In brief


Easter egg hunt April 15

On April 15 beginning at 10 a.m. Trotwood will hold its 14th annual Easter Egg Hunt in Madison Park, 301 S. Broadway.

The hunt is for children independently walking through age 12. Children will be separated into age appropriate groups.

Remember to bring your Easter basket to collect all your goodies.

For more information contact: Kelly Adams at 937-854-7227 or email at This event will be held rain or shine.


Policing award nominations being accepted

Nominations are now being accepted for the Steve Whalen Memorial Policing Award.

Officer Steve Whalen was killed in the line of duty in March 1991. He was known as a community-oriented public servant who made himself accessible to the public above and beyond his normal police duties.

You can nominate an officer at Nominations must be submitted by April 21.

The Steve Whalen Memorial Policing Award will be presented at the annual Dayton Police Awards Ceremony on May 11 at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center, 1000 N. Keowee St. The community is welcome to attend.


Part-time police officer needed

Brookville is accepting applications to fill the position of part-time patrol officer. Applications can be picked up at the Brookville Police Department; 301 Sycamore St. Applications must be turned in by April 14 at 4 p.m. A written examination will be held on April 22 at 8 a.m. at the elementary school, 3 Blue Pride Drive.

The salary range for the position is $12.01-$17.88 per hour. Uniforms and necessary equipment will be provided.

The city of Brookville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Spring community clean-up April 22

On April 22, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the City of Riverside, in conjunction with Montgomery County Environmental Services, will be hosting a Spring Community Clean-up Day at Rohrer Park, 599 Rohrer Blvd.

This free event will allow Riverside residents to dispose of all unwanted household items such as trash, furniture, tires, and mattresses.

Montgomery County Environmental Services will be on site collecting household hazardous waste free of charge from Riverside residents. Items accepted include all paints, oils, fire extinguishers, flammable liquids, aerosols, all batteries, pesticides and herbicides, and all types of fluorescent light bulbs.

Items not accepted include: explosives, pharmaceuticals, medical waste, and radio-actives.

Absolutely no business or non-residential waste will be accepted.

Contact the city at 937-233-1801 or Montgomery County Environmental Services at 937-225-4999 with questions.

Contact Amy Piner at 937-496-7047 or or Mike Newsom at 937-496-7569 or for more information.