Cornelius Frolik

Reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio

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‘Problem’ Xenia Avenue business could become ‘community asset’
 A former convenience store in the Twin Towers neighborhood that community leaders say was a “crime magnet” could become a much-needed source of healthy and affordable food. The East End Neighborhood Development Corp. plans to buy and rehab the Convenient Plus Food Mart at 405 Xenia Ave., which closed last year. Some ideas for...

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A former convenience store in the Twin Towers neighborhood that community leaders say was a “crime magnet” could become a much-needed source of healthy and affordable food. The East End Neighborhood Development Corp. plans to buy and rehab the Convenient Plus Food Mart at 405 Xenia Ave., which closed last year. Some ideas for...
Historical designation could bolster downtown Dayton’s revival
 Dayton has moved a step closer to becoming the largest city in Ohio to have its downtown designated as a historic district. The designation would make about 87 buildings for the first time become eligible for historic tax credits that could help with their redevelopment and save building owners thousands of dollars in new or refurbishing...

Posted: a day ago

Dayton has moved a step closer to becoming the largest city in Ohio to have its downtown designated as a historic district. The designation would make about 87 buildings for the first time become eligible for historic tax credits that could help with their redevelopment and save building owners thousands of dollars in new or refurbishing...
Water was likely safe during massive break, city says
 Dayton officials believe the city’s water was never compromised and unsafe to consume last week during a major water main break. The city issued a precautionary water boil advisory on Wednesday to ensure that the break did not put people’s health at risk, but water tests and other evidence gathered since then strongly suggests...

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Dayton officials believe the city’s water was never compromised and unsafe to consume last week during a major water main break. The city issued a precautionary water boil advisory on Wednesday to ensure that the break did not put people’s health at risk, but water tests and other evidence gathered since then strongly suggests...
‘Nearly catastrophic’ break a glimpse of vulnerabilities to area’s water
 A nearly catastrophic water main break in Dayton’s water system caused widespread chaos for hundreds of thousands of residents and business owners this week — an incident that gives a glimpse into the vulnerabilities facing the region’s top natural resource. The water main break on Wednesday night spilled at least 100 million...

Posted: 3 days ago

A nearly catastrophic water main break in Dayton’s water system caused widespread chaos for hundreds of thousands of residents and business owners this week — an incident that gives a glimpse into the vulnerabilities facing the region’s top natural resource. The water main break on Wednesday night spilled at least 100 million...
Q&A: Everything you need to know about Dayton’s water outage
 More than 400,000 people in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County were initially impacted by a water outage last night, and many residents have questions. City leaders found the break early this morning and isolated the incident to a smaller affected area and treatment plants started pumping at full capacity, returning water to the impacted...

Posted: 5 days ago

More than 400,000 people in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County were initially impacted by a water outage last night, and many residents have questions. City leaders found the break early this morning and isolated the incident to a smaller affected area and treatment plants started pumping at full capacity, returning water to the impacted...
Montgomery County Water Outage: Where can you get bottled water?
 Montgomery County officials plan to announce a centralized water pickup location for Friday for residents under a boil advisory. Meanwhile, the three sites in Dayton, Clayton and Trotwood closed at 6 p.m. Thursday. Three Kroger stores were offering donated water to those under the boil advisory in need, at the following locations: ...

Posted: 5 days ago

Montgomery County officials plan to announce a centralized water pickup location for Friday for residents under a boil advisory. Meanwhile, the three sites in Dayton, Clayton and Trotwood closed at 6 p.m. Thursday. Three Kroger stores were offering donated water to those under the boil advisory in need, at the following locations: ...
Fire Blocks draws interest from restaurants, entertainment businesses
 Interest in the Fire Blocks is heating up as multiple groups have signed letters of intent or submitted deposits to occupy space in the district. The Fire Blocks developer declined to identify potential tenants at this time but says they include an “elevated bar” concept, a coffee shop, a sports bar with a twist, and a games and...

Posted: 6 days ago

Interest in the Fire Blocks is heating up as multiple groups have signed letters of intent or submitted deposits to occupy space in the district. The Fire Blocks developer declined to identify potential tenants at this time but says they include an “elevated bar” concept, a coffee shop, a sports bar with a twist, and a games and...
Water problems hit Dayton, Montgomery County system
 Thousands of Montgomery County residents and property owners have to boil their tap water before drinking or cooking because of problems that occurred Wednesday with the city of Dayton’s water supply that affected a second system operated by the county. The city’s water system began experiencing outages and varying levels of pressure...

Posted: 6 days ago

Thousands of Montgomery County residents and property owners have to boil their tap water before drinking or cooking because of problems that occurred Wednesday with the city of Dayton’s water supply that affected a second system operated by the county. The city’s water system began experiencing outages and varying levels of pressure...
Dayton water outage: City water director says issue is system-wide
 All residents who use the city of Dayton’s water service need to boil their water before cooking or drinking with it until officials can find out what the problem is with the system, city Water Director Michael Powell said Wednesday night at City Hall. “We are experiencing varying levels of pressure and also outages system wide...

Posted: 6 days ago

All residents who use the city of Dayton’s water service need to boil their water before cooking or drinking with it until officials can find out what the problem is with the system, city Water Director Michael Powell said Wednesday night at City Hall. “We are experiencing varying levels of pressure and also outages system wide...
Water outage: Dayton and Montgomery County cancel boil advisories 
 A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...

Posted: 6 days ago

A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...