City By City Report for August 15, 2014

Here's a recap of our City By City report from Friday August 15, 2014:

St. Joseph

We now know when the next hearing on a controversial plan to put in a CVS in St. Joseph will take place. That date is September 4th, according to our reporting partners at WSJM. That's when the planning commission will take up the matter. The meeting is set for 4:30 p.m. at City Hall.

Kosciusko County

A Pierceton man is asking the Kosciusko County Council to include horse-drawn carriages in the motor vehicle tax law. Rick Wagner went before the council last night, according to Stacey Page Online, saying he wants the law to include any passenger vehicle.

South Bend

"The Crossing" Educational Center is teaming up with Gates Automotive and the South Bend Silver Hawks for a car wash fundraiser this weekend; it will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the downtown South Bend Gates sales lot on Western Avenue. The cost is $10 but those with a Silver Hawks game ticket will get a 20% discount.


Building stronger families is the goal of a unique conference in South Bend this weekend. The community is invited to the Macedonia Baptist Church starting Friday to look at environmental, historical, and biblical principles that help shape the African American family. Registration starts at 5 p.m. The church is located on Olive Street in South Bend.


Folks will celebrate their annual Farmers Day Festival this weekend. The event kicks off Friday with a car show, food vendors and games. On Saturday there's a parade downtown at 11 a.m. and fireworks later in the night. It's going on at Cook Station Park.

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