Dayton Government

Insurrectionist withdraws from Dayton School board race

And then there were four candidates for the 3 seats this fall. On September 12th, 2023, Rennes Bowers, retired Dayton Firefighter, former Mayoral Candidate and Jan 6 protestor withdrew from the Dayton School board race according to the letter I got this morning through a public records request from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. Read More

It’s candidate night season

Last night, I went to the Dayton Unit NAACP candidates forum and filmed, so you didn’t have to go. They had all 4 candidates for Dayton City Commission (Shaw and Joseph bailed on one held last week) and half the candidates for Trotwood City Council (the incumbent Mayor and 2 challengers), and the two candidates Read More

Criminals on the ballot

Journalism 101 on investigating candidates and politicians

At the April 27, 2023 Montgomery County Democratic Party meeting, Mike Brill got all excited about his brilliant strategy to attack Republicans- from that day’s paper: While state legislators make laws, a few don’t always follow them when they’re behind the wheel. Three Ohio lawmakers racked up more than 10 traffic tickets over the past Read More

Old veteran, returns to the pool where he had his first job as a lifeguard, to recertify

City of Dayton doesn’t want you to swim

Back on July 31st I wrote “Why Jermaine and Jonquel can’t swim” and talked about the city’s excuse for barely having the pools open and other questionable management practices. I was also putting out a call for people to sign up for the lifeguard course they were offering for free- so they could get more Read More

Stupid reason to close a swimming pool in the morning

Why Jermaine and Jonquel can’t swim

The City of Dayton used to have a lot of swimming pools. A place for kids to go, play, with adult supervision, doing something healthy, and potentially life saving. Now we have 2 pools, we can barely keep them open, and we have “splash pads” instead. No one learns how to swim in a splash Read More

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