In brief


Holiday open house Nov. 25-26

On Nov 25-26 the City of Lebanon will host its Holiday Open House. Start the holiday season off in historic downtown Lebanon, 17 N. Broadway St. Shop, dine, enjoy free horsedrawn carriage rides, and a free model train display.


Dog licenses on sale Dec. 1

Warren County dog licenses go on sale Dec. 1. Regular tags cost $15, bone tags cost $20, and kennel tags cost $75. Dog licenses may be purchased until Jan. 31, without penalty.

Visit the Warren County Auditor web page at to order online.


Gingerbread house decoration Dec. 2

On Dec. 2 beginning at 5:30 p.m. come out to the West Carrollton Senior Center,10 E. Central Ave. and spend an evening with family or friends working on a gingerbread house. Each group must bring their own decorations, but will be provided with the house.

Winners will be announced at the end of the workshop and all houses will be displayed at the Holiday Festival on Dec. 3.

The event is free but advance registration required by calling 937-847-4635.


Donate canned goods

for free aerobics class

On Nov. 24, at 9:30 a.m. bring a canned good for the local food pantry to the Payne Recreation Center, 3800 Main St. and participate in the free Thanksgiving Aerobics Blowout class.

The class is one hour of aerobics and Zumba. For more information contact Grace at 937-535-1062 or


Miami Crossing District

website released

Miami Township, the City of Miamisburg, and the Miami Township-Dayton Mall Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) released the new Miami Crossing District website The website is meant to be a central hub for all types of information — new businesses, entertainment and dining options, local investment opportunities, general news, as well as provide links to over 400 local businesses in the district.


Sidewalk improvements underway

Sidewalk installation and other improvements have begun along the northwest corner of Heincke Road and Central Avenue. New concrete sidewalk and drive aprons and the replacement of curb and gutter will improve pedestrian access and safety. Work is expected to be complete by the end of the year. Temporary lane closures will be necessary at times during the project. Motorists are encouraged to drive with caution near the construction zone. The $100,000 project is being funded by a $75,000 Montgomery County Community Development Block Grant and local city match.

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