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Montgomery County news: Centerville foundation awards 6 grants

CENTERVILLE6 organizations receive foundation grants The Board of Trustees of the Centerville-Washington Foundation approved spring grants to the following community groups:Centerville Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association: $1,400 for for the repair of the police department’s speed board, a tool that shows traffic speeds;Food2Go: $1,400 for a project of Living Hope ...

Nydia Kung, Centerville

Nydia Kung, Centerville

Kung will attend Ohio State University in the fall and will major in neuro-science. She earned valedictorian honors with a 5.0068 GPA. Kung is also a member of Centerville’s girls tennis team and the school’s Poetry Club.Orchestra teacher JulieAnn Bermard described Kung, a violinist, as “not only musically talented but ...

Top area graduates

AlterTanios Dagher, ValedictorianNour Yacoub, SalutatorianBeavercreekValedictoriansRoselle Bea AlmazanLamia HimedRichard HuangDennis LiSalutatoriansChad BrunswickAllye CamdenLindsay KreillMolly MacLeodHannah NelsonErika NguyenMitchell ViaSaima WaseBellbrookManish Kumar, ValedictorianAlyssa Burritt, SalutatorianBelmontFaith Lewis, ValedictorianDezaray Searcy, SalutatorianBethelValedictoriansChase HeckBradley McCarrollJoel RickerBradfordValedictoriansKelly MooreDrew PattyMackenzie Weldy, SalutatorianBrookvilleValedictoriansRaya Monique BarnettBrantley Gaige BeckAlexandra Ann ConryTimothy Devon CookRichard Hunter FeustelMacenzie Arae GrantHannah Joy GrimesMichael Henry LanderElizabeth Clay ...

United Way’s Volunteer Connection

Organization: Project READDescription of role: Have you ever wanted to work at a library or bookstore? Here’s your chance — and it supports a great cause. Project READ is looking for volunteers to work at its partner bookstore, Look at a Book (661 Lyons Road, Centerville). Look at a Book ...

Police blotter

CENTERVILLE (May 15) – Disorderly conduct was reported from a South Main Street business. The issue was resolved.CENTERVILLE (May 15) – Theft was reported from Shawnee Drive.CENTERVILLE (May 16) – Theft was reported by a Village Square Drive resident.CENTERVILLE (May 16) – An officer noticed a suspicious vehicle in Forest ...

Carlisle High School pictured  Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 in Carlisle, Ohio. The school district will put a $28 million bond issue on the March ballot to build a new K-12 school building. If the issue fails the district is looking at an additional $500,000 in cuts. Staff photo by Gary Stelzer

Schools win awards from state report card

More than a dozen local schools and districts earned state Momentum Awards this month for achieving straight-A’s in student growth on the 2014-15 state report card. And Bellbrook and Oakwood high schools received the state’s All-A Award for earning A’s on all report card measures. The Xenia school district stood ...

In brief

CENTERVILLESummer concert series starts June 5The 2016 Summer Concert Series, presented by the Centerville Arts Commission, welcomes Ticket to Ride on June 5.All concerts start at 7 p.m. at Stubbs Park Amphitheater, 255 W. Spring Valley Road.Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.All concerts are free and open ...

From Rob Dement's twitter post. 

Centerville gym floor for sale to the highest bidder

Centerville High School is raising money for its new gym floor in a unique way -- auctioning off the old one. Athletic Director Rob Dement has taken to the auction site eBay to sell the Northwest C-Elks logo from 1974. The description from eBay stated the logo was “from the ...

Montgomery County news: Dayton National Cemetery Memorial Day program

DAYTONDayton National Cemetery Memorial Day ProgramA Memorial Day Program to remember and honor all military members who have served or are currently serving our nation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the Monument, Dayton National Cemetery, 4400 W. Third St.The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Kathy Platoni, Psy.D, US ...

Montgomery County news: Butler Twp. administrator now full time

BUTLER TWP.Trustees make acting administrator full-time replacementButler Twp. trustees voted unanimously this week to hire Erika Vogel as township administrator.She had been the acting administrator since December when Kimberly Lapensee resigned.Vogel will be paid $96,013 a year.Vogel was hired as the assistant township administrator in 2013, managing several roles, including ...

More than half of area schools dismiss for summer this week

If you see big smiles on a lot of children’s faces this week (and tears in a few eyes), it’s because, as Alice Cooper sang back in 1972, “School’s out … for … summer.” More than half of local school districts dismiss students for the year either Wednesday, Thursday or ...

Cline Elementary, 99 Virginia Ave., Centerville Wednesday May 25, 2016. (Jarod Thrush/Staff)

Centerville students on Flint water crisis: ‘We have to help’

During the last two weeks of school at W.O. Cline Elementary in Centerville, students became the teachers for a lesson in generosity.The student council led project resulted in the collection of nearly 20,000 bottles of water, which was picked up for delivery at no charge this morning by Jet Express, ...

6 homes evacuated for gas leak in Centerville

Six homes have been evacuated following a gas leak on Bigger Lane this morning, according to police.The leak was reported on Bigger south of Alex-Bell Road around 10:30 a.m., according to initial reports.An excavation crew working in the neighborhood struck a 4-inch low pressure gas line, which caused the leak, ...

Centerville gas line rupture

Centerville gas line rupture

Centerville gas line rupture

Courtesy of Dayton Power and Light

Power near Dayton Mall has been restored

UPDATE @ 5:55 p.m.: The power east of the Dayton Mall, in the area along state Route 725, has been restored.The Chick-fil-A, 1400 block of Miamisburg Centerville Road, has reopened, as have the businesses that shut down when the power was lost.At 5:54 p.m., the DP&L; online map shows 172 ...

Dayton Public Schools 2016 valedictorians and salutatorians recently gathered in the DPS TV studio to record "Best of the Class." They  will graduate in May from Belmont, Dunbar Early College HS, Meadowdale, Ponitz CTC, Stivers School for the Arts and Thurgood Marshall STEM HS, as well as Dayton Business Technology HS, a DPS-sponsored charter school.

Honoring top-notch students from class of 2016

High school graduations are progressing around the region, sending off this year's seniors to the next steps in their lives. The Dayton Daily News collected information about the region's graduates, their journeys and their successes to help celebrate their achievements. Graduate spotlight Miami Valley high schools are honoring their top ...

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5 local things to know Tuesday

1. Fairborn’s boil advisory A water main break somewhere in Fairborn left several businesses and residents without water or with low water pressure on Monday. A boiling advisory was issued once water services were restored. The boiling advisory could last until today at 2 p.m. 2. Springboro superintendent to resign ...

Developers want to construct artist housing in two of the Dayton Arcade buildings. The project involves the five-story apartment building and the 10-story commercial building along West Fourth Street. CORNELIUS FROLIK

Renovations and rehabs: Dayton’s new look

The Dayton area is currently getting somewhat of a facelift. Here are five buildings that are or could be getting revitalized: Woodbourne Library Months of planning have finally lead to a final design for the $5 million expansion of Woodbourne Library of Centerville. “The final design will incorporate their three ...

Police blotter: Centerville, Kettering, Washington Twp.

CENTERVILLE (May 8) – An officer conducted a traffic stop on Far Hills Avenue. A 23-year-old man was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. CENTERVILLE (May 8) – Family trouble was reported from Revere Village Drive. The issue was resolved. CENTERVILLE (May 9) – Theft was reported from ...

A display case at Bill’s Donut Shop. MARK FISHER/STAFF

Bill’s Donuts: Centerville shop to be profiled in book

The oft-praised Bill’s Donut Shop will be the subject of a book to help commemorate more than 55 years of sweet confections and family memories.“We want this book to feature our customers,” a notice about the book in the doughnut shop says. “Tell us how you were first introduced to ...

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