Category: Cover Stories

Michael Scherperel’s music career has taken him from Florida to Austria and finally to Fishers. He’ll be performing at Studio 37 in the Ji-Eun Lee Music Academy on Nov. 7. (Photo by John Cinnamon) 0

Piano Man

Renowned musician now makes Fishers his home By John Cinnamon To call Michael Scherperel “piano man” doesn’t do him justice. The man, who was once a vocal coach to Luciano Pavarotti, also holds a...

From left, Elizabeth Anderson, Yopi Havlik, Sarah Demmon, and Lori Goldsby,
all Fishers residents and breast cancer survivors. They are in different stages of recovery and each wrote a very personal letter to their cancer. (Photo by John Cinnamon) 0

Dear breast cancer

Fishers breast cancer survivors write a very personal letter to their cancer By Ann Craig-Cinnamon The colors of fall are even more beautiful in October with the addition of pink in honor of Breast...

Aika Yoshida, 36, works out at Climb Time Indy. The Fishers resident recently finished second in her category in the Paraclimbing World Championship in Spain. (Photo by John Cinnamon) 0

Climbing back

Fishers woman competes on global stage following traumatic injury By Ann Craig-Cinnamon There’s a lot of strength packed into Aika Yoshida’s tiny frame.  The 36-year old Fishers resident has come a long way quickly...

Jousting is one of the highlights of the two-day event held at Saxony Village at 131st Street and Olio Road to raise money for Sisters Cities of Fishers. (Submitted photo) 1

A jolly good faire

Fishers Renaissance Faire celebrates its 10th anniversary as one of the most popular events of the year By Ann Craig-Cinnamon There’s only one event I can think of that can boast this lineup:  swordplay,...

Santiago Jaramillo (left) and Adam Weber, partners at Bluebridge Digital, a Fishers tech company, which was the first busi- ness to “launch” from Launch Fishers into its own offices at the Forum Credit Union. (Photo by John Cinnamon) 0

Successful launching

Fishers tech company sees surge in growth and interest By Holly Demaree BlueBridge Digital is a company on the move. The Fishers tech startup has quickly gone from humble beginnings at Launch Fishers to...

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Team strong

Local fitness advocate to host walk from obesity event By Holly Kline Local fitness advocate Robanne Robin, along with Community Health Network, is hosting a Walk from Obesity event on Saturday, October 4 from...

(From left) Fishers Fire and Emergency Services Lt. Josh Mehling, EMS Chief Steve Davison, Fire Chief Steve Orusa and Lt. Joe Harding at the main fire station, 2 Munici- pal Dr. Mehling, Davison and Harding are three of five Fishers Fire Dept. personnel involved in the new WeCare program. 0

WeCare

Fishers Fire and Emergency Services launches groundbreaking health monitoring program By Ann Craig-Cinnamon Fishers Fire and Emergency Services is planning to launch a new groundbreaking health monitoring and education program that is the first...

Deb Myers (Center), president of Women Like Us with (Left) Kierra Washington and Cecelia Dominguez, One Girl at a Time Program participants, at a recent event. Both girls are seniors at North Central High School. (Submitted photo) 0

The women effect

Local organization supports women-led causes and seeks to impact one girl at a time By Ann Craig-Cinnamon “The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world.” Those were the...

Clay Robinson (left) and Dave Colt, co- founders of Sun King Brewery, behind the bar at their downtown Indianapolis brew- ery. They are investing $10 million in a new facility in Fishers scheduled to open July 2015. (Photo by Ann Craig-Cinnamon) 3

Fit for a king

Sun King Brewery has chosen Fishers as the location for its new “destination” brewery By Ann Craig-Cinnamon Fishers just upped its cool factor about 10 notches with the announcement that Sun King Brewery has...

Shannon O’Malia Hall, 40, a teacher at St. Louis de Montfort, was shot and killed by her ex-husband in a murder-suicide on July 27. (Submitted photo) 0

Remembering Shannon

Outpouring of support for murdered teacher’s family is helping them recover By Ann Craig-Cinnamon What do you say to someone who tragically lost their daughter? What do you say when that daughter was murdered...