Daily Call- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:37:58 EST 1800 Building up smiles and Christmas cheer http://dailycall.com/news/news-news_education/150890971/Building-up-smiles-and-Christmas-cheer PIQUA — Residents at Heartland of Piqua had a great holiday treat Monday, and it was not just cookies. They were accompanied by the young spirits of Piqua Junior High School Builders Club. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:47:08 EST Fire coverage hot topic http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/150920171/Fire-coverage-hot-topic Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comWASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - In an irony of sorts, the discussion regarding fire protection was heated at times during Tuesday's meeting of the Washington Township trustees. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:35:04 EST Living with depression http://dailycall.com/news/news/150883169/Living-with-depression PIQUA – When it comes to living with depression and mixing in holiday stressors, it can be helpful to view this interaction within the context of having that mental illness. Acceptance for others and the struggles that they may be going through... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:04:19 EST Polar Express steams through Center for Early Learning http://dailycall.com/news/news/150902419/Polar-Express-steams-through-Center-for-Early-Learning PIQUA — Christmas steamed into The Center for Early Learning at Piqua Catholic. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:12 EST Commission votes 3-2 to adopt new pay schedule http://dailycall.com/news/news/150912767/Commission-votes-3-2-to-adopt-new-pay-schedule PIQUA — Piqua City Commission began their meeting Tuesday by recognizing Juanita Supinger, who is retiring after 38 years with the Salvation Army. Lucy Fess presented the proclamation on behalf of the city, making Dec. 16, 2014, the official... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:11 EST The Amish Cook Amish Cook carols and bakes Christmas cookies http://dailycall.com/news/lifestyle-food/150901959/The-Amish-Cook-Amish-Cook-carols-and-bakes-Christmas-cookies Holiday greetings to all!Can it really be true that Christmas is just around the corner? Is 2014 actually coming to a close in a few weeks? Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:10 EST Piqua City Schools News Brief http://dailycall.com/news/briefs/150902156/Piqua-City-Schools-News-Brief PIQUA — The following events are taking place in Piqua City Schools:* The Holiday Break for Piqua City Schools begins Monday, Dec. 22. Students return to classes on Monday, Jan. 5. Happy Holidays! Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:08 EST Covington sets public hearing for zoning amendments http://dailycall.com/news/news/150904853/Covington-sets-public-hearing-for-zoning-amendments COVINGTON — The Covington Village Council has slated a public hearing on Monday, Feb. 2, to review two zoning map amendments.Council discussed the two issues Monday during its regularly scheduled meeting. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:06 EST Blanket statement http://dailycall.com/news/news/150910706/Blanket-statement Nancy Havenar of Piqua begins the trimming on a blanket as her grandson Trevor, 4, watches with interest at the Miami Valley Centre Mall on Tuesday. Havenar was one of more than a dozen participants in a December Relay For Life event. The blankets are... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:57:08 EST ‘COPS’ give back http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/150866417/COPS-give-back TROY – Expressions of gratitude and appreciation lit up the faces of parents, guardians, and officers of the Miami County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 58 on Friday evening, Dec. 12, at the Troy Meijer. The FOP Lodge 58 held their annual... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:58:05 EST Area Briefs http://dailycall.com/news/briefs/150866410/Area-Briefs Covington BOE to meet Thursday Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:56:04 EST Essay in ‘Chicken Soup’ http://dailycall.com/news/news/150869199/Essay-in-Chicken-Soup TROY — An essay by Sidney Daily News columnist Christina Ryan Claypool, of Troy, has been published in “Chicken Soup for Soul: Touched by an Angel: 101 Miraculous Stories of Faith, Divine Intervention, and Answered Prayers,”... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:05:08 EST Commission to look at heavy agenda http://dailycall.com/news/news/150874500/Commission-to-look-at-heavy-agenda PIQUA – The Piqua City Commission will be approaching their next meeting on Tuesday evening, Dec. 16, with a packed agenda. The commission will be holding the third reading of as well as voting on six ordinances, they will introduce three new... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:04:10 EST Salvation Army to hold open house http://dailycall.com/news/news/150864570/Salvation-Army-to-hold-open-house PIQUA — The Salvation Army in Piqua will hold an open house from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. Light refreshments will be served. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:49:03 EST A holiday joy for seniors http://dailycall.com/news/news-news_education/150874048/A-holiday-joy-for-seniors PIQUA — Nothing spreads holiday cheer like the young serving the old, filling a room and bellies with warmth and kindness. That was observed Saturday morning at the annual Piqua City School District Senior Citizen Holiday Extravaganza... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:56:07 EST Engine joins fleet http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/150877495/Engine-joins-fleet Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comFLETCHER — Christmas arrived early for members of the Fletcher Fire Department and citizens under the protective umbrella of Fletcher's department. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:56:05 EST Commissioners talk communication center http://dailycall.com/news/news/150858321/Commissioners-talk-communication-center MIAMI COUNTY — Several changes to the Communication Center were discussed at the Miami County Commissioner's meeting on Dec. 11. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:01:06 EST Things to consider if selling home yourself http://dailycall.com/news/business/150857500/Things-to-consider-if-selling-home-yourself The phone rings.Seller: Hello?Caller: Hi, is this the for sale by owner?Seller: Yes, it is. How can I help you?Caller: Can you tell me about your home? Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:01:05 EST Student’s project progresses http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/150853535/Students-project-progresses PIQUA — What started as a history project earlier this year has turned into a lesson in politics for Piqua Catholic School student Molly Greene. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:00:18 EST Lockington VFD seeks contract http://dailycall.com/news/news/150857971/Lockington-VFD-seeks-contract LOCKINGTON – The Lockington Volunteer Fire Department (LVFD) sent out a letter to residents in Washington Township of Miami County who currently fall under the area protected by the LVFD. It detailed concerns on how there is no contract lined up... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:00:14 EST