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Council reviews $1 million marina renovations today

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TROY — Council will consider $1 million in the marina renovations at today’s council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall.The building’s committee will recommend to council to approve to seek bids for the renovation work, although council member Robin Oda requested that her reservations about the project be part of the majority report submitted by council member and committee chair Lynne Snee.


Committee approves full color for LED signage

By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comTROY — On Wednesday, Troy City Council committee members considered a grant for the repaving of the sections of bike trails, dedication of right-of-way and for council to amend the sign code to allow full color on electronic changeable copy signs, including the new Hobart Arena marquee, in all zoning districts rather than the white, red, or amber colors currently in the code.Sign code changes to allow full...

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Look what’s afloat

TROY — The second annual Harvest Moon & Balloon Fest is coming up this weekend - rain or shine.Some recent weather forecasts have been predicting rain over the weekend. While the pilots are being considerate of wind, event chair Diana Thompson said that the festival regardless will go on rain or shine.“So we’re bundling up, hoping for nice weather, and having a good time,” she said.Thompson said the festival is geared toward a family-fr...

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Sidney outlasts Troy

By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY — Against Butler one week ago, falling behind by a goal woke the Troy Trojans up.At Sidney on Wednesday, though, the Trojans never got anything going.The Yellowjackets (7-3-4, 4-0 Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division), however, were able to get a score midway through the first half and then capitalize in the second half when Troy was forced to take more risks to even things up, winning 3-0 i...

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Troy Main Street welcomes new executive director

TROY — Troy Main Street, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Katherine Hayes as the new executive Director. She will be replacing Karin Manovich, who resigned from the organization in August due to her family’s move to Chicago.Hayes is from the northern Kentucky area and graduated from the American University in Washington D.C. She holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and international studies. Hayes most recently was employed through the AmeriCorps progr...

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Devils girls headed back to state

By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comDAYTON — Last year, the Tippecanoe girls golf team rode a top-five finish by their No. 1 golfer to a second-place finish at the Division II district tournament.On Wednesday, without that 73 score from graduate Lindsey Murray, the Red Devils played a solid round as a team — and earned the same result.Tippecanoe was the runner-up at the D-II district tournament Wednesday at Pipestone Golf Course, shootin...

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Commentary: Great game, but baseball in need of a fix

By TIM DAHLBERGAP Sports ColumnistOpening night of the baseball playoffs provided some great theater, assuming you could stay awake long enough to watch.That the 12th-inning win by Kansas City over Oakland took nearly five hours to play highlights a problem baseball still has to address. Still, the return to small ball in a sport plagued by steroids should be celebrated just as much as the first postseason win by the Royals in 29 years.

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With Jones on way back, Bengals improving

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are in position to get a lot better in the one area where they’re lacking on offense.Receiver Marvin Jones is close to rejoining the Bengals (3-0) as they get ready to play at New England (2-2) on Sunday night. Jones is one of Cincinnati’s best options close to the goal line, one that they’ve missed a lot.Even though they’re one of only two unbeaten teams left in the NFL, they’re not without blemishes. The...

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OSU’s Elliott different from Hyde, but that’s OK

By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS – Comparisons are inevitable at Ohio State.From the day he was recruited out of St. Louis in a spirited battle with Missouri, the alma mater of both his parents, Ezekiel Elliott was supposed to be the next Carlos Hyde, the next Beanie Wells, the next big thing at running back.While Elliott is a different type running back than Hyde who does different things, he appeared to send a message last Satur...

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Blue Jackets’ bright future dimmed during camp

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets’ bright future has dimmed rather quickly.Coming off their best season ever, the Blue Jackets were young, loaded and excited heading into camp. But then leading-scorer Ryan Johansen held out; he and management are at loggerheads. Then it was revealed that Nathan Horton, a prized free agent a year ago who missed most of the season, has a back issue and isn’t able to even skate.On top of that, last year’s sta...

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Browns not looking past Titans

BEREA (AP) — The Browns’ upcoming schedule looks pillowy soft, comfortable. It’s appealing for sure, loaded with games they can — and maybe should — win.Beginning with Sunday’s game at Tennessee, Cleveland’s next five opponents have a combined 4-16 record, and two of those teams, Oakland and Jacksonville, are winless.The future can be enticing. Or deceivingly deadly.Browns coach Mike Pettine has warned his team there a...

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Tipp gives construction and school updates

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Council, Board of Education, and the Monroe Township Trustees met Monday night for their regular Tri-Agency meeting to update one another on the city manager position, water and sewer project, and school construction.The city has scheduled another round of interviews for open city manager position. The field has been narrowed from about 50 applicants to three. According to Acting City Manager Brad Vath, city council will meet with the candidates in e...

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PILLICH WOULD HELP STRENTHEN CHECKS AND BALANCESDear Editor:The Democratic candidate for Ohio treasurer, Connie Pillich, is right to support adding an independent inspector general for the office and modifying the duties of the office’s internal auditor. In the Ohio House of Representatives, Rep. Pillich’s efforts on similiar reforms for the rest of state government are further reasons that Ohioans sho...

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Changes in store for Paint Out

TIPP CITY — Artists will be taking their canvas’ and paint brushes downtown on Oct. 10 to participate in the fifth annual Paint Out.Local artist come out each year to support and participate in the Paint Out hosted and sponsored by the Tipp City Area Arts Council and the Ohio Plein Air Society.However, there may be several changes community members might notice this year.“Before, we were doing workshops but (some of the artists) thought it wa...

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Trojan pride

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — With Butler in charge of the division, Troy’s matchup against Sidney may not have had the stakes it would have had.But that didn’t stop the Trojans from turning in arguably their most complete performance of the season. After all, they still have pride motivating them.Goalkeeper Alex Williams shut the Yellowjackets out — including stuffing a penalty kick in the game’s first 10 minutes th...

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Tipp City sets leaf schedule

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Street Department will be starting the leaf pickup program next week. There are a few important guidelines to follow. Residents are asked to rake leaves into the street, one foot from the curb, so that storm water will drain. No limbs, sticks, bricks, rocks or yard debris should be placed with the leaves in the street. These items cause damage to the equipment, create down time for repairs, and add delay to the leaf pickup schedule.Oct. 13-17, No...

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Gettysburg man found dead at Troy motel

By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comTROY — A Gettysburg man died of an apparent heroin overdose at Motel 6 in Troy over the weekend.According to the Miami County Coroner Dr. Stephen A. Huffman, M.D., Billy Joe Skidmore II, 22, of Gettysburg, was found dead in the hotel room on Sunday after family and friends reported that they hadn’t heard from Skidmore in several days.Troy Police Department responded to Motel 6, located at 1260 S. ...

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OHSAA high school football computer rankings, Sept. 30

OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Sept. 30, 2014Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs)Region 1 - 1. Hudson (5-0) 14.45, 2. Westerville Central (5-0) 12.75, 3. Solon (5-0) 11.8, 4. Findlay (5-0) 11.0, 5. Powell Olentangy Liberty (4-1) 10.4, 6. Stow-Munroe Falls (5-0) 9.85, 7. Mentor (5-0) 9.7, 8. Massillon Jackson (4-1) 9.3, 9. Strongsville (4-1) 9.2, 10. Berea-Midpark (4-1) 9.1, 11. Brunswick (4-1) 9.0,...

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