Xenia Gazette- RSS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/ http://xeniagazette.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:09:40 EST 1800 WSU student crowned, advances to national pageant http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/4508756/WSU-student-crowned-advances-to-national-pageant FAIRBORN — A Wright State student will advance to the Ms. Wheelchair America pageant after her recent victory at the state competition. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local leaders support heart health http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/4483939/Local-leaders-support-heart-health XENIA — Dayton Chapter of the American Heart Association Dayton Chapter Heart Ball brought together area leaders to raise funds for local efforts to prevent and cure heart disease and strokes. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Xenia PD hires two, promotes two http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/4507979/Xenia-PD-hires-two-promotes-two XENIA — The Xenia Police Division promoted two current staff members and swore in a pair of new officers to bring the department to its full strength of 45 sworn positions. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kettering College comes to Greene County http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/4506016/Kettering-College-comes-to-Greene-County BEAVERCREEK — Greene Medical Foundation, which serves Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia and Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek, announced Kettering College as a tenant in the Ollie Davis Medical Arts and Education Center on Darst... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Half marathon sells out, full marathon filling up fast http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4508606/Half-marathon-sells-out-full-marathon-filling-up-fast WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force Marathon has continued selling out at a record pace with the half marathon closing on April 15, four weeks earlier than 2013. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Nature on the go camps for the county parks http://xeniagazette.com/news/lifestyle/4506518/Nature-on-the-go-camps-for-the-county-parks XENIA — Local children and young adults can also explore nature through an action-packed week of creekin, fishing, looking for critters, hiking, crafts and more in the Greene County Parks & Trails' series of Nature on the Go camps. Each... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Milking public education http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4508656/Milking-public-education I'm growing leery of the role corporations are playing in charter-dominated school systems.The building stood facing me, the windows staring ahead like hundreds of scrutinizing eyes. It was larger than I thought it would be. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Editorials http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4510106/Editorials An alarming trendWhile prescription drug abuse is still at an epidemic level throughout the country, methamphetamine can certainly be viewed in the same manner. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST More family advocacy needed for elder care http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/4483010/More-family-advocacy-needed-for-elder-care Caring for an aging parent is, in my opinion, one of the most difficult and often painful experiences life throws our way. Providing a safe, healthy environment for an elderly family member is just as taxing as doing the same for a child. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Reds break from slump, start getting players back http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4511314/Reds-break-from-slump-start-getting-players-back CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have emerged from their worst start in two decades. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West? http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4513318/Can-Spurs-get-back-at-Heat-Can-they-survive-West To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4513359/Local-Sports-Briefs Lewis prepares for the G-MAC Championships this weekend Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Golden Eagle Invite a good gauge of competition http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4514793/Golden-Eagle-Invite-a-good-gauge-of-competition BELLBROOK —Thursday's Golden Eagle Invitational track and field meet left Bellbrook coach Charlie O'Dell feeling encouraged about the rest of the season. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cedarville Impson Invitational http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4490711/Cedarville-Impson-Invitational GIRLS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairborn woman reported missing following child endangering charges http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top/4520035/Fairborn-woman-reported-missing-following-child-endangering-charges FAIRBORN — A Fairborn mother who was arrested for child endangering earlier this week was officially reported missing Friday morning. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ODOT gets input about US Route 35 plans http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/4508068/ODOT-gets-input-about-US-Route-35-plans BEAVERCREEK TOWNSHIP — Ohio Department of Transportation officials met with area residents Wednesday to get opinions on proposed changes to US Route 35 between North Fairfield Road and the Xenia Bypass. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Council approves standards for transit stops http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4483173/Council-approves-standards-for-transit-stops BEAVERCREEK — City council approved its standards for transit stops Monday, bringing to an end a controversy that began four years ago. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A sweet tradition returns to Bellbrook http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/4473018/A-sweet-tradition-returns-to-Bellbrook BELLBROOK — Bellbrook is gearing up for their 36th Annual Sugar Maple Festival April 25-27. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackson Aviation scholarship recipients announced http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/4497150/Jackson-Aviation-scholarship-recipients-announced XENIA — The 2014 winners of the Lewis A Jackson Aviation Scholarships have been announced. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cleveland clash: Irving, Gordon in media spat http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4414138/Cleveland-clash:-Irving-Gordon-in-media-spat CLEVELAND (AP) — As if the Cavaliers and Browns don't have enough trouble winning games. Now their most prominent stars are going at it. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST