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Senior Thesis Exhibition now open to art lovers

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FAIRBORN — Graduating fine art students have endured years of rigorous creative training. As their education draws to a close at Wright State University, they will show the world what they have accomplished and created.Over the coming weeks, Wright State’s Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries will host the annual Fine Art Senior Thesis Exhibition. The show includes more than 100 selected works in mediums such as painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and photography.The exhibition is now on display through May 4 and is open during normal gallery hours: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, 12–4 p.m.


Golden Eagles roll over Eaton

BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Golden Eagles had a successful day smacking the ball around Friday at Bellbrook High School, leading to a 10-0 run-rule victory over Southwestern Buckeye League rival Eaton.After holding Eaton (3-7, 2-4 SWBL) runless in the top of the first, Bellbrook (1-3, 6-0 SWBL) put three runs on the board on three hits. Casey Demko scored on a single from Cody Clark, Austin Hall scored on a sacrifice fly and Clark scored on a double from Joe Mezzanotte....

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at Bellbrook High SchoolTop-3 finishers from the sixth Bellbrook Golden Eagle Invitational, held Thursday, with athlete’s name, school, and winner’s time/distance.BOYSFINAL TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Germantown Valley View 162; 2. Wilmington 97; 3. Bellbrook 95; 4. Oakwood 92; 5. Monroe 66; 6. Dayton Ponitz 57.50; 7. Carlisle 47.50; 8. Xenia Christian 39.

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Marauders all about fundamentals early on

WILBERFORCE — As the two Central State University linemen came rolling his way, new varsity football coach Cedric Pearl showed he still has the footwork of an offensive lineman as he deftly sidestepped the pair of Marauders who were lumbering his way.Pearl was named the CSU football coach last month. The team was in their sixth Spring practice on Friday on the CSU practice field grounds, and the former Alabama A&M offensive coordinator was busy stressing fundamentals with his...

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Reds beat the reeling Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — For the Cincinnati Reds, there was no better place to open a 10-game road trip than Wrigley Field.Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs, 4-1, Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at the Friendly Confines.Making his third start, Simon (2-1) allowed an unearned run in six-plus innings and sent the Cubs to their fifth straight loss. Simon, in the rotation while Mat Latos recovers from elbow and knee injuri...

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Local Sports Briefs

HIGH SCHOOLRams boys second, girls third at quad meetSPRINGFIELD — The Greeneview High School boys and girls track & field teams finished second and third in their respective classes, at Wednesday’s quad meet at Springfield Northwestern High School.In the girls events, Jessica Folino claimed wins in the 100-meter hurdles (18.64 seconds), 100 dash (14.23), 300 hurdles (54.50) and the 200 (29.60). Rams teammate Cassi...

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Penguins wary of Blue Jackets after Game 1 escape

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby is used to the attention. It comes with the territory when you’re the best hockey player in the world.Still, the Pittsburgh Penguins star knows the spotlight becomes more acute in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Shaded by Columbus forward Brandon Dubinsky for much of his 19 minutes of ice time in Pittsburgh’s 4-3 victory in Game 1, Crosby finished with a secondary assist on Matt Niskanen’s tying power-play goal in the second period,...

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Letter to the editor

Losing a great citizenEditor:April 16 the city of Xenia lost a great citizen. Mr. Jack H. Newhouse passed away. He served in the US Army during World War II as a combat medic. He returned home from the war, completed his college degree earning a masters degree in biology from George Peabody College in 1952.

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Commissioner won’t vote to close yard waste site

Because of his extensive background in waste management the County commissioners chose to appoint Mr. Tom Koogler to the Greene County Solid Waste Committee.Under his guidance the Solid Waste Committee voted to close the yard waste sites and divert the yard waste to private interests in the name of saving $200,000.The problem is Greene County is under agreement with the EPA and closing the yard waste sites, particularly the Xenia site would violate our agreement with the...

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A loveless diplomatic marriage with no future

It’s time for the United States and Saudi Arabia to split up.Among the would-be therapists of the foreign policy world, the alliance between the United States and Saudi Arabia is a textbook case of a “loveless marriage.”Though the values of the two states are at odds, or so the thinking goes, the great democracy and the absolute monarchy are bound together by mutual interest in the stability of the Persian Gulf, home to almost half of the world’s ...

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Of high-speed fastballs and high-speed trades

You don’t need to swing a bat to hit a jackpot.The sweet-swinging Detroit Tigers infielder Miguel Cabrera may or may not turn out to be, by the time he retires, the best hitter in baseball history. But Cabrera already holds a historic distinction Just before the opening day of the 2014 baseball season, the 31-year-old slugger became America’s highest-paid professional ballplayer ever.Cabrera’s newly signed contract runs 10 years. Over that span he’...

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Benefit for 9-year-old boy with rare blood disease

FAIRBORN — When Neil Knight, a first-year medical student, heard about the plight of a 9-year-old boy named Cruz, who was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a rare blood disease, he knew he could help by bringing a marrow donor registry drive to Wright State University.“Cruz’s best chance for a cure is a bone marrow transplant,” said Knight, who is a member of the WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine Phi Rho Sigma student chapter. “However, he has an uncommon...

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Local governments to celebrate national development week

KETTERING — The City of Kettering will host the cities of Dayton, Fairborn, and Springfield, along with Clark, Greene and Montgomery Counties, on Friday, April 25 in celebration of National Community Development Week.This year’s celebration, themed “40 Years of Building Strong Communities,” will take place from 1:30-3 p.m. at Shelter Church, 1441 E. Dorothy Lane.Keynote speakers will be Jeff Hoagland, President and CEO of the Dayton Development Co...

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Two county commissioners against closing yard waste site

XENIA —Two Greene County commissioners confirmed on Friday that they will not vote in favor of any plan closing the Xenia yard-waste drop-off site.The site has been the center of much controversy since the county’s Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee announced plans to close three of the four county-run sites and shift operations to a pair of privately-owned facilities.The committee said the county would save $200,000 with the closures and could ...

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Cedarville students to race eco-friendly vehicles

CEDARVILLE — Imagine driving a vehicle that gets 1,400 miles per gallon.A group of Cedarville University engineering students have built it. You can’t drive the car, but the students will be able to April 25-27 in Houston at the Shell Eco-marathon.The marathon challenges student teams from around the world to design, build and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. With annual events first in the Americas, then Europe and Asia, the winners are the teams that g...

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North Detroit-Kinsey intersection opened

XENIA — The intersection of North Detroit Street and Kinsey Road was re-opened to traffic, including semi-trucks, this morning.Hollywood Drive will be opened to westbound traffic only until early next week, pending completion of the remaining utility and concrete work.The work, which began on March 29, was delayed twice due to weather and then water drainage into the sand layer under the road forced city officials to completely close the intersection on Tuesday....

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Xenia high school biotech students explore blood science

DAYTON — A small but curious group of senior biotech students from Xenia High School got an up-close look at the blood testing, research and ground-breaking human cellular processing work going on at Community Blood Center headquarters in downtown Dayton on Thursday.It was a return visit for their teacher Molly Wavra, biotechnology instructor for XHS and the Greene County Career Center. She brought a group of seven seniors with interest in health research careers last year an...

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Chamber hosting workplace conflict seminar

XENIA — Conflict is a normal, and even healthy part of relationships. We spend about a third of our life with our co-workers. Relationship conflicts are inevitable. Learning to deal with them in a healthy way is crucial. By learning the skills you need for successful conflict resolution, you can keep your personal and professional relationships strong and growing.The Xenia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Managing & Resolving Conflict in the Workplace seminar at 11:30 a.m. Ap...

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