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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, September 02, 2017 1:00 am


Fort Wayne/Allen County

Ivy Tech to reopen Harshman Hall

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast announced Friday that all Harshman Hall classes will resume Tuesday in their original locations after flooding this week canceled classes at the school's North Campus.

The school said in a news release that all entrances and rooms will be open, including access to classrooms, the bookstore and testing services/assessment in the basement.

Ivy Tech said a large portion of the Student Life Center will also reopen for most classes and some offices. Signs will be posted at the building to direct students.

All student service offices will remain in their temporary locations at the Coliseum Campus through at least Sept. 25, according to the news release.

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Georgetown site to reopen today

Georgetown Entertainment, formerly known as Georgetown Bowl, will host a 2 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand re-opening today.

Doors to the venue, 6770 E. State Blvd., open to the public at 5 p.m.

Georgetown Entertainment has added several entertainment options, including bumper cars, a 4-D interactive theater, an augmented climbing wall, an arcade and a full-service bar and restaurant, according to a news release from Greater Fort Wayne Inc.


Waterloo events honor firefighters

The Waterloo Town Council has proclaimed the month of September as Firefighter Appreciation Month and has planned several events for the public.

The town's proclamation recognizes the responsibilities of a volunteer firefighter “often entail considerable personal risk and sacrifice,” a news release said.

The events:

Monday through Sept. 9:Residents can mail or drop off thank-you letters/cards to the Waterloo Fire Station or Waterloo Town Hall.

Sept. 11-16: Residents can show their support at the Sept. 12 council meeting where firefighters will be honored with a letter of commendation. During the week, residents can pick up a magnet or sticker honoring firefighters from the Waterloo Town Hall or the Waterloo Library.

Sept. 23: The pancake and sausage dinner will be 4-7 p.m. at the fire station. A freewill donation is requested.

Sept. 25-30:Residents may pray privately at home, publicly in churches or go to the Waterloo Fire Station and pray around it.

– Journal Gazette