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Miller Valentine — the developer who shepherded an earlier attempt to develop the Montgomery County Fairgrounds — will offer a proposal in the county’s latest effort to move the annual fair and develop fairgrounds property left behind.

Miller Valentine to offer bid for fairground project

Miller Valentine — the developer who shepherded an earlier attempt to develop the Montgomery County Fairgrounds — will offer a proposal in the county’s latest effort to move the annual fair and develop fairgrounds property left behind. Dave Dickerson, Dayton market president for Miller Valentine, said Thursday he hasn’t reviewed ...

An OVI checkpoint was scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016, on U.S. 40 in Vandalia. (Jarod Thrush/Staff)

5 local things to know Thursday

1. OVI checkpoint planned for Friday Montgomery County has an OVI checkpoint planned for Friday. The location will be announced that day, and law enforcement officials will be checking for valid licenses and alcohol and drug impairment. 2. Some drive-in theaters won’t open this season Three Springfield-owned drive-in theaters in ...

Springfield, other drive-in theaters won’t open this year

A trio of drive-in movie theaters in Clark, Clinton and Greene counties owned by a Springfield company won’t open for the season.Media industry experts said a shift in the way movie studios produce films could be hurting the drive-in movie theaters at the same time cinema box offices had a ...

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 ...

1 in custody at domestic violence call near Verona

UPDATE @ 7 a.m. One adult male was arrested on suspicion of obstructing justice, according to the Clay Twp. officer on scene. Police said they were dispatched to the home on a domestic abuse complaint. Police said there were no obvious signs of any abuse but the situation remains under ...

A harness driver practices on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds race track on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, the same day county commissioners approved a resolution to sell the 37-acre property. Commissioners declared the property is no longer needed for public purpose and has potential to be converted into a mixed-use development, likely featuring housing and commercial space. JAROD THRUSH / STAFF

Montgomery County seeking at least $15M investment for fairgrounds

Montgomery County commissioners on Tuesday approved issuing a request for proposals to set in motion redevelopment of the fairgrounds.Commissioners approved a resolution authorizing the county to seek bids for the sale and transformation of the property at 1043 S. Main St.The request sets the minimum bid at $15 million. The ...

Mark your calendar for these fun fundraisers

Over the past 18 months A Special Wish Foundation — Dayton Chapter (ASW) has been shared stories about the many local children we have served. The stories have shared the excitement of visiting Walt Disney World and meeting Mickey Mouse, to placing a foot into the ocean, to meeting a ...

United Way’s Volunteer Connection

Organization: Dayton Metro LibraryDescription of roles: The Dayton Metro Library system has lots of volunteer opportunities for the summer. These include:New Lebanon branch location (715 W. Main St.):• Program helper for the summer• New facilities greeter upon grand reopeningElectra C Doren branch location (701 Troy St.):• Gardening helper. This opportunity ...

Montgomery County likely to open bidding for fairgrounds

Montgomery County commissioners on Tuesday will decide whether to issue a request for proposals to sell and redevelop the county fairgrounds. The commission will vote on a resolution that declares the county fairgrounds at 1043 S. Main St. no longer needed for public purpose. >> RELATED: Fair leaders plan to ...

Which local cities lost or gained population?

Dayton, Kettering, Trotwood and Miamisburg lost population in 2015, according to Census data estimates released this morning. Two cities seeing growth: Beavercreek with 217 new residents and Springboro with 148, the Census said. >> Why Dayton, Oakwood say the numbers are wrong Dayton had 140,599 residents in 2015, down 235 ...

Dayton, area communities lose residents, Census says

Dayton was one of a slew of Ohio cities whose populations shrank slightly last year, continuing a multi-year trend of population stagnation and loss, according to Census data released today. But some officials warned not to put too much stock in the numbers and contend they do not necessarily reflect ...

9 companies to receive $1.1M in development funding

Montgomery County commissioners unanimously approved nine development grants Tuesday, including one for a still-unnamed company county leaders hope will bring 345 new jobs to the Dayton International Airport in a $33 million project.In all, commissioners hope that a total of $1,115,000 in development grants — drawn mainly from county sales ...

Montgomery County commissioners Tuesday approved a $350,000 grant to an unnamed company that county leaders hope will bring 345 new jobs to Dayton International Airport. FILE

Commissioners OK ED/GE grants

Montgomery County commissioners unanimously approved nine development grants Tuesday, including one for a still-unnamed company that county leaders hope will bring 345 new jobs to the Dayton International Airport in a $33 million project.In all, commissioners hope that a total of $1,115,000 in development grants — drawn mainly from county ...

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DAYTONBig Brews and Blues SaturdayDiabetes Dayton will hold its 7th annual Big Brews & Blues fundraising event on May 21 from 5-9 p.m. at Riverscape MetroPark.Tickets are $35 when purchased before the event and $45 at the gate. This includes 15 beer sampling tickets with a commemorative tasting glassThere are ...

Dubbed “Project Gloss” to protect the company’s identity, the Dayton International Airport project will also have a manufacturing component and, in its second year, a research and development component, said Ford Weber, economic development director with the city of Dayton.

Company proposing 345 new jobs would be first non-aviation at airport

A company’s proposal to build a $33 million facility at the Dayton International Airport, creating 345 new jobs, has been recommended for county development funding. That was the biggest decision made Wednesday by a local committee weighing municipalities’ requests for Montgomery County development funds that are meant to draw and ...

I-70 West near Arlington Road Monday May 9, 2016. (DeAngelo Byrd/Staff)

Driver extricated at I-70 West crash

UPDATE @ 3:37 p.m.A male driver was extricated from his wrecked vehicle after it went off the road and struck a highway sign in Clay Twp.The man’s condition was not immediately available. He was rushed to the hospital after firefighters used tools to cut away part of the truck to ...

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TROTWOODCeremony to welcome new chief and deputyThere will be a convocation ceremony on May 17, at 1 p.m. on the front lawn of the City of Trotwood Government Center to meet and greet new the police chief, Erik L. Wilson, and the new deputy police chief, John Porter. The ceremony ...

Dayton Public Schools Treasurer Craig Jones (second from right) accepts a $278,956 rebate check from Dayton Power and Light to the school district on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. From left are Dave Crosley, GM of Waibel Energy Systems; Ken Swink of the Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council; and Stefanie Campbell of DP&L. CONTRIBUTED

Schools save with energy efficiency program

Thirty-two local school districts saved $1.36 million in energy spending in 12 months as part of the “On Board” energy efficiency program, which also resulted in $993,000 in rebates from Dayton Power & Light.In addition to the monthly cost savings, the Dayton ($278,956), Beavercreek ($184,357) and Miamisburg ($117,468) school districts ...

Melodie Larsen has been a teacher with the Dayton Public School system for 29 years. “I’m here because this is where I’m needed. I feel like I’m called to work with the children I work with. I don’t ever see it as they are challenges. I don’t see that we have that many more issues with the students, depending on how you approach them. They’re my students from the first day they walk through the door until they graduate high school or I don’t see them anymore. My expectations are that they’re going to follow the rules,” she said. LISA POWELL /STAFF

5 things to know about local teacher pay

Our story on teacher pay and retention drew a lot of interest, but some people found the salaries chart of 45 school districts hard to analyze. Here are some quick facts to make it more digestible, pulled from the actual teacher contracts of local school districts.1. The transfer “penalty”For the ...

The rides are part of the fun at the Montgomery County Fair which runs though September 1.  TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Trotwood makes case for fair relocation

Trotwood is making overtures to the Montgomery County Agricultural Society, trying to convince that organization to move the Montgomery County Fair there, the city’s manager said. Quincy Pope, Trotwood’s city manager and public safety director, said the two sides are not negotiating a prospective move of the fair from Dayton ...

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