About Lauren Zeugner

Lauren Zeugner has been with The Papers Inc. for 18 years. She is Associate Editor The Paper, Elkhart County; Editor of Senior Life Indianapolis and staff reporter for The Mail-Journal
Syracuse Town Hall

Town Council Discusses Parking Issues

SYRACUSE — Syracuse Town Council approved the 2018 budget during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 17. Police Chief Jim Layne reported he has been addressing complaints in the neighborhood around Harrison Street regarding street parking. The parking safety committee recommended the council consider one side parking … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse Town Council Hears About Problems With Oakwood Park Sewers

SYRACUSE — Robin Merchant, public works superintendent, informed the Syracuse Town Council of problems with some Oakwood Park property owners sewers during the council’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 17. Merchant explained the issue is with the sewer connection for at least three homes located on Park … Read More

Purdue Glee Club To Be At Oakwood Event Center

SYRACUSE  — Purdue Glee Club will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Oakwood Event Center, 849 E. Lake View Road, Syracuse. This dynamic musical troupe employs a versatile repertoire including gospel, vocal jazz, swing, contemporary hits, romantic ballads, classical choral selections, barbershop, folk remedies, … Read More

Chautauqua’s First Banquet Held Oct. 1

    SYRACUSE — Chautauqua held its first banquet Sunday, Oct. 1. It was held at the Oakwood Event Center and there were approximately 50 in attendance, including Oakwood Foundation board members, community members, Dr. Rex and Connie Parent, Mimi Rolland and several representatives from Parkview Health. There … Read More

Experience And Explore Chautauqua Oct. 15-17

SYRACUSE  — Join Chautauqua-Wawasse for a three day excursion. Chautauqua is based on four pillars: art, education, recreation and religion. By attending this event participants have the opportunity to experience all four. The event will kickoff at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, with a relaxing and educating tour … Read More

Syracuse Redevelopment Holds Public Hearing

  SYRACUSE — Syracuse Redevelopment Commission met Wednesday, Sept. 27, to hold a public hearing regarding a tax increment finance district for the Syracuse Technology Park. There were no remonstrators against establishing the TIF district at the public hearing. The commission then approved a confirmatory resolution simply stating … Read More

11th Annual North Webster Cemetery Walk Features Eight

  NORTH WEBSTER — Eight enactors took their place in North Webster Cemetery Sunday afternoon, Sept. 10, for the 11th annual Cemetery Walk. This living history event is sponsored by the library’s Local History and Genealogy Center. Paula Markley portrayed Martha Mock, who married James Scott. After Scott … Read More

Syracuse Elementary School Hosts Open House

      SYRACUSE — After two years of a planning and construction, the public was invited to check out the new Syracuse Elementary School during an open house event held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Ava Wedly, Bria Mikley, Dana Cripe and Max Taylor, lead the … Read More

Still Time For Fun At Rentown Old Fashion Days

RENTOWN — There’s still a few hours left, time enough to head out to Rentown Old Fashion Days, located at 2640 Birch Road. About 3 miles east of Bremen. This event, which is a school fund-raiser, offers a host of vendors offering a variety of goods from leather … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall 2015 icon

Syracuse Redevelopment Moves Forward On New TIF District

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse Redevelopment Commission approved a declaratory resolution to create a new Tax Increment Finance district during a meeting Thursday, Aug. 31. The new TIF district will encompass the entire technology park located near SR 13 and US 6. The next step will be for the … Read More

Honor Flight Northeast Indiana Looking For Veterans To Take To Washington, D.C.

GOSHEN — Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana was in Goshen last week to encourage veterans to participate in future honor flights. The idea to host the event was born after Korea veteran Don Kennedy of Goshen participated in the May Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Kennedy felt HFNEI … Read More

Six New Syracuse Reserve Officers Sworn In At Town Council Meeting

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse Town Council started its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 15, with Town Attorney Vern Landis swearing in six new Syracuse Reserve Officers. The new officers are Cody Leer, Jonathan Fannin, Matthew Eckand, Terrence Wire, Joseph Taylor and Joshua Gohlke. A seventh reserve officer, … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse Town Council Gets First Look At 2018 Budgets

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse Town Council got a preliminary look at the 2018 budget for town departments, during its monthly meeting Tuesday night, July 18. The estimated budget is $35,323 under maximum levy. Proposed department budgets are: Town Manager, $205,620, a decrease of $11.888; Clerk-Treasurer, $651,140, an increase … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse Town Council Receives Updates From Fire Territory, Public Works

SYRACUSE — Fire Chief Mickey Scott reported the fire fighters completed over 400 hours of training, the new tanker was ordered, during the Syracuse Town Council’s monthly meeting Tuesday, July 18. The pork chop, chicken barbecue went well. The town received an Insurance Service Office rating of a … Read More

Organizations Serve Good Eats For Good Causes

WARSAW — Area service organizations play a huge role in satisfying the appetites of fair-goers at the Kosciusko County Community Fair with a variety of dishes and desserts. Three Lions Clubs maintain food booths at the fair: Leesburg, Lake City and Etna Green. Leesburg Lions Club serves soft … Read More

Free Acts Major Draw To Midway

WARSAW — Each year the Kosciusko County Community Fair gathers entertaining free acts for its midway, which perform the whole week of the fair, July 10-15. This year’s acts are Wild World of Animals and Danny Conner’s Reptile Show. The Wild World of Animals will feature performances from … Read More