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Halloween Fun for Little Ones at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Kids and families are invited to experience the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s Wild Zoo Halloween Presented by Edy’s event 12 noon to 5 p.m. daily, Oct. 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30 and 31. Now in its 36th year, the Wild Zoo Halloween Presented by Edy’s offers adventure, family fun and tasty treats […]

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Journal Gazette editor, CANI pr coordinator passes away at 61

Journal Gazette editor, CANI pr coordinator passes away at 61

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Pamela Heinecke Pellegrene, a longtime Journal Gazette copy editor, 61, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, after suffering a stroke two weeks earlier. Pellegrene worked for about 18 years at The Journal Gazette as a copy editor, copy desk chief, Sunday editor, assistant metro editor and assistant features editor. She then served as public relations […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: I was rejected—for this?

Rev. Stewart Speaks: I was rejected—for this?

| October 14, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart In the song “Above All” by Michael W. Smith, the stanzas that stand out to me say this: “Crucified, Laid behind the stone, you lived to die, rejected and alone; Like a rose trampled on the ground, you took the fall, and thought of me, Above all.” The image of […]

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The Rev. Gregory Guice returns to city to conduct Hebrew mysteries workshop with the Rev. Steven McAfee

The Rev. Gregory Guice returns to city to conduct Hebrew mysteries workshop with the Rev. Steven McAfee

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Pastor Gregory Guice of Detroit Unity Temple and the Rev. Steven McAfee are scheduled to present a workshop on Sacred Hebrew Mysteries, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 at Unity of Fort Wayne Spiritual Center, 3232 Crescent Ave. The two are scheduled to present the kabbalistic teachings explaining that “GOD is […]

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NAACP candidate interviews scheduled for Oct. 15

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—John Ellis, chair of the Nomination Committee of  the Fort Wayne/Allen County NAACP Nomination Committee will be holding candidate interviews from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Downtown Public Library for anyone interested in being considered for nomination as an officer or at-large member of the Executive Committee. The Nominating Committee […]

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Spotlight on Toni Irby and the beauty of Upgrade Hair Salon

Spotlight on Toni Irby and the beauty of Upgrade Hair Salon

| October 10, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? All always, I hope that all is well with you and yours and that, you’re enjoying yourselves on our journey of love by feeling the joy, beauty, happiness and having some form of peace of mind, as we get to know one another better. On that note, did you […]

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Lindsays celebrate 50th wedding anniversary: A living testament to the power, importance of marriage

Lindsays celebrate 50th wedding anniversary: A living testament to the power, importance of marriage

| October 9, 2014

By Dr. Robin Newburn Special to Frost Illustrated I would like to publicly congratulate my parents, Wayman and Judy Lindsay, on their recent 50th wedding anniversary, which they celebrated last month. This is a wonderful milestone in life, which few couples, it seems, are privileged to celebrate. My parents are now part of an elite […]

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Verizon announces community HopeLine drive to honor domestic violence survivors

Verizon announces community HopeLine drive to honor domestic violence survivors

| October 8, 2014

Collection proceeds pledged to YWCA Northeast Indiana FORT WAYNE—Some might call it a hotline but for many, it’s a lifeline that lives to its name—a HopeLine. And, thanks to a partnership between a visionary human service agency, community-minded business and a caring political leader, that program will be able to spread even more hope. On Oct. […]

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NFL case sparks debate on spanking

NFL case sparks debate on spanking

| October 8, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–As the NFL’s 2014 season warms up, Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, prepares to face charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. A week prior, news surfaced that he had spanked his four-year-old son with a switch, resulting in major bruises and lacerations on his legs, […]

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Crime and Safety Report: Oct. 8-14 Edition

| October 8, 2014

Police seek identity of BP station armed robbers FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking the public to assist us in the robbery investigation of the of the Sparky Mart BP Station located at 4935 Bluffton Road. Police officials are hopeful that someone might recognize something unique about the mannerisms, physical shape, or even […]

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