Nick Blizzard

NICK BLIZZARD covers Miamisburg, Miami Twp., Moraine and West Carrollton. He’s reported on area suburbs for more than a decade.

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Mother of missing Miamisburg woman working to raise funds for reward offer
 Funds are being raised to offer a reward for information on the whereabouts of a missing Miamisburg woman who has been the focus of multi-day searches involving federal, state and local investigators. An account has been created in hopes of discovering the location of Chelsey Coe, who police said they have reason to believe disappeared in...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Funds are being raised to offer a reward for information on the whereabouts of a missing Miamisburg woman who has been the focus of multi-day searches involving federal, state and local investigators. An account has been created in hopes of discovering the location of Chelsey Coe, who police said they have reason to believe disappeared in...
Austin Landing honoring wounded veterans, Gold Star families with events this week
 Austin Landing will honor wounded veterans and Gold Star families on Thursday and Friday. A Jeep parade will start at the Hilton Garden Inn at about 6 p.m. Thursday. About 100 Wounded Warriors and Gold Star families will be at Austin Landing all weekend. RELATED: A guide to the best and worst veterans charities On Friday, the mixed retail...

Posted: 13 hours ago

Austin Landing will honor wounded veterans and Gold Star families on Thursday and Friday. A Jeep parade will start at the Hilton Garden Inn at about 6 p.m. Thursday. About 100 Wounded Warriors and Gold Star families will be at Austin Landing all weekend. RELATED: A guide to the best and worst veterans charities On Friday, the mixed retail...
Active shooter training planned to help participants share skills with others
 A two-day active shooter training course is scheduled for September to teach participants how to respond to serious incidents and share those skills. RELATED: Increased school safety measures starting in West Carrollton The Training Instructor Certification Course will be held Sept. 20-21 at Moraine Heights Baptist Church, 5661 Munger Road...

Posted: 17 hours ago

A two-day active shooter training course is scheduled for September to teach participants how to respond to serious incidents and share those skills. RELATED: Increased school safety measures starting in West Carrollton The Training Instructor Certification Course will be held Sept. 20-21 at Moraine Heights Baptist Church, 5661 Munger Road...
Miamisburg to restrict cell towers for 5G mobile technology
 Restrictions on small cell phone towers have been approved by Miamisburg City Council. Limits on locations on heights for the towers are among the guidelines approved in the 5-0 vote. The restrictions go into effect immediately, city officials said. Legislation regulating the 5G mobile technology facilities is an issue several area communities...

Posted: a day ago

Restrictions on small cell phone towers have been approved by Miamisburg City Council. Limits on locations on heights for the towers are among the guidelines approved in the 5-0 vote. The restrictions go into effect immediately, city officials said. Legislation regulating the 5G mobile technology facilities is an issue several area communities...
Officials want a new entertainment district on this site off I-75 with a major demolition planned
 West Carrollton officials are aiming to demolish Carrollton Plaza this fall with the goal of redeveloping the site just off Interstate 75 as a cornerstone for a multi-million dollar entertainment district. The city has hired an engineering firm to oversee the tearing down of structures, including the former Roberds site, on the 13.75 acres...

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West Carrollton officials are aiming to demolish Carrollton Plaza this fall with the goal of redeveloping the site just off Interstate 75 as a cornerstone for a multi-million dollar entertainment district. The city has hired an engineering firm to oversee the tearing down of structures, including the former Roberds site, on the 13.75 acres...
Ex-Roberds site demolition planned as West Carrollton eyes entertainment district
 West Carrollton is hiring an engineering firm for the demolition of Carrollton Plaza. The city bought the 13.75-acre former home of Roberds off Interstate 75’s Exit 47 and planned to tear it down with the goal of redeveloping the land. Officials want to make the site a cornerstone for a multi-million dollar entertainment district plan...

Posted: a day ago

West Carrollton is hiring an engineering firm for the demolition of Carrollton Plaza. The city bought the 13.75-acre former home of Roberds off Interstate 75’s Exit 47 and planned to tear it down with the goal of redeveloping the land. Officials want to make the site a cornerstone for a multi-million dollar entertainment district plan...
Increased school safety, security measures starting in West Carrollton this week
 West Carrollton schools will be increasing safety and security at its buildings this year. All buildings will be locked, requiring visitors to be “buzzed in” and report to the main office, according to Andrea Townsend, West Carrollton City Schools superintendent. RELATED: West Carrollton police officer deal targets school safety...

Posted: 2 days ago

West Carrollton schools will be increasing safety and security at its buildings this year. All buildings will be locked, requiring visitors to be “buzzed in” and report to the main office, according to Andrea Townsend, West Carrollton City Schools superintendent. RELATED: West Carrollton police officer deal targets school safety...
Free job fair this weekend will include several businesses hiring new employees
 The West Carrollton Works Jobs Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the West Carrollton YMCA gymnasium, 900 S. Alex Road. RELATED: Job outlook remains good for Dayton area This is the fourth year for the event that will feature nine West Carrollton-based employers, which are currently hiring in a variety of fields, according...

Posted: 3 days ago

The West Carrollton Works Jobs Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the West Carrollton YMCA gymnasium, 900 S. Alex Road. RELATED: Job outlook remains good for Dayton area This is the fourth year for the event that will feature nine West Carrollton-based employers, which are currently hiring in a variety of fields, according...
A proposed Miami Twp. housing development has been voted down for a third time. What’s next?
 Traffic concerns led two Miami Twp. trustees to vote against a plan for new homes north of the Dayton Mall, which caused the board president to warn the defeat puts “this entire development at risk.” The 2-1 vote was the township’s third defeat of Rivendell, a plan to build 81 homes on 31 acres north of the mall. The vote...

Posted: 2 days ago

Traffic concerns led two Miami Twp. trustees to vote against a plan for new homes north of the Dayton Mall, which caused the board president to warn the defeat puts “this entire development at risk.” The 2-1 vote was the township’s third defeat of Rivendell, a plan to build 81 homes on 31 acres north of the mall. The vote...
Years multiple Cincinnati Reds players picked for All-Star games

Posted: 2 days ago

Three Cincinnati Reds have been selected to the National League All-Star team for Tuesday night’s game in Washington D.C. First baseman Joey Votto, second baseman Scooter Gennett and third baseman Eugenio Suarez earned spots as reserves on the game. The Reds have had several years in which three or more players have been picked to participate...
Fire, police levy renewals expected to go before Miami Twp. voters
 Miami Twp. voters can expect to see levies on the ballot this fall to fund fire and police services. Renewal levies to fund both safety services were the focus of resolutions approved unanimously this week by Miami Twp. trustees. FOLLOW NICK BLIZZARD ON TWITTER The township will be asking voters on Nov. 6 to keep a 5.25-mill police levy and...

Posted: 5 days ago

Miami Twp. voters can expect to see levies on the ballot this fall to fund fire and police services. Renewal levies to fund both safety services were the focus of resolutions approved unanimously this week by Miami Twp. trustees. FOLLOW NICK BLIZZARD ON TWITTER The township will be asking voters on Nov. 6 to keep a 5.25-mill police levy and...