Around the Miami Valley

Around the Miami Valley
9:03 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Greene County Sheriff's Major Relieved of Duty Following Schenck Investigation

Greene County Sheriff's Major Eric Spicer has retained a lawyer to challenge his recent termination. Spicer was relieved of his duties following an internal investigation related to a July 2013 police standoff with a Yellow Springs resident.

Spicer has been on paid administrative leave since the July 2013 officer-involved shooting that left Paul E. Schenck dead.

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: March 7 - 13, 2014

Sunwatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park

Today is Downtown Dayton’s First Friday, from 5 to 10 p.m. Local musicians will pay tribute to the late Pete Seeger, businesses will collaborate to present a Kentucky Derby preview fashion show, and local art exhibits can be found in many galleries and shops.

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Commentary
12:50 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: February 28 - March 6, 2014

Think spring with the Miami Valley Gardening Conference!  This is Saturday and it is for Five Rivers MetroParks annual  kick-off to the spring gardening season. It is at Sinclair in the Ponitz Building.

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From the WYSO Archives
6:30 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Rediscovered Radio: Historic Audio from the WYSO Archives

A 1963 demonstration in Yellow Springs over efforts to integrate a white-owned barbershop that wouldn’t serve black customers.
Credit courtesy of Antiochiana, Antioch College

Five years ago, here at WYSO, we found a room full of old and dusty audio tapes in a moldy basement room. They contained programs going back to WYSO’s first broadcast in 1958.

With a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and help from the Greene County Public Library, we began to catalog and digitize more than 200 hours of those tapes, and today we begin to share them with you.

All this year we’ll focus on the 60s and 70s – to show how we lived and how the country was changing.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:28 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Sinclair Pursues Drone Testing

Sinclair Community College
Credit Flickr Creative Commons User Sinclair Library

The state may have been passed over as a drone testing site, but a Sinclair community college is moving full speed ahead on the development, teaching and application of drone technology.

Sinclair announced Monday that its workforce development office has applied for two new certificates of authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly a new unmanned aerial system.

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