Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 80

  • Year-round harvest— A field of greens among the white

    John DeWine and Michele Burns stood amongst the prolific kale of the wood-heated greenhouse at their Yellow Springs-Fairfield Road farmstead, Flying Mouse Farms. Their farm is the only source of local greens for direct purchase in the winter.

    At Flying Mouse Farms in Yellow Springs, there is no off-season.

  • Antioch’s ‘white knight’ moves

    Departing Antioch College Interim President Matthew Derr was humbled by an outpouring of support from staff and supporters at a reception held in his honor last Thursday.

    Departing Antioch College Interim President Matthew Derr never tired or wavered in his successful three-year effort to save his alma mater. Now Derr makes way for incoming president Mark Roosevelt, who starts on Jan. 1.

  • Schools look at fiscal crisis

    In order to avoid a projected negative cash balance by the end of the 2013 fiscal year, school board members at their Dec. 9 meeting discussed ways to reduce the district’s 2010–2011 budget.

  • Whey to go: local cheese arrives

    Nick Mronzinski stirred curds at Young’s Jersey Dairy in a cheese vat that has been used to turn the farm’s fresh milk into local cheese for the last 18 months. The yellow cheddar cheese made on a recent visit will be used to top burgers and salads at Young’s restaurants.

    Those who prefer local foods can now add a variety of locally-produced cheese to their diets, thanks to two area dairies that have recently been turning fresh milk into cheese.

  • FCC’s new wing aims to fulfill needs of rehabilitation patients

    At a ceremonial groundbreaking on Monday, Friends Care Community Board President Mary White and Director Karl Zalar raised their shovels to the new $2.25 million rehabilitation wing being built at the facility.

    Friends Care Community officially broke ground on Monday on a $2.25 million rehabilitation wing at its Herman Street campus.

  • Faces of first-time buyers in YS

    Geno and Krystal Luketic are the sort of young couple that local leaders hope will settle in the village. However, while Geno continues his work at the pottery shop, the Luketics are no longer village residents.

  • Company seeks local oil, gas

    Traffic was disrupted for several days last month just north of Yellow Springs as a large truck took seismic readings of rock formations thousands of feet below the roadways.

  • Mills Lawn kids respond to hunger

    Resse Elam, left, and Aza Hurwitz shuttle food to the Methodist Church pantry

    Before breaking for the holidays, students at Mills Lawn collected and delivered food for those in need.

  • A farewell to Matthew Derr

    A crowd of Antioch College staff and supporters applaud Matthew Derr for his three years of service to the college. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a reception for departing Antioch College interim president Matthew Derr last week, college staff praised him for his patience, unswerving leadership and unflagging optimism.

  • Company seeks local oil, gas

    Traffic was disrupted for several days last month on West Enon and North Fairfield Roads just north of Yellow Springs as a large truck took seismic readings of rock formations thousands of feet below the roadways.