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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.


TCEA still teaching without contract

TROY — Troy City Schools teachers have been teaching students for more than a month without a contract agreement.The Troy City Education Association’s contract with the board of education expired on July 31.

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Man dies from injuries from bicycle accident

TROY — A Dayton man died from injuries he sustained from a collision with another cyclist on the bike path in Troy on Aug. 17.David Perilman, 60, of Dayton, passed away on Sept. 20 from the brain injuries he sustained after colliding with another cyclist on the bike path last month.According to reports, the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office said Perilman died from complications from a traumatic brain injury and the death was ruled an accident. Perilman was a...

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Drug take back program starts

TROY — The Miami County Sheriff’s office and Miami County Sanitary Engineer’s office are co-hosting a curbside drug take back from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday.Residents may bring unwanted or unusused pill medications for disposal in the curbside dropbox as a way to provide the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft.Drug take backs are promoted through the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and are country-wide. According to the DEA’s...

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Beagle recieves OMA endorsement

MIAMI COUNTY — Attracting, maintaining and supporting quality jobs for Miami County’s workforce has been a priority and also a challenge said Senator Bill Beagle on Monday.Beagle received the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association (OMA) endorsement on Sept. 10. Beagle, along with OMA President Eric Burkland toured one of OMA’s members Hartzell Air Movement in Piqua on Monday.Beagle chairs the Ohio Senate Workforce and Economic Development committee in th...

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Feed Ohio collects almost 2,000 pounds

MIAMI COUNTY — The Feed Ohio numbers are in - a total of 1,782 pounds of canned food and non-perishable items and $500 in donations was collected through sixteen sites over the three-week initiative.Coordinator of the Miami County Feed Ohio Yugi Sato noted this is significantly higher than last year’s volume. The bounty will be divided between the St. Patrick Soup Kitchen in Troy and the food pantries Needy Basket and New Path in Tipp City.Feed Ohio is an ini...

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OHSAA football computer rankings

OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Sept. 23, 2014Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs)Region 1 - 1. Hudson (4-0) 11.4, 2. Solon (4-0) 10.175, 3. Westerville Central (4-0) 9.85, 4. Massillon Jackson (4-0) 9.3, 5. Stow-Munroe Falls (4-0) 9.2, 6. Findlay (4-0) 9.175, 7. Mentor (4-0) 9.15, 8. Strongsville (3-1) 7.675, 9. Brunswick (3-1) 7.625, 10. Powell Olentangy Liberty (3-1) 7.575, 11. Austintown-Fitch (3-1) 7.4293, 12. ...

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Troy boys golf falls on Senior Day

Staff ReportsTROY — It wasn’t the Senior Day Troy’s boys golf team was hoping for, but the Trojans have already put it in the past after being swept in a tri-match Monday, shooting 163 to Springboro’s 144 and Wayne’s 150 Monday at Troy Country Club.“We were disappointed in the way we played, but it was still a nice sendoff,” Troy coach Mark Evilsizor said. “This doesn’t take away from all that Dalton (Cascaden), Grant...

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Another tough test

By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerTROY — In Greek mythology, the character Sisyphus was forced by the gods to roll a giant boulder up a hill, only to have it roll back down every time he reached the summit. For all eternity, the king of Ephyra was forced to repeat this futile action.Heading into the fifth week of the season, one has to wonder if the Troy football team is starting to feel the same way.

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Tennant promoted to Deputy Sgt.

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County Sheriff Charles Cox announces the promotion of Todd Tennant to deputy sergeant, which became effective Sept. 13. Sgt. Tennant earned the top score on recent testing and assessment of sergeant candidates. Sgt. Tennant has served with the Miami County Sheriff’s Office for more than seven years in the position of deputy sheriff assigned to patrol.Sgt. Tennant will continue his assignment in patrol and will supervise deputies on one of the swing ...

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Area Briefs

Covington High School junior parents to meetCOVINGTON — The Covington High School Junior Class After-Prom Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the CHS library. Those who would like to chaperone and/or participate in the 2015 after-prom activities are invited to attend. For more information, contact Kim Shell at 418-6029.

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Restaurant Inspections

Restaurant inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County Public Health can be reached at 937-573-3500, by email at or on the website at These inspection reports were provided by Miami County Public Health.Sept. 5Nevin Coppock Elementary School, 535 N. Hyatt St., Tipp City - Repairing - REPEAT. Unable t...

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Circling the globe and competition

A local business has been selected by Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as a finalist in the Martha Stewart American Made Awards.Crop Circle Clay, which is owned by potter Diana Brower at Brower Stationers in downtown Troy, started in 2006 under the name Dancing Dolphin Pottery. Under her former name, she was known for creating ceramic water fountains. In 2009, she had the name changed to Crop Circle Clay to reflect her incorporation of crop circle patterns into her ceramics....

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What to put in place of the old Hobart factory

A number of my old friends returned to town last week for a class reunion.Boy, did they get a shock when they drive down Main Street.Various implements of destruction are hard at work on Main Street demolishing the old Hobart Brothers factory. If you haven’t lived in Troy long, it’s probably seems like this is just getting rid of an old building that no longer has any real use. If you are my age, though, and grew up here, that building is as much a part of Tr...

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Trustees assess building needs

MONROE TOWNSHIP — Monroe Township Trustees are currently assessing needs for the township building, which will be celebrating its 100 year anniversary in 2015. At its Sept. 15 meeting, the board discussed areas needing spruced up for this almost century old building that just recently included outside painting and window repair. Inside at various rental offices, plans are underway for additional painting and new carpet installation. More ideas are expected to come to fruition as 2015 ap...

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The President and Congress should work together

In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “But I believe we are strongest as a nation when the president and Congress work together.”He’s right, of course. But that’s not the half of it.We live in troubled times, and over the last decade or two our milit...

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Better behavior equals better retirement

What kind of retirement do you think you’ll have? An outstanding one? A depressing one? What if it all starts with your outlook? Qualitatively speaking, what if the success or failure of your retirement begins with your perception of retirement?A whole field of study has emerged on the psychology of saving, spending and investing: behavioral finance. Since retirement saving is a behavior (and since other behaviors influence it), it is worth considering ways to adjust behavior...

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Experience an historical rendezvous

TROY — The blast of a muzzleloader, the aroma of stew cooking over a campfire and folks who look like they stepped out of a history book will be greeting visitors to the Eastern Primitive Rendezvous in late September and early October.The National Rendezvous and Living History Foundation invites people to visit the 38th annual event taking place at J&J Cron Farms, 1315 E. Rusk Road, Troy.Visitors hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, and 2 p...

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