Category: Cover Stories

Indiana High School Athletic Association commissioner Bobby Cox, referee Joe Calderazzo (holding AED) and Carmel athletic director Jim Inskeep. (Photo by Mark Ambrogi) 4

Bolt for the heart

Referee advocates for AEDs before Nov. 27 race By Mark Ambrogi Dr. Joe Calderazzo recalls feeling a little out of sorts during the ride from Washington, Ind., to Carmel a year ago. He shook...

From left, Don Inman, Amy Unger and Matt MacBeth display Edwin the Duck. (Photo by Mark Ambrogi) 9

Edwin the Duck

How one Carmel business is changing the face of children’s toys By Mark Ambrogi Edwin the Duck aims to be a parent’s as well as a child’s best friend, entertaining and educating at the...

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Comforting kids

Austin Claymon combines community project with passion for firefighting By Mark Ambrogi Ever since Austin Claymon can remember, he has loved fire trucks and emergency response vehicles. In fact, the Midwest Academy eighth-grader has...

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Tuning in

Carmel High School radio station puts students on track to success By Mark Ambrogi While listening to Indianapolis Colts play-by-play announcer Bob Lamey’s broadcast of the 2006 AFC Championship game, Alex Thomas had a...

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Band of brothers

Three players overcome tragic losses by drawing strength from each other By Mark Ambrogi Football family. Band of Brothers. Carmel High School coach Kevin Wright knows there are many over-used clichés. But it certainly...

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Tea for two

Carmel business owner serves up tastes from her homeland By Mark Ambrogi Tina Jesson recalls when she first thought of having her own tea room. “When I was about 20, I went to a...

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Focused on health

Why do Carmel residents care more about fitness than people in other parts of the state? Carmel appears to have a love affair with health and fitness. Bike trails. The Farmers Market. Yoga studio...

More buses could be coming from Indianapolis to Carmel. (Photo Illustration by Zach Ross) 2

Mass transit

Carmel considers improving methods for commuting By Adam Aasen adam@youarecurrent.com Most people don’t think of Carmel as a city that relies on public transportation, but elected officials are closely looking at ways to improve...