COLUMBIA CITY â Doris Fogel, a Holocaust survivor, was the featured speaker at Columbia Cityâs Rotary Club meeting Tuesday.
She is the executive director of the Fort Wayne Jewish Federation.
Fogel opened her remarks stating that it was â60 years ago that the world averted its eyes from the Germans,â and that ultimately allowed over 6 million men, women and children to be systematically killed in death camps scattered all over Europe.
âAs a survivor, we lost our youth, and we lost our innocence,â said Fogel. âHope was all we had to deal with the atrocities against the Jews.â
That is what Whitley County Sheriff Mark Hodges said his department might do this summer regarding the radio system.
Currently the department is on the 800 megahurtz public safety spectrum. It moved to this format from the VHF system three years ago, but Hodges said the sheriffâs department might go back to the former system.
âThe 800 system has kind of turned into a party line,â he said. âSo many people are on that, we often get busy signals.â
Busy signals occur when too many radios attempt to connect to the tower at once.