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Car crashes into Piqua home

By Aimee Hancock

Lifting spirits with four paws

TROY — Despite the pandemic putting a stop to outside visitors entering retirement communities, StoryPoint in Troy has found a way to continue one of their favorite programs with residents, with the help of some furry friends.

Jim McGuire: Cherish this ‘between-time’

Months and seasons, like almost everything from moles to mountains, exist within an allotted span of time. Only 10 more days remain for 2020’s version of September. Moreover, two days from now, following the invisible passing equinox, summer will officially give way to autumn.

Kathy Henne: Give them a hand

With all of the changes enacted in real estate and related industries, the appraisal process has not been immune. Because lenders were thought to be pressuring the appraisers they hired, banks now must largely work with independent appraisal companies, and they’re finding themselves buried in a backlog of appraisals that need to be completed.

Covington BOE recognizes student, staff

By Aimee Hancock

Agave & Rye to hire 45 employees

By Aimee Hancock

Religion briefs

Piqua-Trinity Church services

Commissioners approve HR services

By Aimee Hancock

Fall brings fundraisers in village

As we move into the fall, our local Covington non-profits and organizations are finding different ways to raise funds to support their organizations. Most non-profits have struggled during this year of 2020, with the inability to raise funds in their typical manners. And many in the public certainly have had apprehension when it comes to spending disposable income. Hopefully, as things continue to improve on the virus and economic fronts, these non-profit organizations can return to more normality in 2021. But until then, they are making due as well as possible in what remains of 2020. Read on to learn more about upcoming fundraisers here in the Village of Covington.