Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 51

  • The village’s own Rocket Man

    From his home office on Allen Street, local aerospace engineer Jake Freeman designs the instruments for life science experiments in outer space. In his work for BioServe, Freeman, a Yellow Springs High School graduate, has contributed to experiments that have led to new antibiotics and vaccines and added to an understanding of plant and animal behavior. Here Freeman tinkers with a container used in testing the behavior of Monarch buttlerflies in space. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Jake Freeman’s work is not rocket science — but it comes pretty close. The local aerospace engineer designs experiments to work in microgravity some 200 miles above the Earth.

  • See the magic of ‘Mary Poppins’

    The Antioch School older group will perform Mary Poppins at 7 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Clifton Opera House. Students in the production are, from left, front row, Kai Maruyama; middle row, Grant Crawford, Cessi Jones, Jorie Sieck, Ket Snyder White, Kaden Boutis, Zachary Brintlinger-Conn, Ella Comerford; back row, Graham Arnett, Sulayman Chappelle, Zenya Hoff-Miyazaki, Eli Jones, Carter Griffin, Brice Bogan, Forrest Rowe. Evelyn Potter and Miles Sturm are not pictured. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Antioch School older group presents Mary Poppins and all its magic this weekend at the Clifton Opera House.

  • Bounty of village Earth Day events

    To commemorate the 42nd annual Earth Day this weekend, a mix of fun and education are on hand as an environmentally conscious village steps up to raise awareness about the beauty, and fragility, of the global ecosystem.

  • April 26, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Junior Liana Rothman stepped up to play first singles during the Bulldogs’ 3–2 loss to Dayton Christian last week. The Bulldogs swept the doubles courts but lost all three singles matches. Visit ysnews.com for more photos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    April 26, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Home, Inc. builds its first fully-accessible house

    Mia Campbell and her mother, Carrie, test out the sink in the handicapped-accessible bathroom. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It takes a village to build an affordable house. Read more about the community effort behind the latest Home, Inc. project.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Tennis team sweeps doubles in 3-2 loss

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    The doubles courts went to the Bulldogs in the Yellow Springs High School tennis team’s 3–2 loss to Dayton Christian on Thursday. See photos from the match.

  • BLOG — A day to geek out for local music

    A collection of cheap vinyls sit shrine-like outside Toxic Beauty Records (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    This Saturday local music fans can pick up limited edition vinyl releases at Toxic Beauty Records for National Record Store Day and rock out to local bands at the Live Earth Music Festival.

  • Oil and water— Drilling stirs new concerns

    West Bay Exploration, a Michigan oil and gas company, had received a permit from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to drill an exploratory oil well on a Miami Township property. Shown is a temporary drilling rig in southern Michigan, which is somewhat larger than what would be used in this area. (Submitted photo by West Bay Exploration)

    In the late 1800s northwestern Ohio was at the center of an oil boom, and Ohio became the world’s largest oil producer. Soon drilling moved to eastern and central Ohio, which is today at the center of another fossil fuel boom

  • April 19, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    YSHS batter Eric Lawthorn prepared to knock in an RBI during Bulldogs’ 7–5 loss to Ponitz Career Center on Monday. Austin Pence, on third base, scored on the ensuing play, an in-field single. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    April 19, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Okia breaks McKinney pole vault record

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    Oluka Okia made the McKinney school record books this week by pole vaulting 8’6” at the first home track and field meet of the year. See a gallery from the meet.