March 6th, 2015
Geneva Town Marshal Rob Johnson, who has been researching preventative maintenance and management software programs, gave a PowerPoint presentation to town councilors at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday recommending the purchase a particular program to help the town track the activities of its various departments.
TWO LETTERS, ONE SCHOOLâ€”Bellmont tennis stars Sidney Petersen and Christina Ysidron recently signed a Letter of Intent to continue their tennis careers at Bethel College in Mishawaka starting in the fall of 2015. In the photo above starting in the front row (L-R) are: Deb Ysidron, Sidney Petersen, Christina Ysidron, Donna Thompson. Back: Bellmont boys coach Joe Selking, Bellmont AD Dale Manis, Bethel coach John Natali, Rob Ysidron, Bellmont girls coach Dan Thompson. (Photo provided)
A group of Decatur residents seeking to preserve the Penn Central railroad depot off 7th Street have put together plans for raising some $80,000 to reach several goals.
The restoration proposal was read by Mayor John Schultz at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, with two members of the group, Cheri Scherry and Karen Baker, on hand.
R & R Employment CEO Leslie Rhoades appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday to clarify hiring practices and agreements with the local employment agency, charged with pre-screening employees who interview with county department heads when filling staff openings.
At the end of Monday’s meeting of the Adams County Commissioners, Commissioner Chairman Doug Bauman mentioned the fact that the County General Fund is “now down to about $1.533 million.”
In comparison, Auditor Mary Beery stated recently that in 2008, the County General Fund contained $5.2 million.
WOODBURNâ€”What was a slim four-point lead for Eastside in their class 2A boys sectional 36 battle with South Adams Wednesday night with about 45 seconds to play in the third period quickly ballooned into a 22-point victory for the Blazers allowing them to advance to Friday night's semi-final round at Woodlan High School.
Eastside will play Canterbury in the second game Friday night after the Cavaliers edged Bluffton 61-56 last night in the nightcap game.
A lengthy list of recommendations for projects for the near- and long-term was presented to Decatur City Council Tuesday night, tempered by the revelation that Stellar Communities funds available this year have been “reduced dramatically.”
City businessman Greg Kitson, representing the Greater Decatur Committee, outlined for council a number of Stellar-related projects recommended by the group for this year’s Stellar bid.
Figuring out which way to go was the least of motorists’ problems Tuesday. With a layer of ice coating roadways (as well as the sign pictured above), travel was slow and trecherous well into the afternoon hours.
Geneva councilors wrangled with the options available to them in resolving staffing and coordination issues encountered by the employees of various town departments at Tuesday night’s monthly Geneva Town Council meeting.