Mayor Whaley gives the Dayton State of the City address

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley. (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Mayor Nan Whaley gave her annual update on the City of Dayton Wednesday morning.

Whaley talked about the growth in the city by citing new construction at Dayton Children’s Hospital and the LIbrary. She also discussed the downtown area including the Water Street Development and the “walkability of downtown”.

The Mayor cited CareSource for their significant investment in the downtown area and said the city is “very close” to a deal that will preserve the Arcade.

Whaley said the announcement of the closing of Good Samaritan Hospital, “was one of my toughest days as Mayor.”

The State of the City address will begin at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at city hall.

2 NEWS will live stream Whaley’s speech on WDTN.com.

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