. (Historical photo courtesy of Antiochiana, Antioch College; photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs’ founders and early settlers didn’t have Internet — they probably couldn’t have imagined it — but later generations are now using it to imagine the lives of former villagers.

  • From sap to syrup

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    Michelle Burns and John Dewine of Flying Mouse Farms showed off their maple syrup operation on Sunday. See their “sugar shack” and more photos after the jump.

  • Bulldogs exit tournament

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    An upset seemed to be in the offing, but the YSHS boys basketball team ended their season on a disappointing loss to Tri-Village in the sectional tournament.

  • March 1, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Bulldog swimmers Erika Chick, left, and Elizabeth Malone each won seventh-place medals at the Ohio Division II State Swimming Finals, held last week in Canton. Chick and Malone, who are seniors, hold 12 of the school’s 16 individual swimming records between them. (Submitted photo by Jody Chick)

    March 1, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Next window, please— Moore retires from US Bank

    Carol Moore retires this week after 45 years at US Bank and its predecessor, Miami Deposit Bank, where she worked as a bookkeeper and bank teller. A celebration of Moore’s retirement is open to the community and will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at Young’s Jersey Inn. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Having seen four bank name changes and 45 years of service, Carol Moore is finally retiring from her long-held position of bank teller at the local branch.

  • Past meets present

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    Yellow Springs’ past meets present in these historical composites. See a gallery after the jump.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY – Swimmers bring home 7th place at states

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    Senior swimmers Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone raced their final swims as Yellow Springs High School Bulldogs at the state finals on Friday night. They each brought home a top finish of seventh place.

  • Show goes on for One-Acts

    The Yellow Springs High School One-Acts, featuring student-written and student-directed plays, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Mills Lawn auditorium. This year’s playwrights of original one-acts are, from left, Lois Miller, Colton Pitstick and Rory Papania. This year, the plays will be supplemented with a variety show. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a Friday night in Yellow Springs and a group of high school kids are looking for things to do. The typical, albeit caricatured, teenage banter is captured in a one-act play written by YSHS students Rory Papania and Lois Miller and will be performed at this year’s annual staging of student-written, student-directed pieces.

  • WYSO gets Localore grant

    When a grant for public radio stations to collaborate with independent media producers came across WYSO general manager Neenah Ellis’ desk, she saw that it would be a perfect opportunity to work with local award-winning documentarians Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar.

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