Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 79

  • 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?

  • Local businesses try harder when village economy slows

    In the midst of a continuing national recession, business at most downtown merchants remained steady or slightly down in 2010.

  • Boogie down to support CJ’s

    The local band Mack and the Rockets will perform this Friday, Jan. 21, at a “rent party” for CJ’s restaurant, which is having financial problems. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. until closing at the restaurant, will feature a special Cajun menu. Pictured are, from left, restaurant owners Carl Moore and Jim Zehner and band members, from left, Ed Campbell, L.B. Fred, Ona Harshaw and Mark Crockett. Not pictured are band members Lori Askeland and Allen Knisley. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    To keep CJ’s Southern Cookin’ from closing its doors, a local band is reviving the rent party tradition to solicit community support for the financially ailing restaurant.

  • Some construction expected

    While the majority of homes sold in the village each year are existing structures, new construction continues to add housing stock to the village. And even during this construction off-season, interest is picking up for new housing.

  • YSHS’s O’Brien retiring after 33 years — A passion for lifelong fitness

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School teacher Kevin O’Brien retires this Friday after 33 years teaching physical education and health. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Retiring Yellow Springs High School teacher Kevin O’Brien hopes that he inspired students to commit to lifelong fitness as he worked to create a strong physical education program in the Yellow Springs School District.