Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Huntington University has produced a video highlighting Huntington County. The video details the many ways in which individuals are able to enjoy a high quality of life, right here in Huntington County.

The video highlights the great agricultural community throughout all of Huntington County, the many different restaurants we have to offer, entertainment, the Dan Quayle Center in Huntington, to the Pulse Opera House in Warren and more. Two EE’s Winery, Joseph Decuis and the new zip line at Camp Timber Lake are all highlighted in the Roanoke area... Read More...


Drake Goetz Memorial Park bicycle ride scheduled

Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019

The first annual Drake Goetz Memorial Park “Well Water” Ride is planned for Saturday, September 14. The event will take place at the Drake Goetz Memorial Park, 350 E 400 N, at 9 a.m. The park is located about five miles east of the Police Athletic League (PAL) Club on Riverside Drive extended at County Road 400 N.

This is a ‘country style’ bicycle ride that has been organized to help raise funds for the construction of the Drake Goetz Memorial Park, the first ADA approved, all-inclusive community park in Huntington County. Riders are encouraged to pre-register by visiting the following web page at Read More...



Speakman named director of graduate programs

Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019

Huntington University is pleased to announce the hiring of Wendy Speakman as director of graduate and professional programs.

Speakman comes to Huntington University with business, higher education and administrative experience. Most recently, she worked for Ambassador Enterprises, working directly on Ambassador Enterprises’ partnership with HU’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. She has also served as director of Taylor University’s MBA program and has experience with implementation management in business.

At Huntington University, Speakman will be responsible for overseeing the direction and operation of the University’s existing and future graduate programs and professional programs for adult learners... Read More...



Future Fair to be held at HNHS on August 28

Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019

Huntington North High School plans to hold a Future Fair next Wednesday, August 28. The event will be held at the HNHS Fieldhouse from 12 noon to 4 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Future Fair is an opportunity for students to begin thinking about their plans after high school whether that is college, the workforce, enlistment, or a combination of all the options. Colleges, employers and branches of the military will be represented for students to speak with.

If interested in joining in the event, contact Rod Richison at rrichison@hccsc... Read More...



Arts Council to present “Violins in the Vineyard”

Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019

The LaFontaine Arts Council, in partnership with Huntington Sheet Metal, will present “Violins in the Vineyard” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 12. The event will be held at Two-EEs Winery, and will feature the string quartet, “The String Shift,” from the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, playing sounds from the ’60s and ’70s.

In addition to the entertainment, sweet and savory appetizers, two wine tastings and a $10 voucher for a wine purchase are included in the $50 ticket price. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from LAC executive director Debbie Dyer by calling (260) 358-0055 or (260) 341-6207... Read More...



Kids Kampus presented with Level 4 Rating

Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019

Pathfinder Kids Kampus has earned an accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children and Paths to Quality Level 4 Rating with the State of Indiana.

To earn NAEYC Accreditation, Pathfinder Kids Kampus went through an extensive self-study and quality-improvement process, followed by an on-site visit by NAEYC assessors to verify and ensure that the program met each of the ten program standards, and hundreds of corresponding individual criteria. NAEYC accreditation is the gold standard for early childhood programs across the country... Read More...



Family Optometry to open on Northpark Avenue

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Family Optometry is investing in a brand new, 3,400 square foot facility, to be located at 2880 Northpark Avenue in Huntington. The building is currently under construction by Desmonds, Inc., a contractor with extensive experience in the construction of medical office buildings.

Family Optometry was founded in Marion by Dr. Robert Hutchinson in 1981. The practice expanded to a second location in Wabash in 1994, with Dr. Hutchinson serving as the sole optometrist until Dr. Eric Dale joined him in 2007. From the beginning, Family Optometry was guided by Dr. Hutchinson’s convictions that people are more important than money, all patients deserve to be treated like family and the office should be a fun place for both staff and patients... Read More...



Triple LLL Truck to open with groundbreaking

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at Triple LLL Truck Repair, Inc. on Wednesday, August 28 at 4 p.m. The ceremony will be held at their new location, 8254 W 300 N in Andrews. Triple LLL Truck Repair, Inc. is a full service maintenance and repair facility for all makes and models of private and commercial vehicles and equipment.

Ryan Long plans to add a 60’ x 78’ building to the existing facility to work on semis and large trucks. Long purchased the business in 2012 from his father Mauri Long. He rented space from his father but now owns his own facility in Andrews... Read More...



Parkview Health partners with Cleveland Clinic

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

The Parkview Heart Institute is now an affiliate of the nation’s top-ranked heart program, the Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute, further elevating cardiovascular care for patients in the region.

At a press conference earlier this week, Roy Robertson, MD, FACC, president, Parkview Heart Institute, explained that the affiliation will give Parkview access to the best practices that have helped Cleveland Clinic achieve U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 ranking for cardiology and heart surgery for the last 25 years. Through the affiliate program, Cleveland Clinic will share its treatment protocols and procedures, and allow Parkview Heart Institute providers to collaborate with Cleveland Clinic clinicians... Read More...



David Crosby and Friends to perform August 22

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

David Crosby, two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, will perform at the Honeywell Center on Thursday, August 22, at 7:30 p.m. The corporate sponsorship for this concert is provided by Market Street Grill.

Members of the Sky Trails Band will join him including James Raymond on keyboards, Mai Agan on bass, Steve DiStanislao on drums, Jeff Pevar on guitar, and Michelle Willis on keyboards and vocals. Crosby and the band will perform his iconic songs and greatest hits, plus material from the Sky Trails album. Tickets are $45, $55 and $150... Read More...



Nate Mills Firefighter Fund is expanding

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

The Nate Mills Memorial Firefighters’ Fund is pleased to announce it is expanding its financial assistance for training expenses to include firefighters from Mt. Etna, Warren, Markle and Poneto Volunteer Fire Departments.

Nate Mills, a 1991 graduate of Huntington North High School, began his career as a firefighter at age 19 with the Markle Volunteer Fire Department. He trained as an EMT so he could go on more runs. In 2006 Mills joined the Fort Wayne Fire Department.

After a three-year battle with cancer, Nate passed away on March 1, 2015 at the age of 41.

Susan Mills established the fund at the Huntington County Community Foundation to encourage firefighters to participate in as much training as possible, promoting her son’s belief that there is no such thing as too much training... Read More...



Community invited to new premium classes at Y

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Parkview Huntington Family YMCA offers many brand name “Premium Group” exercise classes. These are classes that are choreographed by fitness companies such as Les Mills and Beachbody. Huntington YMCA instructors are trained and certified to teach these classes in a certain format. The classes are tested and proven successful for fitness and fun. The Huntington YMCA is the only Y in this region that offers these specialized classes.

Periodically new releases for classes are presented to the community during a “Launch Party.” The next “Launch Party” is set for Saturday, August 24... Read More...



Library users now have access to RBDigital free

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Anyone with a Huntington City-Township Public Library card now has access to RBDigital, free of charge. RBDigital is an online platform with thousands of digital audiobooks available for instant download with no wait times, holds, or fees.

Audiobooks can be listened to from any smartphone or tablet with access to the RBDigital app through their respective app stores, as well as on the web. To start listening, simply download the RBDigital app or visit https://huntingtonin.rbdigital.com.

RBDigital is the latest addition to the Huntington City-Township Public Library’s digital collection... Read More...



Ventriloquist Terry Fator to appear at Honeywell

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Ventriloquist Terry Fator will make his debut performance on the Ford Theater stage at the Honeywell Center on Friday, August 23. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Fator is also a singer, comedian, and celebrity impressionist who burst onto the national scene after winning America’s Got Talent in 2007. A native of Texas, he spent over 20 years on the road performing everywhere from schools to county fairs before becoming a Las Vegas headliner.

For the past ten years at the Mirage Hotel, Fator has sold out night after night with a show featuring his cast of characters including and impersonating turtle to Elton John to Elvis... Read More...



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