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Fort Wayne Urban League hosts ‘Accesory Fair’ for women in shelters

Fort Wayne Urban League hosts ‘Accesory Fair’ for women in shelters

| April 28, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League is scheduled to host We’re having an “Accessory Fair” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., April 28, at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St. This “Accessory Fair” is an opportunity to “give” gently used accessories to women living in six different shelters/halfway houses working to transform […]

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A troubled police department

A troubled police department

| April 26, 2017

Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated rarely publishes letters to the editor that do not indicate a source. But, given the public interest in the issue of police reform and police/community relations, we have made an exception here. We recently received this letter via a guarded email account that asks some interesting questions about local police recruitment […]

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Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

| April 26, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? As always, I hope you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better, because it feels so good.  On […]

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Masonic organizations elect new leadership

Masonic organizations elect new leadership

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—A number of local Masonic organizations recently elected new officers. They are: St Mary Lodge No. 14  Worshipful Master—Welton Moore Jr Senior Warden—Kenny Reese Junior Waden—Al Brownlee Secretary—Earl Gomez Treasurer—Doulgas Jones   Saudi Temple No.50 Illustrious Pontentate—Glen Lee Chief Rabban—Welton Moore Jr Assistant Rabban—Art Clemons Recorder—Anthony Miller Treasurer—Douglas Jones   Fort Wayne Chapter No. […]

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It Is Well With My Soul F.U.N. continues action planning groups

It Is Well With My Soul F.U.N. continues action planning groups

| April 22, 2017

FORT WAYNE—It Is Well With My Soul F.U.N. is scheduled to host Fort Wayne in Dialogue and Action Planning Part 4 from 12 noon to 2 p.m., April 25, at Link’s Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave. During the celebration of the 15th Anniversary of F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays), participants shared the illustrious history of the Fort […]

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Trump’s budget blueprint cuts close to home

Trump’s budget blueprint cuts close to home

| April 21, 2017

Time for Congress to restore $6 billion in HUD Funding By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) From youth yearning for the time to have their own place, to older Americans hoping to age in place, the need to have a home is a shared concern of consumers of all ages and locales. It’s where children […]

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Fort Wayne Deltas to present ‘Dancing Through the Decades’ on April 29

Fort Wayne Deltas to present ‘Dancing Through the Decades’ on April 29

| April 21, 2017

Courtesy of Delta Sigma Theta FORT WAYNE—Tickets are now on sale for the annual Spring Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, April 29 at Cerutti’s Summit Room located on 6601 Innovation Blvd. Attendees are invited to “dress for your favorite decade or come as you are” to experience a 50/50 Raffle, Art Sale and Delta Step Show! […]

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Stop Indiana’s anti-‘ban the box’ legislation

Stop Indiana’s anti-‘ban the box’ legislation

| April 21, 2017

By Barbara Bolling-Williams Special to Frost Illustrated On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, our state legislature passed an anti-ban the box bill, that if signed by the governor, will prohibit Indiana cities and towns from passing ordinances that promote fairness in hiring.  The elimination of a simple box from an employment application levels the hiring field […]

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Spotlight on Raymond H. Merkson, owner of Detroit Detail Locksmith

Spotlight on Raymond H. Merkson, owner of Detroit Detail Locksmith

| April 20, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville      What’s up babies? It pleases me when someone chooses to make Fort Wayne their home that has a good, positive attitude because that’s one thing that help make our community brighter. I say this because this week’s spotlight has done and is doing just that and so, you need to […]

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HB 1001 and reducing Indiana’s tobacco use burden

HB 1001 and reducing Indiana’s tobacco use burden

| April 20, 2017

By Nancy Cripe Tobacco Free Allen County To thrive, Allen County needs to attract new, 21st century businesses and one of the key things prospective business owners look for is a vibrant, healthy workforce. Do they find that in Allen County where 23 percent (over one in five) adults still smoke? In the rest of […]

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