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Syracuse Lake Trail Progress

Trail sections across nine more properties on East Shore Drive of Syracuse Lake have been added this Fall.  The end goal of a completed trail loop encompassing Syracuse Lake, the … Continue reading

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McConnell – Skinner Ditch Bridge is Complete and Open

                                     Photo by Lauren Zeugner – The Mail Journal The bridge, spanning the McConnell-Skinner Ditch, officially opened this fall.  After years of planning and hard work by all involved, this … Continue reading

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Have Come a Long Way

  Photos and article by Lauren Zeugner – Staff Writer – The Mail Journal It was in the fall of 2003 a small group of the community met at the … Continue reading

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DNR Winner 2011

(Photo by Deb Patterson – Mail Journal) The Syracuse-Wawasee Trail entry in the 2011 Lake Wawasee Flotilla captures the DNR Award! Trail Crew Receiving Flotilla Award (Photo by Deb Patterson … Continue reading

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McConnell-Skinner Ditch Bridge in Progress

Construction of the bridge spanning McConnell-Skinner Ditch has begun!  When completed, the bridge will serve as a connecting link between the trails serving  the western Syracuse – Wawasee High School … Continue reading

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Trail Bench Dedication

  Stan Fox remembered with memorial bench on trail By Deb Patterson, Staff Writer, Mail Journal The first to use the bench were Fox’s widow Becky, left, and his sister, … Continue reading

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Erb Family Cleanup

The Mail Journal – June 8, 2011 – by Martha Stoelting – “Cruzin Cuse” KATHY ERB, her Dad and daughters were out cleaning part of the Syracuse-Wawasee Trails last Saturday. … Continue reading

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Trail Article from May 2011 Mail Journal

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Committee discusses next step after bridge installation

By LAUREN ZEUGNER (Staff Writer – The Mail-Journal) Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee discussed what its next move should be once the bridge is installed at McConnell/Skinner Ditch later this summer during … Continue reading

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Wawasee Kiwanis Cleanup

The Mail Journal – April 13, 2011 – by Martha Stoelting – “Cruzin Cuse” LAST WEEK, Cruzin’ told everyone the Robert Smith family had adopted a trail for the season. … Continue reading

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