Area Digest


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.

Library Board meeting

FAIRBORN — The Board of Trustees of the Greene County Public Library system will hold its next regular meeting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the Fairborn Community Library, 1 East Main Street. The Library Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month, except during the month of August when there is no meeting.

Trustees to meet

BATH TOWNSHIP — Bath Township Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting concerning 2017 township road projects. Meeting takes place 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 at Township Hall, 1006 Yellow Springs-Fairfield Road.

Quarter raffle

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Chamber of Commerce, along with the Fairborn Senior Center, will host a quarter raffle Friday, Feb. 10 at the Senior Center, 325 N. Third Street. Proceeds help with programming for Fairborn seniors. Headlining the list of prizes is a pair of tickets to the Thomas Rhett concert at WSU Nutter Center and Cirque Du Soleil “Avatar Torque”. Other raffle items include a 32-inch HD television, numerous kitchen appliances (Triple slow cooker, griddle, toaster over), gift cards and more.

The doors open at 6 p.m. and the raffle gets underway at 7 p.m. Cost is $2, which includes one bidding paddle with additional paddles available for $1. There will be more than 100 items to bid on. Overflow parking will be available on Third Street

Council to meet

FAIRBORN — Fairborn City Council will meet in a regular session again beginning 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. 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.

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, March 2.

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, March 7 at the Fairborn Art Association Gallery, in the rear of the building at 221 North Central Ave. For more information visit It will feature Nita Leland demonstrating confident color choices.

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.

Herald News Report

Herald News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers.

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