Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 50

  • New store seeks to fill local need

    Village resident Valorie Claggett recently opened her store of vintage and retro furnishings, Modern Salvage, at 138 Dayton Street. Claggett, an architect, designer and historical preservationist, will stock the store with unique and simple modern items from estate sales, garage sales and thrift stores. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What Valorie Claggett finds at garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores are not high-priced antiques, she says, but rather useful and affordable items for everyday life that happen to have that retro style.

  • Hollister gets environmental post

    Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister is the new executive director of the Ohio League of Conservation Voters, a Columbus-based bipartisan environmental organization. Hollister will draw on his local political experience as he leads the group in lobbying for environmental policy and electing pro-environmental candidates for state and local offices. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    All politics is local, the saying goes, and it’s also largely unpaid. Local resident and Yellow Springs native Don Hollister has found both to be true in his nearly 40 years in politics.

  • Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Keanan Onfroy-Curley, left, and Oluka Okia guarded their opponents during the McKinney eighth-grade boys basketball team’s 61–36 loss to Carroll this week. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    Dec. 8, 2011 Bulldog Sports Roundup

  • Soaking rains extend wet weather trend

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    Rain drenched the Yellow Springs area on Sunday and Monday, continuing a trend of wet weather over the last few months.

  • Antioch organizes Occupy teach-in

    Antioch College literature professor Geneva Gano gave a history of teach-ins at Antioch at its latest one on the Occupy Movement. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Antioch College faculty and students organized a teach-in on the Occupy Movement last week. See more photos from the event.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Edwards has career game in Bulldogs’ first win

    Antone Truss Jr. breaks a trap during the team's season opener loss. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In its first week of action, the Yellow Springs High School boys basketball team won its season opener with a career game from Cole Edwards and played hard in a scrimmage with a Division I school. See photos from the scrimmage.

  • Modern Salvage for vintage home furnishings

    Valorie Claggett recently opened Modern Salvage at 138 Dayton Street. The store is largely filled with mid-century modern thrift store and garage sale finds. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What Valorie Claggett finds at garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores are not high-priced antiques but rather useful and affordable items for everyday life that happen to have that retro style. Read more about her new store.

  • Occupy sparks local dialogue

    Village resident Eric Wolf, right, organized an Occupy protest in Yellow Springs last Friday in front of US Bank on Xenia Avenue to criticize the bank’s practices. Bill Houston, left, was one of the 34 local people who raised their voice with Wolf to draw attention to wealth disparity and economic injustice in the U.S. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Money, like religion, politics, and sex, is a sensitive topic of public conversation. But as Occupy Wall Street protesters lambast commercial banks, the decision of where to bank has become increasingly public.

  • A civil rights milestone, 50 years on

    Hundreds of local and area students, residents and law enforcement officials jammed downtown Yellow Springs on Xenia Avenue during a chaotic March 1964 demonstration against Lewis Gegner for refusing to cut the hair of black people at his barbershop. Fifty years ago this month, African-American resident Paul Graham began a legal case against Gegner that reached the Ohio Supreme Court. (Photo courtesy of Scott Sanders, Antiochiana)

    Fifty years ago this month, African-American villager Paul Graham walked into Lewis Gegner’s barbershop on Xenia Avenue, sat down in his barber chair and asked for a haircut. “I can’t cut your hair,” the white barbershop owner replied, according to Graham’s account. “I don’t know how. That’s all there is to it.” That day Graham […]

  • Stand-out swimmers commit to colleges

    Erica Chick, left, and Elizabeth Malone are stand-out Yellow Springs High School swimmers who recently signed commitments to colleges. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Before he even came to Yellow Springs High School, first year athletic director Steve Rossi had heard about two standout Bulldog athletes — Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone, who will will next year swim at NCAA Division I colleges. The seniors committed this month.

  • Girls basketball team drops opener

    Kara Edwards strips a Carroll player while Angela Allen looks on during the Bulldogs' season and home opener. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In their season opener at home, the Yellow Springs High School girls varsity basketball team lost 18–69. But they’ll improve over the season, according to first-year Coach Tim Barga.

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