Our democracy was founded on self-determination and representative government. Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities of being a US citizen. We vote and elect persons to represent our interests and needs in all levels of government. It is important for every voice to be heard and VOTING is the best way to do so. Believe it or not, your vote counts! Every vote counts!
It’s been a little over two years since we first picked out our six girls, but it seems like just yesterday. When South Bend passed the ordinance to allow urban chickens, we were one of the first 5 to rush over and buy a permit.
Those who live in a city are to be citizens. Citizens are expected to have citizenship. Citizenship means that we are our brothers and sisters keepers. We are to have care and concern for those who live around us.
K. R. and Kerry Palmer, co-owners of Palmer Funeral Homes and Southlawn Cemetery, serve one-third of the total families in St. Joseph County, but it is what they do for the community that sets them apart.
The building at 2621 Mishawaka Avenue wasn’t always a veterinary office. It started life in the 1930s (possibly earlier) as a barber shop, later expanding to offer veterinary services. This wasn’t an illogical combination for that era, according to Dr. Lance Huffer, a partner in today’s Family Pet Health Center.
Many of you will remember the old White House restaurant purchased by Jeannie and Paul Rogge in 2011 and transformed into Jeannie’s House. When they finished, the outside bore no resemblance to the former building.
Last fall, the Common Council adopted a measure requiring property owners to disconnect any downspouts from the City sewer system by the end of 2018. The City will cover disconnection costs for residential property owners through the end of 2017.
We had a good turnout for the River Park Day Parade. It was super hot, but that didn’t seem to keep many people away. The yard sales looked like they were doing really well; they had a lot of people looking and buying. Thanks to Lisa Peters Owens for her help in compiling and posting the list.