Centerville http://wmub.org en Several suburban Dayton newspapers closing http://wmub.org/post/several-suburban-dayton-newspapers-closing <p>Three Dayton-area newspapers are ceasing publication.</p><p>North Carolina-based Civitas Media says it is shutting down the <em>Springboro Sun</em>, the <em>Kettering-Oakwood Times</em>, and the <em>Centerville-Washington Township Times</em>.</p><p>The company's CEO Michael Bush says Civitas is focused on serving rural communities and these three papers don't fit that business model. It's also shutting down five papers in North Carolina.</p><p>A news release says affected employees are being offered positions elsewhere in the company.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:03:51 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15104 at http://wmub.org Young violinist Demi Fang http://wmub.org/post/young-violinist-demi-fang <p><a href="http://ccmpr.wordpress.com/tag/demi-fang/"><strong>Demi Fang</strong></a> is a senior at <strong>Centerville High School</strong>, just outside Dayton, Ohio, and she is a truly accomplished violinist. As Frank Johnson discovers in this interview, she has just been named to the inaugural <a href="http://www.carnegiehall.org/BlogPost.aspx?id=4294983963"><strong>National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America</strong></a>, a touring orchestra created by <strong>Carnegie Hall</strong> and featuring 120 players all aged 16-19. After an intensive two weeks of rehearsals, they will embark on an international tour, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity under the mentorship of acclaimed conductor <strong>Valery Gergiev</strong>.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 05:32:00 +0000 Frank Johnson 10512 at http://wmub.org Young violinist Demi Fang