Montgomery County

Politics
8:04 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Montgomery County Democrats Choose New House Candidate

Democrats in Montgomery County chose Fred Strahorn to replace Rep. Clayton Luckie, who withdrew from running for re-election.

The Dayton Daily News reports that the county party's central committee voted 41 to 1 replace Luckie on the November ballot.  Luckie dropped out Friday, a day after the Franklin County prosecutor said Luckie was under investigation. The prosecutor has said little other than that the probe doesn't involve bribery.

Luckie remains in office. He hasn't commented on his withdrawal or the prosecutor's statement.

Business & Technology
7:52 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Montgomery County Proposes Funding For Area Projects

Montgomery County is recommending nine area projects for funding, totaling nearly $1.5 million. The Ohio Economic Development Government Equity Advisory Committee, or EDGE, is spearheading the request.

One proposed project is a $100,000  investment to create corporate headquarters for the medical manufacturing group, Midmark.  The money would be used to renovate an existing facility at Tech Town. According to a press release from the county, the project would bring 57 jobs to the area.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:35 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: February 24 - March 1, 2012

Do you have tunes for Rosemary Clooney like Come On-A My House and Mambo Italiano?

I heard both of those and many others at the Victoria a couple of nights ago. The Human Race has a new musical that captures Rosemary Clooney’s career. It’s all about the challenges she faced as wife, mother and performer and these are related with her nervous breakdown, depression and drug addiction.

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Election 2011
6:03 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Montgomery County Levy Results

Results for levies in Montgomery County:

Centerville Library (3 Mill Replacement and Increase)
YES: 61% (12,948 votes)
NO: 39% (8,435 votes)

Englewood (1.65 Mill Renewal Operating Expenses)
YES: 66% (3,147 votes)
NO: 34% (1,640 votes)

German Twp. Senior Citizens Levy (1 Mill Renewal)
YES: 59% (1,654 votes)
NO: 41% (1,172 votes)

Huber Heights School Levy (8 Mill Additional)
NO: 73% (8,777 votes)
YES: 27% (3,290 votes)

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Around the Miami Valley, Politics
12:19 pm
Thu August 18, 2011

Montgomery County Officials Make Plea for 3rd District

DAYTON, Ohio — Officials in Montgomery County are asking Gov. John Kasich to leave the 3rd Congressional District intact during the redistricting process.

Montgomery County commissioners are concerned that any further reductions of the district would negatively affect the city of Dayton and surrounding county. According to the Dayton Daily News, the commissioners believe the county would best be served by one member of Congress who could fully focus on the community and its issues.

In the 2001 redistricting, the 3rd District lost 22 percent of itself to the 8th District.

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