Archive - Oct 2013
The North Adams Community School's board of education on Tuesday gave its blessing to an application to begin a radio station conducted by students and used for educational purposes.
Corrine V. Lehman, 89, Berne, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at her home.
She was born to the late Henry and Rosella (Beer) Nussbaum on Oct. 21, 1923, in Adams County. She married the late Emerson "Emie" Lehman on Oct. 21, 1944.
MONROEVILLE— The Lady Jets were contested at every turn on Thursday night but a pair of three set thrillers at Heritage ended with Adams Central completing the sweep of the ACAC tournament title.
AC, the regular season ACAC champions, entered the semi-finals on the strength of a dominant performance against Woodlan on Tuesday, then defeated Leo 25-21, 23-25, 25-19 to set up a finals confrontation with the host school Patriots.
The Fort Wayne Housing Authority's board of directors has voted to take over operations of its counterpart in Decatur, although final approval of that move will hinge on a vote of Decatur Housing Authority board members scheduled for later this month.
Tom Magnan, administrator of the county’s Golden Meadows retirement home, appeared at the regular monthly meeting of the Adams County Council Tuesday morning to ask permission to raise the rate of pay for four members of his staff. Specifically, Magnan requested an increase in the hourly wages of three certified and non-certified nursing assistants, as well as the wage of the retirement home’s housekeeping/laundry supervisor.
Members of the Adams Central Flying Jets volleyball team, shown above sporting pink jerseys recently in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will travel to Heritage High School this evening for the semi-finals of the ACAC conference tournament. The Jets will meet Leo in the evening’s opener. Shown above during Senior Night, from left, are varsity players Haley Gross, Whitney Peterson, Jenny Schultz, Madi Schwartz and Liz Luginbill.
The Braves struck early and often in their first round sectional game against Norwell Wednesday night at home using an explosive offensive attack to score a win, 5-0.
The win over their NHC rivals launches Bellmont into the sectional championship Friday against South Side who defeated Wayne in the second game on Wednesday night.
We're into week five of the Pigskin Picks and once again there was not a single perfect bracket to be found. The magic number this week was 48 points between Alabama and Georgia State. Titus Schwartz managed to get the closest missing only the IU/Penn State game and ending with a score of 65 points. In second was Ronda Cowans also missing the Penn State upset and guessing 83 points. In third was Dennis McBarnes who missed two with a score of 47 points. Coach Baker, you really let me down this week!
Charles J. Bransteter, 90, Fort Wayne, died Oct. 7, 2013, at Heritage Park in Fort Wayne. He was born in Adams County on Oct. 24, 1922, to the late Charles and Nelly (McGough) Branstetter.
He worked for Magnavox in Fort Wayne as a foreman, with 49 years of service. He enjoyed hunting and bowling.
Elizabeth Margaret K. Klug Jr. 31, of New Haven, passed away, Oct. 1, 2013. She was born on January 29, 1982 in Hartford, Conn., to Laszlo and Elizabeth Maria (Pasztorik) Klug Sr.
Elizabeth worked as a graphic designer at the Decatur Daily Democrat. She was to be married November 16 to her fiance Brian Frank, her best friend.
Along with her parents, she is survived by her brother, Laszlo Klug Jr.