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18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving set for Nov. 19 at Pilgrim Baptist Church

18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving set for Nov. 19 at Pilgrim Baptist Church

| November 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The 18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St. As in previous years, the dinner also will include a number of other services including health screenings, which begin at 12 noon. The screenings include free flu shots. A delicious dinner—a centerpiece of the event—will be […]

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A winning day for the State Women in the NAACP

A winning day for the State Women in the NAACP

| November 5, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Usually, my Saturdays are uneventful because I spend them reading and doing the normal mundane chores. However, this chilly Saturday, October 22, I decided to get up before the crack of dawn to get myself ready to cover the State Women in NAACP Breakfast speaker. And, since I have been writing […]

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Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

| November 4, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated Today was an interesting day to say the least—Nov. 2, 2016. A friend and I were on our way to take my dog Rucky on his daily walk at Foster Park. However, that didn’t happen because my car ran out of oil randomly as we […]

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NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

| November 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Election for the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016. The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the ACPL Pontiac Street Library, 2215 S Hanna St. Polls are scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To vote […]

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Spotlight on Fort Wayne Urban League Gala 2016

Spotlight on Fort Wayne Urban League Gala 2016

| November 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to say, it’s that time of year again for us to get together and celebrate life, love, fun and excitement at the Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12.  This gala will honor four well deserving people for their contribution to mankind in our […]

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Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

| November 3, 2016

Editor’s note: Below are candidate responses to a survey emailed to candidate running for offices specific to elected offices in Allen County during the 2016 General Election. Surveys were emailed to all local candidates who listed emails with the Allen County Election Board. The responses are grouped according to office and candidate responses for each […]

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Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

| November 3, 2016

Estella (Agnes) McFadden-Martin, 73, of South Bend, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Howard F. Martin Sr.; daughters, Valerie J. (Fred) Sconiers, Terri Comer and April C. (Jarrod) Martin-Downing; sons, Brian K. (LaCrecia) McFadden and Howard Martin Jr.; stepsons, Richard (Amber) Dates […]

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Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

| November 2, 2016

Kaleah Noel Fincher, six, was granted her angel wings on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. She was born in Fort Wayne on Dec. 22, 2009. Kaleah had an infectious smile that could light up a room. She was a first grader at Aboite Elementary. She loved to dance, sing, and loved spending time at the lake […]

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Mexican Day of the Dead honors loved ones who have passed on

Mexican Day of the Dead honors loved ones who have passed on

| November 1, 2016

[PHOTOS: Roberto Sanchez] By Roberto Sanchez and Laura Sanchez FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St., was alive with sights, sounds and flavors from south of the border as the community celebrated Dia de Muertos or Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a traditional holiday celebrated in Mexico and […]

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Spotlight on Melinda Davenport of Melinda’s Balloons and Decorations

Spotlight on Melinda Davenport of Melinda’s Balloons and Decorations

| October 31, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all of you are still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind.  It’s needed in this thing called life, as we travel on our journey of love to […]

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