Monthly Archives: October 2014

IMPD Swears in 28 New Police Recruits

INDIANPOLIS — On Oct. 27, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department swore in 28 new recruits which comprise the 10th IMPD Recruit Class. Mayor Ballard’s 2015 budget will allow IMPD to hire 90 more recruits next year and 280 recruits between 2015 and 2018. The new class is currently comprised of … Read More

KIB Named a Dog-Friendly Company

INDIANAPOLIS — Barker Kitsen, a San Francisco-based, national blog catering to urban pet parents has recently named Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) as one of the most dog-friendly small businesses across the country. Since 2013, KIB has had a formal ‘dog policy’ at their LEED-gold certified headquarters in Fountain Square. … Read More

Library Plan Reflects National Report on Libraries’ Future

INDIANAPOLIS — The existence of the nation’s public libraries as a virtual and physical place to meet emerging community needs makes them uniquely equipped to thrive in this new information-rich, knowledge-based society, according to a report by the Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries ( Concluding that public libraries are … Read More

Wake Up Everybody

There is so much hatred, war and poverty.. –Wake Up Everybody The Heartland Film Festival gave me an opportunity to sample an eclectic selection of fine films, including “Drunktown’s Finest,” an examination of Native-American lives and stereotypes; “Amira and Sam,” which writer/director Sean Mullin accurately described as “a love story … Read More

Interesting NFL Weekend

The NFL experienced one of the most unusual if not exciting midterms last weekend. For most of the teams it was their eighth game of the schedule, so the first half of the season is now in the record books. There were 10 NFL records set, including one involving the … Read More