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Dispatches describe ruin of the 1913 flood
 A bitter wind stormed into Dayton on March 21, 1913 as a harbinger of the disaster to come. Two days later, on Easter Sunday, the rain began and didn’t let up for five days. The rivers began to rise - at first, six inches each hour, and then two feet an hour. By the morning of March 25 water breached the levees and thousands began to...

Posted: a day ago

A bitter wind stormed into Dayton on March 21, 1913 as a harbinger of the disaster to come. Two days later, on Easter Sunday, the rain began and didn’t let up for five days. The rivers began to rise - at first, six inches each hour, and then two feet an hour. By the morning of March 25 water breached the levees and thousands began to...
7 things you need to try at Five Rivers MetroParks this spring
 Five Rivers MetroParks, founded more than 50 years ago, has a diverse range of activities to explore among its 18 regional parks.  Here are 7 ways to discover new amenities or unique ideas for fun this year: Take me to the river. The grand opening of the $4 million RiverScape River Run in downtown Dayton is set for May 5. Two structures...

Posted: 3 days ago

Five Rivers MetroParks, founded more than 50 years ago, has a diverse range of activities to explore among its 18 regional parks.  Here are 7 ways to discover new amenities or unique ideas for fun this year: Take me to the river. The grand opening of the $4 million RiverScape River Run in downtown Dayton is set for May 5. Two structures...
The Great Dayton Flood of 1913: 15 things to know about broken levees, rescue boats and lost lives
 This week marks the 104th anniversary of the Great Dayton Flood of 1913, a disaster that influenced the framework of the Miami Valley.  Here are 15 things to know about the flood: Disaster of epic proportions. The Great Dayton Flood of 1913 was a regional event and still ranks as Ohio’s worst natural disaster, with 467 deaths statewide...

Posted: 2 days ago

This week marks the 104th anniversary of the Great Dayton Flood of 1913, a disaster that influenced the framework of the Miami Valley.  Here are 15 things to know about the flood: Disaster of epic proportions. The Great Dayton Flood of 1913 was a regional event and still ranks as Ohio’s worst natural disaster, with 467 deaths statewide...
3 things you should know about 2nd Street Market
 Earlier this week, we learned the 2nd Street Market will test expanded hours to gauge interest in possible future changes. Here are three things you should know about this Dayton gem: 1. It opened in 2001. Opened in 2001 in the former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad freight depot at 600 E. Second St., which was built in 1911. 2. Like live...

Posted: 5 days ago

Earlier this week, we learned the 2nd Street Market will test expanded hours to gauge interest in possible future changes. Here are three things you should know about this Dayton gem: 1. It opened in 2001. Opened in 2001 in the former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad freight depot at 600 E. Second St., which was built in 1911. 2. Like live...
Love local? Then you will love Dayton’s 2nd Street Market
 Five Rivers MetroParks announced this week it will test expanded hours at the 2nd Street Market, Dayton’s popular downtown public market.  Currently the year-round market is open Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beginning June 4, the market will be open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p...

Posted: 5 days ago

Five Rivers MetroParks announced this week it will test expanded hours at the 2nd Street Market, Dayton’s popular downtown public market.  Currently the year-round market is open Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beginning June 4, the market will be open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p...
Who was Arthur O. Fisher? Meet the bombardier, prosecutor, judge and trailblazer
 Arthur O. Fisher Park in Jefferson Twp. will become the new home of the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.  The 150-acre park is named after a local trailblazer who accomplished many firsts in area history during his career.  Here are 7 things to know about Arthur O. Fisher: Path to success. Arthur O’Neil Fisher was born...

Posted: 7 days ago

Arthur O. Fisher Park in Jefferson Twp. will become the new home of the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.  The 150-acre park is named after a local trailblazer who accomplished many firsts in area history during his career.  Here are 7 things to know about Arthur O. Fisher: Path to success. Arthur O’Neil Fisher was born...