Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 60

  • Solar farm discussion continues

    SolarVision installed a 224-kilowatt solar array at the Athens Community Center last year.

    The Village is exploring the technical requirements for a 2 to 5 megawatt solar photovoltaic array that may be built in the Village. In a conference call this week, plans were made to study the Village’s electric distribution system before Council discusses SolarVision’s proposal at its March 22 meeting.

  • Cincinnati writers to read at this week’s Antioch Fireside

    The fourth in a series of fireside readings at Antioch College features three young creative writers pursuing their Ph.D.s at the University of Cincinnati — Rachel Steiger-Meister, Katherine Zlabek and Michelle Burke. They will read on Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. at the Coretta Scott King Center on the Antioch campus.

  • Chick, Malone to swim at state finals

    Yellow Springs High School junior Erika Chick blew past the competition in the 500-yard freestyle at last weekend’s district meet in Oxford, Ohio. She won by nearly seven seconds and qualified for the state finals with district titles in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Last Saturday’s district tournament performances showed that juniors Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone are getting even faster in victorious swims.

  • Bit of ‘Heaven’ right here, right now

    Donna Blackman, here with her dog Rosey, opened Heaven On Earth Emporium earlier this month. The store features a variety of new and antique products, such as ladies apparel, jewelry, chocolate and soap. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Heaven On Earth Emporium, the most recent retail store to open downtown, is filled with both the unique and the functional.

  • Boys basketball team faces tough loss in tournament

    Tyler Bruntz. Jr. blows past the defense on a break away on his way to an 11-point game. The Bulldogs lost 62–43.

    In the first round of the sectional tournament, the Yellow Springs boys varsity basketball team faced a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Tri-Village. See photos and read the game recap after the jump.

  • Cemex fined, to cut emissions

    Cemex, Inc. agreed to pay a $1.4 million fine for Clean Air Act violations at its cement plant off of Dayton-Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn.

  • Villagers rally on ‘fracking’ concern

    At a public meeting on oil and gas drilling, Vickie Hennessy of Green Environmental Coalition explained to Maureen Dawn how to educate her neighbors on the dangers of hydraulic fracking. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local residents are gearing up to educate themselves and the community about the potential hazards of oil and gas drilling.

  • Presbyterian church gets a makeover

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    The First Presbyterian Church is repairing structural damage to its 150-year-old sanctuary and the 57-year-old Westminster Hall.

  • New store promises ‘heaven on earth’

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    Heaven On Earth Emporium, recently opened in the space vacated by Basho Apparel, is filled with a great variety of products for tourists and locals. See photos of the new shop.

  • VIDEO: YS swimmers clinch district titles, eye state tournament

    Elizabeth Malone, swimming the breast stroke as part of the 200-yard individual medley, qualified for states in two events.

    Bulldog swimmers Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone clinched district titles at the Division II Southwest Ohio District Tournament on Saturday. See a video of their peak performances and photos from the meet.

  • Seeking way forward on affordability

    Since villagers began discussing the need for affordable housing in Yellow Springs in the 1970s, the issue has fostered lively and forceful debate that has sometimes divided the community.

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