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November 14th, 2011
These 4-way red flashing lights, installed last week at the intersection of Pioneer Road and Lincolnway Highway, assist drivers during the rain Monday morning. Two overhead street lights have also been added to the intersection for increased safety.
KNOX - The votes from the 2nd District Democratic Precinct Committee are in: Mike Schmuhl, 28, has been chosen as the new Democratic Party Chair for the 2nd District.
Schmuhlâs background includes working on successful campaigns such as Pete Buttigiegâs campaign for South Bend mayor as well as Congressman Joe Donnellyâs 2010 reelection campaign.
Culver Academies' Huffington Concert Series continues Monday evening with the Midtown Men, four members of the original cast of Broadwayâs "Jersey Boys," live onstage at Eppley Auditorium, starting at 7:30 p.m.
While "The Jersey Boys" was centered on its stars' portrayals of the 1960s Motown group the Four Seasons, Midtown Men will offer a broader, but similar sampling of 1960s fare to the audience, ranging from Motown hits to the Beatles, the Beach Boys to the Mamas and the Papas, "a journey through all the iconic groups of the '60s," member Daniel Reichard told one media source.
As it continues its year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Culver Girls Academy (formerly Culver Academy for Girls), the Culver Academies Museum & Gift Shop, located at 102 S. Main Street in downtown Culver, will host the authors of the upcoming, "Voices of CGA: A History of Culver Girls Academy," the very first book to chronicle the history of the school.
âą Heartland Artists Gallery is having a holiday gift shop and bazaar beginning this weekend until Dec. 23. Enter the raffle for your chance to win a decorated Christmas tree. For more information, contact the gallery at 936-9515.
âą The town of Bremen is holding Homespun Holidays Nov. 10, 11, and 12. Many businesses will offer special deals, samples, and contests to celebrate the beginning of holiday season. See your paper for a list of participating businesses!
One last garage sale:
PLYMOUTH â Between 600 and 800 coats are available at the National Guard Armory Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon; and Sunday, from noon to 2 p.m. Parents are asked to bring their children needing coats with them so the coats can be tried on. Also available are gloves and hats.
PLYMOUTH â Early Wednesday morning, around 1:14 a.m., a Plymouth Police officer discovered the front door of Symphony Restaurant shattered. The suspects had used a piece of concrete to break in and take money from the drawers.
Shortly afterward, around 1:45 a.m., another Plymouth Police officer found the front door to Bruno's Pizza also smashed in. Again, the suspects had taken money.
Culver Academies' fall theatre production of "An Evening with Thornton Wilder," which opened Friday at Eppley Auditorium and will continue this weekend with 7:30 p.m. performances both Friday and Saturday evenings, has special meaning for those familiar with Wilder's legacy. That's because the legendary playwright's nephew and literary executer, Tappan Wilder, will be on hand this weekend for the performances.
Because of power outages at Riverside and Lincoln Jr. High, all Plymouth schools will dismiss 45 minutes early.
Because of the power outages at Riverside and Lincoln Jr. High, there will be no extracurricular activities at those buildings.
The high school will still have after school practices and activities.
KNOX â After spending eight years as a member of the nursing faculty at Ancilla College, Janeen Berndt is ready to move on â but her coworkers arenât ready to let her go just yet.
âIâve been told probably five times that they wonât let me go,â laughed Berndt. âThe position director graciously said she felt like she was losing her right arm, and someone else just said âSo you think youâre moving on?ââ