Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 72

  • Blade runner

    Zeke Reichert designed blades for a model wind turbine with classmate Shania Mountjoy in Sarah Amin’s sixth-grade science class on Tuesday. The two-week study of wind turbines is being funded by a STEM grant that Mills Lawn School received this year. (photo by Megan Bachman)

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  • Young buyers face tough market

    Last winter, when Sheryl Cunningham and Tom Clevenger were looking for a house in town, none of the three homes in their price range was particularly appealing. One appeared to be a converted office, another lacked enough space for a garden and in the third, floors were warped and walls twisting.

  • Basketball champ now coach

    Evin Wimberly, a 2005 graduate of Yellow Springs High School, returns to coach the McKinney School seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams. In the front row, from left, are players Anna Mullin, Cecila Comerford, Coach Wimberly and Molly Hendrickson; middle row, Chelsea Horton, Cara Edwards, Sophie Davidson, Sage HaleWolf and Anna Williamson; back row, Hypatia McLellan. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    The top female basketball scorer in Yellow Springs High School history, Evin Wimberly, class of 2005, is returning to coach the McKinney seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams this year. The former point guard, the only Lady Bulldog basketball player to score more than 1,000 career points…

  • Village veterans remember wars

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    For those who saw military combat or served in the U.S. armed forces, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, is a time to remember the often painful memories of war and to honor their comrades who did not make it home. As the local veterans who live and work in Yellow Springs reflect on wars that changed their lives…

  • Forum explores fluoride use

    Whether the Village of Yellow Springs should continue to fluoridate its drinking water and at what level will be debated at a forum organized by Village Council from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the John Bryan Center gym.

  • YSHS sophomore in state race

    Lois Miller finished 43rd at the State Division III cross-country tournament on Saturday.  Here, at the regional championship on Oct. 30, Miller ran her personal best time of 19:44 to qualify for the state tournament. (submitted Photo by Talia Boutis)

    Yellow Springs High School’s Lois Miller, who placed 43rd at the Division III State Cross Country Championship last Saturday in Columbus, is already thinking about next year’s race.

  • Fluoridation debate to focus on its benefits and risks

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    Whether the Village of Yellow Springs should continue to fluoridate its drinking water and at what level will be debated at a forum organized by Village Council from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the John Bryan Center Gym.

  • VIDEO – Dayton Mandolin Orchestra plays Garcia’s “Passages through Mexico”

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    On Sunday, Nov. 7, at a joint concert with an orchestra from Kalamazoo, Mich., the Dayton Mandolin Orchestra played three songs written by locally-born composer Victor Garcia Jr., “Passages through Mexico.” See the video here.

  • Mandolins to play Garcia piece

    The Dayton Mandolin Orchestra recently rehearsed at the First Presbyterian Church for their upcoming Nov. 7 concert at Herndon Gallery. Foreground, Dottie Pasgrove; first row, Michael Hitchcock, Doug Daegele, Matt Minde, Yvonne Wingard and Mike Ruddell; back row, Mark Hoffman, Rose Wendel and Dwight Sutton. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the early 20th century, mandolin orchestras sprung up in Dayton and elsewhere, playing rags, marches, light classical and waltzes with the energetic ting of the uniquely American flatback mandolin. Today the mandolin craze is back, including in Yellow Springs, now home for the six-year-old Dayton Mandolin Orchestra.

  • Ghostly tales spook town throughout its history

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    Among Yellow Springs’ most well-known ghost stories are tales more than 100 years old — the “Jersey Angel” and “Thunderstorm Ghost.” Read them here.

  • Tales of hauntings in the village

    Apparitions and ghostly music at Ye Olde Trail Tavern. Loaves of bread flying off the counter at the Sunrise Cafe. Disembodied voices in Antioch’s Main Building. Chairs traveling through the air in the Union Schoolhouse. A phantom walking around John Bryan State Park.

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