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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 8

  • Water quality event

    Last month, Wright State University students James Waweru, left, and Sarah Steele tested the water quality of Yellow Springs Creek near the Grinnell Road covered bridge. The Advanced Environmental Chemistry class tested 10 sites in and around Glen Helen Nature Preserve and found high levels of nitrates and E. coli in some springs and surface water and a private well. They will share their results at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Vernet Ecological Center. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    High levels of nitrates and E. coli were found in several area springs, surface waters and a private well during a study of water quality in and around Glen Helen Nature Preserve this fall.

  • Bulldog sports round-up

    The YSHS boys varsity basketball team opened its season by winning the championship title at the Ben Logan Tournament on Saturday. From left, front row, is Manager Stewart Miller, Cameron Miles, Bryce White, Jared Scarfpin, Joe Plumer and Devon Perry; back row, Assistant Coach Jordan Glaser, James Browning, Kaner Butler, JT Clark, Liam Weigand, Ethan Dewine, Isaiah Taylor, Assistant Coach Bob Crawford and Head Coach Steve Grasso. (Submitted Photo)

    YSHS BASKETBALL Boys crowned tourney champs In the opening weekend of its season, the YSHS boys varsity basketball team was crowned champions of the Ben Logan Tipoff Classic. On Friday night, the Bulldogs took down host Ben Logan in a physical contest 60–48. Leading the team were juniors Kaner Butler (17 points, 7 rebounds), Isaiah […]

  • Sinkholes cause concern

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    Morris Bean & Company is working with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to address recurring sinkholes at its Hyde Road plant. The sinkholes have raised concerns about potential contamination to the source of Yellow Springs’ drinking water, while the company maintains that the situation is under control.

  • YS girls outplay Springfield to win

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    The YSHS girls varsity basketball team was confident from the stripe on Saturday, scoring 23 foul shots to visiting Springfield’s three to earn the win.

  • Conference at AUMidwest— A day of disability awareness

    Yellow Springs resident Debra Williamson, here with her son Alex Oliver, is organizing a conference on the issues facing those with mental and physical disabilities. “Valuing Diversity: A Day of Disability Awareness and Education” is Friday, Dec. 5, at Antioch University Midwest. (Submitted photo)

    Dara Cosby doesn’t want a life that revolves around her disability.

    But the 33-year-old Centerville woman with cerebral palsy encounters a new challenge every day, whether it’s pulling herself out of bed, maneuvering around an unreliable public transportation system or navigating the dating scene.

  • New Elements has some ‘Soul’

    The new store Elements, at 220 Xenia Ave. in King’s Yard, sells bath and body products and gift items. Owned by Samantha Williams Eckenrode and managed by Miriam Eckenrode Saari of Sam & Eddie’s Open Books, the new store was originally to be the home of Constantina’s Soul, a retail store. Pictured are, from left, Saari, employees Christina Fox and Cathy Phillips, Eckenrode and Constantina Clark. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Constantina Clark never opened the store she dreamed up for King’s Yard — with its capes, fountains and crystal fireplaces — a bath and body shop in its place is fulfilling her vision, she said this week.

  • Dec. 4, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

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    Dec. 4, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • A day of disability awareness at AUM

    Yellow Springs resident Debra Williamson, here with her son Alex Oliver, is organizing a conference on the issues facing those with mental and physical disabilities. “Valuing Diversity: A Day of Disability Awareness and Education” is Friday, Dec. 5, at Antioch University Midwest. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch University Midwest will host an all-day conference on disability on Friday, Dec. 5, aimed at raising awareness about the issues facing those with physical and mental disabilities.

  • Local basketball star commits to Iowa

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    Ahmad Wagner, who lives in Yellow Springs but attends Wayne High School, committed to play D1 basketball at Iowa earlier this month.

  • Balance of beaver, human needs

    One of the beavers that have built a dam in a stormwater management area in the Glass Farm. (Submitted photo by Scott Stolsenberg)

    A detention basin along King Street has become an accidental wetland at the paws of furry, semi-aquatic rodents that recently moved into the village.