Friday, February 27, 2015

Community Blogs


Film Review Hot Tub Time Machine 2-3

There’s no John Cusack, but the other stars of “Hot Tub Time Machine” are back for the sequel and stirring up trouble in the future, community blogger Brendon McCullin says.

Posted on Feb. 26, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.
Light the way

Premier Arts’ first original production, “Harriet: The Musical,” will celebrate the life and heroism of Harriet Tubman and features an all-local cast. The show premieres Friday, Feb. 27, and will be shown three times over the course of the weekend.

Posted on Feb. 25, 2015 at 1:13 p.m.
Bicycle going wrong way on street

One of the most effective ways to make cyclists obey the law is for law enforcement officers to issue more warnings and tickets, community blogger and cycling instructor John D. Yoder says.

Posted on Feb. 25, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
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Posted on Feb. 25, 2015 at 5:58 p.m.

Here’s a look back at how Elkhart County high schoolers played in the bowling matches leading up to the Indiana High School Bowling State Finals on Feb. 21.

Posted on Feb. 24, 2015 at 5:14 p.m.

The Elkhart County Historical Society is sponsoring the “Great War Lecture Series” to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I. The first installment on Thursday, Feb. 26, will cover the causes and events that led to the start of the war. 

Posted on Feb. 24, 2015 at 3:19 p.m.

E. L. James’ novel “50 Shades of Grey” has been read by millions, but how does its film version play to viewers who haven’t read the book? Community blogger Brendon McCullin went to see the movie through a newbie’s eyes. Here’s what he thought of it.

Posted on Feb. 24, 2015 at 1:50 p.m.

A “Hansel and Gretel” graphic novel by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti features rich, dizzying illustrations that mark a return to the dark topics once broached by classic fairytales, community blogger Jessica Baldanzi says. 

Posted on Feb. 24, 2015 at 12:52 p.m.

A building sitting at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and S.R. 15 was once a prime location for early automobile drivers to fill up, community blogger Tim Ashley says. It was likely opened in the 1930s. 

Posted on Feb. 21, 2015 at 2:15 p.m.

Like most people around Michiana, community blogger Becca Briscoe is sick of winter. She says she’s giving up and will be back outside when the dandelions begin to bloom.

Posted on Feb. 20, 2015 at 1:04 p.m.

Community blogger Monica Murphy says a girl she met in Ghana taught her that no matter how alone people feel or how rough their circumstances are, it’s still possible for them to press on and dream.

Posted on Feb. 20, 2015 at 6:22 a.m.

Gov. Mike Pence should have stood with Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz and fought to protect children from federal threats of cut education funds and increased testing, community blogger Jodi Buoscio says. Instead, he turned his back on her and waited for the crisis to come.

Posted on Feb. 20, 2015 at 4:00 a.m.

With the 2015 Oscars coming up on Sunday, Feb. 22, community blogger Brendon McCullin looks at the favorites and long shots in the major categories. The million-dollar question: Which movie is going to win the Academy Award?

Posted on Feb. 19, 2015 at 6:56 p.m.

In Indiana and 48 other “at-will” states in the U.S., employees can be legally fired for almost any reason. There need to be safeguards in place to protect people from being fired for unfounded reasons, community blogger Rich Preheim says.

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