Montgomery County news


Free appliance recycling for county residents

Montgomery County Environmental Services will dispose of old appliances free of charge June 4-6 as part of its Appliance Amnesty program. Appliances can include refrigerators, air conditioners, water heaters and stoves.

This free appliance disposal program is available for all Montgomery County residents, and is sponsored by the Montgomery County Solid Waste District. Montgomery County Environmental Services offers special disposal programs to prevent illegal dumping, promote recycling, and protect our soil and waterways from pollution or contamination.

Microwaves, small counter-top appliances or outdoor grills are not accepted as part of this program, but these items will be accepted for a nominal fee.

Appliances are accepted at the Montgomery County Solid Waste District Transfer and Recycling Facility, located at 1001 Encrete Lane in Moraine. Appliances are accepted during the following times: from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 4-5, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 6.

Montgomery County Environmental Services accepts appliances throughout the year for a small fee.

For more information, call 937-225-4999. STAFF REPORT


Auto show to raise funds for charity

The Antioch Shriners and officials with AutoZone in Vandalia are hosting a car show where the proceeds will benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 6 at the AutoZone at 775 E. National Road.

Those wanting to enter their cars can do so by bringing them to the event. The first 50 entries will receive a dash plaque. Awards will be handed out for Best In Show, Most Original, Best Paint, Best Engine and others. The event will also include door prizes, food vendors and music.

For more information, call Paul Brigitzer at 937-623-1732 or call AutoZone at 937-410-7069. KELLI WYNN


Council set to meet tonight

The West Carrollton City Council is scheduled to meet tonight.

The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in council chambers of the West Carrollton Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave. STAFF REPORT


Township trustees to meet tonight

The Miami Twp. Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet tonight.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Miami Twp. Government Center, 2700 Lyons Road. STAFF REPORT


Local project awarded recycling money

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.24 million in recycling market development grants to eight projects across the state, including $232,500 to a local company.

Quality Farms, in partnership with the city of Dayton, will receive the grant to buy product deconstruction processing equipment.

Quality Farms provides beer, wine and spirit product destruction and recycling services to the alcoholic beverage industry.

The company says its services are 100 percent landfill free. The eight projects will create jobs, divert more material from waste streams and increase capacity. STAFF REPORT


Free computer classes offered

The Community Action Partnership’s free Computer Learning Program offers classes that cover the basics from computer terminology and operating systems to using the Internet, sending e-mail, and creating and editing documents.

Classes meet for two hours three days a week for three weeks. Students may choose either morning (9 to 11 a.m.) or afternoon (1 to 3 p.m.) sessions.

In June, classes will meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18.

Classes meet in Community Action Partnership’s computer lab at 719 S. Main St., Dayton.

To see if you qualify, or to pre-register, call 937-341-5000, ext. 126 or 125. STAFF REPORT

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