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$10M Montgomery County job center marks grand opening
 The recently completed renovation of the Job Center will make it easier and quicker for people to apply for and acquire public assistance, job training, employment-search services and other support and aid, county leaders said Thursday. The $10 million Job Center 2.0 construction project consolidated most Montgomery County Department...

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The recently completed renovation of the Job Center will make it easier and quicker for people to apply for and acquire public assistance, job training, employment-search services and other support and aid, county leaders said Thursday. The $10 million Job Center 2.0 construction project consolidated most Montgomery County Department...
What are the 10 top dogs in the Dayton area?
 Man’s four-legged best friend comes in all shapes, sizes, furriness and personality types, and the right dog for one person may be wrong for someone else. Some pooches are drool factories. Others are high energy and need plenty of walks. Some dogs will fetch your slippers. Others will make mincemeat of your footwear. Despite the diversity...

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Man’s four-legged best friend comes in all shapes, sizes, furriness and personality types, and the right dog for one person may be wrong for someone else. Some pooches are drool factories. Others are high energy and need plenty of walks. Some dogs will fetch your slippers. Others will make mincemeat of your footwear. Despite the diversity...
No charges from golf course thefts
 A police investigation into the former golf pro at Dayton’s Community Golf Course found 19 golf carts were potentially stolen from the city-owned golf course, eight people had paid thousands of dollars for memberships that were never deposited and bank deposits were missing, according to investigative records obtained by the I-Team...

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A police investigation into the former golf pro at Dayton’s Community Golf Course found 19 golf carts were potentially stolen from the city-owned golf course, eight people had paid thousands of dollars for memberships that were never deposited and bank deposits were missing, according to investigative records obtained by the I-Team...
Advocates: New law could improve blight, including in Springfield
 Ohio has enacted the nation’s first statewide ban on mortgage lenders using plywood to board up vacant structures, which some local officials hope will help disguise and stop the spread of abandoned homes and blight. Plywood covers the doors and windows of thousands of empty structures across southwest Ohio — including in Springfield...

Posted: 3 days ago

Ohio has enacted the nation’s first statewide ban on mortgage lenders using plywood to board up vacant structures, which some local officials hope will help disguise and stop the spread of abandoned homes and blight. Plywood covers the doors and windows of thousands of empty structures across southwest Ohio — including in Springfield...
Flats at South Park development ready to begin
 Construction on the long-discussed Flats at South Park gets underway in the next couple of weeks, and developers say it will be the first of several projects that will help enhance and extend the Brown Street corridor north toward downtown. The Flats project is a four-story building along Warren Street that will offer 43 market-rate apartments...

Posted: 3 days ago

Construction on the long-discussed Flats at South Park gets underway in the next couple of weeks, and developers say it will be the first of several projects that will help enhance and extend the Brown Street corridor north toward downtown. The Flats project is a four-story building along Warren Street that will offer 43 market-rate apartments...
Dayton neighborhood investments near hospitals top $500M
 Millions in investments by and near two of Dayton’s anchor hospitals are giving local neighborhoods and some heavily traveled corridors inviting new looks and amenities. The Phoenix Project, focused on the area around Good Samaritan Hospital, has helped support and leverage $123 million in investment since 2004, according to CityWide...

Posted: 4 days ago

Millions in investments by and near two of Dayton’s anchor hospitals are giving local neighborhoods and some heavily traveled corridors inviting new looks and amenities. The Phoenix Project, focused on the area around Good Samaritan Hospital, has helped support and leverage $123 million in investment since 2004, according to CityWide...
Ohio plywood ban on vacant houses could change Butler County blight
 Ohio enacted the nation’s first statewide ban on mortgage lenders using plywood to board up vacant structures, which some local officials hope will help disguise and stop the spread of housing abandonment and blight. Plywood, which covers the doors and windows of thousands of empty structures across southwest Ohio, has become a highly...

Posted: 4 days ago

Ohio enacted the nation’s first statewide ban on mortgage lenders using plywood to board up vacant structures, which some local officials hope will help disguise and stop the spread of housing abandonment and blight. Plywood, which covers the doors and windows of thousands of empty structures across southwest Ohio, has become a highly...
Most of Dayton demolition funds going to west side neighborhoods
 Two neighborhoods on Dayton’s west side account for nearly half the homes being removed across the city through a federally funded program even though they do not have the highest vacancy rates. About 660 homes in Dayton have been knocked down or are in the acquisition process to be demolished using money from the state’s Neighborhood...

Posted: 5 days ago

Two neighborhoods on Dayton’s west side account for nearly half the homes being removed across the city through a federally funded program even though they do not have the highest vacancy rates. About 660 homes in Dayton have been knocked down or are in the acquisition process to be demolished using money from the state’s Neighborhood...
MetroParks seeking fix to Cox Arboretum tree tower safety issues
 The Tree Tower at the Cox Arboretum MetroPark closed in early September because of safety concerns after maintenance crews identified soft spots in the logs. On Friday, the Five Rivers MetroParks board of commissioners approved issuing a request for proposals to develop and execute a repair plan for the popular attraction. The $500,000 tower...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Tree Tower at the Cox Arboretum MetroPark closed in early September because of safety concerns after maintenance crews identified soft spots in the logs. On Friday, the Five Rivers MetroParks board of commissioners approved issuing a request for proposals to develop and execute a repair plan for the popular attraction. The $500,000 tower...
Dayton upgrading streetlights through assessment program
 By 2020, Dayton will have more than 10,000 LED streetlights, which is twice as many as officials initially expected and should save the city money in electricity and maintenance costs. Dayton is replacing all 5,000 of the streetlights it owns with energy-efficient, light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures as part of a special assessment program...

Posted: 7 days ago

By 2020, Dayton will have more than 10,000 LED streetlights, which is twice as many as officials initially expected and should save the city money in electricity and maintenance costs. Dayton is replacing all 5,000 of the streetlights it owns with energy-efficient, light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures as part of a special assessment program...
Bus strike’s first day: No new talks, lots of frustrated walkers

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The Greater Dayton RTA’s bus drivers and mechanics are prepared to strike “four or five weeks,” the union’s president said on Day One of the first Dayton transit strike since 1961. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1385 President Glenn Salyer and RTA CEO Mark Donaghy said no additional talks with the State Employment...