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Articles by Megan Bachman

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  • EnviroFlight to host tour

    EnviroFlight will host a tour of its Yellow Springs’ operation and meet and greet with employees on Tuesday, June 18.

  • Carlson renewed as YSPD chief

    At its regular meeting on Monday, June 3, Village Council renewed the contract of Yellow Springs Police Chief Brian Carlson for another year.

  • Growing local—Coming home to their cows

    Scott and Jillian Marshall are in their seventh year of raising beef cattle at their West Jackson Road farm a few miles northeast of the village. The local farmers — who still have their day jobs — love caring for the cows, teaching their children about the cycle of life and serving customers with antibiotic-free, mostly grass-fed beef. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Although agriculture is Ohio’s No. 1 industry, most of what is grown in the state is not consumed here.

  • EDITORIAL — Clearing the air

    Ohio legislators are creating a clean air program. But it’s really a bailout for nuclear and coal plants at the expense of renewable energy.

  • Employee art show at Yellow Springs Brewery

    Yellow Springs Brewery is hosting its employee art show through June 23 in the taproom.

  • Native American mascot controversy — Schools learn limits of debate

    Should schools use Native American images and names for sports teams? Yellow Springs High School 10th-grade social studies students were set to debate the pros and cons of that question next week before a panel of community member judges. But over the last week, YSHS staff, school parents and villagers wrestled with a different question — should the issue of Native American mascots and nicknames be up for debate?

  • YSHS senior’s best score — Clark to play for the Quakers

    Photo by megan bachman Yellow Springs High School Senior Andrew Clark is signed to Wilmington College for basketball.

    Looking back on his four-year varsity basketball career at Yellow Springs High School, graduating senior Andrew Clark struggled to pick out a single highlight. Instead, each game was as important as the last. 

  • EDITORIAL: A fight for women’s lives

    A crowd of several thousand people, including many from Yellow Springs, converged on Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton Saturday, Jan. 20, for the second annual Dayton Women’s March. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    An April YS News editorial is republished here as anti-choice legislation increasingly becomes law around the country.

  • Council ban on clapping, signs — Do rules violate free speech?

    A small group of citizens used signs to express their approval or disapproval of statements made by Council and other citizens during a Village Council meeting in January. Council later banned signs, along with other expressions such as clapping, in a move that some villagers find troublesome. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On January 22, Village Council chambers was standing-room only as more than 50 citizens crammed into the room, many to express their disapproval for an ongoing disciplinary process involving a local police officer.

  • Home, Inc. annual meeting speaker — A history of unfair housing

    Longtime fair housing administrator (and Antioch alumnus) Larry Pearl gave attendees to Home, Inc.’s annual meeting a history of housing discrimination in America. The meeting was held at Antioch’s Herndon Gallery on Sunday, May 5, and also commemorated the local affordable housing land trust’s 20th anniversary. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The average white family in America today has 10 times the wealth of the average black family. To longtime fair housing administrator Larry Pearl, “that’s an amazing figure,” and its cause can be traced to America’s long history of housing discrimination.