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Terry Morris

Kettering and Oakwood reporter

Latest from Terry Morris

Library buys former McDonald’s for expansion

12:42 AM Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013

The Washington-Centerville Public Library Board has purchased the former McDonald’s restaurant property at 6004 Far Hills Ave. for future expansion and renovation of the Woodbourne Library. The library district’s cataloging center is located between the former McDonald’s and Woodbourne, where construction of a new rear entrance...
Computer error in Kettering’s favor worth $40 million

4:01 AM Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

The city has received a belated $40 million estate tax distribution, a record for Montgomery County. The money is from the estate of Kettering philanthropist Oscar Boonshoft, who died at age 92 in 2010 and donated more than $60 million to the local community. The windfall for Kettering was overlooked for two years, languishing in an escrow...
Kettering lands $40 million tax windfall

3:24 PM Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

The City of Kettering has landed a $40 million estate tax distribution, the largest ever in Montgomery County. City officials were notified of the windfall by county Auditor Karl Keith. Keith notified City of Kettering officials on Nov. 14 that the city is due an additional $40 million estate tax distribution from the largest estate tax payment...
Pointe Oakwood adds 2-unit town homes
 Town homes, a return to the drawing board for four previously approved condominium buildings and several more single-family homes are among the latest additions for Pointe Oakwood at Sugar Camp, the city’s largest development in more than 50 years. The town homes — four units in two 4,000-square-foot buildings on Old River Trail...

5:00 AM Saturday, Nov. 09, 2013

Town homes, a return to the drawing board for four previously approved condominium buildings and several more single-family homes are among the latest additions for Pointe Oakwood at Sugar Camp, the city’s largest development in more than 50 years. The town homes — four units in two 4,000-square-foot buildings on Old River Trail...
Officials: Safety force, crime both down in Oakwood

5:05 AM Friday, Nov. 08, 2013

Reductions in the size of the city’s Public Safety Department staff and cuts in overtime hours haven’t led to an increase in crimes. In a report to city council, Oakwood Public Safety Director Alex Bebris said the trend in serious crimes including burglary, larceny, auto theft and robberies “has been generally downward in...
Fewer than 60 votes will decide three school levies
 The outcome of three new school levies in Tuesday’s election hangs on fewer than 60 votes in each district and will not be known for at least 10 days. Unofficial results have the Beavercreek City Schools’ five-year, 6.3-mill emergency levy failing by 29 votes. Brookville Local Schools’ 4.8-mill measure failed by 51 votes...

4:21 AM Thursday, Nov. 07, 2013

The outcome of three new school levies in Tuesday’s election hangs on fewer than 60 votes in each district and will not be known for at least 10 days. Unofficial results have the Beavercreek City Schools’ five-year, 6.3-mill emergency levy failing by 29 votes. Brookville Local Schools’ 4.8-mill measure failed by 51 votes...
Kettering School levy passes
 KETTERING CITY SCHOOLS Voters approved Kettering City Schools’ request for new money 54-46 percent, according to unofficial results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. The district was seeking an additional 4.89 mills for operating expenses. The five-year measure would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $171.15 per year and...

4:04 AM Wednesday, Nov. 06, 2013

KETTERING CITY SCHOOLS Voters approved Kettering City Schools’ request for new money 54-46 percent, according to unofficial results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. The district was seeking an additional 4.89 mills for operating expenses. The five-year measure would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $171.15 per year and...
Storm damage serious for Vandalia homes and businesses
 City crews still were hauling away debris left by the Halloween night storm, but Vandalia “is beginning to get back to normal,” city communications manager Rich Hopkins said Monday. Dayton Power & Light Co. reported that power had been restored by Saturday night to everyone affected by the windstorm, “Except for nine...

5:05 AM Tuesday, Nov. 05, 2013

City crews still were hauling away debris left by the Halloween night storm, but Vandalia “is beginning to get back to normal,” city communications manager Rich Hopkins said Monday. Dayton Power & Light Co. reported that power had been restored by Saturday night to everyone affected by the windstorm, “Except for nine...
Kettering plans new park with citizen input

5:05 AM Monday, Nov. 04, 2013

New parks are on the drawing board in Kettering and Centerville. In Kettering, city officials are gathering recommendations from residents about what they would like to have included in Gentile Park, which will be constructed on part of the former Defense Electronics Supply Center property, which occupied 165 acres west of Wilmington Pike...
5 candidates seek 3 Centerville council seats
 Five candidates are running for three available seats on Centerville City Council. Only one, Brooks Compton, is an incumbent. Two others whose four-year terms expire in December, Douglas Cline and James Singer, are not seeking re-election. Compton, who is also the city’s deputy mayor, is running for a new four-year term. Among the four...

4:05 AM Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Five candidates are running for three available seats on Centerville City Council. Only one, Brooks Compton, is an incumbent. Two others whose four-year terms expire in December, Douglas Cline and James Singer, are not seeking re-election. Compton, who is also the city’s deputy mayor, is running for a new four-year term. Among the four...