Kathy Henne: Two ways to upgrade

Have you ever overdressed for an event? Perhaps you understood the dress to be more formal, but when you arrived in your dress or black suit, everyone else was wearing jeans and casual shirts. You may recall how everyone looked as you entered the room, dressed a bit out of place.

Kathy Henne: Considering a home mortgage forbearance?

The Covid-19 Coronavirus has led to some challenging times for all of us. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, was signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. The largest-ever economic stimulus package in U.S. history, the CARES Act provides more than $2 trillion in economic relief to American workers, families and small businesses who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. One of the components of the CARES Act is the possibility of mortgage forbearance for homeowners with federally-backed mortgages.

Giere named UVMC Cameos of Caring nurse

TROY — Jamie Giere has been named the Cameos of Caring Nurse at Upper Valley Medical Center for 2020.

Piqua trooper, dispatcher receive honors

PIQUA — The Piqua post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol named Trooper Eric Devers their Post State Trooper of the Year and Tina Creviston as Post Dispatcher of the Year.

Kathy Henne: It’s your decision

Buying a new car is, for most people, a major purchase. First, you compare features, design, mileage, and dependability. You identify several suitable makes and models, and then compare price. With all the features and benefits being equal, would you choose the most expensive, or look to the one offering the best value?

Kathy Henne: Launch an offensive

When you’re ready to sell, step up and make your home stand out to attract attention. Without spending a fortune, sellers can easily highlight several of their home’s features.

Monnin retires from HIWT board

TROY — Long time Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Board of Directors Member Jennifer Monnin retired from the institute’s board on Nov. 13.

Central State University Extension partners with Edison State

WILBERFORCE — Presidents from Central State University, Hocking College, Edison State Community College, and Stark State College signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will further advance the mission of Central State University Extension to implement extension outreach and research-based programs in each college’s community.

Riverside honors Baker, Ojeda for service

TROY — The Miami County Board of Developmental Disabilities, also known as Riverside, honored two outgoing board members at its most recent meeting, which was held via Zoom due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Via to Serve on Ohio’s Developmental Disabilities Council

PLEASANT HILL — Amanda Via of Pleasant Hill was recently appointed by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to serve on the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council for a term beginning Jan. 1, 2021 and ending Dec. 31, 2023.