Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 8

  • Peace piece

    At last Friday’s exhibition of the school-wide Project Peace Initiative at Mills Lawn School, music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert led third-graders in a conga drum performance, as part of D.R.U.M Code, which stands for “discipline, respect and unity through music.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At last Friday’s exhibition of the school-wide Project Peace Initiative at Mills Lawn School, third-graders performed a conga drum performance, as part of D.R.U.M Code.

  • Full results from the YS News economy survey

    Villagers weighed in on how Yellow Springs should grow its economy in a recent YS News survey.

    Local jobs don’t pay enough for many people to live here. Villagers would like to see more high-tech, living wage and professional jobs. Read more survey results and download comments here.

  • How locals see our economy

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    Local jobs don’t pay enough for people to afford to live here.
    That’s how many villagers summed up the problem with the Yellow Springs economy in a recent online survey.
    A total of 299 residents of Yellow Springs and Miami Township participated in the 20-question survey, which ran from April 25–May 11.

  • Tennis standout goes to district

    Freshman tennis star Augie Knemeyer at a first singles match he won against a Beavercreek opponent earlier this month. Knemeyer won three straight matches at last week’s sectionals to qualify for districts. (Submitted photo by Michael Knemeyer)

    It was during his second of three victorious matches at sectionals last week that Yellow Springs High School freshman Augie Knemeyer was truly tested.

  • “Passive House Revolution” film premieres here

    A Passive House in Butler, Ohio. (Photo by Faith Morgan)

    Local non-profit Community Solutions premieres its latest film, “Passive House Revolution,” on Thursday, May 22. The film showcases the Passive House, the world’s most aggressive building energy use standard, which can cut heating and cooling energy by 80 percent.

  • Freshman tennis star advances to districts

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    YSHS freshman Augie Knemeyer won three straight singles matches at last week’s sectionals to move on to districts next week.

  • Blue Moon Soup at Clifton— A musical melange of bluegrass, Celtic and ’60s rock riffs

    Local four-piece string band Blue Moon Soup is making a name for itself in the region with a sound that blends bluegrass, Celtic traditional, folk and pop. From left is Jon Bauman, Robbie Marion, Brendan Moore, Justin Moon and pitbull “Moon.” Blue Moon Soup plays a benefit concert for WYSO at the Clifton Opera House at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, with Irish duo Changeling. (Submitted photo by Suzy Perler)

    If the wizard Gandalf was a fan of the Grateful Dead, he would probably also listen to the Blue Moon Soup string band.

  • May 15, 2014 Bulldog Sport Round Up

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    May 15, 2014 Bulldog Sport Round Up

  • Adult entertainment

    Around 180 villagers, including Minerva and Alex Bieri, at right, donned their most glamorous attire for the Hollywood-themed Yellow Springs Adult Prom on Saturday night and danced the night away. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    This year’s prom queen was Gayle Sampson and the prom king went only by “Risky Business” for the outfit she based upon Tom Cruise’s character in that film. Other creative outfits were the Dude from “The Big Lebowski” and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Yellow Springs Browns Backers, which organized the prom, raised around $2,700 for Yellow […]

  • VIDEO: Local string band Blue Moon Soup

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    Blue Moon Soup headlines a benefit for WYSO at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Clifton Opera House. See a video medley of three original songs after the jump.

  • Antioch College to present farm vision

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    Antioch College will lay out its long-term vision for a 36-acre property on the south end of campus known as the “golf course” at a public meeting next week.

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