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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 7

  • Local Boy Scouts host epic Pinewood Derby


    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


    Jan. 26, 2015 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Ngqakayi and Chick to swim at states


    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


    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


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

  • Songwriter, singer, Yellow Springer

    Charlie Peters, left, started a Songwriter’s Concert Series for local musicians to share their original work. Performing at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Community Gallery are local songwriters Scott Lindberg, second from left, accompanied by Amy Blue, and Mitch Coleman, right. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “If I could ride on monarch butterfly wing/I’d go and catch the joy I’ve found within the Springs.”

  • Ertel group adds a magazine

    Local magazine publisher and communications company Ertel Publishing recently purchased CHARLIE, a regional magazine that covers the arts and culture of Charleston, S.C. From left are Ertel’s owners Ben Smith, Vicki Ertel and Patrick Ertel with a copy of the magazine. (Submitted photo)

    A local publisher has purchased a Charleston, S.C. magazine focused on that region’s arts and culture.