BROOKVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) - The record still stands. More than a foot of snow fell on January 26, 1978. That's the most snow to fall in a day in Dayton.
Bob Batz was a firefighter in Brookville at the time. Batz lived only one block from the firehouse, but in January of 1978 he remembers staying there at least five days straight without going home.
" We had to go to quite a few places in the country, out in the country because we had to check on them to
to make sure they were alright because they didn't have any communication with us and we didn't have any with them. We filled our days. It was an incredible experience when it comes down to it," Batz told 2 NEWS.
Batz remembers people running out of food. 51 people died in Ohio. Batz was proud of how his community responded.
"This community did so well. This community cooperated, this community took care of each other. It was absolutely incredible. It was like a team effort, a spur of a moment team effort, said Batz.
Mark your calendars: House Speaker John Boehner has invited President Barack Obama to deliver the State of the Union address on Jan. 28.
The University of Dayton will graduate its Fall 2013 class on Dec. 14.
"I expect the snow to start falling sometime after 9 p.m. Friday night." - 2 NEWS Chief Meteorologist Brian Davis
Police will be meeting with prosecutors in the "near future" to determine what charges a person of interest will face in connection with Tuesday's shooting in West Carrollton, officials there announced.
Firefighters were called to an east Dayton home Friday morning.