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Cornelius Frolik

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UD discusses its role in proposed Dayton Arcade development
 The University of Dayton wants to take the lead in making the Dayton Arcade an “innovation hub” if redevelopment plans move forward. According to UD provost Paul Benson and documents, UD’s plans would include: • Moving the L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, as well as some staff and faculty...

Posted: 17 hours ago

The University of Dayton wants to take the lead in making the Dayton Arcade an “innovation hub” if redevelopment plans move forward. According to UD provost Paul Benson and documents, UD’s plans would include: • Moving the L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, as well as some staff and faculty...
UD’s plans for a ‘shark tank’ in Dayton Arcade would turn it into innovation hub
 If the rehab of the Dayton Arcade moves forward, the University of Dayton expects to be one of the anchor tenants, jointly overseeing more than 100,000 square feet of space in the southern portion of the complex. UD plans to relocate its L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, as well as some staff and faculty offices, into...

Posted: 18 hours ago

If the rehab of the Dayton Arcade moves forward, the University of Dayton expects to be one of the anchor tenants, jointly overseeing more than 100,000 square feet of space in the southern portion of the complex. UD plans to relocate its L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, as well as some staff and faculty offices, into...
Belmont student punished after violence caught on camera
 “Serious disciplinary action” was taken against a Belmont High School student after a video circulated online of him punching and taunting another student, school officials said Thursday. “It was a person picking on another kid, that did punch him,” said Dayton Public Schools Superintendent Rhonda Corr. The district...

Posted: a day ago

“Serious disciplinary action” was taken against a Belmont High School student after a video circulated online of him punching and taunting another student, school officials said Thursday. “It was a person picking on another kid, that did punch him,” said Dayton Public Schools Superintendent Rhonda Corr. The district...
Dayton student disciplined after bullying video surfaces
 A Belmont student was given “serious disciplinary action” after a video released online shows physical violence against another student, school officials said. “It was a person picking on another kid and did punch him,” said Dayton Public Schools Superintendent Rhonda Corr.  The incident, which took place...

Posted: a day ago

A Belmont student was given “serious disciplinary action” after a video released online shows physical violence against another student, school officials said. “It was a person picking on another kid and did punch him,” said Dayton Public Schools Superintendent Rhonda Corr.  The incident, which took place...
Officials: Source of Hewitt Soap Co. factory fire may never be identified
 Dayton fire officials said investigators have not determined the cause of last week’s large fire at the Hewitt Soap Co. factory  and the source may never be identified. The cause of the December 2016 fire at the soap factory was never clearly determined because the structure was reduced to a pile of debris, officials said.  Emergency...

Posted: 2 days ago

Dayton fire officials said investigators have not determined the cause of last week’s large fire at the Hewitt Soap Co. factory and the source may never be identified. The cause of the December 2016 fire at the soap factory was never clearly determined because the structure was reduced to a pile of debris, officials said.  Emergency...
The $100M question: What’s next for downtown’s Water Street District?
 The investment in the Water Street District has already surpassed $100 million, and the developers have their sights set on adding even more housing, offices and destinations to the fastest-growing part of the urban center. Water Street has transformed a strip of waterfront along the Mad River with 215 new apartments and townhomes and a four-story...

Posted: 2 days ago

The investment in the Water Street District has already surpassed $100 million, and the developers have their sights set on adding even more housing, offices and destinations to the fastest-growing part of the urban center. Water Street has transformed a strip of waterfront along the Mad River with 215 new apartments and townhomes and a four-story...
MetroPark tree tower, felled by disease, is being rebuilt
 Crews next week will begin reconstructing a popular tree tower and observation deck that closed more than a year ago because of safety concerns. The Cox Arboretum MetroPark Tree Tower closed in September 2016 after soft spots were discovered in the wood of the 65-foot tall structure, which is supported by three beams. The damage, caused by...

Posted: 2 days ago

Crews next week will begin reconstructing a popular tree tower and observation deck that closed more than a year ago because of safety concerns. The Cox Arboretum MetroPark Tree Tower closed in September 2016 after soft spots were discovered in the wood of the 65-foot tall structure, which is supported by three beams. The damage, caused by...
$100M Water Street: New apartments, condos, offices may be on the way
 The Water Street District, which has already dramatically transformed the northeastern section of downtown Dayton, could add even more housing and offices to the rapidly growing mixed-use development. RELATED: Numbers don’t lie: Downtown Dayton’s 2017 was HUGE The Water Street developers are looking at building a four-story apartment...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Water Street District, which has already dramatically transformed the northeastern section of downtown Dayton, could add even more housing and offices to the rapidly growing mixed-use development. RELATED: Numbers don’t lie: Downtown Dayton’s 2017 was HUGE The Water Street developers are looking at building a four-story apartment...
Numbers don’t lie: Downtown Dayton’s 2017 was HUGE
 Downtown Dayton is experiencing the largest construction boom in decades, driven by colossal interest in urban living and the growing appetite for unique and authentic live, work and play opportunities. New apartments are filling up fast, and new market-rate townhomes are selling long before they are ready for move-in. Downtown is on track...

Posted: 3 days ago

Downtown Dayton is experiencing the largest construction boom in decades, driven by colossal interest in urban living and the growing appetite for unique and authentic live, work and play opportunities. New apartments are filling up fast, and new market-rate townhomes are selling long before they are ready for move-in. Downtown is on track...
Dayton traffic cameras issue 18k warnings, citations come next
 The city of Dayton is citing motorists using automated, mobile traffic cameras since the mandatory warning period has ended, during which time almost 18,000 warnings were issued to car owners. Dayton police have operated two mobile speed trailers and multiple hand-held speed cameras for more than one month. Right now, two trailers are stationed...

Posted: 4 days ago

The city of Dayton is citing motorists using automated, mobile traffic cameras since the mandatory warning period has ended, during which time almost 18,000 warnings were issued to car owners. Dayton police have operated two mobile speed trailers and multiple hand-held speed cameras for more than one month. Right now, two trailers are stationed...
Dayton faces long-term budget issues, despite income tax hike
 Dayton continues to face long-term, structural budget challenges that likely will require intervention or reforms, even though city voters approved an income tax increase last year. The growth in the city’s spending continues to outpace the growth in its revenue, which is unsustainable in the long run, the city’s financial officials...

Posted: 4 days ago

Dayton continues to face long-term, structural budget challenges that likely will require intervention or reforms, even though city voters approved an income tax increase last year. The growth in the city’s spending continues to outpace the growth in its revenue, which is unsustainable in the long run, the city’s financial officials...