FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Commission on African American Males is scheduled to host its annual back to school event, which is designed to get fathers more involved in the education of their children. The 2nd Annual Glynn Hines Back to School Fatherhood Initiative is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 9 at McMillen Park […]
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Three Rivers Festival arrests, citations among lowest in 20 years FORT WAYNE—Despite recording some of the largest attendance in recent years, arrests and charges at this year’s Three Rivers Festival were among some of the lowest ever. According to the Fort Wayne Police Department, there were only four arrests or citations issued associated with the […]
FORT WAYNE—On Aug. 2, select Aspen Dental offices throughout the state of Indiana will volunteer their time and talents for a FREE “Day of Service” for those in need in the community. Aspen Dental and Oral Health America have joined forces to create the Healthy Mouth Movement—a community giving initiative designed to deliver free dental […]
FORT WAYNE—The 2014 Harambee Fest is scheduled to take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Aug. 2 in Weisser Park. Founded nearly two decades ago by the late Chief Elder Johanna Ice-Gold, the Harambee Festival is designed to bring African and African Americans together to share culture and history. The annual festival takes it’s […]
By Chasiti Fall “If you don’t know where you have been you are not able to recognize where you are and definitely do not see where you are going.”—Dexterity 7 FORT WAYNE—The city was in a festive mood last week with lots of activities during the Summit City’s renowned Three Rivers Festival as well as […]
FORT WAYNE—The Wayne High School Class of 1974 is scheduled to hold their 40th year reunion from 7 p.m. to 12 midnight, Aug. 23 at the Parkview Field “400 Club” in centerfield. The cost for the reunion is $25 per person in advance or $30 at the door. For more information, call (260) 413-3692 or […]
He’s been renowned around the world for his winning ways on and off the soccer field, but last week, DaMarcus Beasley came home to accolades from his own.
Three charged in coordinated drug raids FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:42 a.m., July 3, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice & Narcotics division, along with members of the FWPD Emergency Services Team simultaneously served two search warrants at two separate locations. Narcotics detectives received information that synthetic drugs were being sold and/or manufactured from 2737 West […]
By Chasiti Falls I went to go see the new Disney movie called Maleficent. I surely was hesitant just from the title, and then when I was told who was starring in it I was curious as to how this tale would be told. First and foremost, I will start off to say that even […]
FORT WAYNE—One of the area’s most respected civil and community servants has taken another bow from public service, retiring from a second honorable career serving the community. Mr. Pinkie Irby recently announced retirement from R. Nelson Snider High School as a school assistant after more than a decade of outstanding service. Prior to that, Irby […]