Xenia Gazette- RSS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/ http://xeniagazette.com/ Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:00:32 EST 1800 Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50466903/Sara-Errani-outlasts-Venus-Williams-at-US-Open NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:20:06 EST Cedarville hosting Math Circle http://xeniagazette.com/news/news_education/50466552/Cedarville-hosting-Math-Circle CEDARVILLE — Math Circle, a 14-week program designed to strengthen math skills for fifth- and sixth- grade students, will begin Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Cedarville University's Engineering and Science Center. There is no cost to enroll in the... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:00:06 EST Greeneview Local Schools announces meal policy http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50465861/Greeneview-Local-Schools-announces-meal-policy JAMESTOWN — Greeneview Local Schools announced its 2014-2015 policy for free and reduced breakfast and lunch plans for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:26:07 EST City readying for winter http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top/50464520/City-readying-for-winter XENIA— The City of Xenia voted Thursday night to spend nearly $300,000 to purchase 3,000 tons of roadway salt in preparation for the upcoming winter. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:10:05 EST Fairborn loses lightning-delayed opener http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50465714/Fairborn-loses-lightning-delayed-opener By Scott Halaszshalasz@civitasmedia.comNEW CARLISLE — Turnovers proved to be the Fairborn Skyhawks' demise in a 6-0 season-opening loss to Tecumseh on Friday. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:01:19 EST A good crops rides on number of bushels and price http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/50463827/A-good-crops-rides-on-number-of-bushels-and-price COLUMBUS — For Ohio corn growers, their future rides on two numbers - the price of corn per bushel, and how many bushels they sell. That may seem like Agribusiness 101, but in 2014, those numbers are worrying corn growers as never... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:21:15 EST Let’s affirm the right to unionize and the freedom to abstain http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50463043/Lets-affirm-the-right-to-unionize-and-the-freedom-to-abstain This Monday, September 1st, our nation celebrates the contributions of the American labor movement and, more broadly, the social and economic achievements of all workers. In the midst of the parades, end-of-summer sales, anticipation of football, and... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:28:12 EST Music boosters hosts event http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50433262/Music-boosters-hosts-event BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Music Boosters will host the 26th annual Mid States Band Association Marching Band Fall Invitational 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The event will host more than 14 bands at Miami Valley South Stadium behind Bellbrook High... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:54:13 EST Heritage Day returns http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50317433/Heritage-Day-returns BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Historical Society is once again having their Heritage Day 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Wartinger Park, 3080 Kemp Road. Admission is free. Activities include: Old-Fashioned Activities for Children, a... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:39:14 EST Save the life of the next Michael Brown http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50447879/Save-the-life-of-the-next-Michael-Brown We all must build a common understanding of race, become aware of the role we play in upholding systems of oppression, and get comfortable with vulnerability. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:24:06 EST Not your pretty picture show http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top/50447595/Not-your-pretty-picture-show Greene County News ReportFAIRBORN — What is a portrait? First thoughts are of paintings of a person or group of people, but can it be more? What are the stories they tell? What are the emotions they hold and evoke? Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:01:08 EST OSU Extension Office under new leadership http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news/50460705/OSU-Extension-Office-under-new-leadership GREENE COUNTY — Ohio State University Extension has announced that Rebecca Supinger, extension educator, 4-H youth development, has been appointed Greene County Extension Director beginning Oct. 1. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:33:08 EST Cedarville hosting poverty forum http://xeniagazette.com/news/news_education/50432062/Cedarville-hosting-poverty-forum CEDARVILLE — Cedarville University will host a seminar entitled, The Poverty of Nations, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, with special guests Wayne Grudem, Ph.D. and Barry Asmus, Ph.D., co-authors of “The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:31:15 EST A prescription for treating runaway CEO pay http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50446377/A-prescription-for-treating-runaway-CEO-pay Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, your premiums are now guaranteed to pay for health care instead of executives' yachts. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:47:13 EST CBC founded as region’s first central blood bank http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50433275/CBC-founded-as-regions-first-central-blood-bank DAYTON — The Bellbrook Lions Club will hold a community blood drive 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 in the main hall of the Lions Grange Center, 2757 Wilmington-Dayton Road. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:35:09 EST Homemade chocolate coffee smoothies http://xeniagazette.com/news/lifestyle/50460060/Homemade-chocolate-coffee-smoothies The summer weather we're having is about as close to perfect as possible. Last night we had a nice rain that cut the humidity and cooled everything and everyone off once more. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:34:18 EST Hollywod Gaming at Dayton Raceway opens http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/50445897/Hollywod-Gaming-at-Dayton-Raceway-opens DAYTON — The red carpet rolls out in North Dayton today as Penn National Gaming (Nasdaq: PENN) proudly showcases the glitz, glamour and grandeur of Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway to the public for the first time. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:06:08 EST ‘Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50467087/Bama-opens-vs-West-Virginia-with-QB-questions ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:31:10 EST No. 16 Clemson, QB seek to keep offense humming http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50467017/No.-16-Clemson-QB-seek-to-keep-offense-humming CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and offensive coordinator Chad Morris have repeatedly said that the 16th-ranked Tigers' attack would not slow down even with new faces in control. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:27:07 EST Stewart says Ward’s death will affect him forever http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50466842/Stewart-says-Wards-death-will-affect-him-forever HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:16:12 EST