Lisa Powell

Staff photographer for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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WANTED: ‘Some broad shouldered, military-looking private’ to pose for statue
 The model for the Civil War soldier who stands guard at the intersection of Main and Monument Streets posed only after his wife twisted his arm.  A statue of the Goddess of Liberty was originally intended to top the monument, according to a 1923 Dayton Daily News story, but ex- Civil War soldiers insisted on a Union private soldier. ...

Posted: 26 minutes ago

The model for the Civil War soldier who stands guard at the intersection of Main and Monument Streets posed only after his wife twisted his arm.  A statue of the Goddess of Liberty was originally intended to top the monument, according to a 1923 Dayton Daily News story, but ex- Civil War soldiers insisted on a Union private soldier. ...
Look at Dayton’s Good Samaritan Hospital campus in the 1980s compared to today
 Good Samaritan Hospital opened in Dayton in 1932 at Philadelphia and Salem Avenues.  The community partnered with the Sisters of Charity to raise $1 million to build the facility.  During the early years, the hospital was one of 1,125 nursing schools in the country providing a free education for nurses under the Nurses Training...

Posted: a day ago

Good Samaritan Hospital opened in Dayton in 1932 at Philadelphia and Salem Avenues.  The community partnered with the Sisters of Charity to raise $1 million to build the facility.  During the early years, the hospital was one of 1,125 nursing schools in the country providing a free education for nurses under the Nurses Training...
Did you know the Dayton community helped build Good Samaritan Hospital?
 In the late 1920s, the community partnered with the Sisters of Charity in Cincinnati to raise money for a new hospital in Dayton.  The campaign to raise $1 million to construct Good Samaritan Hospital began In 1928 and was led by local businessman John Q. Sherman, who founded The Standard Register Company with his brother William...

Posted: 5 days ago

In the late 1920s, the community partnered with the Sisters of Charity in Cincinnati to raise money for a new hospital in Dayton.  The campaign to raise $1 million to construct Good Samaritan Hospital began In 1928 and was led by local businessman John Q. Sherman, who founded The Standard Register Company with his brother William...
Twenty years later: remembering highway accident that killed two first responders
 John and Paula Kalaman left flowers on their son’s headstone at David’s Cemetery in Kettering this morning on the anniversary of his death.  While visiting the cemetery, they discovered a bouquet of flowers left by an anonymous person and a wreath left by the Centerville Police Dept. “That makes us feel good,&rdquo...

Posted: 10 days ago

John and Paula Kalaman left flowers on their son’s headstone at David’s Cemetery in Kettering this morning on the anniversary of his death.  While visiting the cemetery, they discovered a bouquet of flowers left by an anonymous person and a wreath left by the Centerville Police Dept. “That makes us feel good,&rdquo...
Popular sledding hills you should visit
Flying snow shrouds Alex Shumard, 16, of Centerville (left) and Ryan Crouch, 18 of Kettering (right) as they fly down a hill. Sledding enthusiasts of all ages took advantage of Thursday's  snow fall and headed to "Suicide Hill" at Community Golf Course in Kettering Friday Jan. 8, 2010.

Posted: 11 days ago

Flying snow shrouds Alex Shumard, 16, of Centerville (left) and Ryan Crouch, 18 of Kettering (right) as they fly down a hill. Sledding enthusiasts of all ages took advantage of Thursday's snow fall and headed to "Suicide Hill" at Community Golf Course in Kettering Friday Jan. 8, 2010.
3 times Dayton snowstorms were so big, you actually should have bought bread and milk
 There a good chance we will see our first significant winter storm of the season this weekend.  The Dayton region has weathered significant storms in the past, but the winters of 1950,  1978 and 2004 stand out. Here’s a look at three times the Miami Valley has been buried in snow.  Nearly a foot of snow covered Ohio in 1950...

Posted: 12 days ago

There a good chance we will see our first significant winter storm of the season this weekend.  The Dayton region has weathered significant storms in the past, but the winters of 1950, 1978 and 2004 stand out. Here’s a look at three times the Miami Valley has been buried in snow.  Nearly a foot of snow covered Ohio in 1950...