Cornelius Frolik, Dayton Daily News

Cornelius Frolik

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Recent articles by Cornelius:

St. Vincent plans $8M expansion to combat homelessness during COVID-19

St. Vincent de Paul’s homeless shelters in Dayton have lost about one-third of their capacity due to the coronavirus epidemic, but the nonprofit plans to spend about $8 million to add beds and create new space, partly to help with social distancing and cleaning. → Read More

Dayton wants more voting drop boxes added

Dayton’s elected leaders are calling on Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose to increase the number of drop boxes for absentee ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 election. → Read More

Dayton will sound like warfare. But don’t worry, it’s just training

Later this month, some Dayton residents may hear helicopters, explosions and what sounds like gunfire. → Read More

Plastic bag fees, mandatory recycling part of recommendation plan for Dayton

Dayton residents and businesses could face a new fee for plastic shopping bags, a prohibition on trashing recyclable materials and other measures to help the environment. → Read More

Officials: Stop calling 911 with COVID questions, non-emergencies

Some Dayton residents are calling 911 for coronavirus questions and concerns, which officials say is adding onto the usual non-emergency calls that take up time and attention of dispatchers. → Read More

Sinclair program helps students get jobs at Tesla

The largest electric automaker in the world has teamed up with Sinclair Community College to offer a job training program that prepares graduates to work for the company. → Read More

No weekend vehicle traffic on Oregon District’s Fifth Street starts today

Starting today, Dayton’s dining and drinking district is going to try something it hasn’t done before: shut down Fifth Street to automobile traffic on the weekends. → Read More

Dayton airport development boom leads to US 40 changes

Enormous development growth around the Dayton International Airport that has created thousands of new jobs and increased commercial activities has fueled growing concerns about traffic. → Read More

Dayton airport adds new flight to Sunshine State

From Nov. 7 to April 3, 2021, American Airlines will offer a new weekly flight from Dayton to Miami and vice-versa. Starting Saturday (Nov. 7) the flight will depart Dayton at 6:30 a.m. and depart Miami at 9:30 p.m. Miami is a major destination that is in high demand during the cold weather months, said Brian Znotins, American’s Vice President of Network Planning. → Read More

Mendelsons closure delayed; won’t be out until around Christmastime

Mendelsons Liquidation going-out-of-business sale will last through the end of the year after delays and slower-than-expected sales caused by COVID-19. → Read More

Dayton wants free Wi-Fi for northwestern part of city

More than a decade after experimenting with free municipal Wi-Fi, the city of Dayton wants to give it another try as COVID-19 increasingly forces people to use the internet for medical appointments, work, learning, communication and staying in touch. → Read More

Jacob Blake’s shooting pains some Dayton residents still reeling from Floyd’s death

Daj’za Demmings turned 29 on Monday and one of the first things she did on her birthday was burst into tears. → Read More

Dayton’s housing market shows signs of zest: See which neighborhoods increased in value

After a decade and a half of sizable declines or feeble growth, Dayton’s property values finally are starting to make a comeback, driven in large part by renewed vigor in the housing market. → Read More

Oregon District will shut down Fifth Street for outdoor drinking

Part of the Oregon District will shut down to vehicular traffic during the weekends to give people extra room to space out as they drink outdoors. → Read More

Dayton recovers half of COVID job losses, but growth slows

More than half of the local jobs lost during the coronavirus shutdown have been recouped, but the Dayton region’s payroll growth slowed in July, raising concerns about the strength of the economic recovery. → Read More

Flats at South Park part 2: Here’s what’s coming next

The developer of the Flats at South Park proposes constructing a new 51-unit apartment building on the 600 block of Warren Street, just south of its first apartment development. The project is expected to cost about $8 million. → Read More

Dayton to cut nearly $11M. But it’s not enough. Could lead to workforce cuts, mayor says

The city of Dayton plans to cut about $10.7 million out of its 2020 general fund budget due to coronavirus-related revenue declines, but the city still needs to figure out how to slash an additional $2.2 million in spending. → Read More

JUST IN: Montgomery County prosecutor will no longer review officer-involved shooting cases

Montgomery County Prosecutor Mathias Heck Jr. said his office will no longer review and present officer-involved shootings to a grand jury and instead will appoint special prosecutors to handle the cases. → Read More

See how a former illegal hotel in Dayton takes big redevelopment step forward

After a previous rejection and nearly failing a second time, a proposal to turn a former illegal hotel property into new housing has received one of the approvals it needs to move forward. → Read More

Dayton ‘rule of one’ hiring practice questioned as police reforms sought

A long debated proposal to change the city of Dayton’s “rule of one” hiring practice has received renewed attention during efforts to make police reforms in the city. → Read More