Area briefs

Blood drive for employees only

Back-in parking pilot program underway in Troy

TROY — Those who stopped into the Miami County Courthouse this week may have noticed the parking spaces along North Short Street have changed a bit.

Piqua police reports

PIQUA — Information is provided by the Piqua Police Department.

College briefs

Osman named to dean’s list

Hannah’s Southern Bistro holds soft opening

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

AAA data suggests travelers eager, but cautious

DAYTON — This summer, AAA forecasts Americans will take 700 million trips based on economic indicators and state re-openings. That number is down nearly 15 percent compared to last July through September and is the first decline in summer travel since 2009. AAA booking trends show Americans are making travel plans, though cautiously and more spur of the moment.

Miami East High School honor roll

Freshman

Ground school set at WACO

TROY — The previously postponed spring session of ground school has been rescheduled with a beginning date of July 21.

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.

Knight celebrates 50 years serving Troy

TROY — The city of Troy celebrated its very own Sue Knight’s 50th work anniversary this week.