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Farm pesticide collection today in Troy

Farm pesticide collection today in Troy

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides until 3 p.

In brief

MORAINECity hiring firefighter/paramedicsThe city is hiring two full-time firefighter/paramedics. Applicants should have a Level II Ohio Firefighting Certificate at the time of appointment.

Congressmen to host ‘panel discussion’ at Fuyao

Congressmen to host ‘panel discussion’ at Fuyao

Two Southwestern Ohio congressmen will have a panel discussion at Fuyao Glass America in Moraine Thursday.

80 percent of county homicides involve guns

80 percent of county homicides involve guns

Of the 186 homicides in Montgomery County since the start of 2013, 80 percent (or 149) have involved guns, according to statistics provided by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

Relaxed drone rules to impact businesses, local airports

Relaxed drone rules to impact businesses, local airports

New rules for how small drones can operate commercially will go into effect by the end of the month, and some businesses and aviation enthusiasts think the change could spur economic development and some challenges at airports in the region.

Fuyao signs deal with glass recycler

Fuyao signs deal with glass recycler

Fuyao Glass America has signed a 10-year agreement with Strategic Materials Inc. to recycle glass scrap for Fuyao’s Moraine plant.

Dayton lowest-ranked city in Ohio for mobile coverage

Dayton lowest-ranked city in Ohio for mobile coverage

Dayton was the lowest-ranked city in Ohio when it comes to reliable mobile coverage, according to a new analysis.

About 20K Ohioans hit by Aetna pullback

5 local things to know Wednesday

About 20K affected by Aetna pullback The Connecticut-based company Aetna has decided to pull out of most of the Affordable Care Act’s state health insurance exchange, which means that about 20,000 of Aetna’s Ohio members will have to find coverage elsewhere.

Montgomery County Health Inspections

The following are a sampling of food operation inspection reports from Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, from the week of July 18 to July 22.

Verdict in Moraine City Pawn owners trial

Verdict in Moraine City Pawn owners trial

UPDATE @ 2:17 p.m.:The prosecutor on the case said the Rich’s, the couple that owned the Moraine pawn shop where drug addicts could sell stolen goods and get cash for their next fix, were running a business that was a menace to the community.

Latest Sports

Fairmont/Alter football tickets available

Fairmont will host Alter in the 50th annual high school football season opening game at 7 p.m. on Friday at Kettering’s Roush Stadium.

Girls soccer: Alter spoils Fairmont’s new field debut, 8-1

You only get one chance to win your first game on a new field, and Fairmont’s girls soccer team made the mistake of inviting Alter as its season-opening opponent Friday night.

Fairmont coaching openings

Fairmont High School has coaching openings for girls lacrosse and varsity softball, both spring-season sports.

Fairmont Firebirds football preview

Fairmont Firebirds football preview

High school: Fairmont FirebirdsDivision: IRegion: 3League/conference and division: GWOC National East.

  New Fairmont coach Miller on run offense: ‘That’s my DNA’

New Fairmont coach Miller on run offense: ‘That’s my DNA’

It didn’t take long for Dave Miller to get misty-eyed when reflecting on a great run with the Covington High School football program.

Middletown 7-on-7 football

Middletown 7-on-7 football

Middletown participated in a 7-on-7 high school football passing tournament at Fairmont High School on Friday, July 21, 2016.

Fairmont undergoes athletic changes, makeovers

Fairmont undergoes athletic changes, makeovers

Dave Miller was reminded — often — about what not to do after he was named head football coach at Fairmont High School.

Fairmont H.S. athletic complex upgrades

Fairmont H.S. athletic complex upgrades

Fairmont High School has undergone multiple athletic coaching changes and continues to upgrade its sports facilities in preparation for the new school year in 2016-17.

Athlete of the Week: Deaunte Fleming, Fairmont High School

Athlete of the Week: Deaunte Fleming, Fairmont High School

Name: Deaunte FlemingSchool: FairmontGrade: Finished junior yearAge: 17Sports: BaseballClaim to fame/honors: Played second base and third base for Greater Western Ohio Conference Central champions; member of DECA marketing club; plays this summer for the Dayton DodgersBet you didn’t know … I collect baseball cardsWords you live by: Every day is a blessing, never take it for grantedToughest opponent: Jake Bourke, a very good pitcher from SpringboroBiggest influence: My grandpa, Phil Fleming; he’s helped me a lot through my lifeGame-day rituals: I usually go to the locker room, put my book bag in my locker, listen to music until game timeWhat’s on your bedroom walls: Poster of old Yankee StadiumWhen I’m bored I like to … play PS4Favorite movie: MoneyballPerson who would play you in a movie: Kevin HartFavorite TV show: Fresh Prince of Bel AirFavorite musical artist: DrakeFavorite book: The Great GatsbyI can’t live without: My phoneI can live without: TVFavorite home-cooked meal: SpaghettiFavorite restaurant: Red RobinFavorite smell: Apple cinnamon candlesFavorite cereal: Frosted FlakesStore where you’d like a shopping spree: Dick’s Sporting GoodsVegetable you won’t eat: CeleryI’d love to trade places for a day with … Robinson CanoWhose mind would you like to read?

Top returning RB’s in GWOC National East Division

Top returning RB’s in GWOC National East Division

The top returning rushers in the Greater Western Ohio Conference National East Division, previously known as the GWOC Central Division, from the 2015 high school football season.

 
 

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