Daily Call- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:06:26 EST 1800 Keeping cyclists safe http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/152217662/Keeping-cyclists-safe Miami County Park District employees Trevor Diegel, Brian McCormick and Chip Gage remove a tree and repair a section of fence on the bike path near the Robert Shook Bikepath Bridge on Friday morning. The tree they felled was posing a potential danger... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:01:21 EST Myers has chemistry with students http://dailycall.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152182077/Myers-has-chemistry-with-students PIQUA — Students under the guidance of Amy Myers, science teacher at Piqua High School, have been given several opportunities in the field of science this year. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:36:35 EST Keeping It Real http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/152179206/Keeping-It-Real Household chores are part of life. They don't go away and they must be completed in order to live an orderly existence. Unfortunately, I meet many parents who haven't implemented a regular routine of chores for their children. These... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:36:33 EST HVAC system on track http://dailycall.com/news/news/152196009/HVAC-system-on-track COVINGTON — The Covington Board of Education is sticking to their timeline regarding the new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to go in at the Covington High School. The board met Thursday morning to approve the drawings... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:36:31 EST County workers to receive raise http://dailycall.com/news/news/152203393/County-workers-to-receive-raise MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Commissioners voted Thursday to put some of the county's surplus funds towards a wage increase for county employees. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:36:29 EST Piqua police reports highlights http://dailycall.com/news/blotter-news/152174932/Piqua-police-reports-highlights PIQUA – The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports between March 2 and March 4. All information is provided by the Piqua police reports. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:36:25 EST Historic east end to meet again http://dailycall.com/news/news/152177325/Historic-east-end-to-meet-again PIQUA – The development office of the city of Piqua is continuing its discussion with community members about the historic east end as they hold their second meeting regarding the revitalization plan for that that area. The second meeting for... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:36:23 EST Kiwanis to host annual Pancake Day http://dailycall.com/news/news/152177668/Kiwanis-to-host-annual-Pancake-Day PIQUA — This year marks the 60th anniversary celebration of Kiwanis Club Pancake Day as a community event in Piqua. The event, which began in 1955 at Greene Street United Methodist Church, was initially chaired by Dr. Kenneth Lyon. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:36:21 EST Mehaffie named Edison board of trustees chair http://dailycall.com/news/news/152162632/Mehaffie-named-Edison-board-of-trustees-chair PIQUA — Darryl Mehaffie has been elected to serve as chairman of Edison Community College's board of trustees. Mehaffie's appointment took place at the Jan. 28 board meeting and will continue for the next two years. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:31:23 EST Athletic trainers to be honored http://dailycall.com/news/community-news/152175184/Athletic-trainers-to-be-honored DAYTON — Forty-seven area schools' athletic trainers across the Premier Health system will be recognized at a luncheon held at University of Dayton Arena Thursday, March 12. The luncheon will honor the trainers for their dedication and... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:31:22 EST HB 74 good for education system http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152176188/HB-74-good-for-education-system The issues of school assessments, Common Core, and student performance have become highly debated topics not only in our state legislature, but across the country. As a newly-elected member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and a standing member... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:52 EST Scott family gives thanks http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152176908/Scott-family-gives-thanks To the Editor:The family of Lonnie Scott would like to thank all of our friends, neighbors and relatives for your many kindnesses shown to us during Lonnie's final illness and death. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:50 EST They just can’t accept democracy http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152176762/-They-just-cant-accept-democracy Some people pretend to love this country more than the rest of us. One has even accused our president of not loving our country at all. Not at all. He backed off under a lot of heat, even from some of the conservative media. He said that he... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:48 EST Girls Basketball Recap http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152176621/Girls-Basketball-Recap PIQUA — The Piqua girls' basketball team just ended out a long and hard fought season faced with much diversity and adjustment. The girls had a rough time this year but managed to get end up with an honorable record of 6-17(Wins-Losses). Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:46 EST McDonald’s Student of the Week http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152176053/McDonalds-Student-of-the-Week PIQUA McDonald's Student of the Week for the week of March 2-6 is sophomore Maya Vulcan, daughter of Susan and Dave Vulcan. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:44 EST Orange out results revealed http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152175472/Orange-out-results-revealed PIQUA — The Second Annual Orange Out was held during the Piqua vs Troy boys' basketball game on Friday, Feb. 20. The event was held to celebrate the life of Brandon Burnside, a Piqua student who lost his battle to cancer over the summer;... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:42 EST Freshmen give first impressions of new state testing http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152175540/Freshmen-give-first-impressions-of-new-state-testing PIQUA — For the past three weeks, the freshmen students at PHS have been taking the new standardized tests called P.A.R.C.C. We wanted to know how the tests were going, so we asked four freshmen: “What do you think of the PARCC testing so... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:39 EST Bradford Railroad Museum plans 2015 events http://dailycall.com/news/community-news/152132981/Bradford-Railroad-Museum-plans-2015-events BRADFORD — The Bradford Railroad Museum will be opening April 11 on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October. At 10 a.m. April 11, the museum will honor its past, present and future railroaders and their familes. All railroaders are... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:37 EST Area Briefs http://dailycall.com/news/briefs/152129289/Area-Briefs Piqua Farmers Market to add new vendorsPIQUA —The seventh season of the Piqua Community Farmers Market will get underwayon Thursday, May 21, and in an effort to recruit additional vendors Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:35 EST Edison welcomes business center director http://dailycall.com/news/news/152174216/Edison-welcomes-business-center-director PIQUA — As the new director of the Small Business Development Center at Edison Community College, Lori Minnich wants to reach out and let fledgling and growing businesses know about the resources available to them. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:32 EST