Archive - Jun 2011
While many in Culver may have noticed extensive remodeling to the faĂ§ade of the new 115 Grill on east Jefferson Street downtown, thereâs been a not-so-noticeable change in the business and its sister restaurant, the nearby Yacht Club, which recently opened on the second floor of the Culver Cove resort.
According to John Zehner, developer of both projects over the past several months, the Yacht Club will depart from the Cove and join its operation with 115 Grill (which is located, appropriately enough, at 115 East Jefferson Street), with both entities combining under the Yacht Club banner.
PLYMOUTH â The Bremen Firemenâs Festival has been a traditional event in the area since its inception in 1950 that is anticipated by people of all ages.
Firefighters and other volunteers from the community work to ensure that the thousands of annual attendees have much to choose from: Food, music, games, rides, a parade, a waterball competition, fireworks, and more.
PLYMOUTH â As the nation prepares to celebrate another fourth of July Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter wants citizenâs of Plymouth to remember the cityâs fireworks ordinance and be mindful of safety.
âGenerally speaking we donât have a problem with people violating the ordinance,â said Senter. âWe just feel itâs good from time to time to remind everyone of the stipulations.â
The cityâs ordinance regarding fireworks states that:
-Consumer fireworks shall not be purchased by persons less than 18 years of age.
PLYMOUTH â A lifetime of giving to others will be celebrated for a fifth straight year on July 9 as participants run, walk and remember Jeff McLochlin in his Memorial 5K Run/Walk fundraiser.
The run starts at the Young Amphitheatre in Centennial Park in Plymouth at 8:30 a.m. and all proceeds go to several charities in McLochlinâs name â TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), the Rochester Jr. Football League and veteransâ families.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouth High School Head Baseball Coach Tony Plothow has been selected to coach the 2011 North All Star team at this yearâs 37th Annual Indiana North-South All Star Game by his fellow coaches and the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Associationâs Executive Council.Â
PLYMOUTH â Ancilla College Athletic Director Gene Reese has been re-elected to a second two-year term as the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Western Conference Director, the college announced on Thursday.
The election took place at the MCCAA Athletic Directorâs Summer Meeting at Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire, Mich.
âBeing from the only (MCCAA-affiliated) college in Indiana, it is a tremendous privilege being asked to serve on these most important conference committees,â said Reese, who has overseen the Ancilla College athletic department since its inception.
DONALDSON â Ben Montalbano will don the blue and yellow on the court once more, but this time heâll do so for the Chargers.
Montalbano, a 2010 Triton High School graduate, has signed with Ancilla College menâs basketball for the 2011-2012 season.
Montalbano, a 5â8â point guard, was an Honorable Mention All-State selection in 2010 for Triton and helped lead the team to a state title in 2008 and a state runner-up finish in 2009.
Gale Lertus Murphy
Oct. 17, 1915-June 26, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Gale L. Murphy, 95, of Plymouth, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011, in the Catherine Kasper Living Center, Donaldson.
He was born, together with a twin brother, Dale A. Murphy, Oct. 17, 1915, in Marshall County, the son of Homer A. and Grace E. Vinnedge Murphy. He lived in Marshall County most of his life.
Gale graduated from Lakeville High School with the class of 1935. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II. As a technical sergeant he was stationed for three years in the South Pacific.
Arthur âArtâ Suter
July 30, 1937-June 26, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Art Suter, 73, a lifetime resident of Plymouth, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 6:15 a.m. Art died at Millerâs Merry Manor of natural causes, in the loving care of family and friends.
His sons who were with him when he passed said that he had a beautiful smile on his face, a trait that he had all of his life.
Art said, âEverything that was good in my life was due to a friend or from some special woman supporting me. Anybody that gets anywhere, disabled or not, has to have a lot of help.â
Dorothy Marie Bonewitz (Alstedt)
June 26, 2011Â
WARSAW âÂ Dorothy Marie Bonewitz (Alstedt), 86, of Warsaw, died Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 9 p.m. in Greencroft Health Care Goshen.
She is survived by her children, Roberta K. (Steve) Anderson of Leesburg, Michael R. (Nancy) Bonewitz of Goshen, David P. (Anne) Bonewitz of Warsaw, Debora J. (Jim) Ellis of New Paris and Nancy E. (Ken) Miller of Bourbon; 29 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Laveta (Lyle) Kenney of Alexis, Ill., and Thelma (Don) Krantz of San Diego, Calif.
There will be no visitation.