Articles by Megan Bachman

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  • YSHS presents “Harvey” at Foundry Theater

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    An invisible rabbit takes center stage in the high school drama troupe’s “Harvey,” which runs the next two weekends at the Antioch Foundry Theater.

  • Children get a choice at Montessori school

    Edward and Melanie Ricart started the Yellow Springs Children’s Montessori Cooperative three years ago, which this fall moved into the Sontag-Fels building at Antioch College. There are 19 students between ages 2 and a half to 6 in the program, which is currently full but open to observations and waiting list additions. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a school without teachers, a place where the children teach themselves. What sounds radical is a concept developed by Dr. Maria Montessori more than 100 years ago and now in use in more than 7,000 schools around the world.

  • Artists tell their own stories on Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour

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    Want to hear how stained glass is assembled, what a soda kiln is, or how a screenprinting machine makes T-shirts? The annual Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour and Sale is one way to learn about the art-making process from local artists themselves.

  • Crime author ferrets out her plots

    Local crime fiction author Cyndi Pauwels recently released her first fiction book, ‘Forty & Out,’ through Deadly Writes Publishing. Pauwels will read and sign books at Epic Book Shop at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and present at the Yellow Springs Community Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to kick off National Novel Writing Month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Cynthia Pauuwel’s new crime mystery “Forty & Out” is based around a morbid concept, it’s really the story of the female detective out to find the killer while balancing police politics, a clingy almost-ex-husband and a family rift.

  • Last Antioch College class enters on Horace’s tab

    The 71 students in the Antioch College incoming class moved into their dorm rooms last week. Above, new student Esmé Westerlund of Nantucket, Mass., moves in with the help of her father, Ron. Classes began Tuesday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The incoming class at Antioch College may be more diverse, more international and more committed to saving the world than the three classes above them.

  • October 16, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    Senior midfielder Jared Scarfpin passed the ball up to forward Joe Plumber during the Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer team’s 6–0 victory over Northeastern at home in the first round of the sectional tournament. Plumber scored a goal a few minutes later. Also visible is YSHS forward Ian Chick. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    October 16, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Tecumseh Land Trust’s language of the land

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    The Tecumseh Land Trust and WYSO–FM essay contest “Home on Earth: Living on the Land” will award winners for personal nonfiction essays on what home and land mean to them.

  • Antioch College Farm sprouts power

    Antioch students David Schopmeyer, left, and Alex Rolland work on the college’s new solar array. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A one-megawatt solar farm recently popped up at Antioch College along Corry Street as part of the college’s plan to become carbon neutral.

  • October 9, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

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    October 9, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Boys soccer falls short on homecoming

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    In front of a homecoming crowd, the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team faced conference rival Dayton Christian in a battle for the league title.

  • Little Art Theatre celebrates one year of its rebirth

    One year after reopening, Little Art Theatre staff members are thrilled that attendance and concession sales at the renovated theater are growing. Pictured are, from left, in front of the concessions: Andy Holyoke, Mark Breza, Evan Pitstick and Angela Moore; behind the concessions, back row: Margaret Veenstra, Josh Zinger, Anna Carlson, Rita Monaghan, Acala Cresci; front row: Paula Hurwitz, Cindy Hoffman, Gilah Pomeranz, Jenny Cowperthwaite, Margaret Morgan. Not pictured are longtime employees Lin Wood, Jeanna Gunder­Kline, Karla Horvath and Kendra Cipollini. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Apparently, if you re-build it, they will come. Since the Little Art Theatre was gutted and renovated for $600,000 a year ago, moviegoers have streamed in.

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