Lisa Powell

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"Ruga Swan," by artist Jiangmei Wu, is one of the pieces in the Dayton Art Institute origami exhibit, “Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami”. LISA POWELL / STAFF

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"Ruga Swan," by artist Jiangmei Wu, is one of the pieces in the Dayton Art Institute origami exhibit, “Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami”. LISA POWELL / STAFF
Animal advocates for more than a century
 The area’s longest-serving agency aiding animals, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, got its start 116 years ago caring for animals — and humans. Here are 9 things to know about the history of the organization according to their research and Dayton Daily News archives: 1. First Established. The Humane Society of Greater Dayton...

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The area’s longest-serving agency aiding animals, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, got its start 116 years ago caring for animals — and humans. Here are 9 things to know about the history of the organization according to their research and Dayton Daily News archives: 1. First Established. The Humane Society of Greater Dayton...
A World A’Fair: Dayton has been traveling the world without leaving town for 45 years
 For decades, thousands of people have headed downtown to see the world.  A World A’Fair, Dayton’s international carnival, has celebrated the diversity of the Miami Valley for 45 years.  The popular event traces its roots to the Rev. Gabriel Rus of the Society of Mary. Rus led the University of Dayton's department of...

Posted: 8 days ago

For decades, thousands of people have headed downtown to see the world.  A World A’Fair, Dayton’s international carnival, has celebrated the diversity of the Miami Valley for 45 years.  The popular event traces its roots to the Rev. Gabriel Rus of the Society of Mary. Rus led the University of Dayton's department of...
Dayton’s summer thrills: 5 amusement parks where the city went for adventure
 Vintage photographs of roller coasters, spinning rides and water slides capture Dayton’s love of amusement parks. Five memorable parks especially thrilled Gem City crowds: Lakeside Amusement Park evolved from an 1887 attraction, a 40-foot high cyclorama that depicted the Battle of Gettysburg. Located at Gettysburg and Lakeview Avenues...

Posted: 11 days ago

Vintage photographs of roller coasters, spinning rides and water slides capture Dayton’s love of amusement parks. Five memorable parks especially thrilled Gem City crowds: Lakeside Amusement Park evolved from an 1887 attraction, a 40-foot high cyclorama that depicted the Battle of Gettysburg. Located at Gettysburg and Lakeview Avenues...