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Pumpkin Festival is Oct. 25

Are you more inclined to attend the 2014 Gourd Festival or the 2014 Pumpkin Festival? If you are in the pumpkin preference camp consider yourself fortunate to live here. Why you might wonder? Because...

Tim Mylin, right, a teacher at Carmel High School, and Lucie Mays-Sulewski, of Westfield, train for the Nov. 8 race through Carmel. Hundreds of runners will be visiting Carmel for the race, and are seeking homes to stay in upon their arrival. (Submitted photo)

Masters race set for Nov. 8

By Devynn Barnes  On Nov. 8 some of the fastest runners in the country, ages 40 and up, will be taking to the course at Northview Christian Church. The USA Masters 5K Cross Country...

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Carmel FOP asks for holiday donations

By James Feichtner With the holidays closing in, the Carmel Fraternal Order of Police is gearing up for its annual holiday fundraiser. The FOP Holiday Food Basket drive will be returning for its 33rd...

(From left) Michelle Carroll’s sons Sean, 19, Robert, 17, and Michael, 14, of Carmel, have reached the Eagle Scout status. (Submitted photo)

Soaring above her boys

By James Feichtner There are a lot of clubs available to the community’s youth, but few are as historic as the Boy Scouts of America. Many young boys participate in Scouts all over the...

Olivia Roney Spahn, center, CEO and founder of Crouching Tigers, with two of her students. (submitted photo)

Life skills through martial arts

By Kristen Yates Born from a love of ancient martial arts came the fun, affordable, kid-friendly program that is sweeping the north side of Indianapolis. Crouching Tigers’ president and founder, Olivia Roney Spahn has...

Senior staff members of the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation department hold their gold medal. The group was in North Carolina this week to attend the 2014 National Recreation and Park Association Congress. Pictured here are (back row, left to right) Ben Johnson, Mark Westermeier, Kurtis Baumgartner, Eric Mehl, (front row, left to right) Lindsay Labas, Audrey Kostrzewa, and Michael Klitzing. (Submitted photo)

Carmel Parks and Rec strikes ‘gold’

This week the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation achieved an unprecedented level of national acclaim during the 2014 National Recreation and Park Association Congress in Charlotte, N.C. In addition to receiving its accreditation from...

From left, Nebo Ridge Bicycles owner Tim Casady, author Jim Serger and Nebo Ridge general manager Brian Wenrick. (Photo by Mark Ambrogi

Bike shop service aids author’s trip

By Mark Ambrogi What started as Jim Serger wanting to get back on a bicycle for a good cause turned into writing a book about a store’s exemplary customer service en route to his...

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CRC set to sell land in Midtown

By Adam Aasen The Carmel Redevelopment Commission voted on Oct. 15 to sell up $1.7 million worth of unused land situated in Midtown area. The Carmel City Council voted last week to transfer the...