Dayton

Election 2011
8:38 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Dayton City Commission's Incumbents Re-Elected

Updated 11:00 AM

Voters in Montgomery County chose incumbents for two open seats on the Dayton City Commission. Dean Lovelace and Matt Joseph each earned more than 36% of the vote. First-time candidate Mark Manovich took 15% and William Pace came in fourth with 11%.

Matt Joseph has been in office for eight years, but he acknowledges that being an incumbent doesn’t mean an automatic win.

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Arts & Culture
5:02 pm
Thu October 20, 2011

Muse Machine Executive Director Resigns

Today Dayton's arts education organization, Muse Machine announced that Executive Director Luke Dennis is stepping down later this year to work at Harvard University.

Dennis will serve as the curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection. Founded 100 years ago, it was the first of its kind in the United States. It contains manuscripts, letters and diaries from actors, directors , choreographers and many others. Dennis will oversee promotion of the collection and the acquisition of new pieces from current members of the theatre community.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:00 am
Thu October 6, 2011

Dayton to Paint Itself as 'Immigrant-Friendly'

Officials have given unanimous approval to Dayton's "immigrant-friendly" plan aimed at bolstering a shrinking population.

Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell read a statement during Wednesday's city commission meeting saying the Welcome Dayton program is not about harboring illegal immigrants or drawing them into the city. He says the focus instead is on treating all people kindly, fairly and humanely.

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Music
4:09 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Take WYSO With You on First Friday

Tonight Downtown Dayton celebrates First Friday, an art hop that showcases downtown galleries along with restaurants, businesses and more.  Now you can explore First Friday without missing a minute of Around the Fringe.  Many of the businesses participating in First Friday will playing your favorite danceable beats DJ'd by Rev Cool right from WYSO.

More on First Friday is available here.

Politics
5:25 pm
Fri April 15, 2011

Former Congressman Returns To Dayton, Fast To Showcase Hunger Issues

Former Democratic Congressman Tony Hall was in Dayton today to promote awareness for the hungry. He's been fasting for 18 days, drinking water and some juice and he plans to continue the fast until the end of next week. Hall said he's fasting for three reasons. One is to remind Americans about the hunger issues in the country and to urge people to action, or what he calls a circle of protection. The third reason was political.

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