Cornelius Frolik

Reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio

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Q&A: Everything you need to know about Dayton’s water outage
 More than 400,000 people in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County were initially impacted by a water outage last night, and many residents have questions. City leaders found the break early this morning and isolated the incident to a smaller affected area and treatment plants started pumping at full capacity, returning water to the impacted...

Posted: 2 days ago

More than 400,000 people in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County were initially impacted by a water outage last night, and many residents have questions. City leaders found the break early this morning and isolated the incident to a smaller affected area and treatment plants started pumping at full capacity, returning water to the impacted...
Montgomery County Water Outage: Where can you get bottled water?
 Montgomery County officials plan to announce a centralized water pickup location for Friday for residents under a boil advisory. Meanwhile, the three sites in Dayton, Clayton and Trotwood closed at 6 p.m. Thursday. Three Kroger stores were offering donated water to those under the boil advisory in need, at the following locations: ...

Posted: 2 days ago

Montgomery County officials plan to announce a centralized water pickup location for Friday for residents under a boil advisory. Meanwhile, the three sites in Dayton, Clayton and Trotwood closed at 6 p.m. Thursday. Three Kroger stores were offering donated water to those under the boil advisory in need, at the following locations: ...
Fire Blocks draws interest from restaurants, entertainment businesses
 Interest in the Fire Blocks is heating up as multiple groups have signed letters of intent or submitted deposits to occupy space in the district. The Fire Blocks developer declined to identify potential tenants at this time but says they include an “elevated bar” concept, a coffee shop, a sports bar with a twist, and a games and...

Posted: 2 days ago

Interest in the Fire Blocks is heating up as multiple groups have signed letters of intent or submitted deposits to occupy space in the district. The Fire Blocks developer declined to identify potential tenants at this time but says they include an “elevated bar” concept, a coffee shop, a sports bar with a twist, and a games and...
Water problems hit Dayton, Montgomery County system
 Thousands of Montgomery County residents and property owners have to boil their tap water before drinking or cooking because of problems that occurred Wednesday with the city of Dayton’s water supply that affected a second system operated by the county. The city’s water system began experiencing outages and varying levels of pressure...

Posted: 2 days ago

Thousands of Montgomery County residents and property owners have to boil their tap water before drinking or cooking because of problems that occurred Wednesday with the city of Dayton’s water supply that affected a second system operated by the county. The city’s water system began experiencing outages and varying levels of pressure...
Dayton water outage: City water director says issue is system-wide
 All residents who use the city of Dayton’s water service need to boil their water before cooking or drinking with it until officials can find out what the problem is with the system, city Water Director Michael Powell said Wednesday night at City Hall. “We are experiencing varying levels of pressure and also outages system wide...

Posted: 2 days ago

All residents who use the city of Dayton’s water service need to boil their water before cooking or drinking with it until officials can find out what the problem is with the system, city Water Director Michael Powell said Wednesday night at City Hall. “We are experiencing varying levels of pressure and also outages system wide...
Water outage: Dayton and Montgomery County cancel boil advisories 
 A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...

Posted: 2 days ago

A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...
Downtown Dayton’s free shuttle service gets new stops, new bus
 Just months after launch, Downtown Dayton’s free shuttle bus service is adding new stops and another bus to ensure riders don’t have to wait longer than 10 minutes. The Flyer shuttle service saw a big jump in ridership in January, surprising some. “We were not expecting the service to be as popular in the winter months as...

Posted: 3 days ago

Just months after launch, Downtown Dayton’s free shuttle bus service is adding new stops and another bus to ensure riders don’t have to wait longer than 10 minutes. The Flyer shuttle service saw a big jump in ridership in January, surprising some. “We were not expecting the service to be as popular in the winter months as...
Dayton mayor vows to reduce evictions, focuses on poverty
 Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley on Wednesday said she would focus on helping people trapped in poverty, unveiling efforts to reduce evictions and reform the city’s towing practices. In her sixth State of the City address, Whaley said Dayton remains too segregated and unequal, tied to decades of discriminatory policies that she said she will...

Posted: 3 days ago

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley on Wednesday said she would focus on helping people trapped in poverty, unveiling efforts to reduce evictions and reform the city’s towing practices. In her sixth State of the City address, Whaley said Dayton remains too segregated and unequal, tied to decades of discriminatory policies that she said she will...
New taco restaurant coming to downtown Dayton’s Water Street
 A taco joint with multiple locations in central Ohio is moving into a new housing development in downtown Dayton’s Water Street District. Local Cantina, which has about nine stores in Columbus, Gahanna, Westerville, Dublin and other cities, will occupy nearly 4,500 square feet of space in the Centerfield Flats building. The restaurant...

Posted: 4 days ago

A taco joint with multiple locations in central Ohio is moving into a new housing development in downtown Dayton’s Water Street District. Local Cantina, which has about nine stores in Columbus, Gahanna, Westerville, Dublin and other cities, will occupy nearly 4,500 square feet of space in the Centerfield Flats building. The restaurant...
Dayton’s pot decriminalization: Here’s how police were told to respond
 Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl has instructed officers not to charge minor misdemeanor marijuana and hashish offenses under state code, except if they suspect the possession is related to drug trafficking or could result in “companion charges” for more serious offenses. Biehl also told officers if they choose to use their discretion...

Posted: 5 days ago

Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl has instructed officers not to charge minor misdemeanor marijuana and hashish offenses under state code, except if they suspect the possession is related to drug trafficking or could result in “companion charges” for more serious offenses. Biehl also told officers if they choose to use their discretion...
Sandwich shop? Small grocery? What do you want at closed Xenia Avenue site?
 East Dayton residents tonight will get a chance to offer ideas to transform a shuttered Xenia Avenue business into a “community asset” such as a food hub. The Convenient Plus Food Mart at 405 Xenia Avenue closed last year. East End Neighborhood Development Corp. plans to buy and rehab the property into a use that benefits an area...

Posted: 5 days ago

East Dayton residents tonight will get a chance to offer ideas to transform a shuttered Xenia Avenue business into a “community asset” such as a food hub. The Convenient Plus Food Mart at 405 Xenia Avenue closed last year. East End Neighborhood Development Corp. plans to buy and rehab the property into a use that benefits an area...