03/25/15 8:00am
The fish shaped weathervane was beloved by the park district. (Credit: Louis Wirtz)

The fish-shaped weathervane was treasured by park district trustees. (Credit: Louis Wirtz)

A treasured piece of Orient-East Marion Park District memorabilia has been stolen.

The fish-shaped weathervane that has stood perched atop sheds at the Truman’s Beach parking lot for the past 50 years disappeared last week — much to the disappointment of the park district trustees who oversee the property.

“It is sort of iconic for the district,” said the park district chairman, Water Strohmeyer. “It is disheartening.” (more…)