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07/26/2016 at 3:25pm | posted by: Mike Corbett

Letter from the Editor

I realize Tipton isn’t in Hamilton County. So why put Tipton’s Diana Theater in on the cover the Hamilton County Business Magazine? Simply put, I can’t resist a good story. And, the Paikos family has one: ninety years running a local business in an industry that is dominated by national conglomerates, where they compete against
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Posted in Editors Column, Mike Corbett, New News |

07/19/2016 at 3:20pm | posted by: Charles Waldo

Poor Richard’s Views on Business, Money and Life: Benjamin Franklin’s Principles & Truths Are Ageless

Charles Waldo, Ph.D. Over 250 years ago Poor Richard* shared the following observations, proverbs, and aphorisms about life, business, and money with readers in Colonial America in his publication Poor Richard’s Almanack (1733-58). They are as fresh, appropriate, and timely for us today as they were back then when our nation was still thirteen English
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Posted in Charles Waldo, Management, New News |

07/12/2016 at 3:16pm | posted by: Kristin Fettig

You Won’t Believe What Happens Next When You Click on That Ad!: Be wary of Third Party Apps in Social Media

Kristin Fettig You know that you have succumbed to the social media time waster temptation. The term clickbait describes content that is created to psychologically exploit the reader’s curiosity using compelling headlines or calls-to-action that encourage them to click on the post. When someone clicks on the article to read it, the service promoting the
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Posted in Kristin Fettig, Marketing, New News |

07/05/2016 at 2:59pm | posted by: Nate Lichti

Parting thoughts on affordable housing in Hamilton County: Outgoing HAND Director urges creative solutions

By Nate Lichti Dear Hamilton County, I wanted to express my gratitude to the people of Hamilton County for extending me your trust during my service as the Executive Director of HAND. My first time in downtown Noblesville was when I interviewed for the position in 2012, and since then I’ve gotten to know this
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Posted in Nate Lichti, New News, Other |

06/28/2016 at 9:19am | posted by: Deb Buehler

Finding the FUN in funeral: Celebrations of Life seek to honor loved ones with unique events

By Deb Buehler Just as baby boomers are influencing many facets of aging, they are also creating a shift in end of life decisions such as funerals. From preplanning to cremation or burial to the funeral service itself they are influencing more personalized approaches. “Advanced planning and cemetery planning has become more popular,” said Michelle
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Posted in Deb Buehler, Features, New News |

06/21/2016 at 9:09am | posted by: Andrea Muirragui Davis

What’s Ahead for Hamilton County?: County leaders learn from past, glimpse the future

By Andrea Muirragui Davis Twenty-five years ago, Hamilton County was emerging from its rural roots as much more than an Indianapolis suburb. Its population of 116,000 was twice the size it had been two decades before—and then the growth really began. Last year, nearly 310,000 people called Hamilton County home, according to Census Bureau estimates,
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Posted in Andrea Muirragui Davis, Interviews, New News |

06/14/2016 at 9:01am | posted by: Samantha Hyde

Roundabout: A Summary of Recent Retail Activity

By Samantha Hyde Northern Hamilton County: Wingfield Diving Dryland, a new 8,000 SF indoor diving training facility, is under construction at 108 S. Olive Street in Atlanta. Fluid Waste Services at 21239 SR 19 in Cicero is expanding with the construction new warehouse space. Carmel: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is under construction at 9611 N.
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Posted in New News, Retail Roundabout, Samantha Hyde |

06/07/2016 at 8:55am | posted by: Chris Bavender

Old World Charm in the Heart of Westfield: The Italian House on Park

by Chris Bavender Scott and Nyla Wolf are best known for Wolfies Grill. With four locations around Hamilton County, chances are you’ve had occasion to dine at one. But the couple wanted to branch out with a new concept – something vastly different from Wolfies. As they kicked around various ideas, the one concept they
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Posted in Chris Bavender, Dining Out, New News |

06/03/2016 at 8:50am | posted by: David Heighway

Hamilton County’s First Nature Preserve: James Farley’s Deer Park

By David Heighway Because our county has grown so quickly in recent years, various municipal parks departments have been trying to preserve some natural scenic areas. Interestingly, an effort was made not long after the county was founded, when one of the first settlers of Delaware Township established a nature preserve of his own. James
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Posted in David Heighway, History, New News |

05/31/2016 at 8:49am | posted by: Rosalyn Demaree

90 Years in Reel Time: No Biz Like Show Biz for the Paikos Family

By Rosalyn Demaree Martha Paikos says you have to love a job if you’re going to work seven days a week. Spend a few minutes with her, spot the twinkle in her husband’s eye as he staffs the ticket window, talk to her son, Nick, and you’ll be convinced that all of them love every
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Posted in Cover Stories, New News, Rosalyn Demaree |