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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 6

  • Antioch School fundraiser— Lord headlines comedy gala benefit

    Leighann Lord, a New York City comedian inspired by George Carlin, Rita Rudner and Franklyn Ajaye, will perform a stand-up routine at the Antioch School’s 19th annual Auction Gala and Comedy Show Saturday, March 7, at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    While it’s sometimes wise to avoid sitting in the front row at a comedy show, Leighann Lord will share laughs — not attacks — with her audience at a local fundraiser this weekend for a 93-year-old private school. The New York City comedian’s stand-up routine touches on everything from aging parents to dating after divorce, […]

  • Pickleball gaining more fans

    Al Schlueter, left, and Franklin Halley, center, are among the villagers who have caught the bug for pickleball at the Antioch College Wellness Center. A pickup pickleball game takes place every Sunday at 1 p.m. in the South Gym. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s like ping-pong if you were on top of the table.

  • Local Boy Scouts host epic Pinewood Derby

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    More than 25 kids raced their homemade cars in the Yellow Springs Cub Scout Pack’s inaugural Pinewood Derby.

  • New face at AME church

    The Reverend Dwight Smith is the new pastor at the historic Central Chapel AME Church, a local congregation founded in 1866. Smith, who lives in Dayton, was a television news broadcaster before answering the call to ­ministry. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Twenty years ago, a television news broadcaster eschewed the bad news of local TV for the “good news” of Jesus Christ. Now he takes the pulpit of the Central Chapel AME Church, one of the village’s oldest churches.

  • YSHS Swimmers gear up for state meet

    Olivia Chick and Aman Ngqakayi will swim at the state swimming finals in Canton this week. Chick, a sophmore, is returning to states to improve on her eighth-place finishes in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle. Ngqakayi, a junior, qualified for states for the first time and will swim the 100-yard freestyle and breaststroke. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Aman Ngqakayi and Olivia Chick will swim at the Ohio High School Division II State Swimming Finals on Thursday and Friday at the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton.

  • Feb. 26, 2015 Bulldog sports round-up

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    Jan. 26, 2015 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Ngqakayi and Chick to swim at states

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    YSHS swimmers Aman Ngqakayi and Olivia Chick will swim at the Division II state swimming finals in Canton next week after stellar district performances on Friday.

  • Beer, bugs get bigger at MillWorks

    Yellow Springs Brewery owners Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters will soon be doubling their capacity and adding a canning line at their MillWorks facility. Here they stood with their 15-barrel fermenters, which will be upgraded to 30-barrel fermenters this spring. The brewery started as just a 7-barrel facility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A former 19th-century cannery will churn out aluminum cans once again when a local brewery starts canning its beer there later this year.

  • Feb. 19 Bulldog sports round-up

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    SWIMMING: Chick, Ngqakayi on to districts BASKETBALL: Boys bball lands #3 seed; Girls team wraps up season; Girls receive MBC honors; 8th graders win tourney game; 7th grade team ends season

  • Clifton earthship workshop announced

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    Lauren and Zac Craig of Dayton are building a 1970s design earthship in Clifton and recently announced a building workshop.