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Cornelius Frolik

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Recent articles by Cornelius:

Help shape Oregon District tragedy memorial

The survey asks people to rate how important it is to have a memorial that provides a place to mourn, reflect, celebrate life or be uplifted. The 8/4 committee also wants to know whether community members believe the memorial should contain the names of the nine people who were killed in the mass shooting. The committee also wants to know if the memorial should provide a history of the tragedy;… → Read More

Dayton gets OK to demolish vacant building that has Wright Brothers ties

Dayton gets OK to tear down former Gem City ice cream building, which has Wright Brothers ties → Read More

Gun violence declines in Dayton this year

Through mid-November, violent crimes involving firearms decreased 25%, according to Dayton Police Department data. Police recorded 357 incidents, compared to 476 during the same period in 2020. Violent crimes include murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated robbery and aggravated assault. Overall, violent crime has dropped 19% — which includes all incidents, not… → Read More

Fewer people happy with Dayton’s waste collection

A growing number of Dayton residents are unhappy with waste collection services, according to a citywide survey, which city public works officials said stems from issues with missed pickups, staff turnover and container shortages. → Read More

Oops: Thousands of Dayton waste customers warned about contaminated recycling

The city of Dayton suspends recycling service for residents who repeatedly put trash in their recycling bins. → Read More

Dayton projects lower revenue, higher spending in 2022

Federal funds will fill budget gap; 2021 finances were solid, but city says “fiscal cliff” is coming in 2025 → Read More

Dayton Convention Center to get $35M in upgrades, repairs

The Dayton Convention Center might not see a full recovery until 2024, but it has secured $35 million in financing for improvements that should help grow the number of events it hosts and foot traffic, officials said. → Read More

New details: Massive Mendelsons building to become apartments, offices, retail

Massive Mendelsons outlet building to become apartments, offices, retail → Read More

Infrastructure bill makes Ohio rail line possible, but questions remain

The federal infrastructure bill increases the chances for passenger rail in Dayton and Ohio. → Read More

Owensby sues Dayton police for return of $22K they seized

Owensby says money is his life savings; police say dog indicated it had been in close proximity to drugs. → Read More

Dayton put 18 on leave for refusing testing; 3 others positive for COVID

Dayton sends 18 home for refusing testing; 3 test positive for COVID → Read More

Boonshoft to add new ‘Eco Eatery’ to museum

Boonshoft Museum to add new 'Eco Eatery' to north Dayton facility. → Read More

Turner-Sloss, Fairchild pull off rare feat in Dayton commission race

Shenise Turner-Sloss, Darryl Fairchild pull off historic feat in Dayton city races → Read More

Dayton puts a dozen employees on leave for refusing testing

The city has a policy requiring either COVID vaccination or weekly testing. → Read More

‘The people have spoken:’ Changes coming to Dayton with new mayor, new commissioner

Changes coming to Dayton with new mayor, new commissioner → Read More

Dayton wants to move dog park north to Triangle Park

“It’s essentially going to be an added amenity to an existing park site — we’re not talking about major development, a loss of green space or anything like that,” Green said. Butch Richardson, president of the Friends of Deeds Point Dog Park, said there’s a lot of things he likes about the proposed park, but he does not know if the completed product will be as good as it sounds. “I’m hopeful but… → Read More

Turner-Sloss and Fairchild win Dayton commission race

Like Fairchild, Turner-Sloss unsuccessfully ran for the city commission twice before finally prevailing the third time around. After two failed bids for the commission, Fairchild ultimately won office in 2018 during a special election to fill a seat vacated by Joey Williams. Turner-Sloss was confident coming into this election after receiving the most votes of any of the six candidates in the… → Read More

Mims declares victory over Bowers in Dayton mayoral race

Jeff Mims or Rennes Bowers will be Dayton's next mayor → Read More

Dayton to use mediation response for some nonviolent 911 calls

911 mediation response program launching in Dayton → Read More

Dayton may sell 33 acres near airport for commercial development

Dayton may sell 33 acres for commercial development → Read More