No excuses when preparing your home to sell

Remember when you were little, and made excuses for not making your bed, washing the dishes, or carrying out the trash? If you’re planning to sell your home soon, those same excuses can be costly.

Pulmonary Rehab Program key in patient’s recovery

TROY — Double lung transplant recipient Gene Monnin says participating in a pulmonary rehabilitation program saved his life – more than once – by strengthening him for surgery and the subsequent journey to recovery.

Piqua CPA retires after 45 years

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Premier to offer new antibody therapy

DAYTON — Premier Health is offering a new antibody therapy for those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are at high risk for severe illness but who currently are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms.

Bruns General Contracting welcomes new business development professional

TIPP CITY — Bruns General Contracting ( announced that Greg Richard has joined the company to further develop their growing portfolio of commercial construction clientele.

Spillane awarded the Cheryl Francis Pride in Workmanship award

PIQUA — The Rotary Club of Piqua, Ohio awarded Nancy Spillane, the Piqua Public Library’s Children’s Department Coordinator, the Cheryl Francis Pride in Workmanship award on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The Rotary has given this award for the past 20 years.

Schmiesing recognized by Ohio Economic Development Association as Ohio Certified Economic Developer

PIQUA — On Oct. 1, Mark Barbash, Director of the Ohio Economic Development Institute, announced that Piqua’s Community and Economic Development Director, Chris Schmiesing, has earned the Ohio Certified Economic Developer (OhioCED) credential.

Grant program awards over $100,000 to small businesses

TROY — The Troy Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Troy Main Street, the Troy Development Council and the City of Troy has awarded over $100,000 in grants to local businesses who applied for the first round of local relief in Troy. The funding for the grants came from each of the organizations.

Business Person of the Year nominations open in Piqua area

PIQUA — Nominations for Business Person of the Year are currently being accepted. The deadline for nominations is Monday, Nov. 23 at 5 p.m.

Pioneer Electric celebrates 85th anniversary

PIQUA — Pioneer Electric Cooperative is celebrating 85 years as a not-for-profit, member-owned electric distribution utility.