Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 62

  • MacQueen to leave Home, Inc.

    Emily Seibel, left, takes over as the executive director of Home, Inc. next month when Marianne MacQueen, the affordable housing group’s founding board member and first director, steps down after more than 10 years at the helm. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Almost four decades separates Home, Inc. founding board member and first director Marianne MacQueen from her successor, Emily Seibel.

  • Name Tag Week is here!

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    This week Yellow Springers will be donning name tags and getting to know each other a little better. Join in the fun by picking up a copy of this week’s News, which includes a sheet of tags, and read more about the idea here.

  • Village Council— Vote on natural gas coming

    The combined-cycle natural gas power plant, opening in Fremont, Ohio, in early 2012, will be owned and operated by the Village’s municipal power provider, AMP. (Submitted photo)

    Village Council will consider purchasing power from a new natural gas plant at its June 20 meeting in yet another decision affecting the town’s electricity portfolio and its carbon footprint.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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