Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 6

  • The Passive House solution

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    Keeping up on the latest climate change projections can be downright depressing. But a local nonprofit offers a dose of hope with its new film on how to build homes that emit 80 percent less carbon dioxide. “Passive House Revolution” tells the story of this aggressive new building standard from the perspective of the Germans […]

  • New YSHS softball team tastes success

    While the YSHS girls softball season ended on May 13 after a tournament loss to Southeastern, the season was a success, with a 16-strong roster of girls who won four games and averaged an impressive 13 runs per game. The team was all smiles on the bench on May 3, when they won back-to-back games during a double-header at Belmont. From right are Evelyn Greene, Danny Horton, Jesi Worsham, Ashley Longshaw, Sierra Lawrence, Nekyla Hawkins, Chelsea Horton, Shanice Wright, Maddie Gueth, Victoria Willis and Amelia Gray. (Submitted photo by Coach Jimmy DeLong)

    This year’s YSHS softball team has more than just a great attitude — they also got a taste of success, finishing with four wins and averaging 13 runs per game.

  • The Passive House solution

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    Keeping up on the latest climate change projections can be downright depressing. But a local nonprofit offers a dose of hope with its new film on how to build homes that emit 80 percent less carbon dioxide.

  • May 29, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

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    May 29, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Peace piece

    At last Friday’s exhibition of the school-wide Project Peace Initiative at Mills Lawn School, music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert led third-graders in a conga drum performance, as part of D.R.U.M Code, which stands for “discipline, respect and unity through music.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At last Friday’s exhibition of the school-wide Project Peace Initiative at Mills Lawn School, third-graders performed a conga drum performance, as part of D.R.U.M Code.

  • Full results from the YS News economy survey

    Villagers weighed in on how Yellow Springs should grow its economy in a recent YS News survey.

    Local jobs don’t pay enough for many people to live here. Villagers would like to see more high-tech, living wage and professional jobs. Read more survey results and download comments here.

  • How locals see our economy

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    Local jobs don’t pay enough for people to afford to live here.
    That’s how many villagers summed up the problem with the Yellow Springs economy in a recent online survey.
    A total of 299 residents of Yellow Springs and Miami Township participated in the 20-question survey, which ran from April 25–May 11.

  • Tennis standout goes to district

    Freshman tennis star Augie Knemeyer at a first singles match he won against a Beavercreek opponent earlier this month. Knemeyer won three straight matches at last week’s sectionals to qualify for districts. (Submitted photo by Michael Knemeyer)

    It was during his second of three victorious matches at sectionals last week that Yellow Springs High School freshman Augie Knemeyer was truly tested.

  • “Passive House Revolution” film premieres here

    A Passive House in Butler, Ohio. (Photo by Faith Morgan)

    Local non-profit Community Solutions premieres its latest film, “Passive House Revolution,” on Thursday, May 22. The film showcases the Passive House, the world’s most aggressive building energy use standard, which can cut heating and cooling energy by 80 percent.

  • Freshman tennis star advances to districts

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    YSHS freshman Augie Knemeyer won three straight singles matches at last week’s sectionals to move on to districts next week.

  • Blue Moon Soup at Clifton— A musical melange of bluegrass, Celtic and ’60s rock riffs

    Local four-piece string band Blue Moon Soup is making a name for itself in the region with a sound that blends bluegrass, Celtic traditional, folk and pop. From left is Jon Bauman, Robbie Marion, Brendan Moore, Justin Moon and pitbull “Moon.” Blue Moon Soup plays a benefit concert for WYSO at the Clifton Opera House at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, with Irish duo Changeling. (Submitted photo by Suzy Perler)

    If the wizard Gandalf was a fan of the Grateful Dead, he would probably also listen to the Blue Moon Soup string band.

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