Dayton

Dayton government
11:52 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Dayton's city manager stepping down

Credit City of Dayton, Ohio

Dayton's city manager announced Monday he will be stepping down on January 31st.  Tim Riordan has held the job since 2009.  

"It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the City of Dayton for these five years,” Riordan said in a printed statement.  “I want to thank the city commission for their support and courage during these tough economic times.  I believe it is time for another individual to bring unique talents and skills to move our city forward.  For me, I look forward to something new and different."

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Transportation
4:02 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Move over Red Bike, bike share coming to Dayton

Credit City of Dayton

Following in Cincinnati's trail, Dayton is getting a bike share program.

City Commissioners Wednesday approved the final piece of a financial agreement to support the program.

The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority will operate and maintain the system. Plans call for about 225 bikes and 22 stations located within a two-mile radius of downtown. The bikes will be "RTA-green."

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Dayton
4:46 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Task force to review state of historic Dayton Arcade

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is appointing a task force to consider the future of a Gem City landmark.

Dayton's Arcade is listed on the National Register of Historic Places but has been empty since the 1990's. The once glittering building has fallen into disrepair following years of neglect.

In a release, Whaley's office says the task force will review and assess the Arcade for redevelopment along with nine surrounding buildings.

Education
10:33 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Teachers deliver alarming allegations against charter school

Teachers before the State Board of Ed alleging misconduct, racism, and sexism at Dayton charter school.
Credit Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio

The state board of education is launching an investigation into at least one charter school after hearing disturbing testimony from a group of former teachers.

Sexual misconduct, racism, teacher intimidation, questionable testing policies, and mishandling of complaints about those claims were among the allegations the teachers brought to the state board of education meeting.

The teachers were all former employees of the Horizon Science Academy Dayton High School, a charter school managed by the Chicago-based Concept Schools.

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Dayton
6:00 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Why Dayton's economy is rebounding

Mound Business Park is in the midst of marketing itself to prospective companies.
Mound Business Park

The Dayton Development Coalition has been busy lining up businesses to move into a region that in less than a decade was hit hard by the loss of NCR, GM and DHL.

Just this month there have been three major announcements:

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