Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 54

  • Drive-Thru Buffet brings back fried

    Michael Randall upgraded the former KFC building with a '50s retro look and Yellow Springs paraphernalia. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fried chicken is the star of a buffet restaurant to open at the former KFC building, which was briefly home to CJ’s Southern Cooking.

  • Quilt opening for faeries and other good folks

    DSC_0448

    It feels like the space was made for Sharri Phillip’s magical quilts. In her third show at the Emporium, Phillips once again transforms the cafe’s lounge area with her warm, colorful — and definitively enchanting — fiber arts.

  • Community music steps up

    At a recent rehearsal, James Johnston led the Yellow Springs Community Chorus in “It Is An Illusion You Were Ever Free,” a piece that the chorus will premier with professional piano trio Triple Helix from Wellesley, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Yellow Springs Chamber Orchestra will perform two Beethoven pieces with Triple Helix that evening. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Three is the magic number for an upcoming collaborative concert of three ensembles. The local Chamber Orchestra and Community Chorus and a visiting piano trio, appropriately named Triple Helix, will perform three works over an evening.

  • Shake your booty for good cause

    Zumba instructors Melissa Vanzant, Melissa Beard-Blair, Alisia Smith and Aurelia Blake got their groove on at a recent class. The four instructors will lead Latin-inspired dances during a two-hour Zumbathon at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, with proceeds going to the McKinney School Power of the Pen creative writing team that Blake coaches. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Zumba is exercise in disguise. The fitness classes feel more like a dance party than grueling workout

  • Askeland, Simms, Walkey elected to Council

    Village Matters thumbnail

    Yellow Springs voters elected Lori Askeland, Gerald Simms and Rick Walkey to seats on Village Council and went against the grain in rejecting Ohio Issue 3, a healthcare freedom amendment which passed.

  • Murdock retires as AU chancellor

    DSC_0433

    Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock, who spent six years at the helm, will retire in June, the university announced last week.

  • He lets the kids play in poison ivy

    Local goatherd Owen Betts tended his flock at Whitehall Farm this month. Antioch College recently hired Betts’ goats to chew through the overgrown weeds at its farm to make way for a food forest. The goat mowing service is available to anyone with a weed problem. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While some kids on the Antioch College campus are digesting new information, others are munching on weeds.

  • YSHS star runner aims still higher

    Junior harrier Lois Miller raced in the Ohio High School Southwest Regional Championships last weekend. She finished in 20:47, about 30 seconds shy of qualifying for the state finals for the second consecutive year. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When state-qualifying runner Lois Miller toed the starting line at the beginning of the 2011 cross-country season, expectations were high.

  • Soccer team fueled by skill & heart

    As the second half of the district semi-finals came to a close, it seemed as if the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team might not pull off a victory.

  • Aurora Borealis over Yellow Springs

    aurora1

    Thanks to an especially strong solar wind hitting the earth’s magnetosphere, last week the Northern lights were visible in Yellow Springs.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Bulldogs fall in tournaments

    dsc_0353

    For Yellow Springs High School athletes, deep runs into post-season tournaments ended on Saturday.

Our weather forecast is from Wordpress Weather