Around the Miami Valley

Around the Miami Valley
1:43 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

North Korean Ex-Detainee Likely To Get Job Back

MORAINE, Ohio (AP) The mayor of Moraine says an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub will likely get his job back.

The city of Moraine in suburban Dayton terminated Jeffrey Fowle earlier this year but worked closely with his lawyer to make sure his family was provided for.

Moraine Mayor Elaine Allison said Wednesday the job in the city's streets department is available for Fowle. Fowle's attorney Tim Tepe says Fowle would like to return to the city.

Around the Miami Valley
12:06 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Five Rivers MetroParks Helps Develop New National Guidelines For "Nature Play"

Hills and Dales Park Manager, Todd Catchpole stands next to a sign marking the one of the many entrances into the Nature Play Area that have been created to give neighbors easy access to the park.
Credit Jerry Kenney

Dayton’s Five Rivers MetroParks played a key role in developing a new set of national guidelines aimed at helping communities create natural, outdoor play areas for children. The report, Nature Play & Learning Places: Creating and Managing Places Where Children Engage with Nature, released last month by the National Wildlife Federation, features the children’s park at Hills and Dales Metropark.

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: October 17 - 23, 2014

On Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. teen anime and manga fans will converge on the Dayton Metro Main Library for the fifth annual AniMangaCon, a celebration of Japanese animation and cartooning. The event is free and open to anyone in grades 7-12 with an interest in manga, anime, drawing, Japanese culture, and costuming.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:55 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Clark County Region Showing Job Growth

Clark County-based Speedway is expanding and adding jobs.
Credit brutalSoCal / Flickr/Creative Commons

  Clark County is likely to see a boost in employment opportunities over the next five years as Speedway and Dole add jobs.

At a recent job growth conference in Springfield, the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and members of the Dayton Development Coalition pointed to Speedway and Dole's expansion as key factors in Clark County's growth. Speedway is projected to add 350 jobs and Dole expects to add another 150 jobs in the next five years.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:31 am
Sun October 12, 2014

WYSO Weekend: October 12, 2014

Credit Derek Jensen

Coming up in this edition WYSO Weekend:

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