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Trustees discuss options for flood issues

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Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comCONCORD TOWNSHIP — Concord Township trustees addressed the stormwater flooding issues in the area of Beechwood Drive and on Tuesday visited the site of the neighborhood where several residents have complained of water issues.Trustee Tom Mercer said he visited the site of the flooding issue and talked with residents who brought up the concerns. Mercer also requested assistance from the township’s legal adviser Christopher Englert on the flooding issue and the residents of the townships’ three options. The three options are petition by the citizens, petition by the township or citizens hiring private contractors to help alleviate the problem themselves.

 

Piqua Catholic establishes ‘sense of community’

Piqua Catholic School Establish Sense of Community as School Year BeginsBy Terry D. WrightFor the Daily CallPIQUA — Last Friday, the 17 experienced and new teaching staff members of Piqua Catholic School assembled in St. Mary Church for the Holy Day Feast of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven and heard words of thanksgiving and encouragement for a new school year from Fr. Angelo Caserta, Mass celebrant.

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Key Club says thanks to community

To the Editor:Piqua High School Key Club members are most appreciative of O’Reilly Auto Parts and to members of the community for their support at our recent car wash. All proceeds from the car wash will be used to send Key Club members to Fall Rally at The Ohio State University and also to our District Leadership Convention in the spring. We really appreciate the community’s help and look forward to serving many of the organizations in Piqua along with our sponsoring g...

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PART sets August meeting

PIQUA — The Piqua Association of Retired Teachers (PART) will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Piqua Library’s program room. Piqua City Manager Gary Huff and Piqua Mayor Lucy Fess will meet with the group to explore common concerns and goals regarding the future of the community and schools. Opening dialogue between the groups will benefit in providing better and more direct communication among the many community action programs and the Piqua City Schools. Questions about P...

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In Brief

SIDNEY — Lehman Catholic High School will be hosting their traditional Beanie Weanie at 6 p.m. today in the Wayne Spoltman gymnasium. The meal, sponsored by the athletic boosters, includes hot dogs, baked beans, chips and a beverage for $2 per person. Special chili sauce may be purchased for a $1 more. At 7:15 p.m., the athletic teams and marching band will be recognized in the Schlater gymnasium. In addition, faculty will be introduce. Students, parents, grandparents, staff and LCHS su...

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Hunter WoodsAge: 6Birthdate: Aug. 20, 2008Parents: Nicole Slife, of PiquaSiblings: Taylor, Dylan and NoahGrandparents: Rick and Mary Slife, of PiquaGreat Grandparents: Wilma Phillippi, of Piqua

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Happy birthday to Noah Woods

Noah WoodsAge: 6Birthdate: Aug. 20, 2008Parents: Nicole Slife, of PiquaSiblings: Taylor, Dylan and HunterGrandparents: Rick and Mary Slife, of PiquaGreat Grandparents: Wilma Phillippi, of Piqua

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Piqua Chamber honors new teachers

PIQUA - The Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce served as the dining room for a special luncheon on Monday, August 11th. The event was to welcome 30 new teachers from both Piqua City Schools and Piqua Catholic for the 2014-2015 academic year, many of whom are new to the Piqua area. The luncheon was co- sponsored by Sterling House of Piqua who provided a delicious meal. The teachers who attended were also given a Welcome bag with gifts and discounts from area Chamber businesses.

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Das boot

Throughout history there have been many epic tales of gallant ships on heroic voyages. This isn’t one of them. Rather, it’s a story about a pleasure boat and a taxing authority.In 2002, Cheryl and John T. Gallenstein – Kentucky residents – purchased a 44-foot twin-engine boat that they docked at a yacht club in Aurora, Indiana. It was titled in Cheryl’s name. With the assistance of a consultant, Cheryl obtained a certificate of documentation from the U...

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YMCA to conduct homeschool ASL class

TROY — The Miami County YMCA will be offering an American Sign Language Class for homeschool families from Sept. 4-18 at the Robinson Branch. The ASL class is geared for the entire family and will run on Thursdays from 10-11:30 a.m. The class will be taught by Jenny Hewitt using Signing Illustrated by Mickey Flodin. For further questions call Jaime Hull, youth program director, at 440-9622. Registrations will take place at the Robinson Branch or by calling 440-9622 through Sept. 2.

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60 attend Dorothy Love reunion

SIDNEY— They are former vegetable scrubbers and administrators, maintenance workers and nurses, housekeepers and marketing staff.All of them, at one time or another, worked at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community. And more than 60 of them gathered Monday for their first-ever reunion. The luncheon at the American Legion Hall in Sidney was organized by Jo Ann Covelli, Aunilee Moore and Blanche Puckett, all of Sidney.“Aunilee and I had talked about it for a cou...

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The Amish Cook

BY GLORIA YODER

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Piqua boys blanked by Springboro

By Rob KiserCall Sports Editorrkiser@civitasmedia.comDanny Henry knew his first game as Piqua boys soccer coach was not going to be an easy one.And to the Indians credit, they managed to keep a talented Springboro team off the board in the first 40 minutes — led by some amazing saves by senior Grady Stewart.But, the second half was a different story — Springboro scored four goals before the game was stopped by lightning with j...

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DreamChasers 5K in September

The third annual Dream Chasers 5k Run/Walk in memory of Paul “Skip” Jackson will be held Sept. 1 at Fountain Park in Piqua, OH. Registration for the event will begin at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m.Jackson passed away due to a brain aneurysm. He was a pillar of the Piqua community, friend to many, and a wonderful husband and father who is and forever will be greatly missed!He was a firm believer in education and wanted as many young adults to have acce...

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Piqu spikers, booters win

The Piqua volleyball team opened the season with a 25-5, 25-18, 25-7 win over Milton-Union Monday.Tasha Potts had seven kills and Michaela Bell added two blocks.Logan Ernst served six aces and Kailey Byers led the defense with 12 digs.The Piqua JVs won 25-4, 25-6.Piqua travels to Springboro Thursday.Lady Indiansblank ChieftainsBELLEFONTAINE — The Piqua girls soccer team opened ...

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Bengals Hunt emerging on line

CINCINNATI (AP) — When defensive end Margus Hunt lined up during training camp as a rookie, his new Cincinnati Bengals teammates couldn’t help but think of a movie character.He repeatedly got compared to Ivan Drago from “Rocky IV.” As a crew for HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series filmed one practice, teammate Geno Atkins mentioned that the 6-foot-8, 290-pound lineman has a physique like that of the Russian boxer.“Everyone keeps tal...

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Bad Johnny

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there’s not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job.If the choice is based on maturity, the hot-shot rookie’s obscene gesture lost him some ground to the nondescript sixth-year veteran.Manziel raised his middle finger toward the opponents’ bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter of Monday night’s 24-...

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