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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Historic West Third Building: Why is demolition the best option?


The City of Dayton recently won a board of zoning appeals petition to allow demolition of the former Gem City Ice Cream Building (1005 W. Third St.). Because the property was the site of a Wright brothers bicycle shop, the proposed demolition has attracte...


Posted on: October 22, 2021

Dayton names Kamran Afzal as Police Chief

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Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein is pleased to announce that she has appointed Kamran Afzal as the new chief of police for the Dayton Police Department. Chief Afzal has nearly 30 years of experience in law enforcement operations and executive leaders...


Posted on: November 16, 2021

Recreation Offering Aquatics Certifications

Indoor pool at Northwest Recreation Center

The City of Dayton Department of Recreation is offering two American Red Cross aquatics certification course series in December at the Northwest Recreation Center (1600 Princeton Dr.). 

The Lifeguard course is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 16 and F...


Posted on: May 26, 2021

Video Tour of Dayton

Posted on: April 28, 2021

Tornado Relief Program Deadline Extended

City Seal

The application deadline for City of Dayton Tornado Relief Program benefits is extended to Dec. 31, 2022.  For more information: