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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Firefighters Deliver Pizza to Raise Awareness for Fire Prevention Week

As a precursor to their Fire Prevention Week Open House, the Dayton Fire Department will help Domino's Pizza deliver pizzas in the city of Dayton during the evenings of October 7 and 8.

Firefighters will be offering to check customers' smoke alarms as ...Read More

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

New Firefighters Join the Ranks, Five Public Safety Professionals Promoted

Fire recruit rappelling building

Eleven recruits graduated in June 2016 to join the proud ranks of the Dayton Fire Department after months of training, studying and practicing their new set of skills to keep the public of Dayton safe in emergency situations.

In the same month, the dep...Read More

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Volunteers Help Local Families "After the Fire"

After the fire care package

Dayton firefighters and community partners including United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army gathered to assemble "After the Fire" kits to be distributed to victims of devastating home fires in the ci...Read More

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Fire Prevention Week 2016

Fire Prevention Week theme 2016

For the third year in a row, the Dayton Fire Department is encouraging city residents to check their smoke alarms and ensure their families are safe. This year's theme focuses on replacing expired detectors with new ones.

Smoke alarms should be replac...Read More

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

.25% Income Tax Levy on November Ballot

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

300 Down, More to Come

Land Bank Demolition Event

Montgomery County Land Bank takes down 300th abandoned property.

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Where Do Leaves Go?

Leaf Collection

Curbside pick-up or composting for autumn leaves.

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Video: PSA Brings More Jobs to DAY

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

State Auditor Confirms Clean Audit for City of Dayton

Auditor of State Dave Yost has released the City of Dayton independent auditor's report for the 2015 fiscal year, indicating the City has again received a "clean audit" of its financial operations.

A summary of the audit findings was present...Read More

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Dayton, Cincinnati Receive Key Federal Designation

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration has renewed the Southwest Ohio Aerospace Region's Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) designation.

First designated in 2014, the Southwest Ohio Aerospace Regio...Read More

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

City Launches New Podcast

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The City of Dayton Office of Communications & Public Affairs presents a new opportunity to help keep you informed about the exciting developments that shape our city.

"Birthplace of Next" is a podcast where City officials and community l...Read More

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

City of Dayton Public Opinion Survey Results Available

From May 21 to July 2, 2016, the City of Dayton conducted the "Dayton Survey" to measure resident satisfaction with City of Dayton services and living in the city of Dayton.

An independent research firm, OpinionWorks LLC of Annapolis, MD, de...Read More

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Historic Tax Credits Making a Big Difference in Dayton

Redeveloping or renovating a decades-old property is a complicated, expensive venture. Developers usually have to work diligently to piece together financing packages to make these dream projects possible. The City of Dayton works closely with the private...Read More

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Police Department Achieves Full Compliance with State Law Enforcement Agency

Chief Richard S. Biehl is proud to announce the Dayton Police Department earned Full Compliance accreditation with the Ohio Collaborative Law Enforcement Agency.

The Ohio Collaborative Law Enforcement Agency determined that the Dayton Police Department...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Members of 105th Recruit Class Graduate

Police recruits swearing in

The Dayton Police Department welcomed 10 new police officers when members of the 105th police recruit class were sworn in during a ceremony in August. One Dayton firefighter also completed the Police Academy in order to become an arson investigator.

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Dayton Police Department Promotes 10

Congratulations to our safety professionals on their recent promotions:

Major Matthew M. Carper has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and assigned as the Assistant Chief of Police, Chief of Operations.

Lt. Eric A. Henderson has been pr...Read More

Posted on: September 13, 2016

East Patrol Launches Ice Cream Truck

Police ice cream truck stop

A DPD squadron vehicle has temporarily switched gears, allowing officers to hand out sweet treats through the end of Summer 2016.

The East Patrol Operation Division's ice cream truck is another way officers can interact with youth in the community. EPO...Read More

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Fall and Winter Fitness Tips

Listen to one of our Recreation Coordinators talk about keeping fit in cooler months on the podcast, "Birthplace of Next."

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Fall Harvest Festival

Fall Harvest

Dayton’s Fall Harvest Festival returns on Monday, October 31st to the City of Dayton’s Kettering Field Complex at 444 North Bend Blvd. from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Parents, bring your ghosts and goblins out to Kettering Field for music, face painting, p...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Buy Passes and Register Online with New WebTrac Portal

The Department of Recreation & Youth Services has made it easier for our customers to purchase all they need to meet their health and fitness goals!

Our new WebTrac portal was launched Summer 2016, and we are now accepting online registration for ...Read More

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Break a Sweat for Breast Cancer!

Pink towels waving at City Hall

For the second year in a row, the Department of Recreation & Youth Services encourages its clients and community members to break a sweat for breast cancer! During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, pink towels with the RYS brand will be available at our ...Read More

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Dayton World Soccer returns Saturday, Sept. 17

Dayton World Soccer match

The fifth annual Dayton World Soccer Games will bring more than 20 youth and adult teams to the Action Sports Center (1103 Gateway Dr.) on Saturday, Sept. 17, for a day-long tournament celebrating Dayton's diversity.

A parade of nations starts the da...Read More

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Imagine a Day Without Water

Imagine a Day Without Water info card

What would happen if you turned on the faucet, but nothing came out? What if fire hydrants, toilets and other basic tools we take for granted all of a sudden stopped working? Imagine a day without water.

As recent events across the nation and the Midwe...Read More

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Posted on: July 23, 2016

Capital Improvements, Education Paying Off

An article in the Dayton Daily News chronicles the difference the Water Department is making in residents' wastewater services and experiences.

"Compared to the prior year, overflows were down 68 percent, water intrusions fell 43 percent and stopp...Read More

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Smell Something Funny? Report It!

Unusual odor call number

The Dayton Water Department cares about the quality of the air you breathe! As part of our environmental management efforts, we seek to responsibly manage the city's natural resources.

Strange scents can be attributed to a number of sources, including...Read More