Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 64

  • Owens masterpiece, now available for sleepovers

    Erik and Deirdre Owen are turning their palatial Glen Road home into an “art bed and breakfast” to accomodate overnight visitors and showcase local art. (Submitted photo by Oona Owen)

    Erik and Deirdre Owen had looked for ways to support the local arts community as well as share their home, an Italian villa on an historic estate. By turning their spacious home into an “art bed and breakfast,” they believe they now have accomplished both.

  • Arts Council reflects on Lessons learned as arts town

    While this year’s Arts Council events didn’t generate a profit, they did help to forge partnerships among local groups, promote local artists and wellness practitioners and create a brand in the Chautauqua-like Yellow Springs Experience, board members said.

  • Miller and Truss dominate at home track meet

    Mario Cosey blasted by his opponents to win the 100-meter dash at the Bulldog Invitational on Friday. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Thanks to strong performances by Antone Truss and Lois Miller the girls and boys track and field teams finished fourth and third, respectively, at the Bulldog Invitational on Friday.

  • Glen House Inn open for parties and overnights

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    Erik and Deirdre Owen recently turned Italian villa on a historic estate into an “art bed and breakfast.”

  • Solar financing expected soon

    If the Village finalizes a contract with SolarVision, LLC to develop a solar farm, millions of dollars in outside financing will be used to construct and maintain the project.

  • YSHS kids ready to rock ‘Chicago’

    The Yellow Springs High School drama club will open its spring musical, Chicago, this weekend at the Mills Lawn Auditorium, with performances on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Senior cast members are, in the back row, from left to right, Liana Rothman, Elliot Cromer, Anne Weigand, Malaika Halley, Lauren Westendorf, Lydia Jewett and Emma Holman-Smith; middle row, Julia Tucheslau, Miranda Russell, Adam Zaremsky and Bella Hernandez; front row, Natasha Perry, Zyna Bakari and Stephanie Scott. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    If any high school could perform the edgy, somewhat risqué musical Chicago, it’s Yellow Springs. The show’s vaudevillian song and dance numbers are difficult, its despicable characters challenging — but for the talented group of young actors, it’s simply fun.

  • Wet weather challenges farmers

    From left, Will, Noah and Logan Spracklen canoed across a flooded farm field earlier this week at the family’s Green Township home, where in a normal year the corn would already be several inches high. (Submitted photo)

    Across town, heavy rains fill gutters, puddles pool on lawns and sump pumps struggle to keep basements dry. But this rainy April has area farmers worried as they delay planting and wait for their fields to dry.

  • Marion and Butler win McKinney Championships

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    Rhona Marion and Kaner Butler won the McKinney Championships on Saturday. See more photos from the meet.

  • GALLERY: Wood-fired kiln opened

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    After days of stoking the fires, the new wood-fired “manabigama,” or beautiful-teaching, kiln at John Bryan Community Pottery was opened to reveal its pottery treasures within. Watch a video and see more photos after the jump.

  • Glass farm to be solar farm

    A 2.5 megawatt solar farm will be built on the Village-owned Glass Farm, Village Council decided at its April 19 meeting.

  • Prospective students imagine a life at Antioch College

    The Antioch College community gathered on the Main Building steps last Sunday during an open house attended by 24 of the college’s 45 admitted students. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Unsure if she wanted to attend college, Jennifer Carlson took a year off after high school to work in an orphanage and school in India. But upon being accepted to Antioch College’s first new class, she is now re-considering college because of Antioch’s co-op opportunity.

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