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Phoebe Muthart has been The Papers Inc. since 1999. She has won numerous awards, including several from Hoosier State Press Association.
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Syracuse BZA Approves Three Cases

The regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals was Thursday night and three variances were approved. PW Realty LLC’s petition for a variance to allow a new industrial building to be constructed was approved. It requested employee parking and loading and unloading facilities in a street … Read More

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Trail Committee Discusses Harkless Drive Project

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee discussed the Harkless Drive section of the project at Monday night’s meeting. Megan McClellan, executive director, said this section of the trail is due to be finished on time and under budget. There is an additional stormwater drain that needs to be installed. There are … Read More

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Syracuse Trails Discusses Boltage System For Schools

Syracuse Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday night and discussed a Boltage recording system for two, local Wawasee schools. Megan McClellan, executive director, said the cost for two systems is $12,140. They will be located at Syracuse Elementary School and Wawasee High School. “It’s a counting system,” she said. … Read More

Missy Likens and sons, Zane, 6, and Grant, 9, enjoy food at tonight's Mommy Son Dance in Syracuse.

‘Awesome’ Turnout For First Syracuse Mother Son Dance

About 130 people turned out for tonight’s Mommy Son Dance at the Syracuse Community Center. The dance was held as a benefit for Rose Home North of Syracuse. Tammy Cotton, president of the Rose Home, said the turnout was “awesome” for the first year. “I am very excited. … Read More

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Exception, Variance Granted By Syracuse BZA

An exception and a variance were approved at Thursday night’s Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. A petition for National Oil and Gas Inc. was approved. The property is located at 1200 S. Huntington St. A petition for an exception is to allow a temporary remediation trailer to … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Two Cases

There were only two cases on the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals agenda Thursday night and both were approved. Syracuse Pentecostal Church’s petition for a variance to allow two uses on one tract of ground (a residence and a church) was approved. The property is located at 605 … Read More

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Trail Committee Discusses Updates, Projects

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday night to discuss several ongoing trail projects, as well as updates on existing projects. Plans for the Conklin Bay portion of the trail were discussed. Megan McClellan, executive director, said the wetland delineation will cost $4,620. “We have money for this section but … Read More

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New YMCA Serves The Whole Community

The new Parkview Warsaw YMCA in Warsaw has opened and is serving the community in many positive ways. The new Parkview Warsaw YMCA hopes to exceed expectations and promises to continue to make a positive impact in the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The … Read More

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WCHS FFA Enjoying Continued Success

The Warsaw Community High School FFA chapter has 72 members this year. Advisor is Lynnette Markley. She is in her 19th year at Warsaw, and she has taught agriculture for the past 20 years. “Our chapter has been actively involved in a lot of community service projects this … Read More

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Discusses Updates

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee discussed updates regarding ongoing projects at Monday evening’s meeting. Executive Director Megan McClellan met with several homeowners along Eli Lilly Road to discuss widening the narrow section of this trail. The committee is hoping to get donations from a few families to match the donations … Read More

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Trail Committee Receives Grant From K21

K21 Health Foundation has awarded the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee a generous grant for the construction of a sidewalk-trail on Harkless Drive from Palm Drive to SR 13. The trail committee received a $50,000 grant from the foundation. The committee met Monday evening to hear the good news. K21 … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Sole Case

The sole case at the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting was approved Thursday evening. David Swartz’s petition for a variance was approved as presented. Swartz wants to allow enclosed stairs 3.7 feet from the property line and 19 feet from the right of way to remain as … Read More

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Trail Committee Discusses Budget

With a new budget for 2015, Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday night to wrap up some business and prepare for 2015. For the first time since the committee’s inception, executive director Megan McClellan submitted a budget. McClellan discussed the budget with committee members. The budget is for known … Read More

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Sole Item Approved At Syracuse BZA

The sole item on the agenda was approved at the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting Thursday. Tom Votaw’s petition is for a variance to allow the construction of a residence 23 feet from the right of way and 23 feet from the water’s edge. The property is … Read More

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Commissioners Discuss Road Vacation

Kosciusko County Commissioners heard a road vacation petition at Tuesday’s meeting. A vacation for Allan Clough was tabled until a compromise can be worked out. The road vacation request was recommended for denial by the Kosciusko County Area Planning Commission Nov. 5. The road is located in the … Read More