Local briefs


Piqua Presidents Day closures

PIQUA — Piqua city offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, to allow city employees to observe Presidents Day.

The city will not be collecting garbage, refuse, and recycling on Monday, Feb. 21, causing delayed collection Monday through Friday. Pick-up for Friday’s route will take place on Saturday, Feb. 26.

The city urges all customers to place their containers at their usual collection points the evening before for early pick-ups the following day.

Troy Presidents Day closures

TROY — Troy city offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 21, for Presidents Day.

Refuse collection and curbside recycling will be on schedule. Troy City Council will next meet on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Spring cemetery clean-up information

TROY — Troy city staff will begin the annual spring clean-up of Riverside Cemetery and Rosehill Cemetery on March 15. Citizens are asked to remove wreaths, ground-mounted displays, and any other items or decorations that have been left on gravesites by that date. All non-permanent decorations will be removed by city staff to allow raking and leaf-blowing around the two cemeteries.

New cemetery decorations can be placed starting April 15, after city staff have performed annual spring maintenance.

All decorations placed must conform to the Cemetery Department Rules and Regulations for the Use of Flowers and Other Decorations. Copies of the rules are available from the Cemetery Office, or online at https://www.troyohio.gov/cemetery. Unauthorized plantings, flowers and decorations will be removed from the cemetery grounds without further notice.

Please call the Cemetery Department at 937-335-2710 with any questions.

Scrapbooking for Posterity at Troy Local History Library

TROY — Join them at the Troy Local History Library on Monday, Feb. 21, for Scrapbooking for Posterity. View a 114-year old scrapbook from the Ed Cosley Estate Collection that is a very rare piece of Troy History and learn about archival safe products for preserving precious memories. Then return on Saturday, Feb. 26, for a “hands-on” workshop where you can bring your photos to create a scrapbook page or two. Paper and tools will be provided. This program is for adults. Registration is required; please call the library at 937.335.4082 to reserve your spot. The Troy Local History Library is located at 100 W. Main St., Troy.

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