You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.

X

Welcome to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

breaking news

Historic status sought for downtown Springfield site to spur reuse



Meredith Moss

Meredith Moss has been writing for the Dayton Daily News for decades, covering topics ranging from fashion and parenting to the arts and religion. She is an active community volunteer and is the recipient of numerous community awards including the YWCA'sWoman of Influence' award. A native Daytonian and graduate of Fairview High School, Meredith is a Leadership Dayton graduate and has been active in organizations ranging from the Junior League of Dayton to the Jewish Federation. Meredith frequently covers community events, area women's organizations and fund raisers, is always interested in hearing story ideas from readers.

Latest from Meredith Moss

How to help new organization dedicated to helping widows, single moms
 A new organization called LoveMonkey Ministries works to assist area widows and single parents with basic “neighborly” tasks by connecting them to volunteers from area churches and other Christian organizations. Depending on the availability of volunteers in a particular area, the nonprofit offers assistance ranging from yard...

Posted: a day ago

A new organization called LoveMonkey Ministries works to assist area widows and single parents with basic “neighborly” tasks by connecting them to volunteers from area churches and other Christian organizations. Depending on the availability of volunteers in a particular area, the nonprofit offers assistance ranging from yard...
LunaFest will feature local films by inmates
 Chinonye Chukwu, assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State University, has been teaching screenwriting to the women at the Dayton Correctional Institute as part of her “Pens to Pictures” project. The result is five short films, two of which will be shown today — Sunday, March 26 — at The Neon movie theater...

Posted: 5 days ago

Chinonye Chukwu, assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State University, has been teaching screenwriting to the women at the Dayton Correctional Institute as part of her “Pens to Pictures” project. The result is five short films, two of which will be shown today — Sunday, March 26 — at The Neon movie theater...
Good news for families: Relaxed theater serves autistic kids
 As a mother of an autistic child, Ashley DeBeer says she would never — ever — have taken her son to any kind of public performance. “You’re always hesitant to take your child to something like that because you never know how he is going to react,” she explains. “Teddy gets amped up if there are loud noises...

Posted: 5 days ago

As a mother of an autistic child, Ashley DeBeer says she would never — ever — have taken her son to any kind of public performance. “You’re always hesitant to take your child to something like that because you never know how he is going to react,” she explains. “Teddy gets amped up if there are loud noises...
Meet the Ice Age: Huge animatronic mammals invade the Boonshoft
 The “Wow Factor” is very much in evidence at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery at the moment. Whether you’re a senior or a toddler, chances are you’ll be captivated by the life-size moving animals currently residing in the main exhibition hall. “Most people don’t realize that there were humans in Ohio 12...

Posted: 10 days ago

The “Wow Factor” is very much in evidence at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery at the moment. Whether you’re a senior or a toddler, chances are you’ll be captivated by the life-size moving animals currently residing in the main exhibition hall. “Most people don’t realize that there were humans in Ohio 12...
Local arts news: Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus will salute USO
 The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus will honor men and women in uniform when it presents its annual fundraiser, “A Salute to the U.S.O, ” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Dayton’s Memorial Hall, 125 E. First St., Dayton. The mission of the group, which has been entertaining Miami Valley audiences for 14 years, is to provide...

Posted: 12 days ago

The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus will honor men and women in uniform when it presents its annual fundraiser, “A Salute to the U.S.O, ” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Dayton’s Memorial Hall, 125 E. First St., Dayton. The mission of the group, which has been entertaining Miami Valley audiences for 14 years, is to provide...
Help families with sick kids: Here’s Ronald McDonald House Wish List
 Did you know the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton supports more than 3,000 families with critically ill, hospitalized children each year? In addition to the welcoming house where families of hospitalized children can stay overnight, there’s now also a special room at the hospital where they can enjoy a much-needed break. &ldquo...

Posted: 15 days ago

Did you know the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Dayton supports more than 3,000 families with critically ill, hospitalized children each year? In addition to the welcoming house where families of hospitalized children can stay overnight, there’s now also a special room at the hospital where they can enjoy a much-needed break. &ldquo...
Time to discuss “The Big Read” — more fun with the Wright Brothers!
 If you haven’t yet read David McCullough’s acclaimed nonfiction book, “The Wright Brothers,” this is a great time to pick it up. The book was chosen as Miami Valley’s Big Read selection. Libraries, schools and other venues are hosting discussions and other programs about the book through April 16, the 150th anniversary...

Posted: 19 days ago

If you haven’t yet read David McCullough’s acclaimed nonfiction book, “The Wright Brothers,” this is a great time to pick it up. The book was chosen as Miami Valley’s Big Read selection. Libraries, schools and other venues are hosting discussions and other programs about the book through April 16, the 150th anniversary...
“Beautiful,” “Something Rotten,” “The Little Mermaid” headed to Dayton
 Minutes after the folks at the Victoria Theatre Association had announced their 2017-2018 offerings, Jean and Jim Allen of Fairborn were in line waiting to buy season tickets to the Broadway series. “I think it’s the best they’ve had so far!” said Jean, who has been attending all the touring Broadway productions for...

Posted: 19 days ago

Minutes after the folks at the Victoria Theatre Association had announced their 2017-2018 offerings, Jean and Jim Allen of Fairborn were in line waiting to buy season tickets to the Broadway series. “I think it’s the best they’ve had so far!” said Jean, who has been attending all the touring Broadway productions for...
Thrift Shop needs furnishings, clothing
 It’s almost time for spring cleaning! Now’s the perfect time to help the thrift shops in our area that benefit non-profit organizations. A case in point is Corner Cupboard Thrift Shop, which gives all of its proceeds to a variety of worthy Miami Valley groups. “Corner Cupboard Charities is a diamond in the rough; it is been...

Posted: 22 days ago

It’s almost time for spring cleaning! Now’s the perfect time to help the thrift shops in our area that benefit non-profit organizations. A case in point is Corner Cupboard Thrift Shop, which gives all of its proceeds to a variety of worthy Miami Valley groups. “Corner Cupboard Charities is a diamond in the rough; it is been...
Wright State grad takes audiences behind-the-scenes at “Moonlight”
 Just a week before her film captured the Academy Award for Best Picture, Centerville High School grad Hannah Beachler was in town chatting with The Neon audience after a special screening of “Moonlight.” Beachler has become one of Hollywood’s most in-demand production designers. She won a major award for her work on the...

Posted: 26 days ago

Just a week before her film captured the Academy Award for Best Picture, Centerville High School grad Hannah Beachler was in town chatting with The Neon audience after a special screening of “Moonlight.” Beachler has become one of Hollywood’s most in-demand production designers. She won a major award for her work on the...
‘Dirty Dancing’ on stage at the Schuster
 The lesson to be learned from Eleanor Bergstein’s life story? Keep on truckin’. You may not recognize her name, but if you’re a fan of the 1987 movie, “Dirty Dancing,” you’ve seen how Bergstein’s grit and determination eventually paid off. Thwarted at every turn, she eventually created one of the...

Posted: 26 days ago

The lesson to be learned from Eleanor Bergstein’s life story? Keep on truckin’. You may not recognize her name, but if you’re a fan of the 1987 movie, “Dirty Dancing,” you’ve seen how Bergstein’s grit and determination eventually paid off. Thwarted at every turn, she eventually created one of the...