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Past articles by Nick:

Oakwood permit values top $13.5M for second straight year

Oakwood City Schools, Wright Memorial Public Library renovations help fuel increase in permit numbers. → Read More

Oakwood seeks new AD in job switch involving school district finances

Athletic director taking No. 2 treasurer job after job departures to Centerville and Kettering. → Read More

Kettering lays out hiring steps, salary range for new school superintendent

Kettering’s top education administrator plans to retire at end of school year. → Read More

U.S. 35 down to one lane at times; some roadwork goes until August

ODOT says traffic between Dayton and Beavercreek expected to be impacted by lane closings scheduled through August. → Read More

Wetlands group’s Fairborn land donation aims to expand nature trail

Beaver Creek Wetlands Association wants to give Fairborn 67 acres in effort to gain $1.3M Clean Ohio grant. → Read More

Oakwood updates property code to protect home, business values

Aging upscale Dayton suburb saw nearly $14M in building permit value reinvestment in 2021. → Read More

Kettering school board has special meeting tonight on superintendent search

Kettering’s top education administrator plans to retire at end of school year. → Read More

New Fairborn parking laws start in March; violators face fines

Fines of new guidelines to start next month vary depending on violators response with police. → Read More

Kettering adds funds to keep police crisis intervention job, aid mental health cases

Police say pilot crime-fighting program started more than a year helps reduce the number of arrests, clear jail space for more serious offenders and cuts the number of court cases. → Read More

NEW DETAILS: Kettering schools OKs child care rate hikes for those with district jobs

Childcare costs to increase for those with jobs in Kettering City Schools; rates for more popular program used by students’ parents unchanged for now. → Read More

Cornerstone of Centerville upscale apartments nearing occupancy

Cornerstone Apartments and Dogwood Commons combine for $65M in business investment, will join Cabela’s, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Costco, Kroger and Wright-Patt Credit Union at sprawling complex. → Read More

Fairborn council meets in Kentucky, sets course for coming years

Mayor: Three-day session at Covington Holiday Inn allows city council to “totally concentrate on our goals and objectives.” → Read More

JUST IN: Famous comedians among shows coming to Fraze Pavilion

Steve Martin, Martin Short, Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and Justin Moore scheduled to perform at Kettering outdoor concert venue. → Read More

Crime drops in Oakwood for 2021; hit-and-runs way up

Violent and property crimes down 20% in 2021 in heavily residential city bordering Dayton. → Read More

Kettering, Oakwood plan to swap land near West Dorothy Lane

Boundary issues discovered during reconstruction of bridge would require Montgomery County approval. → Read More

Dayton man has religiously backed Bengals Super Bowl dreams for decades

Chaminade-Julienne grad’s family has had Cincinnati season tickets for more than 50 years. → Read More

Oakwood mayor: City plans no income, property tax hikes this year

Heavily residential city historically has among the highest income and real estate taxes in the Dayton area. → Read More

Four-decade Bengals fan is Super Bowl-bound and hoping to see history

Carroll High School grad whose been at key Cincinnati wins looks for Bengals to end NFL championship draught with win over Los Angeles Rams. → Read More

JUST IN: Kettering delays deal with business for license plate detection cameras

Centerville, Vandalia have approved camera deals with Flock while Dayton has had pilot program with detection system criticized by ACLU for privacy concerns. → Read More

‘Spoofed’ email not from Fairmont principal; sorry kids, school’s on Monday

District sends out response, says suspect in late-night bogus Super Bowl message from Fairmont High School principal not yet known. → Read More