City By City Report for Nov. 4, 2013

Here's a recap of our City By City report from Monday, November 4, 2013:


The Schricker Library will be closed through Wednesday while workers move books into the newly created children's and young adult areas. According to our reporting partners at WKVI, no books are due during these three days, but you're welcome to return them through the book drop. Online library tools are still up and running.


Local bands competed in the ISSMA state marching band competition this weekend and Concord brought home the biggest title, placing second. According to our reporting partners at The Elkhart Truth Northwood won 4th in class “c”, and Fairfield took 7th. Goshen ended in 9th place in the class “a” competition.


Officers want the community's help fighting crime. The county sheriff's department is hosting a series of public meetings, starting Monday. The goal is to connect residents in the various townships to their officers so they can report valuable crime-fighting information. Monday night’s meeting will be at Concord High School at 6:30 p.m.

South Bend

A Notre Dame student has been named a top “hacker”. Eighteen-year-old Aaron Crawfis won AT&T’s "Hackathon" competition for his app, called Beacon. The app helps people find friends at concerts, games, and other large events. He and two others won $1,000 and a chance to pitch the app to AT&T’s executive board.


You can sell your Halloween candy for a cause this week. North Point Pediatric Dentistry is hosting its annual candy buyback this week. They'll pay $2 per pound, and match that with a $2 donation to the food bank. You can sell the candy at their Douglas Road location. The buyback runs from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. until Thursday.


Have stacks of photos piling up, but need some inspiration? The scrapbooking club meets at the Milford Public Library on the first Monday of every month from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is free, but you should bring your own supplies. They do have a Cricut available to use.

St. Joseph

Tickets are on sale now for the fourth annual American Girl Fashion Show. It is happening on November 9th and 10th at St. Joseph High School in the student center and proceeds benefit the school district. Tickets cost $25 and must be purchased in advance. We have details on the Big Red Bar.

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