The Mishawaka Street Department will be picking up leaves for a one week duration, starting April 21, 2014. This means that Mishawaka residents may begin raking leaves to their curbside for pick-up beginning Monday, April 21st and continuing through Friday, April 25th.
Mishawaka Mayor David Wood has announced that Tim Ryan and Dave Majewski will fill the vacancies created by the retirement of two, long-time City of Mishawaka employees - Ronald "Mike" Watson, Street Commissioner/Director of Central Services, and Bruno Trimboli, Water Division Manager for Mishawaka Utilities.
Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski has announced Sergeant Louis Beehler as the "Officer of the Year" for 2013. The award recognizes Sgt. Beehler's tireless investigation of three suspects involved in numerous scams and thefts throughout St. Joseph County as well as his attention to detail in the performance of his daily job duties. "Sgt. Beehler can always be counted on to gather enough evidence and complete a very precise report," states Chief Witkowski. "His investigations are very thorough, leaving no stone unturned."
Mishawaka Parks & Recreation has announced the schedule for their "Rockin' by the River" Summer Day Camps. The camps will run weekly Monday thru Friday between June 9th and August 15th and feature a different theme each week. Camps are open to all youths ages 6-11 and feature both 3-day and 5-day options with activity schedules running from 9:15am-3:30pm (Basic) or from 7:30am-5:30pm (Extended).