Cornelius Frolik

Reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio

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West Dayton plan’s goal to ‘improve people’s lives’ with new housing, retail
 Greater Dayton Premier Management, the local public housing authority, is working on a plan to improve conditions in a poor part of West Dayton where more than 6,000 residents live. GDPM is targeting five neighborhoods west of Interstate 75 and south of U.S. 35 that have some rundown and aging public housing facilities and many vacant and...

Posted: a day ago

Greater Dayton Premier Management, the local public housing authority, is working on a plan to improve conditions in a poor part of West Dayton where more than 6,000 residents live. GDPM is targeting five neighborhoods west of Interstate 75 and south of U.S. 35 that have some rundown and aging public housing facilities and many vacant and...
Demand in West Dayton for 1,000 housing units, grocery store
 Greater Dayton Premier Management, the local public housing authority, is working on a plan to improve conditions and the housing stock in a poor part of West Dayton where more than 6,000 residents live. GDPM is targeting five neighborhoods west of Interstate 75 and south of U.S. 35 that have some rundown and aging public housing facilities...

Posted: a day ago

Greater Dayton Premier Management, the local public housing authority, is working on a plan to improve conditions and the housing stock in a poor part of West Dayton where more than 6,000 residents live. GDPM is targeting five neighborhoods west of Interstate 75 and south of U.S. 35 that have some rundown and aging public housing facilities...
Dayton airport development sparks clash with Plan Board, residents
 The president of the Dayton Plan Board this week clashed with a couple of people about a zoning change for vacant land near the Dayton International Airport. The city of Dayton asked the board to change the zoning of about 157 acres west of the airport that it recently annexed from Butler Twp. The land would go to airport district from a...

Posted: 2 days ago

The president of the Dayton Plan Board this week clashed with a couple of people about a zoning change for vacant land near the Dayton International Airport. The city of Dayton asked the board to change the zoning of about 157 acres west of the airport that it recently annexed from Butler Twp. The land would go to airport district from a...
Dayton is a “labor of love,” says Mayor Whaley
 Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley’s State of the City address on Wednesday, Valentine’s Day, tried to show some love for the recent development successes and investments in the city, including new housing, amenities, jobs and efforts to offer universal preschool. »RELATED: Dayton mayor: Education ‘our most urgent economic development...

Posted: 3 days ago

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley’s State of the City address on Wednesday, Valentine’s Day, tried to show some love for the recent development successes and investments in the city, including new housing, amenities, jobs and efforts to offer universal preschool. »RELATED: Dayton mayor: Education ‘our most urgent economic development...
Valentine’s dud? Dayton not so hot for dating, report says
 It can be hard to be single on Valentine’s Day — but just how hard may depend on where you live, and the Gem City ranks poorly on a study released today of the list of best and worst metros for dating. Fewer than one-third of single people who rent in the Dayton metro area are satisfied with their dating lives, which ranks Dayton...

Posted: 3 days ago

It can be hard to be single on Valentine’s Day — but just how hard may depend on where you live, and the Gem City ranks poorly on a study released today of the list of best and worst metros for dating. Fewer than one-third of single people who rent in the Dayton metro area are satisfied with their dating lives, which ranks Dayton...
State of City: Love and hardship in Dayton
 It’s Valentine’s Day, and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley during the State of the City address this morning sought to highlight some of the development successes and investments she loves, while acknowledging some formidable challenges, including the opioid crisis and the closing of Good Samaritan Hospital.  During a speech at City...

Posted: 4 days ago

It’s Valentine’s Day, and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley during the State of the City address this morning sought to highlight some of the development successes and investments she loves, while acknowledging some formidable challenges, including the opioid crisis and the closing of Good Samaritan Hospital.  During a speech at City...
Montgomery County joins legal fight against opioid drug companies
 Following in the footsteps of the city of Dayton and the state of Ohio, Montgomery County plans to sue drug companies or others that county officials allege helped cause the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic that has ravaged the Dayton region and communities across the country. At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County...

Posted: 4 days ago

Following in the footsteps of the city of Dayton and the state of Ohio, Montgomery County plans to sue drug companies or others that county officials allege helped cause the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic that has ravaged the Dayton region and communities across the country. At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County...
Dayton beats Ohio’s big cities in job growth
 Forget Ohio’s three C’s — the big D is besting them all in job growth. Employment in the Dayton metro area grew by 2.8 percent, or 10,700 jobs, between December 2016 and 2017, according to preliminary state labor data. Ohio’s largest metro areas could not keep up. During that time, employment grew 1.4 percent in Columbus...

Posted: 6 days ago

Forget Ohio’s three C’s — the big D is besting them all in job growth. Employment in the Dayton metro area grew by 2.8 percent, or 10,700 jobs, between December 2016 and 2017, according to preliminary state labor data. Ohio’s largest metro areas could not keep up. During that time, employment grew 1.4 percent in Columbus...
New program provides drug treatment, job training for youth
 When young people can get good jobs, they are less likely to end up in jail or drug addicted, a local youth leader says. Good jobs, however, are out reach for some Dayton-area youth who are homeless, already struggle with substance abuse, dropped out of school or check more than one box on this list. RELATED: Dayton bakery feeds Fido, employs...

Posted: 7 days ago

When young people can get good jobs, they are less likely to end up in jail or drug addicted, a local youth leader says. Good jobs, however, are out reach for some Dayton-area youth who are homeless, already struggle with substance abuse, dropped out of school or check more than one box on this list. RELATED: Dayton bakery feeds Fido, employs...
Biking in downtown Dayton is about to get easier
 The city of Dayton plans six projects this year that will add bike lanes, ramps and connectors to help close some troublesome gaps in the downtown’s network of bike paths. Not one of the projects will add more than about 0.4 miles of new bike lanes. But they will bridge existing bike lanes and paths that require some creative or tricky...

Posted: 8 days ago

The city of Dayton plans six projects this year that will add bike lanes, ramps and connectors to help close some troublesome gaps in the downtown’s network of bike paths. Not one of the projects will add more than about 0.4 miles of new bike lanes. But they will bridge existing bike lanes and paths that require some creative or tricky...