Area Digest


Herald News Report

BOE meeting

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn City School District Board of Education invites the public to its meetings, which take place 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month within the library at Fairborn High School, 900 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road. The next school board meeting will take place Thursday, Dec. 1.

Christmas Open House

SPRINGFIELD — One Starry Night complete with angels, will provide the theme for the open house at the 1854 Hertzler House, located in George Rogers Clark Park, 1 – 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Everyone is invited to enjoy a special “angel” quiz, the heavenly harp music of Leslie Arendt, ornaments for sale and refreshments all set in a divinely Yule decorated home. The event is free, but donations accepted.

B-W Greenway Community Land Trust Sense of Place program

FAIRBORN — The B-W Greenway Community Land Trust Sense of Place Program will present a program regarding how the habitat can be restored for Federal Trust Resources.

The program speaker is Donald Knight, Jr., private lands biologist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program. Knight will discuss how the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program provides technical and financial assistance to private landowners on a voluntary basis to help meet the habitat needs of federal trust species.

The program begins at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at the Fairborn Library, 1 E. Main Street, and the public is welcome to attend. For additional information, contact the Fairborn Library and/or [email protected]

Fairborn City Council meeting

FAIRBORN — Fairborn City Council will meet for its next regular session 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 within council chambers of the Fairborn Government Center, 44 W. Hebble Avenue.

Art Association extends invitation

FAIRBORN — For individuals looking to exercise their creativity, the Fairborn Art Association would like to extend an invitation to attend its monthly meetings and art demonstrations. Attendees learn techniques for everything from oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor painting to quilling. Meetings also provide the opportunity for area artists and art lovers to mingle with people of similar interests.

The next meeting will start 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Fairborn Art Association Gallery, in the rear of the building at 221 North Central Ave. For more information visit

Application deadline

SPRINGFIELD — The Clark County Combined Health District is reminding all those who haul garbage, rubbish or other solid waste in the City of Springfield and Clark County it is time to renew or obtain a solid waste hauler’s license from the CCCHD. All current license or registration will expire on Saturday, Dec. 31. Applications for 2017 are due to the CCCHD by Friday, Dec. 9. For more information contact the Clark County Combined Health District, 529 East Home Road 937-390-5600, ext. 251; or [email protected].

Food program available

GREENE COUNTY — The Council on Rural Service Programs Inc. announces sponsorship of the USDA-funded Child and Adult Care Food Program in three locations: Kids Learning Place in Fairborn 344 N. Maple St., Kids Learning Place in Xenia 1369 Colorado Dr. and Kids Learning Place in Jamestown 53 N. Limestone.

Legion participation

FAIRBORN — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 526 General membership meetings are held 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Legion Post 526, 526 Legion Lane. All members are encouraged to attend. The executive committee meets the first Monday of the month at the same location.

The Unit also holds a Roast Beef Hot Shot Dinner 5-7:30 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month at the Post. The funds raised are used to support Auxiliary programs, such as Children & Youth Adopt a Military Family for Christmas, donations to Fairborn Easter Egg Hunt, Post Children’s Christmas Party, Education & Scholarship donations and much more.

Senior center homemakers

FAIRBORN – The Fairborn Senior Center is accepting applications for part-time homemakers. Hours will vary. Applicants must pass a background check and drug screen, and they must also have a valid driver’s license and car insurance. Apply at 325 N. Third St.

Minimalists meet

YELLOW SPRINGS — Dayton Minimalists meet 7 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at the John Bryan Center, Yellow Springs.

Greene County News staff report compiled by Whitney Vickers.

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