Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 61

  • Census rental data is surprising

    Tales of a tight rental market abound in Yellow Springs, in contrast to the latest U.S. Census data reporting 52 unoccupied rentals and a 7.9 percent rental vacancy rate in the village.

  • Green gardeners learn to grow

    Faith Morgan of Community Solutions started a monthly growers exchange, where expert local farmers will teach novice gardeners in exchange for a little farm labor. Here Morgan weeds her garden plot on East Whiteman Street, once tended by her grandfather, Arthur Morgan. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Faith Morgan of Community Solutions started a monthly growers exchange, where expert local farmers will teach novice gardeners in exchange for a little farm labor. Here Morgan weeds her garden plot on East Whiteman Street, once tended by her grandfather, Arthur Morgan. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Gardening is not just for green thumbs any more. As more and more local neighborhood gardens sprout, the Growers Exchange offers a forum where seasoned local growers share their knowledge with novice gardeners in exchange for labor.

  • Cosey takes sixth at state

    Cosey sprinted to sixth place in the state tournament held last Saturday.

    Senior Cosey raced to sixth place in 100-meter dash at the Ohio Division III State Track and Field Championships. See a video of his run.

  • Weigh in on natural gas power plant

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    Discussions on the environmental consequences of the Village’s electricity sources have heated up of late, especially since its municipal power provider AMP first asked the Village to purchase power from a new natural gas plant last month.

  • 2010 Census redux— Stats confirm diversity drop

    Yellow Springs has become a much less racially-diverse community with 40 percent fewer people of color than in 1970, according to the latest 2010 U.S. Census data released.

  • Local farmers’ markets to screen sustainable agriculture film

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    The Winter and Summer Farmer’s Markets are jointly sponsoring a free local screening of FRESH. See the trailer.

  • 2010 Census redux— Stats confirm diversity drop

    Yellow Springs has become a much less racially-diverse community with 40 percent fewer people of color than in 1970, according to the latest 2010 U.S. Census data released.

  • Mario Cosey to run at state meet

    Senior Mario Cosey sprinted to second place in the 100-meter dash at regionals last weekend, propelling him to his second state appearance. Here Cosey wins last month’s Bulldog Invitational. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School senior sprinter Mario Cosey was the runner-up in the 100-meter dash in a tight race at regionals on Friday, solidifying his place at this week’s state tournament in Columbus.

  • Census figures show aging of village — Boomers dominate census

    Yellow Springs is aging more rapidly than anytime in at least the last 40 years, as its median age rose more than seven years in the last decade alone, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau figures.

  • Wheels debuts homegrown sound

    From left, local teens Sam Crawford, Rory Papania, Jamie Scott and Sam Salazar are Wheels, a homegrown band celebrating its first CD. Wheels will perform at a release party for “Fields of Fire” on Sunday, May 29, at 8 p.m. at the Canal Street Tavern in Dayton. (Submitted Photo by Savanah Amos)

    One may not believe that this group of teenagers, Wheels, have played their instruments for just a few years. Now the quintessential homegrown four-piece band has a full-length album to its name.

  • VIDEO: Cosey sprints to second at regionals, eyes state

    Mario Cosey took second in the 100-meter dash at the regional tournament in Troy on Wednesday. He'll run at states next weekend. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Mario Cosey took second in the 100-meter dash at regionals on Friday to solidify his place at next week’s state tournament. See a video of his run.

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