Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 63

  • 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.

  • Sewer link-up moves ahead

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    A project connecting the Morris Bean & Company foundry to the Village of Yellow Springs sanitary sewer system will likely be completed this year with the recent finding by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that the project will not have a significant negative impact on the environment.

  • A radical, rooted farm vision

    A layer hen perched on top of a motorcycle was not a strange sight at Amy Batchman’s new Radical Roots Farm on West Jackson Road, where Batchman plans to grow perennials, teach mechanics courses for women and move old barns. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Where can you learn how to repair a tractor, help move a barn, have chicks raised for you and eventually pick your own strawberries and buy fresh-pressed apple cider vinegar and hazelnut oil, all from a 29-year-old woman?

  • UPDATE: Census shows rising age, declining diversity

    As the total population in Yellow Springs dropped to 3,487 residents over the last 40 years, its share of people of color fell as a percentage of its population.

    Yellow Springs is aging and becoming less racially-diverse, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau figures. Join the conversation and see more graphs after the jump.

  • VIDEO: Wheels performs “Sit Down” from their debut album

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    Local band Wheels performs the song “Sit Down” from their debut album Fields on Fire.

  • Why so many voters?

    In last week’s special election, 1,088 local voters went to the polls out of 3,462 total registered voters in Yellow Springs, a turnout of 31 percent. But according to the 2010 Census, the village has a total adult population of only 2,799. How can the village have more registered voters than adults eligible to vote?

  • Efficiency program benefits businesses in many ways

    Local businesses looking to save money by cutting their fuel use now have an extra incentive to do so. Money that began as a fine against the Village for buying power from a polluting coal plant is coming home to help Yellow Springs businesses get energy-efficient.

  • Investing in YS, making beauty

    On a modern rehab on North Walnut Street, Erik and Deirdre Owen of BauWow construction company gave an old 19th-century house new life, with the help of Bob Bingenheimer and Deb Slater Pictured are, from left, Bingenheimer and Erik Owen. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Call it the Miracle on Walnut Street. A dingy, dilapidated house — the eyesore of the neighborhood — is transformed into a stately, sleek modern home with a neighbor’s investment and a local couple’s vision.

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