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04/26/2017 05:33 PM
ARRL to Offer QSL Wall at Hamvention

May 19-21 in Xenia, Ohio, ARRL is borrowing a tradition from Friedrichshafen, Germany's Ham Radio event - a QSL wall, where visitors can tack up their QSL cards for all to see. "The big wall at Friedrichshafen is very popular and covered with hundreds and hundreds of cards by the end of the show," said Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R, who is ARRL Marketing Manager.


04/25/2017 09:55 AM
Heads up: An invasion is coming

It seems to me that folks hereabouts should be forewarned that in a few weeks we will be subjected to what might be called an "invasion." Oh, it won't be by zombies, aliens from outer space, or locusts - nope, it's going to be by very friendly "Hams", known more formally as "amateur radio operators."


04/25/2017 12:16 AM
Meetings regarding Carnegie Library set -

The City of Xenia, in partnership with the volunteer group Xenia Carnegie Library Friends, is hosting a series of planning meetings to discuss revival efforts for the building. The first meeting will take place 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27 in the Henry Hudson Room of the Xenia Community Library, 76 E. Market St. The meeting will include an overview and recap of the recent historic structures report by architect Steve Avdakov of Heritage Architectural Associates, and offer a chance to meet members of the Xenia Carnegie Library Friends, who will discuss memories of the old Library and plans for the future revitalization efforts.


04/24/2017 07:17 PM
Hall of Honor grows by six -

Xenia Daily Gazette John Bowen addresses the crowd during his induction into the Hall of Honor. He said it was a "humbling feeling" to be in the presence of his fellow inductees and previous inductees.


04/21/2017 03:49 PM
Remembering R. Hayes Hamilton

R. Hayes Hamilton was a Xenia active who became the maitre-d'hotel at the Flanders in Ocean City, N.J. His ability to manage a major hotel was legendary. As a Red Cross Captain in 1911, he saw the need for a movie projector which could reflect movies on the ceiling to bedridden veteran could enjoy the.


04/21/2017 10:50 AM
Some historical ordinances in the city

Ninety years have gone by since the 1927 Ordinances for Xenia were put into effect. Some still remain on the books and some we might find interesting today.


04/20/2017 06:03 PM
Shelter to host Break-Out 5K -

Residents and their dogs can join adoptable dogs that will be breaking out of Greene County Animal Control and Shelter for the agency's 5K Run/Walk from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, April 22, on the Little Miami Scenic Trail. "This will be our first Breaking Out 5K Walk/Run," said Greene County Animal Control and Shelter Director Dennis McCarthy.


04/18/2017 05:50 PM
New RecoveryPlus opens to help others -

The culmination of a grassroots community movement of thousands of residents recently came to fruition this month, as local recovery activists have obtained a 15,050-square-foot facility on North Broad Street in Fairborn, which will serve as a headquarters for a greater vision that grounds itself in "doing the next right thing" and helping others and saving lives in the growing war against drug and alcohol addiction. "We are hoping to have a grand opening by the beginning of June," said Fairborn Against Heroin President Jason Kegley, a founder of the movement, which now does business as RecoveryPlus.


04/18/2017 05:50 PM
Prom safety nothing to mock -

Xenia Daily Gazette Xenia High School held its annual mock crash in preparation for the prom, held April 22 at the Greene County Fairgrounds. Students acted as victims.


04/18/2017 08:08 AM
Dayton college student moving bulk foods store to downtown Xenia

A Sinclair Community College student with an interest in nutrition and business is moving his bulk foods store to downtown Xenia.


04/17/2017 06:35 PM
New buildings would solve myriad issues -

Xenia residents are being asked May 2 to pass a 4.2 mil bond issue to construct new high school and middle school buildings. The State of Ohio, through the Ohio Facility Construction Commission, is providing more than $28 million, around 40 percent of the total cost.


04/17/2017 06:35 PM
Downtown on cusp of revival -

Despite the loss of some businesses in and in near downtown Xenia during the first quarter of 2017, the revitalization is clearly underway. Several new businesses have opened their doors and other local businesses owners are banning together to try and keep that trend going.


04/15/2017 12:37 AM
New coffee shop opening in Dayton region

A new coffee shop is preparing to open in downtown Xenia. Business Owner Cynthia "Cymp" Stemple, who returned to Xenia after 20 years in Ukraine, has been wanting to open her own business for a while when an opportunity came up to open "Coffee Hub Xenia."


04/14/2017 07:59 PM
Remembering Lois F. Clark

Lois Clark was born in Xenia in 1892, he worked as comptroller of the Hooven and Allison Rope Co. He was an active Mason and was awarded the prestigious Honorary 33rd Degree.


04/14/2017 03:29 PM
GMH doing the Safety Dance -

In the Leapfrog Group's bi-annual grade release, Xenia-based Greene received an A, placing it in the top 31 percent of the more than 2,600 hospitals reviewed. "We're just really pleased because the A rating, it really represents how well hospitals protect its patients," said GMH President Rick Dodds.