Around the Miami Valley

Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: February 17 - 23, 2012

Peace on Fifth, one of the Activated Spaces holiday pop-up shops

This weekend is The Great Backyard Bird Count when bird watchers of all ages are counting birds. They are creating a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate and it takes as little as 15 minutes on one day…It’s free, fun, and easy—and it helps the birds.

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Around the Miami Valley
1:00 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: February 10 - 16, 2012

So many things going on….and one is about Paul Laurence Dunbar.

This event is set for Sunday, at 3:00 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church and they will be featuring “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”

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Around the Miami Valley
1:15 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: February 3 - 9, 2012

Kathleen Madigan

Tonight’s the time in downtown Dayton for their First Friday events. Galleries, restaurants and shops will host a variety of free events, including art exhibit openings and live music. And as you wander around you will be hearing Rev Cool from right here on WYSO because many of the places have tuned in 91.3.

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Around the Miami Valley
11:42 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Kings Island in Ohio Seeks to Hire 4,000

Joe Dunckley

The Kings Island amusement and waterpark outside Cincinnati says it plans to hire 4,000 workers to fill seasonal positions.  The park says it is accepting applications online for the 2012 season that starts April 28.

Open positions are in various areas, including admissions, entertainment, food and beverage, lifeguards, rides and security. 

Applications are open to those 15 and older.  The park is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Co.

 

Around the Miami Valley
3:16 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Crows love hanging out in Springfield

 

SPRINGFIELD - Thousands of crows have been swarming around downtown Springfield for several months. It's not unusual for the birds to come to this area. That's been happening since the 1970s. 

The crows blanket the tree tops and the sky in such great numbers that at times it becomes impossible to see anything other than their impressive v-shaped formations.

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