Troy Daily News- RSS Feed Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:27:37 EST 1800 The answer is just so obvious In a recent development aimed at solving one of the great mysteries of education (just kidding), Governor Kasich and the General Assembly have asked state superintendent Richard Ross to submit a report by January 15, 2015, on the amount of testing... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:40:08 EST (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 Couple to wed in May BOSTON, Mass. — Sarah Langdon, daughter of Adam and Leora Langdon of Troy, has announced her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Ben Hartzell, son of Tom and Jan Hartzell of Alpharetta, Ga. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:37:08 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 Thanksgiving snows not the norm By Jim McGuireContributing ColumnistSnowflakes were swirling about as I exited my optometrist's office a week and a half ago — though it's a wonder I saw them. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:38:06 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 Grand Canyon offers incentive for quieter aircraft FELICIA FONSECAAssociated Press Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:01:06 EST Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Planes are full. Passengers clamor for amenities. Investors want a payout. New planes are on order. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:59:05 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 Lift tickets under $20, 25-cent coffee? Ski Maine!$20-25-cent-coffee-Ski-Maine GLENN ADAMSAssociated PressJAY, Maine (AP) — In the town of Jay, Maine, skiing Spruce Mountain is about as different from skiing at a big-name resort as you can get. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:49:03 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 The best of the CCC this season By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY — Three athletes and four coaches from Miami Count high schools were earned top honors in their respective sports by the Cross County Conference. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:17:03 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