Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 66

  • New group backs progressive issues

    Yellow Springs may be a hotbed for progressive ideas, but coordinated action to advance a progressive agenda in state and federal politics is lacking here, according to organizers of a new group in town.

  • Tour of a Tiny House

    Ellen Dawson-Witt makes tea in front of her 192-square foot house in the village. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Ellen Dawson-Witt wanted to live a more sustainable life, she didn’t take half-measures — she downsized to a house the size of a shed. Now she’s offering a sustainability course out of her tiny house starting Tuesday, Oct. 1.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Cross country runners lead the pack

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    Last week the YSHS and McKinney School cross country teams ran against tough competition at Eaton.

  • VIDEO — A Sport Fishing USA home studio session

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    In an earlier edition of Village Vibes, I reviewed the band Sport Fishing USA. See videos of the local rock trio performing “Eleanor,” “Snakes Will Be Snakes,” and “Anybody Else.”

  • Villagers Agna, Reynolds honored

    Mary Agna, left, and Macy Reynolds, were recently nominated to the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame for their work in healthcare (Agna) and horticulture (Reynolds). The women will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Walnut Grove Country Club in Xenia. The deadline for reservations is Sept. 17. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    When villagers Mary Agna and Macy Reynolds are inducted next week into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame, they will be among 23 other local women to receive the honor.

  • First Cyclops fest a spectacle

    The first Cyclops fest of handmade arts and crafts was held in Yellow Springs on Saturday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Handmade craft vendors and far-flung visitors hung out on the Bryan Center front lawn on Saturday for the first Cyclops Festival, put on by local businesses Basho Apparel and Urban Handmade. See photos from the event.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Lady Bulldogs fall 2–1 to conference foe

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    The Lady Bulldogs faced Middletown Christian in a competitive conference battle last week. Read the story and see photos from the match.

  • Fêting the unique, handmade

    Do-it-yourself is the latest thing among the young and hip and two local trendsetters are throwing a new festival in its honor, at the first Cyclops Fest on Saturday, Sept. 17.

  • Celebrate 145 years with Central Chapel A.M.E.

    Members of the organizing committee, from left, Carolyn Walker-Kimbero, Nan Harshaw and Denise Lennon met last week at the chapel on High Street to finalize the festivities.

    The Central Chapel A.M.E Church is celebrating its 145th anniversary next weekend, Sept. 17–19, with a Friday evening banquet, Saturday afternoon picnic and two worship services on Sunday.

  • Honoring AME’s rich local history

    The Central Chapel AME Church is celebrating its 145th anniversary next weekend, Sept. 17–19, with a Friday evening banquet, Saturday afternoon picnic and two worship services on Sunday. Members of the organizing committee, from left, Carolyn Walker-Kimbro, Nan Harshaw and Denise Lennon, met last week at the chapel on High Street to finalize the festivities. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In 1886, as the area’s educational opportunities continued to attract African Americans 23 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, 13 families from Yellow Springs and Miami Township formed a local chapter of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.