December restaurant news: A longtime Kettering pub closes

McGillicutty's Pub in south Kettering is shutting its doors at the close of business on Christmas Day, its owners announced on the pub's Facebook page overnight.
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McGillicutty's Pub in south Kettering is shutting its doors at the close of business on Christmas Day, its owners announced on the pub's Facebook page overnight.

December was filled with Dayton-area restaurant news. Among the developments, McGillicutty’s Pub, a longtime Kettering sports pub and restaurant, closed.

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McGillicutty’s Pub 

McGillicutty's Pub in south Kettering is shutting its doors at the close of business on Christmas Day, its owners announced on the pub's Facebook page overnight.
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McGillicutty's Pub in south Kettering is shutting its doors at the close of business on Christmas Day, its owners announced on the pub's Facebook page overnight.

McGillicutty's Pub on Whipp Road in south Kettering, which has been in business for 24 years, shut its doors for good at the close of business on Christmas Day, according to the pub’s Facebook page.

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Here is part of the post:

“It is with a broken heart that I am writing this. First off I want to thank my employees, who are really more family than employees — I cannot thank all of you enough for everything you have done for me and with me over the years. There are no words!!”

Customers reacted with shock and grief to the announcement and thanked co-owner Lisa Worthington Kash.

“I have so many great memories and met so many great people in your establishment,” one customer wrote. “And I thank you for all of it Lisa Worthington Kash.”

>>FULL STORY: Kettering Pub to shut down for good after 24 years, owner says