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Kanzius Foundation providing hope

October 12, 2010

ERIE, PA – The one key element for cancer patients is hope. Plymouth High School grad Mark Neidig is working hard to give patients that hope.
As head of the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation his organization is providing hope for a less damaging treatment for all kinds of cancer. The revolutionary non-invasive radio wave machine – invented by the group’s founder John Kanzius – is offering hope to many for a better and more effective way to treat the disease.

City budget passed

October 12, 2010

PLYMOUTH —The Plymouth Common Coun-cil passed the 2011 budget Ordinance on second and third readings with a 4-0 vote Monday.
The Council also voted to allow the transfer of $185,000 from the general fund to the rainy day fund.
According to Mayor Mark Senter, there was approximately $4.1 million in the rainy day fund before the transfer.
City Attorney Nelson Chipman said the city is in a very enviable position by having the funds to transfer. Council member Mark Neidig said, “This is an extremely rare occasion with what is going on in the country.”

Injury leads to termination of firefighter/paramedic

October 12, 2010

PLYMOUTH — An on-the-job injury in 2009 to a full-time firefighter/paramedic for the City of Plymouth led to the termination of Crystal Garza during the Board of Public Works meeting Monday night. The injury led to stringent lifting restrictions for Garza that leaves her incapable of fulfilling the required job duties.
City Attorney Nelson Chipman and Fire Chief Andy Metsker presented the board with findings of fact in the recommendation for terminating Garza from the department.

Wakeland ponders options for the coming year

October 11, 2010

PLYMOUTH — It wouldn’t make Eric Wakeland upset if the next tire he carried over the wall was headed for his tractor.
The NASCAR veteran who currently performs that task for the crew of David Gilliland feels hometown life and the family farm calling him.
“I’m going to be 41 in November I really don’t want to be carrying tires over the wall all that much longer if I don’t have to,” he said.

Last 2010 Second Friday held downtown

October 11, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The last in this year’s series of Second Friday events in downtown Plymouth featured the band Kickbush with their high-energy arrangements.
Band members include Paul Duda (bass); Brad Ebert (drums). Matt Record (vo-cals/guitar) and Andy Mad-den (lead guitar.)
Sponsoring the Oct. 9 event was Tim Martin Buick Pontiac GMC. Although the dealership is not located in the downtown, Tim Martin, as other businesses have this year, sponsored the event to encourage area residents to shop locally.

Pride of Plymouth hosts festival of bands

October 11, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth High School welcomed marching bands from 15 high schools on Saturday in the 12th annual Harvest Festival of Bands.
The bands began performing at 5 p.m. and the last performance ended near 9:30 p.m.
First place in Class A went to Elkhart Central with 75.05 points and closely following was the second place winner, Warsaw, with 71.50 points. Third place Chesterton had 70.90 points.
Bands are judged on music performance, visual performance and general effect by a panel of six judges who are watching for specific techniques.

Fundraiser for PCYO was successful

October 8, 2010

A successful dinner and music fundraiser was held Sept. 18 for the Plymouth Community Youth Orchestra, hosted and sponsored by Jim Vinall, owner of City Center (Opie’s Deli, The Office, and The Alley), and the wait staff was provided by Brian and Lori VanDuyne, owners of Ferbaugh’s Jewelery Store. Members of the youth orchestra played music out front of Opie’s and on the back patio for the dinner patrons to enjoy.

Triton holds open meeting for project

October 8, 2010

BOURBON — The Triton School Board held a special session Thursday to allow the public to receive information on two proposed projects for the school corporation as well as hear how the funding for the projects has been established.
However, only one patron attended the entire meeting and only one other attended for a few minutes.
Area residents will have a second opportunity to hear the particulars of the projects and funding at the regularly scheduled school board meeting Monday, Oct. 11.
The majority of the projects concern heating and cooling unit replacements along with controls.

SJRMC names Gutierrez CEO, president

October 7, 2010

MISHAWAKA — Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) today announced the appointment of Albert L. Gutierrez to President and Chief Executive Officer.
He succeeds Interim President and CEO Thomas A. Reitinger. Gutierrez will take his post at the hospital Nov. 15, 2010.

Commissioners issue burning ban for county

October 6, 2010

PLYMOUTH – Weather conditions in Marshall County have prompted the County Commissioners to take action.
Due to the extremely dry conditions the Marshall County Board of Commissioners, with the support of the majority of the local Fire Chiefs, have issued a disaster proclamation restricting open burning thru out the entire county.

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