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Indiana State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs to host the Central Regional Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and Youth Affiliates

Indiana State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs to host the Central Regional Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and Youth Affiliates

| July 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Indiana State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs and the Junior Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club of Fort Wayne will host the members of the Central Regional Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and Youth Affiliates.  The Convention will run July 25 to July 29 at the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention […]

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Renaissance Pointe block party photo gallery

Renaissance Pointe block party photo gallery

| July 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood hosted its First Annual Family & Community Block Party on July 11 on Hurd St. (Photos by Erma Belt) Read more about the event here.

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Southeast city suffers from being ignored

Southeast city suffers from being ignored

| July 13, 2015

In reference to “Retail vacancy rate on the rise in the city” (a June 26 article in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette), I have lived on the southeast side of Fort Wayne for 53 years. This is the worst it has ever been. As if it isn’t sad enough we are not involved in any […]

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Hill honored for volunteer service to FWPD

Hill honored for volunteer service to FWPD

| July 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On July 2, Fort Wayne Police officials held a special ceremony honor George Hill for his service to the department. According to officials, Hill, who has volunteered 21-years, was honored for his work as an integral part of the Fort Wayne Police Lab’s fingerprint section.

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Who’s burning black churches?

Who’s burning black churches?

| July 9, 2015

Arsonists hit at possibly five, six southern congregations in recent weeks By Bethania Palma Markus Special to the NNPA from The Westside Gazette At least five black churches burned overnight recently and three have been attributed to arson. The recent shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME was perhaps the deadliest attack on a black church since […]

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World Baseball Academy to host free Ballpark Fun Day for youngsters

World Baseball Academy to host free Ballpark Fun Day for youngsters

| July 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The World Baseball Academy, 1701 Freeman St., at Taylor Street, is scheduled to host a Ballpark Fun Day from noon to 2 p.m., July 14 for boys and girls, ages six and older, who would have fun testing their running, throwing and batting skills. WBA instructors will oversee six skills stations. Skills measured include: […]

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JJ Foster to hold youth basketball camp

JJ Foster to hold youth basketball camp

| July 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Foster’s Kids Basketball Camp is scheduled July 14 through July 16, every evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. The camp is open for children from second to eighth grade. The cost for the camp is $40. J.J. Foster is camp director. For more […]

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we wait for grace – a meditation on charleston/in memoriam for the charleston 9

we wait for grace – a meditation on charleston/in memoriam for the charleston 9

| July 8, 2015

© 2015 omowale-ketu oladuwa          blinded by hatred, the alleged killer could not see the grace surrounding him            ––president barack obama, eulogy for clementa pinckney, south carolina it is difficult to imagine, (denamrk vesey), what infatuation could have prompted you to attempt an enterprise so wild and visionary. you were […]

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Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

| July 8, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another better, we recap from part one of this story, which focused on Anthony Payne being elected the new commander of American Legion Post 148 and how he took office on Sunday June 7, 2015.  He […]

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Obituaries: July 8-14 edition

Obituaries: July 8-14 edition

| July 8, 2015

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