Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 68

  • 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.

  • The Antioch School— A grand experiment going strong

    Antioch School older group students learned how to strum and sing “Oh my darling Clementine” on the new ukeleles teacher Chris Powell added this school year to their musical education tool kit. Clockwise from Powell are Forrest Row, Kaden Boutis, Jorie Sieck, Ket White, Evelyn Potter, Grant Crawford and Ella Comerford. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In its 90th year, the Antioch School — one of the nation’s oldest — will once again craft lessons around the passions of its students, all the while continuing its longstanding traditions and tested instruction methods, teachers said last week.

  • Cyclops Fest fosters Dayton DIY culture

    Fromt left, Brian Johnson of Basho and DJ Galvin of Urban Handmade organized the first Cyclops Festival in Yellow Springs this weekend. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Do-it-yourself is the latest thing among the young and hip and will be on display at the first Cyclops Fest in Yellow Springs this weekend.

  • Boys soccer team wins thrilling home opener

    Seniors Jacob Trumbull and Antone Truss celebrate Trumbull's third goal in the first half of the Belmont game.  (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    This week the YSHS boys soccer team won a thrilling match at home as the forward Jacob Trumbull netted a hat trick on the night. See more photos from the game.

  • BLOG: The soul of Emma Woodruff

    Emma Woodruff (right) and Kyleen Downes are a new acoustic duo. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The soulful, cathartic vocals of local singer-songwriter Emma Woodruff hit like a wall of emotion. Free song downloads and a video from her recent concert follow the jump.

  • A world of Legos not just for kids

    Kyle Peterson opened the Lego set and accessory store Blokhedz on Dayton Street last month. From the space he also runs Brick Forge, a successful minifigure customized accessory company that he started in his garage. Peterson, an Adult Fan of Lego, recently showed off a meteor crash he built for the store’s window display. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Playing with Legos may be a child’s game, but the colorful plastic bricks have long been Kyle Peterson’s adult hobby and, for the last six years, his livelihood.