Mishawaka Mayor Dave Wood will deliver his State of the City address on Monday night, February 18th. The State of the City address is set for 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers after the Common Council meeting.
The theme that will be highlighted for this year’s address is “Shaping Mishawaka’s Future”. Mayor Wood will reflect not only on the accomplishments of 2012, but will also identify those changes that have been made in how the City does its business that will profoundly contribute to “Shaping Mishawaka’s Future”.
Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski has announced Cpl. Jeremy Tyler as “Officer of the Fourth Quarter – 2012”. "Because of Cpl. Tyler’s self-initiative and keen sense of awareness, two felony suspects were apprehended after breaking into the new Mishawaka Main Junior High Apartments. It was discovered that both suspects were also responsible for earlier crimes reported at this location," said Chief Witkowski.
A public dedication ceremony for the City’s newest fire station was held Sunday, January 13th. The ceremony took place at the new Fire Station #4 located at 3000 E. Harrison Road was followed by an open house & station tours. The new Fire Station #4 was built by Casteel Construction of South Bend and replaces the city’s historic facility on Lincolnway East that was built in 1929.
The nationally ranked Notre Dame Hockey team will be attending the Merrifield Ice Rink this coming Saturday, January 5th at 4:30 - 6pm for their annual "Practice on the Pond". Please come join us for this free event. Enjoy some hot chocolate provided by the hockey team and get an autograph from your favorite player. Food specials will also be available. Local radio stations will be broadcasting from the rink and will be having drawings for Notre Dame items.