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BELLBROOKCouncil seat openThe City of Bellbrook is accepting resumes to appoint a city council member to fill an unexpired term. This term expires Dec. 31, 2019. Applicants must be a resident of Bellbrook and a registered voter. The deadline for submission is July 29.Council members receive compensation of $4,000 per ...

2 charged in connection to man’s fatal stabbing

A 38-year-old Fairborn man was stabbed to death and police are continuing to investigate it and an earlier crime that could be connected to the homicide:Milton Lambros III died of stab woundsHe was found in Fairborn residenceGas station robbery could be connected3 people have been questionedAll 4 people know each ...

The former Elder-Beerman department store building in Fairborn was demolished last year. TY GREENLEES/STAFF FILE PHOTO

Fairborn to demolish 6 more blighted properties

The city of Fairborn is moving into its second round of demolitions for 2016.Six residential properties are scheduled for removal, as the houses are uninhabitable and irreparable, according to a release from the city.Demolition is scheduled to begin near the end of July on the following properties: 2047 Beaver Valley ...

A reported robbery at the Family Video store in Fairborn on Monday night, July 25, 2016, was downgraded to a theft, police said. (Jim Noelker/Staff)

Police: Robbery at Fairborn Family Video just theft

UPDATE @ 11:28 p.m.: Police said they are downgrading the a reported robbery at the Family Video to a misdemeanor theft.The officer on scene said the decision was made after speaking with the store employee who called police. No arrests were made, police said.FIRST REPORTPolice are investigating a reported robbery ...

Police blotter: Fairborn, Sugarcreek, Xenia

BELLBROOK (July 4) – A damaged vehicle was reported on Ryder Court.BELLBROOK (July 4) – Harassment was reported from South main Street. The victim reported receiving phone calls and text messages from someone whom she had a protection order against. The 37-year-old man was charged with driving under suspension and ...

As many as 30,000 people attended the summer and fall Urban Nights events, which included activities, deals and tours of businesses and attractions downtown as well as in the Oregon District and Wright Dunbar neighborhoods.

Where is Dayton on the list of most exciting places?

Some people say that there is nothing to do in Ohio, but it could just be those people don’t know where to find all of the excitement. The Buckeye State has bundles of scenery, zoos, waterparks and amusement parks, just to name a few good qualities. Movoto Real Estate mathematically ...

Cedarville researchers test ‘juice’ for e-cigarettes

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes and the potentially harmful chemicals they may contain led the Dayton Daily News to commission a research study by Cedarville University of the liquid used to vape. Associate professor of chemistry Nathan Hnatiuk led a research team of four students who tested two brands of ...

Firefighter JR Routt gets sworn in on July 12 by Assistant City Manager Pete Bales as Fairborn Fire Department’s newest lieutenant. CONTRIBUTED

New fire lieutenant shows dedication

The City of Fairborn Fire Department promoted firefighter JR Routt, to the position of lieutenant, on July 12.A native of Fairborn, Routt said that he was always looking for ways to serve but didn’t quite find anything that fit the bill in his working life until he became a firefighter.“I ...

Children and their parents visiting the National Museum of the United States Air Force on July 22 got to preview the museum’s newest attraction: MathAlive!, a traveling exhibit presented by Raytheon. TALI HUNT/STAFF

Exhibit designed to make learning STEM fun

On Friday, visitors at the National Museum of the United States Air Force were invited to get a preview of the museum’s newest attraction, MathAlive: The exhibit opens to the public today and will be at the museum until Oct. 2.Bonnie Bean of Cambridge and her 7-year-old son heard the ...

How Wright State’s debate became a debacle

Public support poured in for this week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland: $10 million from JobsOhio, $2.5 million each from Cleveland and Cuyahoga County and $50 million from the federal government. But the same week, Wright State University had to pull the plug on hosting the year’s first general election ...

Many factors broke Wright State’s debate dream

As Wright State University gained worldwide attention in 2008 for providing the stage where presidential hopeful John McCain introduced Sarah Palin as his running mate, WSU political science chair Donna Schlagheck had a bold idea.Why couldn’t Wright State host a presidential debate?The answer, it turns out, was that the university ...

Raw: Scene of stabing in Fairborn

Raw: Scene of stabing in Fairborn

Raw: Scene of stabing in Fairborn

Police investigate robbery at Speedway in Fairborn

Police in Fairborn have responded to a reported robbery that occurred at the Speedway location on East Dayton Yellow Springs Road. Officers were dispatched to the convenience store at 1367 East Dayton Yellow Springs Road around 2:30 a.m. after the store reported a man held up the store. Initial reports ...

Congressman dings Wright State for ‘poor planning’

Rep. Mike Turner cited “poor planning” among the reasons Wright State University had to back out of hosting this fall’s first presidential debate.“I think it falls not just on the community, but on Wright State,” Turner said. “Just sounds like the work wasn’t done that needed to be done.”The Republican ...

U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, placed blame on Wright State University for losing this fall’s first presidential debate. “It sounds like there was very poor planning,” Turner said. “I was asked very early on to support this and I had assumed Wright State had in place the assets that are necessary in order to have been awarded the debate.” TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Congressman dings Wright State for ‘poor planning’

Rep. Mike Turner cited “poor planning” among the reasons Wright State University had to back out of hosting this fall’s first presidential debate.“I think it falls not just on the community, but on Wright State,” Turner said. “Just sounds like the work wasn’t done that needed to be done.”The Republican ...

Hofstra University offers debate spots for WSU students

Wright State President David Hopkins announced Tuesday the university has withdrawn from hosting the first presidential debate in September. WSU cited rising costs and lackluster fundraising Costs rose well over $8 million University informed Commission on Presidential Debates at noon WSU in an internal remediation to overcome budget deficit   ...

Rapid Fired Pizza will add a Beavercreek location in early 2017 and is growing outside the Dayton area as well as locally. Photo from Rapid Fired Pizza Facebook page.

Rapid Fired Pizza confirms new Beavercreek restaurant

Rapid Fired Pizza is coming to Beavercreek —and it’s also expanding to other parts of Ohio. Kelly Gray, co-founder of the Kettering-based quick-serve pizza chain, said this morning that Rapid Fired has signed a lease to open a restaurant in a retail center still to be built on Dayton-Xenia Road ...

WSU President David Hopkins announces the university is pulling out of hosting the first presidential debate.

Giving up debate is a ‘blow to region’

Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer attended a presidential debate host committee meeting July 7. High-ranking Wright State officials and FBI representatives were present, he said, and there was no indication that the school was not going forward with the debate.“Everything was full speed ahead,” said Plummer, who heads the county ...

No debate for Wright State — community reacts

Local politicians and community groups have been reacting to news that Wright State has withdrawn from hosting the first presidential debate in September. WRIGHT STATE WITHDRAWS FROM PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE Former state Sen. Chris Widener, R-Springfield: “It’s news to me. It’s really sad. I think the region has a great story ...

At a kickoff event in April, Wright State University President David Hopkins told Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce members that hosting the first presidential debate in September is an opportunity for Dayton to tell its story to the world. DARIN POPE/STAFF

Debate decision followed a year of tumult at Wright State

After a year of buildup toward the biggest event in the history of Wright State University, the school on Tuesday announced it was withdrawing as the host for the first presidential debate on Sept. 26. Our reporters have been on this story from the beginning, and were the first to ...

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