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Library building project ‘on hold’

TROY — The Troy-Miami County Public Library’s building project is currently on hold as the library and its branches adapt to the changes the COVID-19 pandemic has instigated.

Guess What’s New in Reading?

This summer will look different than most. What if you would spend the next three months doing nothing but lying around? Well, I know that’s not going to happen. Instead, I’m going to welcome you to your summer beach reads — not only for adults, but also young readers.

Troy considering outdoor drinking district

MIAMI COUNTY — The city of Tipp City was the first city in Miami County to consider implementing a designated outdoor refreshment area (DORA) in its downtown, and the city of Troy may be looking to follow suit.

Piqua police reports

PIQUA — Information is provided by the Piqua Police Department.

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Hannah’s Southern Bistro holds soft opening

PIQUA — The local community welcomed the newest restaurant to the Miami Valley Centre Mall on Wednesday.

Pitsenbarger to join Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame

DAYTON — The story of Medal of Honor recipient Airman First Class William “Bill” H. Pitsenbarger, a Piqua native, continues to inspire the region as he will be joining the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame this year.

Kathy Henne: Lower rates with a higher score

Lenders are an increasingly difficult crowd to please, so if you’re looking for the best deal on a mortgage, you need a couple of strategies to improve your credit score. Lenders use that number to determine your risk of default, and it may be the single most important factor in your application.

Design services for bridge replacement OK’d

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Commissioners on Tuesday approved engineering services for the design of the replacement of the Peterson Road bridge.

Christmas in July to benefit children

We’re already halfway through this eventful year, believe it or not. And despite the early-year cancellations, this midway point of 2020 marks the coming of two popular local golf scrambles. The first one, to take place on Saturday, July 18, is the annual “Christmas in July” Golf Scramble fundraiser. This is put on in memory of Staci Jo Blythe, and is held at the Stillwater Valley Golf Club in Webster.