Cornelius Frolik, Dayton Daily News

Cornelius Frolik

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Recent articles by Cornelius:

Video shows man — charged with drag racing — wreck Dodge Viper in Dayton

The video shows the two vehicles revving their engines before flooring it. The Dodge Viper lost control, swerved in front of the vehicle it was racing and went off the east side of the roadway, hitting a pole and another vehicle, according to a traffic crash report. Debris from the crash also hit a third car. The two parked cars that were damaged were in a lot in front of a business. Since 2018,… → Read More

Dayton to spend millions on residential road repaving; see list of projects

Dayton to spend millions on residential road resurfacing → Read More

Dayton commissioners quarrel over rules, procedures

Dayton City Commissioner Matt Joseph said while he supports some of Turner-Sloss’ proposed changes modifications can be made at a later time. “There is nothing keeping us from further amending,” the rules and procedures, he said. Since the mid-2000s, the Dayton City Commission handbooks have spelled out expectations of commission members, said Torey Hollingsworth, director of the city commission… → Read More

Ohio could greatly expand historic tax incentive program. Here’s what could happen.

Ohio could double state historic tax incentive program. Here's what could happen. → Read More

Ohio unemployment falls, jobs increase

Ohio’s unemployment rate last month dropped to the lowest level in two and a half years, and the state saw a small uptick in jobs, according to labor data released today. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2% in February, down from 4.3% the prior month. Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.8% a year ago. → Read More

Dayton region sees a ‘natural decrease’ in population

As a result, nearly two-thirds of Ohio counties lost population between July 2020 and July 2021, such as Butler, Clark, Champaign and Montgomery counties, the data show. Warren County added more new residents (3,549) than all but one other county (Delaware), and Greene and Miami each added several hundred people to their populations. → Read More

Dayton to step up vacant lot mowing; city cleaned up 7K areas last year on rotation

Dayton steps up vacant lot mowing after difficult year → Read More

Dayton may change housing code process to address LLC problem

Dayton could launch new housing code process to deal with LLCs → Read More

Fraud, ID theft reports rise in Ohio, Dayton region: What you should know

Fraud, ID theft reports rise in Ohio, Dayton region → Read More

Dayton seeks $5 million to fight homelessness, expand housing supply

Dayton seeks $5 million to fight homelessness, expand housing supply → Read More

Millions of dollars in earmarks could help Dayton Arcade

Federal bill includes $3 million for Arcade innovation center and $1.4 million for commercial kitchen incubator → Read More

Data: Black children make up huge chunk of Ohio’s missing

16% of Ohio youth are Black, but 61% of state’s missing kids are Black → Read More

Dayton police use of force down in 2020, except against Black males

Dayton police used force less frequently in 2020; except for one group → Read More

Northeast Dayton to get hundreds of new homes

City approves 167-home project near Needmore Road, just north of 256-home Willow Hills development → Read More

Dayton plans new spray parks; studies other park improvements

Dayton looks to spend millions on spray parks, parks → Read More

Ex-Dayton cop loses lawsuit over dishonesty, ‘Brady List’

Tonina Lamanna, a former police sergeant and K-9 handler, sued the city of Dayton alleging violation of due process, negligent supervision, defamation, retaliation and other wrongdoing. The court granted judgment in favor of the defendant and dismissed the plaintiff’s claim, said John Musto, Dayton’s deputy law director, who declined further comment. → Read More

Fighting firefighter cancer claims: ‘Slap in the face’ or good fiscal policy?

The city must appeal employees’ cancer claims to get their medical records, which is critical information that is not available at the time when claims are filed, said Ken Couch, Dayton’s human resources director. “The city must contest the (firefighter) cancer claim at the outset while it gathers the employee’s medical information to determine if an appeal was appropriate,” Couch said. “The… → Read More

New local co-op to help reduce solar panel costs

The co-op needs about 50 members to move forward with soliciting bids. Solar United Neighbors has completed 30 solar co-ops across Ohio, helping add solar panels to the rooftops of about 450 homes in the state, said Mryia Williams, program associate with Solar United Neighbors of Ohio. Solar United Neighbors and its co-op partners in coming months will offer informational sessions to educate… → Read More

Dayton dog park gets ready for big move

Park at Deeds Point will close; new, larger park will open farther north at Triangle Park → Read More

Dayton city commission withdraws rule change after pushback

Turner-Sloss, Fairchild, many in public opposed rule making it harder to get legislation drafted → Read More