Montgomery County news


School hosts state robotics competition

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) State Championship will be held Saturday at Thurgood Marshall High School, 4447 Hoover Ave.

The one-day event showcases robots developed and operated by 24 teams of Ohio high school students who qualified for the state-level event. FRC robots measure up to 5 feet tall and weigh approximately 120 pounds, competing to perform certain tasks on fields that are the half the size of a basketball court.

This event is open and free to the public, starting with the opening ceremony at 9 a.m., and wrapping up with awards at 4 p.m. JEREMY P. KELLEY


Students recycle, earn money for school

Brookville Intermediate School students have earned nearly $1,000 for their school by collecting and recycling the drink pouches used at home and in the lunchroom.

The students reached the first level of TerraCycle and Capri Sun’s Drink Pouch Brigade contest by collecting more than 10,000 drink pouches.

Since 2007, Drink Pouch Brigade participants have kept almost 235 million drink pouches out of landfills and raised more than $4.5 million for charity. JEREMY P. KELLEY


School board to change meeting time

The West Carrollton City School District Board of Education plans to change its meeting time.

Beginning Aug. 5, the board will begin meeting at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. The board meetings are normally held on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the Guiler Community Room at West Carrollton High School. STAFF REPORT


MVRPC introduces website redesign

The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission has announced the launch of its redesigned and reorganized website featuring a new logo and colors. The updated site, at, is organized by main topics, such as Transportation, Regional Planning, Environment, Data & Mapping, Our Vision, and Our Members.

Established in 1964, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission promotes collaboration among communities, stakeholders, and residents to advance regional priorities.

MVRPC performs various regional planning activities, including air quality, water quality, transportation, land use, research and GIS.

For more information, call 937-223-6323. STAFF REPORT


First Fridays at Austin Landing

Austin Landing is kicking off the start of every month with First Fridays, a 21 and over live concert series that is dedicated to raising money for local children’s charities.

Each First Friday event will begin at 5 p.m. with food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Stranger will be performing at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 5. Tickets available for $5 online or at the door. All proceeds from the entry fee and alcohol sales for this event will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

On Friday, July 3, the band Spungewurthy will perform with proceeds benefiting CARE House Charity.

For more information, call 937-291-6300. STAFF REPORT


City hosting three movie nights this summer

The Huber Heights Arts and Beautification Commission has scheduled three community movie nights this summer at the Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike.

They are: “The Boxtrolls” (9:30 p.m. June 13; rain date June 27); “Dolphin Tale 2” (9:30 p.m. July 11; rain date July 18); and “Cinderella” (9 p.m. Aug. 15; rain date Aug. 22).

The events are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 937-233-1423. STEVEN MATTHEWS


Parks & Rec to host park day

The city of Riverside Parks and Recreation Commission is hosting a Park Day at 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Park.

Volunteers are needed to help clean up the park. Lunch will be provided at noon for the volunteers.

For more information or to make reservations, email STEVEN MATTHEWS

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