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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Applications being accepted for 2020 Xenia Citizens Academy

For the third year, the City of Xenia will offer its Citizens Academy. The Xenia Citizens Academy is a six-week interactive program meant to enhance participants’ knowledge about how the City of Xenia operates.

This year the Citizens Academy will begin on ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Xenia Police Captain Chris Stutes graduates from FBI training in Quantico, Virginia

Captain Chris Stutes FBI training graduation

Xenia Police Captain Chris Stutes has joined an elite group of Americans. He is now a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Captain Stutes began the training in October and graduated at the end of December. Two hundred and fifty-eight...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Judge Mike Murry, Pete Creamer reflect on 12 years of service as their terms come to an end

Judge Murry and Pete Creamer

If you thought a cup of coffee with a friend couldn’t change the course of your life, just ask Judge Michael Murry and Pete Creamer.

Murry and Creamer have been friends for nearly 40 years, but it was a meeting over coffee at Tim Horton&rsquo...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Mayor issues proclamation for Xenia Public Service workers credited with saving man's life

Public Service Workers Honored

Two Xenia Public Service workers are being honored for their quick thinking and action, which medics say saved a man’s life.

On Tuesday, December 3, Bill Rogers and Bob Hughes, who are both Equipment Operators for Xenia Public Service, were runni...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Xenia selected as semi-finalist city for reality TV show ‘Small Business Revolution’

Small Business Revolution - Xenia

Six-thousand cities across the country were nominated for the chance to be featured on the reality TV show ‘Small Business Revolution’, and Xenia has been selected as a top-10 semi-finalist city. 

The reality show is an origina...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Four new firefighters, two promoted officers sworn-in during ceremony

XFD Swearing-In Ceremony

Four new firefighters who recently joined Xenia Fire Division were sworn-in Tuesday afternoon in front of family, friends and fellow firefighters.

City Council chambers were packed as the firefighters took their oath with the City of Xenia Law Director Don...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Two XPD officers, 911 dispatcher awarded for service to domestic violence victims

Domestic Violence Awards

Two Xenia Police officers and 911 dispatcher were recently awarded for their excellence in handling situations involving domestic violence.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and at recent police awards, Officers Jacalyn Masur and Christopher Ree...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Xenia Finance Department honored with Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Finance Department Awarded

The City of Xenia’s Finance Department was given a prestigious honor during Thursday night’s City Council meeting, as it was presented with the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. The award is given by the Ohio Auditor of State&am...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Preparing for the worst: Xenia first responders take part in large-scale active shooter training

Xenia Active Shooter Training

In 2018 there were 27 active shooter incidents in the United States, according to FBI data. Five of the shootings occurred at schools.

In order to prepare for the worst, emergency personnel in Xenia including Xenia Police Division, Xenia Fire Division and ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Go behind the scenes with Xenia Public Service during hydrant flushing

Hydrant Flushing in Xenia

Each day in the City of Xenia there is more than 200 miles of pipes delivering excellent water to residents of the city.  In order to maintain water quality, Xenia Public Service flushes hydrants twice a year.

During the course of the year, sedime...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Xenia Fire Division welcomes firefighter/paramedic Justin Cason

Justin Cason swearing-in ceremony

The Xenia Fire Division family is growing as firefighter/paramedic Justin Cason was sworn in Monday afternoon.

(City of Xenia Law Director Donnette Fisher facilitates swearing-in ceremony for Justin Cason.)

Cason is a 2013 graduate of Shawnee High School in...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Xenia Fire Division show off fire engine, ambulance to Xenia Preschool students

Xenia Fire Division visits Xenia Preschool

There may be some future firefighters at Xenia Preschool after a visit Thursday from the Xenia Fire Division.

Students, ages 3- 5, toured a fire engine and were able to see an ambulance used by the Xenia Fire Division.

Firefighters let kids hold some of the...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Public Service workers give Xenia Preschool students tour of City vehicles

Xenia Preschoolers meet Public Service workers to tour trucks

Students at Xenia Preschool got to get in the driver's seat Wednesday morning of several Public Service vehicles. 

Public Service workers parked several large vehicles including a snow plow and street sweeper outside of the school building on Edis...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

2020 Census: Why your participation is vital to Xenia's future

Every 10 years the United States government counts the number of people living in the country. The Census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution, and in 2020 another will take place.

Area census offices have already started to open across the country, and ce...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Detective Matthew Miller awarded Xenia Police Division's highest honor

Det. Matthew Miller awarded Casey Elliott Memorial 'City's Finest' Award

Detective Matthew Miller of the Xenia Police Division (XPD) was recently awarded the department’s highest honor, the Casey Elliott Memorial “City’s Finest” Award. Detective Miller was among those honored at the 28th...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Xenia City Council permanently changes meeting time to 6 p.m.

Xenia City Council meeting, Thursday, September 12

Xenia City Council approved an Administrative Motion at its most recent meeting Thursday, September 12, to permanently change the time of its meetings to 6 p.m.

Council first approved a motion in June to temporarily move up the meeting time from 7 p.m. to ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Student robotics team, Quick Bots, meets with Xenia City Planner

Quick Bots team learns about city planning

A group of seven students met with Xenia's City Planner Friday morning to learn about his job and how projects are executed.

The group who visited are the Quick Bots team, which is made up of students, ages nine - 14. They're part of a First Lego League Ro...

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