Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 70

  • Villagers rally on ‘fracking’ concern

    At a public meeting on oil and gas drilling, Vickie Hennessy of Green Environmental Coalition explained to Maureen Dawn how to educate her neighbors on the dangers of hydraulic fracking. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local residents are gearing up to educate themselves and the community about the potential hazards of oil and gas drilling.

  • Presbyterian church gets a makeover

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    The First Presbyterian Church is repairing structural damage to its 150-year-old sanctuary and the 57-year-old Westminster Hall.

  • New store promises ‘heaven on earth’

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    Heaven On Earth Emporium, recently opened in the space vacated by Basho Apparel, is filled with a great variety of products for tourists and locals. See photos of the new shop.

  • VIDEO: YS swimmers clinch district titles, eye state tournament

    Elizabeth Malone, swimming the breast stroke as part of the 200-yard individual medley, qualified for states in two events.

    Bulldog swimmers Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone clinched district titles at the Division II Southwest Ohio District Tournament on Saturday. See a video of their peak performances and photos from the meet.

  • Seeking way forward on affordability

    Since villagers began discussing the need for affordable housing in Yellow Springs in the 1970s, the issue has fostered lively and forceful debate that has sometimes divided the community.

  • Antioch and village schools collaborate on Future of Education series

    Deborah Meier will speak on education and democracy Feb. 12 as part of ‘The Future of Education‘ series.

    The Yellow Springs school board, in inviting a series of progressive-minded educators and thinkers to town, hopes the next few months are filled with discussion and debate about the future of education in the village.

  • Drillers ask for land leases

    An energy company began contacting landowners in Miami Township last week about leasing their land for oil and gas drilling.

  • VIDEO: YS News wins 10 awards

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    At the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association the Yellow Springs News won awards in 10 categories, including for general excellence — the top prize among all weekly papers in its circulation category. See what the judges had to say about the News and read the winning stories.

  • A Unique auction for a unique station

    To raise money for the station, WYSO will host its fifth annual silent auction along with a wine, chocolate and cheese tasting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at Wright State University’s Nutter Center.

  • Post office changes likely

    As the U.S. Postal Service begins closing 2,000 postal stations and branches around the country and reshuffling its staff, some local residents are worried about impacts to the Yellow Springs Post Office and their mail delivery.

  • Fracking concerns arise in village

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    The prospect of oil and gas drilling in the area is raising worries among some Yellow Springs residents because of a controversial drilling technique called fracking. What does the fracking process entail?

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