DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - It is not snow or ice, but illness that is shutting down a local school Thursday, February 14, 2013.
Mother Brunner Catholic School on Denlinger Road in Dayton will be closed while some students and teachers battle respiratory illnesses and stomach viruses.
The school confirms that about 50 students called in sick Wednesday. Five teachers also stayed home.
The principal says school janitors will spend the day Thursday thoroughly cleaning the building.
The school has about 335 students enrolled.
It is also closed Friday for a previously scheduled day off.
Riverside residents met with the Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health after concerns of toxic chemicals could be polluting their homes.
The Darke County Sheriff's Office was busy responding to several weather-related crashes Tuesday night. Deputies say many of the main roads are clear but most of the secondary streets are caked in ice and snow.
2 NEWS has confirmed Deb Piotrowski will leave her position with Xenia Community Schools.
Bobby Smith, 20, of Miami Township was found dead in front of an apartment building in the 1300 block of Camphill Way around 12:15 a.m.
A plan to build a $22-million dollar sports complex next door to the new music center was approved at Tuesday night's Huber Heights City Planning Commission meeting.