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HU receives funding assistance from Parkview Huntington Hospital for AED replacement

HU receives funding assistance from Parkview Huntington Hospital for AED replacement

| February 5, 2017

HUNTINGTON—Huntington University announced that it has been able to replace eight automated external defibrillators (AEDs) thanks, in part, to community benefit dollars provided by Parkview Huntington Hospital. “Huntington University has thousands of visitors, students, staff and faculty that are on and around campus during the year. When seconds count in saving a life, it is […]

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Spotlight on Tropic Chicken restaurant

Spotlight on Tropic Chicken restaurant

| February 3, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? I don’t know how many of you enjoy Caribbean cuisine and I don’t know how many of you don’t know what it is so I’ll share what Wikipedia says it is: “Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole, Cajun, Amerindian, European, Portuguese, Spanish/Latin American, East Indian/South Asian, Arab, […]

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Making the ‘impossible’ possible

Making the ‘impossible’ possible

| February 2, 2017

Every day at Riley Hospital, a child reaches a milestone that at one time seemed impossible. Allyson Kimani fought for her life after a battle with a flu virus led to organ failure. Although she spent time on ECMO (heart-lung bypass) and lost her right leg above the knee, Allyson has redefined what is possible. […]

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CENTRAL WAS THE FIRST exhibit opens downtown library

CENTRAL WAS THE FIRST exhibit opens downtown library

| February 1, 2017

By William Bryant Rozier FORT WAYNE—The African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) has an inspired slate of projects and collaborations planned for 2017. Starting the year strong, the AAAHSM’s current initiative can be found at the Downtown Public Library, in the display cases on the second floor. CENTRAL WAS THE FIRST is a 10-case exhibition, […]

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Associated Churches stalwart, the Rev. Vernon Graham crosses over

Associated Churches stalwart, the Rev. Vernon Graham crosses over

| February 1, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its most visionary faith leaders recently when the Rev. Vernon R. Graham entered the church triumphant to be with his Lord Jesus on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, while at his home surrounded by his family at his bedside. Born in Neenah, Wisconsin, the Rev. Graham retired after 22 years […]

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Obituaries: February 1-7, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: February 1-7, 2017 Edition

| February 1, 2017

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Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

| February 1, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It was a fun and exciting time on Tuesday Jan. 24 at the Pontiac Branch Allen County Public Library located at 2215 S. Hanna St., because I met with this week’s spotlight and heard her share  about her new children’s book. Everyone in attendance were very pleased.  Her uncle, […]

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Chi Eta Phi video addressing infant mortality

Chi Eta Phi video addressing infant mortality

| January 31, 2017

By Denise M. Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The nurses of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. Zeta Eta Chapter, have a new tool to use when attacking the problem of infant mortality.  They have video!  These videos are not the norm.  These video feature local black nurses, familiar faces in the Fort Wayne community, […]

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Narcotics-related warrant results in multiple charges against local man

Narcotics-related warrant results in multiple charges against local man

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:30 a.m., Jan. 27, detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division, assisted by the Emergency Services Team served a narcotics-related search warrant in the 4700 block of Heatherwind Drive in Fort Wayne. Michael Billingsley was taken into custody at the scene on a number of charges including: • […]

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Three arrested after drug raid

Three arrested after drug raid

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Shortly before noon, Jan. 18, officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a narcotics related search warrant in the 600 block of Russell Avenue. During the search, three handguns were located, and approximately 1.0 ounce of marijuana, approximately 1.0 ounce of edible […]

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