Troy Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:51:00 EST 1800 (No heading) The answer is just so obvious Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:40:05 EST US home sales rise in October JOSH BOAKAP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought homes in October at the briskest pace this year, a sign that the sluggish housing market is turning around. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:27:04 EST An oft-elusive yet gifty treat: coffee table books NEW YORK (AP) — As self-purchases, coffee table books may seem like pricey indulgences, but as gifts they're an easy way to please a connoisseur, hobbyist or wannabe. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:35:03 EST Food books — a very good year for geeks and grains J.M. HIRSCHAP Food EditorGeeks, grains and globe-trotting. Nearly every one of this year's best food books seems to fall into one of those categories. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:03:06 EST Real Estate Transactions TROYArndts Enterprises to Karen Weger, one lot, $47,900.Emma Snedeker to Buddy Ganger, Ida Ganger, one lot, $90,000. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:02:02 EST Tips for tackling holiday messes (AP) — This holiday season, create a welcoming environment for your guests. From getting your home ready for company to managing the many messes that come with a packed home, there are several cleaning tips to help you enjoy the fun at hand... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:51:06 EST Three tips for an easy holiday (AP) — The holidays are a time for connecting with friends and enjoying quality time with family, but if you find yourself hosting an endless stream of guests, it can also be a time of hectic preparation and hours spent in the kitchen. Make your... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:46:05 EST Gifts you can use — and use up KIM COOKAssociated PressThe holiday catalogs and gift guides are starting to pour in, full of wonderful stuff to wrap for friends and family. But what about those who don't really want more stuff? Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:45:02 EST On the chopping block PIQUA — Braving the frigid air and a dusting of snow that still coated the Echo Hills Golf Course, two groups of Upper Valley Career Center students spent the day cutting up — trees, that is. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:28:11 EST (No heading) UVCC students help clear trees Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:28:08 EST Still time to see watercolors at Hayner TROY — The Western Ohio Watercolor Society's 2014 Juried Members' Exhibition continues to be on display at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center through Nov. 30. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:20:05 EST Area briefs Food science, technology team competesCASSTOWN — Recently the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Food Science and Technology Team competed in the District 5 Contests hosted by Twin Valley South High School. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:55:08 EST Adams receives award for public service COLUMBUS — State Representative Richard Adams (R-Troy) recently received the 2014 Paul E. Gillmor Lifetime Public Service Award.He was honored Nov. 13 during the Ohio Bankers' League Annual Meeting. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:20:08 EST TMS names parade grand marshals For the Troy Daily NewsTROY — Troy Main Street Inc. has announced the selection of the Sever family of PSC Crane & Rigging of Piqua as grand marshals for this year's Christmas parade in downtown Troy. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:32:11 EST SafeHaven Thanksgiving meal set PIQUA — Since SafeHaven began in 1996, it has offered a Thanksgiving meal for its adults recovering from depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and many other forms of mental illness. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:18:10 EST Downing Street fire Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comPIQUA - Firefighters from Piqua responded to a report of a house fire at 731 North Downing Street on Saturday evening. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:59:15 EST Snyder recognized by Rotary TROY — During their Nov. 11 meeting, members of the Troy Rotary Club recognized Wayne Snyder as a “Paul Harris Fellow,” thanks to his contributions to the The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:25:08 EST Sheriff office talks shift changes MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Sheriff's Office, corrections facility workers and union are considering a trial period for corrections staff to work 12-hour shifts as a possible means to curtail female jail overcrowding. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:39:02 EST Religion briefs Craft show today Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:14:06 EST Commissioners award several projects MIAMI COUNTY — At the county commissioner meeting on Thursday, several projects were awarded to various companies. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:23:08 EST