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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.

 

Cruise-In for a Cause

For the Troy Daily NewsMIAMI COUNTY — The Miami Valley Veterans Museum will host a “Cruise-in for a Cause” car and military vehicle rally to benefit veterans’ organizations will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Troy Fish and Game.The cruise-in will feature classic cars, military vehicles on display as well as veteran services vendors and booths from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors and organizations will include veteran services, U.S.O. Wounded War...

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Promoting college fire safety

September marks the beginning of a new school year, the start of football season and cooler weather, but more importantly, it’s Campus Fire Safety Month. Last month, I introduced Senate Bill 359 which addresses the very real need for improved fire safety measures in off-campus and rental homes.

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The need-to-know about the enterovirus

Editor’s note: This guest column was sent in as a response to staff writer Allison Gallagher’s story about the prevalence of the enterovirus respiratory illness in children in Ohio.This fall, one virus in particular is sending children to the hospital with severe respiratory illness.

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By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Education released its state report cards last week. Troy Daily Newsbroke down the information and asked for feedback from each of the nine public school districts and their superintendents. Most of Miami County’s public school superintendents agreed that the state report cards don’t always tell the overall story of each district’s success....

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Seniors lead Troy girls

Staff ReportsTROY — Troy’s girls golf team celebrated Senior Day the only way it knows how — by winning.Seniors Caitlin Dowling and Caroline Elsass-Smith led the way Thursday at Troy Country Club, leading the Trojans to a 177-193 victory over Carroll.Dowling was medalist with a 38 and Elsass-Smith added a 42. Ali Helman and LeeAnn Black both shot 48, Hannah Wright shot 49 and Natalie Henson shot 51.“It was a nice match and a ...

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Browns’ Kruger off to flying start

BEREA (AP) — Paul Kruger arrived in Cleveland wearing the diamond-studded Super Bowl ring he won in Baltimore.It’s about the only thing that shined for him in his first season with the Browns.Signed to a five-year $40.5 million contract as a free agent, Kruger was a major disappointment last year for the Browns, who were counting on the pass-rushing linebacker to record sacks, make big plays and generally disrupt offensive backfields the way he did for the Ra...

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Tuning up for tourney time

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — It wasn’t necessarily the test either coach was looking for.But even with Troy’s lineup shifted around, the Trojans and Milton-Union Bulldogs faced off Thursday in a tuneup for next week’s league tournaments and beyond. And, as it has most of the season, Milton-Union’s skill at singles carried the Bulldogs to a victory, 3-2 at Troy High School on Troy’s Senior Day.Troy’s firs...

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Protect our endangered species

One hundred years ago, Americans across the eastern United States could have looked up into the sky and seen it filled with passenger pigeons. Their flocks numbered in the billions and could turn day into night. Now they are extinct, the victim of overhunting and habitat destruction.The loss of this species is one of the greatest examples of what can happen if we are not committed to conserving our wildlife. We must learn from their example, and work to ensure that species such as ...

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Big Ten in bad shape

NEW YORK (AP) — The numbers don’t lie. The Big Ten is in bad shape.Troubling trends in recruiting and some reluctance by schools to invest the way it’s done in the Southeastern Conference have been dragging down Big Ten football in recent years. This season looks as if it could be rock bottom.The gory details through three weeks:— 1-10 vs. other Big Five conferences.— 24-14 overall in nonconference games, worst among re...

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Test atop the CCC

By Josh BrownSports EditorMIAMI COUNTY — Bethel has been an early-season surprise.Covington, after struggling early, seemed more like itself in Week 3.Tonight, both teams will learn a lot about who they really are as the Bees travels to Covington to face the reigning Cross County Conference champion Buccaneers in a game that will provide both teams with their best measuring sticks yet this year.

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Breaking the silence of domestic violence

YWCA Dayton expects to start a community-wide conversation about domestic violence and how to break the silence when it hosts New York Times bestselling author and domestic violence survivor Leslie Morgan Steiner, who will give the keynote address “Crazy Love” at the YWomen Breakfast – This is My Story fundraiser, 8–9 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Schuster Center’s Wintergarden, said Shannon Isom, CEO, YWCA Dayton. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

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TSC hosts pet appreciation event

TROY — Tractor Supply Co. in Troy will host family and pet activities Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of Pet Appreciation Week.Held Sept. 17 - 21, Pet Appreciation Week or P.A.W. is Tractor Supply’s annual event to celebrate pets and introduce families to the joy of owning animals. As part of the main event on Saturday, Tractor Supply will feature pet adoptions through a partnership with Petfinder.com (check the store for times and details), demonstrations on pet nutrition, ...

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Adams named Legislator of the Year

COLUMBUS – State Representative Richard Adams (R-Troy) recently was awarded the “Legislator of the Year Award” by the Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association (OMBA). The award is presented to a member of the Ohio Legislature who has gone above and beyond in ensuring legislation is well thought out and workable for all involved in the mortgage banking field.

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Troy Christian Schools announces $5.2 million building expansion

For the Troy Daily NewsTROY – Troy Christian Schools will embark on the next phase of its history by adding classrooms, expanding gym space, rebuilding the Early Childhood Education Center and constructing a brand new, 1,200 seat Ministry, Arts and Career Center (MAC Center).Troy Christian Schools announced its $5.2 million building development, design and plans on Thursday.“We have outgrown our current space,” said Superintendent Dr...

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Girl Scouts seeks new recruits

TROY — Girl Scouts of Western Ohio is encouraging girls and adults to join and volunteer for Girl Scouts. They will be hosting three open houses in the Troy area to share information and meet potential Scouts.As the country’s preeminent leadership development organization for girls, research shows that girls who participate in Girl Scouts are more successful in school and get better grades (...

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Elections board expects high absentee voter numbers

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Commissioners heard a request Tuesday in regards to mailing out absentee ballots for upcoming election.Miami County Board of Elections Director Drew Higgins reported that his office was anticipating the largest amount of absentee ballots for an election year.“We’re basing our numbers off of 2012, which totaled about 9,000 absentee ballots by mail,” Higgins said. “We’re not expecting the same kind of turn...

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State report cards released for Miami County schools

MIAMI COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Education released its state report cards last week. Troy Daily News broke down the information and asked for feedback from each of the nine public school districts and their superintendents. Most of Miami County’s public school superintendents agreed that the state report cards don’t always tell the overall story of each district’s success.Each district achieved a letter grade for performance index and how many...

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