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Top Ten Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained on a Cold Day (When You’ve Been Cooped up too Long Yourself)

January 31, 2008 in Torry's Top Ten by tbs

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Dodge ball could have saved me

January 31, 2008 in Opinion by tbs

By Sherri Coner-Eastburn

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Eliminating traffic annoyances

January 31, 2008 in Opinion by tbs

By Mike Redmond

Wishing for an officer

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Gong orange for winter

January 31, 2008 in Opinion by tbs

By Kevin Kane

There are people among us who have a glow about them.
But it

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Southside Art League offers classes in Old Towne studio

January 31, 2008 in Front Page News by tbs

Uma Rajiyah (blue shirt) (9 yrs old) and Skyleigh Cassaday (10) work on paintings of irises. Skyleigh stores some of her art tools in an empty Pringles can.By Shannon Veerkamp

In the middle of Old Towne Greenwood, the Southside Art League provides lessons for local aspiring artists. The environment feels comfortable and intimate in a large rectangular room, with eight long tables and walls filled with buyable art. Most classes take place during the weeknights for about $8 each, and anyone can join. Students can complete pieces at their own pace.
Instructor Lisa Guckelberg has taught at the Southside Art League for 22 years. Teaching different age groups was an obstacle that did not faze Guckelburg. Like an expert taskmaster, Guckelburg circulates the classroom, discussing the student

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Pet blood donations now accepted from half-pint dogs

January 31, 2008 in Front Page News by tbs

Karrie Gomez, left, and Amy Waggoner, right, show how a needle would draw blood from Cobber, an Australian cattle dog that routinely donates at Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center, 5425 Victory Drive.By Scott L. Miley

Cobber has donated dozens of pints of blood.
So have Buddie, Cujo and more than 100 other pets.
These dogs

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Old Towne offers warm, inviting atmosphere

January 31, 2008 in Front Page News by tbs

Irma and Richard Fitch, proprietors of Old Towne Country BuffetBy Scott L. Miley

Located in the heart of Greenwood at 401 Market Plaza, Old Towne Country Buffet offers home cooking suitable for every taste. The quaint restaurant serves up delicious food, a warm and inviting environment, clean serving and dining areas, and s friendly staff.
Master Chef Richard Fitch, who opened Old Towne in February of 2007, is no stranger to the service industry. He has over 35 years of food and catering experience and has served over 15 million people including two presidents of the United States.
Fitch’s catering service, Cameo Productions, has hosted several prominent events which include the John Mellencamp wedding, all of the Simon’s weddings, the Final Four Basketball Banquets and many concert venues.
One patron, pitching instructor John Feld and his wife, Emilie, eat at the restaurant at least three to four times a week.
“For the price, you just can’t beat what Old Towne Country Buffet has to offer,” said John Feld. “The food is the best I have ever had in a restaurant! Richard is the best chef I have known since my father passed away; and that is quite a compliment because my Dad is a hard act to follow. Every time we think of going somewhere else, we always decide to come here because this is the greatest place around.” Read the rest of this entry →

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Councilman has a passion for helping others

January 31, 2008 in Front Page News by tbs

fr-sst0131cardwell.jpgBy Sherri Coner Eastburn

With the heart of a helper that reaches not only across Indianapolis, but across the globe as well, Jeff Cardwell of Perry Township is happy to be newly elected to the Indianapolis City-County Council.
A soft-spoken family man who is well known across the city for humanitarian efforts, Cardwell says he plans to simply listen to the people and act on their concerns. Every topic, from snow removal and trash pick-up to neighborhood crime and economic development, are parts of a puzzle he hopes to help piece together.
Every member of the city, from church clergy and school faculty, local businesses, police officers, firefighters and private citizens represent pieces of the puzzle.

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January 31, 2008 in Living by tbs

By Wendell Fowler

Pssssst! Want to know a secret? There

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Top Ten worst things to hear from the store cashier

January 24, 2008 in Torry's Top Ten by tbs

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