Fairborn Daily Herald- RSS Feed http://fairborndailyherald.com/ http://fairborndailyherald.com/ Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:46:39 EST 1800 Martha, the last passenger pigeon http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/50624462/Martha-the-last-passenger-pigeon One hundred years ago, Americans across the eastern United States could have looked up into the sky and seen it filled with passenger pigeons. Their flocks numbered in the billions and could turn day into night. Now they are extinct, the victim of... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:45:07 EST St. Brigid using Google for Education http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/news_education/50676360/St.-Brigid-using-Google-for-Education XENIA — St. Brigid has become an in-cloud school and now utilizes Google for Education. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:46:11 EST Sharpton urges people to vote http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/home_top/50703216/Sharpton-urges-people-to-vote WILBERFORCE — The Rev. Al Sharpton encouraged African-Americans to use their right to vote to affect change at an event held at Central State University on Thursday. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:24:12 EST FIA mandates new Formula One radio rules http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/sports/50689916/FIA-mandates-new-Formula-One-radio-rules SINGAPORE — As the Formula One season exits Europe and heads to Asia for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, teams and drivers are preparing for a new challenge, with the sport now banning a large amount of radio messages during... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:13:06 EST Hester high steps to NFL record http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/sports/50702880/Hester-high-steps-to-NFL-record ATLANTA — Devin Hester gets a text every morning from Deion Sanders, usually with some sort of inspirational message. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:03:14 EST Against the wind http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/50560834/Against-the-wind Maryland faces the same energy choices as the nation overall.Shortly before Congress left for its long summer vacation, Senator Barbara Mikulski tried to block a 150-megawatt wind farm. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:51:12 EST Li Na retires from pro tennis tour http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/sports/50702484/Li-Na-retires-from-pro-tennis-tour BEIJING — Relying on fitness and a strong baseline game, Li Na reached the pinnacle of tennis and lifted the level of the sport in Asia to unprecedented heights.A sense of humor along the way certainly helped. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:43:07 EST GCCC students participate in exercises at Calamityville http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/home_top/50702168/GCCC-students-participate-in-exercises-at-Calamityville FAIRBORN — Is there a better way to learn firsthand about homeland security and the link it has to medical preparedness than to serve as role players in a medical training course for law enforcement professionals? After their eye-opening... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:31:11 EST Bridging the gap http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/home_top/50702075/Bridging-the-gap XENIA — After nearly a half century a group of Xenia women still engage in their favorite pastime — bridge — while helping others less fortunate. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:26:09 EST Greene County Dissolutions http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/blotter/50687881/Greene-County-Dissolutions June 26Gregory Scharer of Beavercreek and Diane Scharer of Beavercreek filed for dissolution of marriage with children. Uncontested dissolution Aug. 22.June 30 Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:46:14 EST Ensuring clean drinking water for communities http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/50673405/Ensuring-clean-drinking-water-for-communities Earlier this month, I visited Put-in-Bay to tour The Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory. I met with Stone Lab scientists and accompanied them as they collected water samples of Lake Erie to better understand the rise in toxic algal... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:37:09 EST Habitat and church to frame house http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/news/50687116/Habitat-and-church-to-frame-house BEAVERCREEK — The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton and the Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene will come together today to frame a three-bedroom, two-story house in the church parking lot, 1850 N. Fairfield Road in Beavercreek. More than... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:09:07 EST Auditioning for the electorate http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/50619800/Auditioning-for-the-electorate It's unlikely that even one of the dozen spending bills Congress must pass will be enacted. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:05:08 EST Showing some Skyhawk spirit for homecoming week http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/home_top/50699792/Showing-some-Skyhawk-spirit-for-homecoming-week Greene County News ReportFAIRBORN — The Fairborn community is gearing up the support the Skyhawks with the annual “Fest at the Nest” events and activities. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:12:08 EST Greenon superintendent to retire in 2015 http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/news/50699092/Greenon-superintendent-to-retire-in-2015 ENON — The Greenon Local School District Board of Education accepted the resignation for the purpose of retirement of Superintendent Dan Bennett at a board meeting Thursday, Sept. 18. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:12:09 EST Great-grandmother reaches new heights http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/home_top/50698521/Great-grandmother-reaches-new-heights CLIFTON — A 96-year-old Clifton woman took the flight of her life Wednesday with a special pilot. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:31:18 EST New iPhone launches at The Greene http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/home_top/50697984/New-iPhone-launches-at-The-Greene BEAVERCREEK — A large group of local Apple customers got their new iPhones Friday morning at The Greene's Apple Store, as the company launched its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus product line around the United States. This was the local... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:46:18 EST Greene County Marriages http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/blotter/50697488/Greene-County-Marriages Sept. 5Kaleb Jay Voiles of Xenia and Nicole Lynn Ketcheson of Xenia applied for a marriage license Sept. 5.Sept. 8 Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:50:12 EST Davies celebrate 50-year anniversary http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/lifestyle/50697302/Davies-celebrate-50-year-anniversary XENIA — Harry and Carole Davies of Xenia celebrated 50 years of marriage on Sept. 18. They were married in Xenia on Sept. 18, 1964 at the First Presbyterian Church. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:33:05 EST The Amish Cook http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/lifestyle/50696884/The-Amish-Cook Hi to each of you. Can it really be true that three years have swiftly passed since the birth of our darling daughter, Julia? Julia certainly has blessed our lives in so many ways. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:45:10 EST