DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - The City of Dayton is making sure its residents stay cool through the heatwave we're experiencing.
The city activated its heat emergency plan Wednesday in light of the county's heat warning declaration. Greene County has also issued a heat warning.
The city designated its recreation centers as cooling centers during regular business hours.
Those locations are as follows:
-- Greater Dayton Recreation Center at 2021 West Third Street
-- Lohrey Recreation Center and Belmont Pool at 2366 Glenarm Avenue
-- Northwest Recreation Center at 1600 Princeton Drive
All three are open Monday-Friday from 6:00 am until 8:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 am until 4:00 pm.
The Fairview outdoor swimming pool is extending its hours through Saturday, July 21. It will now close at 7:30pm, ninety minutes later than usual.
You can also cool off at one of Dayton's seven spray parks from 9:00 am until dusk.
They are located at:
-- Fairview Spray Park; 2262 Elsmere Avenue
-- Five Oaks Spray Park; 329 Five Oaks Avenue
-- Mallory Spray Park; 3037 Germantown Street
-- McIntosh Spray Park; 882 W. Riverview Avenue
-- Stuart Patterson Spray Park; 238 Baltimore Street
-- Walnut Hills Spray Park; 2340 Wayne Avenue
-- Washington Spray Park; 3620 E. Second Street
Community members are donating money and supplies to the survivors of a fatal fire in Kettering.
Kettering police named their newest officer Thursday in a special ceremony.
Dayton-based PSA Airlines announced it is hiring 1,000 more employees as part an American Airlines announcement that it will be purchasing new regional jets.
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a comprehensive defense policy measure Thursday evening.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol released cruiser cam video of a trooper being struck along Interstate 75.