The Dayton International Peace Museum will honor the Nobel Peace Prize laureate at a luncheon on Saturday, at 11:30 a.m. at the Dayton Art Institute. They will recognize the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for its work to eliminate chemical weapons in Syria and in other countries around the globe.
The Lyndon B. Johnson Library in Texas wants to adopt President Kennedy’s Air Force One that’s now at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton. The request isn’t sitting well with Ohio leaders.
The plane that served as Air Force One for Presidents Kennedy through Clinton is part of the Presidential Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Now, the LBJ Library has asked the Air Force to transfer the aircraft to their collection.
Last year, Dayton-based Leaders for Equality in Action or LEAD, filed a federal complaint with the Highway Administration against the city of Beavercreek after it denied an RTA request to place three bus stops near the mall.
After the Highway Administration threatened to strip the city of nearly $11 million in funding if it didn't comply with RTA's request, Beavercreek's City Council voted late last year to approve the new bus stops. The new RTA bus stops on Pentagon Boulevard were up and running Sunday morning.
Opening games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament return to southwest Ohio this year, but a Dayton street party marking the tournament's start will not.
The Dayton Daily News reports the party held in 2012 as the First Four Festival included food and music and drew about 15,000 people. Organizers canceled it last year, saying the NCAA no longer allowed local sponsorships of public events surrounding the tournament, but said they expected to have a festival again in 2014.
Eagles: Birds of Beauty and Grace is part of the Art of Nature Winter Speaker Series and it will be Sunday, Jan 12, at 2:30 p.m. at The Aullwood. The animal show manager at the Cincinnati Zoo will talk about his extensive knowledge and experience in working with bald eagles.