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Dayton competes with 237 others for Amazon’s HQ2
 Amazon this morning announced it has received 238 proposals from cities, jurisdictions and other partners across North America attempting to land Amazon’s second headquarters. The Dayton region submitted a proposal. Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland and other Ohio communities did the same. The city of Dayton was part of a regional project...

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Amazon this morning announced it has received 238 proposals from cities, jurisdictions and other partners across North America attempting to land Amazon’s second headquarters. The Dayton region submitted a proposal. Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland and other Ohio communities did the same. The city of Dayton was part of a regional project...
Dayton Mediation Center to help inmates, staff at county jail
 The Dayton Mediation Center will provide training to Montgomery County Jail inmates and corrections staff to help reduce conflict. The city of Dayton this month agreed to a contract with the jail for a four-year program that will cost the county about $90,000 annually.  The jail has faced a series of lawsuits from inmates who claimed...

Posted: 12 hours ago

The Dayton Mediation Center will provide training to Montgomery County Jail inmates and corrections staff to help reduce conflict. The city of Dayton this month agreed to a contract with the jail for a four-year program that will cost the county about $90,000 annually.  The jail has faced a series of lawsuits from inmates who claimed...
County jail a ‘pressure cooker’: How Dayton plans to help
 Jails are “pressure cookers” where inmates and corrections staff interact in tense situations that can lead problem behaviors and other troubles, said Michelle Zaremba, the coordinator of Dayton’s Mediation Center. But there are some tricks to avoiding, identifying and reducing conflict, Zaremba said, and the mediation center...

Posted: 13 hours ago

Jails are “pressure cookers” where inmates and corrections staff interact in tense situations that can lead problem behaviors and other troubles, said Michelle Zaremba, the coordinator of Dayton’s Mediation Center. But there are some tricks to avoiding, identifying and reducing conflict, Zaremba said, and the mediation center...
Dayton employee fired for moonlighting gets job back
 The city of Dayton must reinstate an employee it fired after the city alleged she worked a second job in conflict with her public employment and violated other personnel policies. In its disciplinary proceedings, the city found Roberta Beyer failed to obtain permission from management before working a second job it says was incompatible with...

Posted: 2 days ago

The city of Dayton must reinstate an employee it fired after the city alleged she worked a second job in conflict with her public employment and violated other personnel policies. In its disciplinary proceedings, the city found Roberta Beyer failed to obtain permission from management before working a second job it says was incompatible with...
Cherry on top: 1,000 trees planted in Dayton, and 1,000 more to go
 Though Dayton lost a huge chunk of its tree cover over the course of several decades, the tree canopy is blossoming again thanks to a nonprofit’s work. A group that vowed to plant 1,000 Japanese cherry blossom trees in the Dayton area has officially exceeded that goal and has now vowed to plant another 1,000 trees in the years to come...

Posted: 3 days ago

Though Dayton lost a huge chunk of its tree cover over the course of several decades, the tree canopy is blossoming again thanks to a nonprofit’s work. A group that vowed to plant 1,000 Japanese cherry blossom trees in the Dayton area has officially exceeded that goal and has now vowed to plant another 1,000 trees in the years to come...
Popular tax break could be history: What it would mean to Dayton
 Proposals to reform the federal tax code could end an incentive that has helped create hundreds of new apartments in downtown Dayton and that developers want to use to create hundreds of new units in the future. The federal historic tax credit is at risk of elimination, which would jeopardize future efforts to rehab many historic buildings...

Posted: 3 days ago

Proposals to reform the federal tax code could end an incentive that has helped create hundreds of new apartments in downtown Dayton and that developers want to use to create hundreds of new units in the future. The federal historic tax credit is at risk of elimination, which would jeopardize future efforts to rehab many historic buildings...
Nickel a pill: Mayor Whaley’s prescription painkiller surcharge plan
 Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor, today proposed charging a nickel per dose surcharge for every prescription painkiller pill sold in the state. State data show that 631 million doses of opioids were distributed in Ohio, and a nickel surcharge would generate $31.5 million per year to increase funding for local...

Posted: 4 days ago

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor, today proposed charging a nickel per dose surcharge for every prescription painkiller pill sold in the state. State data show that 631 million doses of opioids were distributed in Ohio, and a nickel surcharge would generate $31.5 million per year to increase funding for local...
Dayton: Get a light or risk getting a ticket
 Riding a bicycle at night without a light isn’t just dangerous — it’s against the law. Since 2015, about 125 people have faced charges in Dayton Municipal Court for not having the proper bicycle signaling devices, which includes lamps mounted on either the front of the bike or its operator, according to court data. But bicyclists...

Posted: 5 days ago

Riding a bicycle at night without a light isn’t just dangerous — it’s against the law. Since 2015, about 125 people have faced charges in Dayton Municipal Court for not having the proper bicycle signaling devices, which includes lamps mounted on either the front of the bike or its operator, according to court data. But bicyclists...
Dayton likely to ask for ‘Dreamers’ program to continue
 The Dayton City Commission on Wednesday will vote on an informal resolution that declares support for continuing a program that shields from deportation people who were brought into the country illegally as children. There are 800,000 people living in the United States who received protections from deportation under the Deferred Action for...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Dayton City Commission on Wednesday will vote on an informal resolution that declares support for continuing a program that shields from deportation people who were brought into the country illegally as children. There are 800,000 people living in the United States who received protections from deportation under the Deferred Action for...
Dayton police install storage vaults after chief’s gun stolen
 The Dayton Police Department is installing storage vaults in more than 100 unmarked cars and trucks, according to records obtained by this newspaper. The vaults will come after the theft of Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl’s service weapon — likely from an unlocked vehicle. Biehl’s firearm was stolen from his city-issued...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Dayton Police Department is installing storage vaults in more than 100 unmarked cars and trucks, according to records obtained by this newspaper. The vaults will come after the theft of Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl’s service weapon — likely from an unlocked vehicle. Biehl’s firearm was stolen from his city-issued...