Over the weekend, one Dayton neighborhood was the focus of a large cleanup operation. Saturday, in the Five Oaks neighborhood, volunteers, gathered along with police units and city officials to pick up trash, mow lawns and remove overgrown brush on three streets surrounding a park on Richman and Delaware streets..
Verletta Jackson is with Dayton Planning and Community Development. She believes clean-up operations have a positive impact on neighborhoods like Five Oaks, and that “It really enhances and also gives the community encouragement."
A new way of thinking about relationships is growing in the US. Polyamory is the ability to have romantic love for more than one person at a time. Dayton is home to a growing polyamorous community. Dayton is known for being a city of innovation and now that innovation affects relationships as well. A local group called Southwest Ohio Young and Poly was formed in response. Community Voices Producer Nicole Richter has the story.
Two local professional basketball players are teaming up to give something back to the Dayton area. The NBA players will host a charity basketball game Saturday night to raise money for education.
Former Dunbar High School hoops stars and current pros Daequan Cook and Norris Cole are hosting the second annual Local Legends Game this weekend which brings together a handful of former Dayton area players to raise money for the Cook Scholarship Fund, which helps scholars and athletes go to college.