Cornelius Frolik

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Dayton human relations official accepts Toledo job
 The executive director of Dayton’s Human Relations Council has accepted a job with the city of the Toledo. Catherine Crosby, who has worked for the council since 2005, will become Toledo’s new chief of staff, according to an announcement today from Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz. Crosby, a well-known community member, serves...

Posted: 9 hours ago

The executive director of Dayton’s Human Relations Council has accepted a job with the city of the Toledo. Catherine Crosby, who has worked for the council since 2005, will become Toledo’s new chief of staff, according to an announcement today from Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz. Crosby, a well-known community member, serves...
Dayton RTA looking to end cash fares
 The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority hopes to modernize its payment system to get rid of cash fares by 2020, becoming one of the first major transit agencies in the country to stop accepting coins and dollar bills, officials said this week. LOCAL NEWS: ‘Bad news” for the city: 7 reactions to Good Samaritan Hospital&rsquo...

Posted: a day ago

The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority hopes to modernize its payment system to get rid of cash fares by 2020, becoming one of the first major transit agencies in the country to stop accepting coins and dollar bills, officials said this week. LOCAL NEWS: ‘Bad news” for the city: 7 reactions to Good Samaritan Hospital&rsquo...
‘Unauthorized’ Dayton food pantry ordered to stop operations
 The city of Dayton has ordered a nonprofit in east Dayton to stop operating what officials say is an unauthorized food pantry that has been the source of some neighborhood complaints. With God’s Grace, located at 622 Springfield St., has caused disruption in the neighborhood because long lines of people were forming outside its doors...

Posted: a day ago

The city of Dayton has ordered a nonprofit in east Dayton to stop operating what officials say is an unauthorized food pantry that has been the source of some neighborhood complaints. With God’s Grace, located at 622 Springfield St., has caused disruption in the neighborhood because long lines of people were forming outside its doors...
‘Bad news’ for the city: 7 reactions to Good Samaritan Hospital’s closure
 Premier Health announced Wednesday that Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton will close by the end of the year, shocking employees and community members in the Miami Valley. Good Samaritan Hospital will close by the end of 2018, impacting about 1,600 employees. The news came as a surprise to city officials, hospital employees and patients...

Posted: 2 days ago

Premier Health announced Wednesday that Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton will close by the end of the year, shocking employees and community members in the Miami Valley. Good Samaritan Hospital will close by the end of 2018, impacting about 1,600 employees. The news came as a surprise to city officials, hospital employees and patients...
Greater Dayton RTA buses could be rid of cash fares by 2020
 The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority hopes to modernize its payment system and get rid of cash fares by 2020, officials said Wednesday. More than half of RTA riders have migrated to passes, including monthly and weekly passes, said Mark Donaghy, CEO of the agency.  The agency will work to become the first major transit authority...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority hopes to modernize its payment system and get rid of cash fares by 2020, officials said Wednesday. More than half of RTA riders have migrated to passes, including monthly and weekly passes, said Mark Donaghy, CEO of the agency.  The agency will work to become the first major transit authority...
Community leaders ‘shocked’ over hospital closure
 Good Samaritan Hospital looms large over northwest Dayton, and news of its planned closure this year sent shockwaves Wednesday through the community and halls of government. The city, which only learned hours before Wednesday’s announcement about the hospital’s closure, is concerned about possible disinvestment in the area when...

Posted: 2 days ago

Good Samaritan Hospital looms large over northwest Dayton, and news of its planned closure this year sent shockwaves Wednesday through the community and halls of government. The city, which only learned hours before Wednesday’s announcement about the hospital’s closure, is concerned about possible disinvestment in the area when...
Good Samaritan Hospital: Leaders saddened, concerned by closure
 Good Samaritan Hospital looms large over northwest Dayton, and news of its planned closure this year sent shockwaves Wednesday through the community and halls of government. The city, which only learned hours before Wednesday’s announcement about the hospital’s closure, is concerned about possible disinvestment in the area when...

Posted: 2 days ago

Good Samaritan Hospital looms large over northwest Dayton, and news of its planned closure this year sent shockwaves Wednesday through the community and halls of government. The city, which only learned hours before Wednesday’s announcement about the hospital’s closure, is concerned about possible disinvestment in the area when...
Residents won’t have to vacate downtown Dayton apartments
 A Montgomery County Common Pleas judge has granted a temporary restraining order that blocks the city of Dayton from forcing some tenants to move out of a downtown apartment building that has a malfunctioning heating system. RELATED: Dayton issues vacate order for downtown apartment building Last week, city of Dayton housing inspection officials...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Montgomery County Common Pleas judge has granted a temporary restraining order that blocks the city of Dayton from forcing some tenants to move out of a downtown apartment building that has a malfunctioning heating system. RELATED: Dayton issues vacate order for downtown apartment building Last week, city of Dayton housing inspection officials...
Dayton apartment residents able to stay after judge issues order
 Judge Richard Skelton has issued a temporary restraining order that blocks the city of Dayton’s emergency vacate order for the Newcom building.   Skelton said the building owner must purchase infrared heaters today for the remaining 18 tenants in the building.  He ordered that the building be available for inspection...

Posted: 3 days ago

Judge Richard Skelton has issued a temporary restraining order that blocks the city of Dayton’s emergency vacate order for the Newcom building.   Skelton said the building owner must purchase infrared heaters today for the remaining 18 tenants in the building.  He ordered that the building be available for inspection...
Car thieves in Dayton rely on drivers’ poor choices
 Auto theft often is a crime of opportunity, and now that winter is here, thieves in Dayton will be given some golden opportunities by drivers who make bad decisions. Since Oct. 1, there have been 88 grand theft auto reports in the West Patrol Operations Division, and 41 of the incidents involved a vehicle that was left running with the keys...

Posted: 3 days ago

Auto theft often is a crime of opportunity, and now that winter is here, thieves in Dayton will be given some golden opportunities by drivers who make bad decisions. Since Oct. 1, there have been 88 grand theft auto reports in the West Patrol Operations Division, and 41 of the incidents involved a vehicle that was left running with the keys...
Drugs seen as catalyst for Dayton’s high burglary rate
 Dayton had one of the highest burglary rates among major U.S. cities in 2016, according to FBI data, and drug use appears to be a key factor. “Burglaries will keep getting worse until something is done about the opioid problem, because they are stealing everything they can get their hands on to get their fix,” said Lodia Furnas...

Posted: 4 days ago

Dayton had one of the highest burglary rates among major U.S. cities in 2016, according to FBI data, and drug use appears to be a key factor. “Burglaries will keep getting worse until something is done about the opioid problem, because they are stealing everything they can get their hands on to get their fix,” said Lodia Furnas...