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Amanda Crowe

Position: Fairborn Editor
E-Mail Address: acrowe@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 937-878-3993

Latest Stories by Amanda Crowe

Fairborn Police Reports

Greene County News Report May 3 12:10 p.m. - Intoxicated subject reported in 300 block of North Broad St. 12:44 p.m. - Crash with property damage reported in 100 block of Fitchland Drive; traffic citation issued. 12:48 p.m. - Theft reported on Fig St. 12:52 p.m. - Fraud/forgery reported in 1800 block of South Maple Ave. 1:12 p.m. - Disturbanc

FAIRBORN — Local seventh grader Mary Jo Johnson's nerves are buzzing as she prepares to head to Washington, D.C., later this month for the national spelling competition.
The Baker Middle School student began her spelling bee career three years ago. She said her mom, Donna, encouraged her to study for the Fairborn Intermediate School spelling

Johnson heads to national spelling bee

FAIRBORN — Local seventh grader Mary Jo Johnson's nerves are buzzing as she prepares to head to Washington, D.C., later this month for the national spelling competition. The Baker Middle School student began her spelling bee career three years ago. She said her mom, Donna, encouraged her to study for the Fairborn Intermediate School spelling

Rotary to raise funds for clean water

‏Greene County News Report FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Rotary Club will host a Reverse Raffle this Saturday to benefit the Lifepump Project. More than 780 million people around the world do not have clean water. Many women and children in Africa walk 3-5 miles a day to find water. Most often the water is not clean. This affects the childr

Fairborn Police Reports

April 28 12:49 a.m. - Theft reported in 2000 block of Triumph Drive. 12:57 a.m. - Noise complaint reported in 2100 block of Beaver Valley Road; unfounded. 8:58 a.m. - Harassment reported in 1100 block of Oakhill Ave. 9:56 a.m. - Criminal damaging reported in 300 block of Vine St. 10:50 a.m. - Suspicious vehicle reported on West Dayton-Yellow S

Fairborn Police Reports

Greene County News Report May 1 6:58 p.m. - Juvenile complaint reported at Redbank Drive and South Maple Ave. 8:15 p.m. - Juvenile complaint reported in 300 block of South Central Ave. 8:34 p.m. - Theft reported in 1500 block of Ironwood Drive. 8:38 p.m. - Peace officer requested in 400 block of Vine St.; criminal warning issued. 9:30 p.m. -

Fairborn Police Reports

Greene County News Report April 30 12:14 a.m. - Suspicious person reported on Erie Ave.; criminal warning issued. 12:55 a.m. - Disturbance reported in 800 block of North Broad St. 1:05 a.m. - Suspicious person reported in 200 block of Erie Ave. 1:43 a.m. - Suspicious person reported on Erie Ave.; criminal warning and citation issued, arrest ma

FAIRBORN — A Fairborn High School teacher who has created a dozen fun-filled, fantasy events for local prom goers, is hanging up her event planning hat this year.
Business teacher Barb Skusa first took on the responsibilities of FHS prom advisor in 1981 until 1987 when she began coaching. She returned to the position in 2011 and has put on 1

Prom guru retiring after 34 years

FAIRBORN — A Fairborn High School teacher who has created a dozen fun-filled, fantasy events for local prom goers, is hanging up her event planning hat this year. Business teacher Barb Skusa first took on the responsibilities of FHS prom advisor in 1981 until 1987 when she began coaching. She returned to the position in 2011 and has put on 1

Greene County News Report
FAIRBORN — It's time to get out those recycled shopping bags and baskets, and head downtown to Fifth-Third Commons the 2015 Fairborn Farmers' Market.
The Farmers' Market provides a location to purchase fresh, healthy food, and also a place to enjoy recipe swapping, gardening tips, and conversations with others. Pat

Farmers' market open for business

Greene County News Report FAIRBORN — It's time to get out those recycled shopping bags and baskets, and head downtown to Fifth-Third Commons the 2015 Fairborn Farmers' Market. The Farmers' Market provides a location to purchase fresh, healthy food, and also a place to enjoy recipe swapping, gardening tips, and conversations with others. Pat

Fairborn Police Reports

Greene County News Report April 24 12:35 a.m. - Fraud/forgery reported in 500 block of Kyle Lane. 2:13 a.m. - Trespassing reported in 300 block of West Garland Ave. 6:32 a.m. - Disturbance reported in 400 block of West Funderburg Road. 7:04 a.m. - Criminal damaging reported in 400 block of Florence Ave. 7:32 a.m. - Hit skip crash reported on

FAIRBORN — Fairborn High School band and choir students are jazzing up their fundraising efforts once again to help continue their musical endeavours.
Tickets are now available for the 2015 FHS Jazz Fest to be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 15 at Faircreek Church, 2400 Faircreek Ridge Drive.
“This event is one of the premiere music eve

FHS presents an evening of jazz

FAIRBORN — Fairborn High School band and choir students are jazzing up their fundraising efforts once again to help continue their musical endeavours. Tickets are now available for the 2015 FHS Jazz Fest to be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 15 at Faircreek Church, 2400 Faircreek Ridge Drive. “This event is one of the premiere music eve

Glen Helen offers May activities and adventures

Greene County News Report YELLOW SPRINGS — The Glen Helen Association has a full calendar this May including a variety of family-friendly events. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free for Glen Helen Association members, or $4 per person for non-members, and take place at the Glen, 405 Corry St. K-12 Naturalist Club Registration —

Fairborn Police Reports

Greene County News Report April 22 1:11 a.m. - Noise complaint reported in 800 block of Winston Drive. 5:34 a.m. - Suspicious vehicle reported in 500 block of East Xenia Drive. 6:01 a.m. - Crash with property damage reported at Colonel Glenn Highway and Raider Road; traffic citation issued. 2:25 p.m. - Harassment reported on Ohio St. 4:03 p.m

FAIRBORN — Police have confirmed that the Dayton Bomb Squad detonated military-type ordnances found in a Fairborn home Friday afternoon.
Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Alisha Lane around 1 p.m. April 24 to check the welfare of the resident. Upon arrival, police made contact with the resident who was then transported to a local

Bomb squad detonates suspicious ordnances

FAIRBORN — Police have confirmed that the Dayton Bomb Squad detonated military-type ordnances found in a Fairborn home Friday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Alisha Lane around 1 p.m. April 24 to check the welfare of the resident. Upon arrival, police made contact with the resident who was then transported to a local





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