Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 47

  • ‘More pagan rituals in pine forest,’ local faeries demand

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    In what area sprites decried as a “super insulting to the elemental realm,” a recent dry spell of pagan ceremonies in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve pine forest has prompted local faeries to lambast Yellow Springs’ earth-based spiritual community.

  • March 29, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    March 29, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • C of C efforts pay off— Village a mecca for many

    Christa Thomas, left, and Jen Foley celebrated the local St. Patrick’s Day festivities with their children, Aeridan and Oriah. The Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce organized the “Shamrocks & Shenanigans” pub crawl, which drew swarms of visitors to the village on a sunny Saturday.

    A mecca for arts lovers. A thoroughfare for avid bicyclists and hikers. A place to soak up street life and people watch. And now, a town in which slightly buzzed tourists can wander from bars to restaurants to shops.

  • Nudes reveal arts controversy

    Attendees at the “Women’s Voices Out Loud,” performance took in the controversial art exhibit in the John Bryan Community Gallery at intermission. In the foreground is local artist Deb Housh’s painting, “More Nudes Please.” After several Village employees who work in the John Bryan Community Center complained about nudity and sexual content in artwork at the annual exhibit, Council decided to develop a local public art policy.

    Village Council will push to create a local policy for public art because of complaints from several Village employees about nudity and sexual content in artwork at the annual “Women’s Voices Out Loud” exhibit now on display at John Bryan Community Center.

  • March 22, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Yellow Springs High School athletes, from left, Elizabeth Malone, Antone Truss and Maryah Martin won awards for the winter sports season. Swimmer Malone and girls basketball player Martin were selected as this year’s Bulldog award-winners, while Truss was given sportsmanship and coach’s awards for the boys basketball squad. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    March 22, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Spring has officially, and very quickly, arrived

    The bees were swarming a flowering tree in front of the Yellow Springs train station Wednesday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Spring has sprung three to four weeks early this year, as evidenced by the billowy white pear trees downtown, which most often bloom in mid April.

  • Real watershed moments for area

    Hikers carefully navigated the stepping stones across Birch Creek in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve last weekend. The three local rivers that run through the Glen—Birch Creek, Yellow Springs Creek and the Little Miami River—drain runoff from village streets and area farms. Any contamination in the local watershed eventually makes its way into the Glen, impacting ecosystem health and recreational activities. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Where Yellow Springs begins and ends is defined by clear political boundaries. But the village also exists within an ecosystem that has boundaries of its own. An important one is its watershed, an area of land that drains into a common waterway.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Winter athletes honored

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    Standout Bulldog winter sports athletes were honored at a banquet last week.

  • Of sharing food and company

    Ruth Bent and Al Denman want to keep the local potluck tradition going by throwing community feasts on March 14, April 11 and May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church’s Westminster Hall, 314 Xenia Avenue. All villagers are invited and should bring a dish to share and their own service. Here Antioch College students dine with villagers Tony Bent and Bev Price at weekly potlucks held last fall. (Submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    At three upcoming potlucks, starting next week, villagers can share their cooking and enjoy the “luck of the pot.”

  • Standing up for a threatened people

    Former Antioch College students Jenny Johnson and Jake Stockwell spend several months each year at the Diné reservation in the four corners region of Arizona herding sheep for Diné elder Pauline Whitesinger, center, to support the tribe’s resistance to a federal relocation policy. (Submitted photo)

    Far from the fertile green fields of Yellow Springs, in the arid high desert of the four corners region of Arizona, live the scattered families of the Navajo, or Diné, tribe. They have, for decades, resisted federal government attempts to remove them from their ancestral land, and have done so with the help of some […]

  • Community potlucks kick off

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    Villagers are invited to three community potlucks taking place in the coming months. The first potluck is Wednesday, March 14.

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