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Alcohol and old lace

Alcohol and old lace

| December 10, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Many renowned persons have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism. Many doctors decline to accept alcoholics as patients. Most hospitals refuse to admit alcoholics. Available methods of treatment have […]

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MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club of Fort Wayne  is scheduled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of community service by offering free admission to the 2015 Unity Day celebration. Our commitment to the community through these years has built a high level of appreciation for our guests, […]

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Dec. 13 march planned to protest local police shootings

| December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Rose Haney, mother of Ta’Vontae “T.J.” Haney who was killed in a local police shooting, friends and some community leaders have organized a march and rally scheduled for 1 p.m., Dec. 13 on the Allen County Courthouse greens. Organizers are inviting everyone to come and support our own city in this march and rally […]

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Pin Seeker league completes second season

Pin Seeker league completes second season

| December 10, 2014

Courtesy of Pin Seeker G.O.L.F. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Pin Seeker G.O.L.F. (Golf, Opportunities, Lead and Learn, Fellowship through Fun and Fitness) club completed its second full season this year. “I turned out to be an unbelievable season. We fulfilled most of the club goals and established a positive relationship with several organizations and […]

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Recycling failed education policies

Recycling failed education policies

| December 10, 2014

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander will likely become chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Though he has yet to be elected by his Republican peers, he has given several interviews that indicate how he would change the way educational services are delivered in our country. For all […]

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Rev. Bill McGill speaks at Journey for Justice march

Rev. Bill McGill speaks at Journey for Justice march

| December 9, 2014

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Spotlight on Richard A. Stevenson Sr., Wayne Township Trustee (part two of two)

Spotlight on Richard A. Stevenson Sr., Wayne Township Trustee (part two of two)

| December 3, 2014

  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Last week while celebrating life and love, in part one of this spotlight, you learned that Wayne Township Trustee, Rick Stevenson, was honored as a Lion on Nov. 15, 2014 at the Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza. You also learned that he just won his third term […]

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Crime and Safety Report: December 3-9 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: December 3-9 Edition

| December 3, 2014

Media coverage, subsequent public tips lead to robbery arrest FORT WAYNE—Police officials say media coverage that led to citizen tips have resulted in the arrest of a suspect in the Nov. 17 robbery of the Cap-n-Cork liquor store at 1425 N. Coliseum Blvd. Officials say they arrested 21-year-old Magellan Princeton Steward this past weekend in […]

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March, rally on community policing scheduled for Dec. 7

March, rally on community policing scheduled for Dec. 7

| December 3, 2014

FORT WAYNE—In light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and other cities in the U.S., there is a need for communities and police departments to come together and review/revise/implement strategies to collectively ensure neighborhood confidence and safety for all of our citizens. The UAW Local 2209 Civil Rights Committee in partnership with the Fort Wayne […]

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Family applications are being accepted for On My Way Pre-K launch through Dec. 15

Family applications are being accepted for On My Way Pre-K launch through Dec. 15

| December 3, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Community Action of Northeast Indiana (CANI) is accepting applications from Allen County families whose children may be eligible to receive grants for free, high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way Pre-K program. Children eligible for the January start of the program include 4-year-olds starting kindergarten fall of 2015. Grants will enable eligible children […]

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