To date, 82,217,041 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world. In the Dayton metropolitan area, located in Ohio, a total of 193,036 COVID-19 cases have […]
The U.S. reported over 700,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 22, bringing the total count to more than 82.1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 993,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In […]
SPRING VALLEY — One person was taken to the hospital after a crash on State Route 725 in Greene County Sunday afternoon. Crews were called to a car that crashed into a ditch in the 2000 block of SR-725 around 6 p.m. The Dayton post of the Ohio State...
Don Winslow made his fourth appearance on the program and it could very well be his last. Winslow just published the first book in a new trilogy, City on Fire. The book was supposed to come out last year but the author decided to postpone the release on account of the pandemic. He wanted to go on a big book tour to publicize it and he felt this would be a better time to do so. He's currently on a mammoth tour; 30 cities in 30 days. He just did a signing in Cleveland. This first book in the trilogy is the story of a turf war in New England between two crime families, one Irish, the other Italian, during the 1980's.
XENIA — A former Fairborn ROTC coordinator arrested earlier this month is pleading not guilty to more than 80 charges, including sex and drug crimes. A Greene County grand jury handed up a secret indictment of 83 counts against Eriks Fricsons, 52, on May 13, online court records show. The indictment became public May 17 after Fricsons was served a copy of the indictment.
Fairborn Daily Herald
XENIA — Seniors at the Greene County Career Center will walk away from the recognition ceremony May 24 with a lot to boast. The class of 2022 — with 303 graduates — was awarded $780,000 in tech prep scholarships to Sinclair and or Clark State colleges (260 worth $3,000 each), approximately $600,000 in additional academic and local scholarships, more than 500 industry recognized credentials and 850 graduation seals as part of the new graduation readiness standards.
Xenia Daily Gazette
XENIA — This weekend thousands of motorcyclists will gather in Greene County for “Dayton Blessing of the Bikes”. The event will be held Sunday at Kil-Kare Raceway on Dayton-Xenia Road in Xenia. The annual event gives bikers the opportunity to have their bikes blessed for a safe...
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XENIA — Around 30,000 people are expected to attend Hamvention, the world’s largest amateur radio gathering at Greene County Expo Center in Xenia. It kicked off its first day Friday. It was a rough start to the first day of the convention with some severe weather but luckily...
Calling all hams! Hamvention 2022 is underway and runs through the weekend at the Greene County Fair and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. It’s been three long years since Hamvention took place in person, and this year marks the 70th reunion of what has got to be the largest hamfest in the Midwest. If you’re in the area, you don’t want to miss it. You will need a ticket, though, and here are a few places you pick one up.
Since making its debut in 1952, the Hamvention, otherwise known as Hamfest, has been a staple in the Dayton community. The last Hamvention was held in 2019 and drew 32,462 attendees to the area from around the country. That's more than double the size of Xenia.
After adding over 702,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 81.9 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 990,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In the past week, there were an average […]
Applications will be made available starting on Monday, May 23, via the Greene County Department of Development website.
Laveena Wolf Lichtenfels and Thomas Lavergne share an oral history of the Shawnee people—how they were divided as Americans pushed them from their land, and how Chief Tecumseh took a stand when others wouldn’t. Lichtenfels and Lavergne, who are Shawnee, shared their stories with Hope Taft near the Old Shawnee Principle Village on the Little Miami River…