Local News Briefs - Monday, July 27th

Troy Resident Wanted in Piqua Burglary

A TROY MAN IS WANTED BY PIQUA POLICE IN CONNECTION WITH A BURGLARY LAST WEEK IN THE 500 BLOCK OF MIAMI AVENUE. 25-YEAR OLD MICHAEL WARLING IS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED BURGLARY AND AGGRAVATED MENACING. WARLING IS ACCUSED OF KICKING IN THE DOOR OF THE RESIDENCE BEFORE THREATENING A WOMAN AND HER CHILDREN. WARLING REPORTEDLY HAD A KNIFE, BUT THE VICTIM DID NOT REPORT ANY INJURIES.


Miami County COVID Update

MIAMI COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH RECENTLY REPORTED THERE ARE NOW A TOTAL OF 34 DEATHS RELATED TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. THE TWO MOST RECENT VICTIMS LIVED IN A NURSING HOME WITHIN THE TIPP CITY ZIP CODE JURISDICTION. IN MIAMI COUNTY THERE HAVE BEEN 67 NEW COVID-19 CASES AND FIVE NEW HOSPITALIZATIONS.


Animal Cruelty Charges in Troy

TWO FORMER TROY RESIDENTS FACE ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES AFTER BEING EVICTED FROM THEIR APARTMENT ON STONYRIDGE AVENUE. SIETTA AND CORY HOGAN AND THEIR TWO CHILDREN MOVED TO CINCINNATI LAST WEEK. THEY ARE ACCUSED OF LEAVING THEIR DOG BEHIND IN THE APARTMENT. ACCORDING TO A POLICE REPORT, THE DOG COULD BE HEARD WHIMPERING AND BARKING. THE DOG WAS TURNED OVER TO THE MIAMI COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER. ACCORDING TO COURT RECORDS, THE COUPLE ALSO HAS AN OUTSTANDING CHILD ENDANGERING CASE FROM APRIL THAT IS STILL GOING THROUGH MIAMI COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT.


Troy School Seeking New Tax

TROY CITY SCHOOLS SEEKS AN EARNED INCOME TAX. ANTICIPATED TO BE

AROUND A QUARTER-PERCENT, THE BOARD HOPES TO FINALIZE THE ISSUE AT

THEIR NEXT MEETING ON AUGUST 3RD. IN ORDER FOR THE ISSUE TO BE ON THE

NOVEMBER 3RD BALLOT, TROY CITY SCHOOLS MUST FILE WITH THE BOARD OF

ELECTIONS BY 4PM ON AUGUST 5. IF APPROVED, THE TAX ISSUE COULD RAISE

$2 MILLION PER YEAR. THE DISTRICT CURRENTLY HAS A CONTINUOUS 1.5% INCOME TAX. THE LAST TIME ADDITIONAL OPERATING DOLLARS WAS REQUESTED WAS IN 2006.


Piqua Street Resurfacing

THE CITY OF PIQUA ANNUAL STREET RESURFACING PROGRAM IS SCHEDULED

TO BEGIN THIS WEEK, JULY 27. BARRETT PAVING MATERIALS OF MIDDLETOWN HAS THE CONTRACT FOR THIS PROJECT. THE COMPLETE LIST OF STREETS INCLUDED IN THE RESURFACING PROGRAM CAN BE FOUND ON THE CITY OF PIQUA WEBSITE AT PIQUAOH.ORG


Reverse Angle Parking in Troy

ADDITIONAL REVERSE ANGLE PARKING IS NOW IN AFFECT ALONG TWO BLOCKS OF EAST MAIN STREET IN TROY. IT’S PART OF A PILOT STUDY, WHICH BEGAN WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REVERSE-ANGLE PARKING ON NORTH SHORT STREET. THIS REQUIRES THE DRIVER TO BACK INTO THE ANGLED PARKING SPACE WITH THE BACK OF THE VEHICLE TOWARD THE CURB. THIS TYPE OF “ANGLE-IN” PARKING ALLOWS FOR BETTER VISIBILITY FOR MOTORISTS.


Troy Daily News Co-Owner Dies

THE FORMER CO-OWNER OF THE TROY DAILY NEWS DIED LAST WEEK. 80 YEAR OLD JOEL WALKER SPENT HIS WHOLE LIFE AS A JOURNALIST AT THE LOCAL PAPER. WALKER, A MILTON-UNION HIGH SCHOOL AND MIAMI UNIVERSITY GRADUATE, BEGAN HIS CAREER AS A PART-TIME SPORTS REPORTER IN 1954. HE LATER BECAME EDITOR, FOLLOWED BY PUBLISHER IN 1976 AND LATER CO-OWNER. WALKER RETIRED AND SOLD THE TROY DAILY NEWS IN LATE 1998 WALKER AND HIS WIFE, NANCY, RECEIVED THE TROY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN AWARD IN 2014.

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