Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 74

  • Wet weather challenges farmers

    From left, Will, Noah and Logan Spracklen canoed across a flooded farm field earlier this week at the family’s Green Township home, where in a normal year the corn would already be several inches high. (Submitted photo)

    Across town, heavy rains fill gutters, puddles pool on lawns and sump pumps struggle to keep basements dry. But this rainy April has area farmers worried as they delay planting and wait for their fields to dry.

  • Marion and Butler win McKinney Championships

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    Rhona Marion and Kaner Butler won the McKinney Championships on Saturday. See more photos from the meet.

  • GALLERY: Wood-fired kiln opened

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    After days of stoking the fires, the new wood-fired “manabigama,” or beautiful-teaching, kiln at John Bryan Community Pottery was opened to reveal its pottery treasures within. Watch a video and see more photos after the jump.

  • Glass farm to be solar farm

    A 2.5 megawatt solar farm will be built on the Village-owned Glass Farm, Village Council decided at its April 19 meeting.

  • Prospective students imagine a life at Antioch College

    The Antioch College community gathered on the Main Building steps last Sunday during an open house attended by 24 of the college’s 45 admitted students. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Unsure if she wanted to attend college, Jennifer Carlson took a year off after high school to work in an orphanage and school in India. But upon being accepted to Antioch College’s first new class, she is now re-considering college because of Antioch’s co-op opportunity.

  • VIDEO: A sneak peek of YSHS’s Chicago

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    The Yellow Springs High School drama club will open its spring musical, Chicago, this weekend. See a video sneak peek after the jump.

  • Bulldog tennis smashes Dayton Christian

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    The Yellow Springs High School tennis team cleaned up on Thursday, winning all five courts to improve to 4–4.

  • Free Soldier’s Tale Performance at Antioch

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    A contemporary music, theater and dance performance of Igor Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale score with a libretto by Kurt Vonnegut will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, in South Gym at Antioch College.

  • Finances a challenge, but college confidently advances

    At Antioch College a new class of 45 students has been accepted, three of the six initial faculty positions have been filled and work to renovate the campus continues.

  • A day for kids and wellness

    Organizing a kids’ wellness day at the Community Children’s Center are chiropractor Erika Grushon and massage therapist Keri Speck, here holding a triangle pose. Clockwise from front left are Grushon, Speck, the center’s Director Marlin Newell and the center’s yoga instructor, Chelsie Waskiewicz; in front are Izanna Speck and Isaac Grushon. At the event, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., kids and their parents will learn massage, yoga, aromatherapy, herbal remedies, good nutrition and other holistic health measures. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Many parents may not know that holistic approaches — yoga, massage, aromatherapy, good nutrition, herbs — may help to prevent illness and injury in their children and lead to a long, healthy life.