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April 3rd, 2015
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Thursdayâ€™s downpour of rain put the Columbia City Rotary Clubâ€™s annual Easter egg hunt on hold.
The event was rescheduled for today; however, more rain is in the forecast.
The egg hunt is scheduled to be held at 6 p.m. near the baseball diamonds at Morsches Park.
Event coordinator Gene Smith said as of Friday morning, the club hasnâ€™t decided what will happen if the event is rained out again.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Downtown revitalization in Columbia City took a step forward as a group of local investors purchased the Linvill Building with an eye toward converting it to a shared work space with the flexibility of accommodating both large and small businesses.
The group, consisting of Wayne Miller and his sons Nathan and Nick Miller, purchased the property on the northwest corner of Whitley and Van Buren Streets.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” On several occasions over the past several weeks, vandals have struck at the historic Hooper House at the southwest corner of Chauncey and Jefferson streets.
Windows on all sides of the historic structure, on both upper and ground floors, have been broken out. All three doors on the structure, including a frame on one door, have also sustained damage.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Police Department is investigating the case. No suspects have been arrested and no charges have been filed as of Friday morning.
The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Dense Fog Advisory in effect during the morning commute. Visibilities less than a quarter-mile are expected and drivers are advised to drive slowly, leave plenty of distance between cars and use headlights while driving.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Passages, Inc. has announced the opening of registration for their Summer Youth Enrichment Program.
The program is designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities to be able to practice and enhance their academic, social and vocational skill in a structured and fun summer environment.
The Summer Youth Enrichment program is open to individuals with an intellectual disability between the aged 12-22, who are enrolled in a Whitley County school program.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The event center at Eagle Glen Golf Course is under new management as of Wednesday.
Formerly known as â€śThe Eagleâ€™s Nest,â€ť Eagle Glen Event Center and all its events will be handled by Cerutiâ€™s Catering, Inc. of Fort Wayne.
â€śIt was a good fit, we thought, to make this thing work,â€ť said Joseph Ceruti, president of Cerutiâ€™s Catering.
Ceruti and his company saw an opportunity to become part of the Columbia City community.
â€śThere are a lot of synergies to what we do. We can add a lot of value to the community by getting involved with community events,â€ť Ceruti said.
The egg hunt scheduled for this evening at Morsches Park has been rescheduled due to rain.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place tomorrow at 6 p.m. instead.
For questions regarding the Easter Egg Hunt, call Gene Smith at 244-7601.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Police Department is investigating a burglary of American Legion Post 98 last week.
Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh said he believes two suspects were involved in the March 25 theft of an undisclosed amount of money from the Legion, located at 430 W. Business 30 in Columbia City.
Longenbaugh said the burglars used forced entry to get in the building, causing damage to a door.