Around the Miami Valley

Around the Miami Valley
7:44 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Another Round Of Storms Move Through The Miami Valley

Storm front as seen in Xenia, off Upper Bellbrook Rd., looking Northeast, around 5:30pm, Wednesday.
Credit Lora Bowling

Just a week after a storms produced a tornado in Cedarville, a new storm-front moving though the Miami Valley has resulted in severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings for most of the area, and at least one tornado warning for Clark County. That warning expired at 6:15pm.

The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings for the following counties until 9:30 and 10:30 for most areas.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...

  BEAVERCREEK...SPRINGFIELD...WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB...XENIA...

Read more
Around the Miami Valley
11:39 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Dayton Racial Justice Group Requests End To Suspensions For Young Students

The group Racial Justice Now! (RJN) will return to the Dayton Public School Board meeting Tuesday evening to follow-up on a request that the district stop out-of-school suspensions for preschool through 3rd grade students. RJN presented its initial request at last month’s board meeting.

University of Dayton Professor of Law Emeritus Vernellia Randall says the group will present  a petition with more than 14oo signatures.

Read more
Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon May 19, 2014

WYSO Weekend: May 18, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

Read more
Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Call & Response: Malcolm X's Legacy In Dayton and Beyond

Slain civil rights leader Malcom X would have been 89 years old on May, 19th.

Call and Response is an African American produced show about the Miami Valley. It is a program that stimulates and engages the core WYSO audience while speaking especially to listeners of color. Call and Response is an opportunity to share in the collective history of the multicultural community we call home.

Host Daryl Ward is one of the most recognizable voices and community leaders in Southwest Ohio. Dr. Ward lives and works in West Dayton, where he serves as pastor of the Omega Baptist Church in Dayton View.

Read more
Around the Miami Valley
12:55 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

First Inclusive Playground To Be Built In Clark County

Nearly 100 volunteers will gather at Snyder Park in Springfield on Saturday to help build the first playground  in Clark County that will allow disabled kids to interact with non-disabled children.  The Springfield Rotary Club developed the idea to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Rotary Club Chairwoman Mel Marsh says there were many ideas tossed around about how the organization could commemorate its anniversary, but the inclusive playground was the best.

Read more

Pages