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Herald News Report

Temporary roadway change

FAIRBORN — Beginning January 23, the neighborhood roadways of Ohio Street, South Street and Greene Street will be right-turn only onto Broad Street. Left turns from Broad Street onto those streets will be prohibited. These roadway changes will be in effect for 90 days as part of a traffic pattern study by the City of Fairborn Engineering Division.

Helping to Make America Great Again

XENIA — The Greene County Tea Party will be meet beginning 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Xenia Community Center, 2519 2nd Street, to examine ways to best aid in “Making America Great Again.” Attendees will talk about recommended areas to pursue at the city, county, state and national levels in 2017 and how to make this happen. Participants would also like to discuss debunking fake news. The meeting will begin with a social opportunity beginning 6:30 p.m.; the program will begin 7 p.m.

The Greene County Chapter of the Public Employee Incorporated (PERI)

XENIA — PERI will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Multipurpose Room at the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center, 130 East Church Street. We will have the election of President and Secretary for 2017. Please come prepared to pay your yearly dues.

All retired and working Greene County employees are welcome to attend. For additional info, contact Ken Compton at 426-4689 or Doug Jansen at 372-4023.

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, Feb. 2.

Council to meet

FAIRBORN — Fairborn City Council will meet in a regular session again beginning 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6. Council meetings always take place the first and third Mondays of the month within Council Chambers of the Fairborn Government, 44 West Hebble Ave., unless otherwise noted.

Art association 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, Feb. 7 at the Fairborn Art Association Gallery, in the rear of the building at 221 North Central Ave. For more information visit

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 Drive and Kids Learning Place in Jamestown 53 N. Limestone.

Supervisor meeting

XENIA — The Greene Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold its monthly board meetings on the third Thursday of each month at the District’s office, 1363 Burnett Drive. The meetings are open to the public and will begin at 6:30 p.m. For additional information call the district office at 937-372-4478.

Legion participation

FAIRBORN — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 526 General membership meetings are held 5:30 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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