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Trail Committee Discusses Eli Lilly Widening Project

SYRACUSE — Issues with the Eli Lilly Road trail widening project were discussed at the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee meeting Monday, July 18. Pulver Asphalt and Paving started construction Monday, July 11, but the work had to be suspended. “There have been some complications,” noted Executive Director Megan McClellan. … Read More

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Eli Lilly Trail Widening Project Will Start July 11

SYRACUSE — The Eli Lilly trail widening project will start Monday, July 11, the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee heard at the Monday, June 20, meeting. The project is expected to take six to eight weeks. Pulver Asphalt and Paving will do a directional boring and cut and pour curb. … Read More

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Eat, Play, Love Workshop For Women Saturday

SYRACUSE — Women can still register for Eat, Play, Love — a workshop for women using the tools of comedy improv to open up to ourselves and each other. The workshop is for ages 18 and over. The cost is $40, which includes the workshop and snacks. The … Read More

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‘Let There Be Life’ Retreat At Lake Wawasee

By LINDA MOORE Fight Club Pink SYRACUSE — In a culture of stress, conflict and disunity, women from all backgrounds and faiths have an opportunity to come together at the Let There Be Life retreat at Oakwood Inn at Lake Wawasee. For the community to have this at … Read More

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Wine, Cheese, Chocolate Experience Returns To Syracuse

It’s almost time for the 2nd Annual Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Experience at the Oakwood Inn in Syracuse. The experience includes a sampling of award winning wines, cheeses and chocolates along with chef created culinary creations. The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 30. … Read More

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Ticket Deadline Nearing For Firefighters Ball

Time is running out for firefighters to get tickets for the first ever Ignite the Night Firefighters Ball in Kosciusko County. Sponsored by the Kosciusko County Fire Association, the formal/semi formal event on Saturday, Feb. 8, will begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and include fine dining, raffles … Read More

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County Hosting First Firefighters Ball

Ignite the Night is Kosciusko County’s first ever formal/semi formal Firefighters Ball. Sponsored by the Kosciusko County Fire Association, the evening of Feb. 8 will begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and include fine dining, raffles and dancing. The Firefighters Ball is being held to honor retirees and … Read More

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Oakwood Inn’s Oak-toberfest Will Be ‘Wunderbar’

The first Oak-toberfest is Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Oakwood Inn in Syracuse. This “wunderbar” event is presented by Oakwood Resort, Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce, and Chautauqua-Wawasee, and includes fun for all ages. No need to speak German at this Oktoberfest, but here are a few interesting phrases … Read More

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Oakwood Opening This Weekend

After months of hard work the doors of the Oakwood Inn in Syracuse will be reopen to the public Friday and Saturday. “It’s so exciting because it’s so close,” said Phil Kuhn, marketing director. The restaurants, The Pier and Back Porch will open slowly. Restaurant General Manager Jason … Read More

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Oakwood Inn’s New Image Taking Shape

There is brown butcher paper covering the front doors to keep prying eyes from sneaking a peek at the renovations taking place in the Oakwood Inn in Syracuse. But The Mail-Journal recently received an opportunity to see how the renovations are moving along. The old Oakwood Inn had … Read More

The Oakwood Inn has a new buyer. J. Rex Parent and his sons, J.R. and Jason, are in the process of purchasing the property through their investment company, Parent Investment Associates. The company plans to bring the property back as a premiere hotel and restaurant on Lake Wawasee. They hope to open in spring 2013. (From The Mail-Journal files)

Oakwood Inn Progressing Toward May Opening

Howard Brembeck’s old suite in the Oakwood Inn is the command center as J.R. Parent who, with his father, Dr. Rex Parent, and brother, Jason Parent, purchased the Oakwood Inn in Syracuse. Working with Parent are Jeremiah Heierman, CEO of the resort; Phil Kuhn, director of marketing; Christi Anderson, … Read More

The Oakwood Inn has a new buyer. J. Rex Parent and his sons, J.R. and Jason, are in the process of purchasing the property through their investment company, Parent Investment Associates. The company plans to bring the property back as a premiere hotel and restaurant on Lake Wawasee. They hope to open in spring 2013. (From The Mail-Journal files)

Oakwood Restaurant Vision Discussed

Dr. J. Rex Parent, a noted eye surgeon, and his sons, Jason and J.R., are the new owners of The Oakwood Inn in Syracuse. These videos are courtesy of Wawascene.com and are a series of brief interviews with Rex Parent and Jeremiah Heierman, property manager of Oakwood, discussing the vision … Read More

The Oakwood Inn has a new buyer. J. Rex Parent and his sons, J.R. and Jason, are in the process of purchasing the property through their investment company, Parent Investment Associates. The company plans to bring the property back as a premiere hotel and restaurant on Lake Wawasee. They hope to open in spring 2013. (From The Mail-Journal files)

Oakwood Owner Offers Insight Of Operations

Dr. J. Rex Parent, a noted eye surgeon, and his sons, Jason and J.R., are the new owners of The Oakwood Inn in Syracuse. The videos below are courtesy of Wawascene.com and are a series of brief interviews with Rex Parent and Jeremiah Heierman, property manager of Oakwood, discussing the … Read More

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New Oakwood Owners Discuss Their Vision

Dr. J. Rex Parent, a noted eye surgeon, and his sons, Jason and J.R., are the new owners of The Oakwood Inn in Syracuse. The videos below are courtesy of Wawascene.com and are a series of brief interviews with Rex Parent discussing the purchase and the family’s vision … Read More

Public Hearing Held On Oakwood Grant

A very small crowd turned out for a public hearing regarding a Community Development Block Grant for the acquisition of the Oakwood Inn and surrounding property Tuesday morning. The meeting was held at the Syracuse Town Hall. Kristine Christlieb, a community planner with Region 3A, lead the hearing … Read More