Thursday, December 18, 2014

Community Blogs


Simply Sinatra with a return engagement

After years of following his father’s advice, Steve Lippia – the golden voice behind The Lerner Theatre’s upcoming “Simply Sinatra Christmas” – left his construction company office behind to become a successful entertainer.


Posted on Dec. 17, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Old Railroad duct near warsaw

The railroad line viaduct west of Warsaw was built to accommodate the Pennsylvania Railroad in its heyday.

Posted on Dec. 16, 2014 at 2:59 p.m.
Freddie Fitzsimmons A Baseball Life by Peter J. DeKever

A book written by local author Pete DeKever about area baseball legend Freddie Fitzsimmons is available at Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library’s downtown location. 

Posted on Dec. 16, 2014 at 12:47 p.m.
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Posted on Dec. 16, 2014 at 12:23 p.m.

Blogger Kari Horton’s son might not enjoy visits to Santa as much as some kids. However, his holiday joys – memorizing the family’s schedule and when TV Christmas specials air, as well as apple pie – are meaningful nonetheless. 

Posted on Dec. 13, 2014 at 1:18 p.m.

Blogger Becca Briscoe wanted to go all out for a Christmas celebration when she managed a local mall. However, when Santa’s elaborate entrance went horribly wrong, she learned to remain calm even in stressful situations.

Posted on Dec. 12, 2014 at 3:15 p.m.

People of color in America have years of history and personal experience that are their credentials to teach the rest of us about racial injustice, community blogger Rich Preheim says. That means white people must listen to them instead of arguing that they’re wrong.

Posted on Dec. 11, 2014 at 1:51 p.m.

Community blogger Coy Brown discusses the importance of seeking out and identifying our legacies, as well as the impact we want to have on the world around us.

Posted on Dec. 11, 2014 at 1:13 p.m.

Community blogger Clinton Stamatovich recently competed in a contest that challenged participants to create a film in just 48 hours. Though it was tiring and frustrating, it was a lesson in multitasking and perseverance, he said.

Posted on Dec. 10, 2014 at 1:56 p.m.

If you have a cyclist among your friends or family, there is no lack of small items you can get him of her for Christmas, community blogger John D. Yoder says. The items are inexpensive and very useful.

Posted on Dec. 10, 2014 at 12:10 p.m.

The historic building has been used for a variety of purposes throughout the years, including machinery manufacturing and the making of cement blocks. Though records are a little unclear, it looks like the building was built between 1896 and 1901. 

Posted on Dec. 10, 2014 at 11:50 a.m.

Community blogger Jessica Baldanzi reviews “The Love Bunglers,” a gritty, romantic graphic novel by comics veteran Jaime Hernandez.

Posted on Dec. 8, 2014 at 1:59 p.m.

In the organization’s latest blog post, CAPS’ parenting instructor Doug Slabach talks about the concept of control in being a parent and what kinds of control help kids grow.

Posted on Dec. 8, 2014 at 12:42 p.m.

Believe it or not, it’s easy to buy your loved ones unique pieces of art for Christmas while supporting a good cause at the same time. Read on to find out what ADEC’s artists are creating and selling.

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