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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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Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

| April 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne announced the following changes: • Becky Vandall was named  lead ataff at the Felllowship Unit, and

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Local officials dedicated Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way

Local officials dedicated Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way

| April 3, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Elected officials, local dignitaries, family and friends filled a parking lot near the intersection of Hillegas and Illinois Roads today for the Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way dedication ceremony. The Allen County Board of Commissioners and the City of Fort Wayne designated the portion of Hillegas Road from Bass Road to Illinois Road in […]

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Spotlight on Dr. Emmary Butler, M.D.

Spotlight on Dr. Emmary Butler, M.D.

| March 23, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: it’s not everyday that someone contacts me to shine the spotlight on a doctor. The woman who contacted me, reads to more than 12,000 visually impaired and  homebound listeners and she said, she’s proud to be the voice of Frost Illustrated to them.  She thinks my […]

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Spotlight on Perry Carpet and Furniture Cleaning Service Inc.

Spotlight on Perry Carpet and Furniture Cleaning Service Inc.

| March 2, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It please me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because they’ve been doing superior work for you in our fair city for you many years and that superior work tradition still continues on to this day. So at this time, all we’d like for you to do is […]

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First black crew member to join International Space Station

First black crew member to join International Space Station

| March 2, 2017

By Shantella Y. Sherman (AFRO/NNPA Member) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected astronaut Jeanette Epps to join the crew of the International Space Station in 2018. Epps will become the first black crewmember to represent the U.S. on the station. The journey will mark the first time Epps has traveled to orbit, […]

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Spotlight on Dr. Alan McGee

Spotlight on Dr. Alan McGee

| February 22, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because he’s a very well known and loved person in the community and I thought, it was be nice for him to share with you about himself from the personal side such as, how he was as a child, […]

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2017 debutantes readying for Cotillion Scholarship Ball

2017 debutantes readying for Cotillion Scholarship Ball

| February 21, 2017

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on assignment Fifteen young ladies who are juniors and seniors are scheduled to participate in the 15th Cotillion Scholarship Ball at 6 p.m., March 25 at IPFW International Ballroom. The are: (Standing) Shaneah Williams, 11th grader Horizon Academy; Jasmine Newsome, 12th grader at Luers; Maiyah Farrow, 12th at Cornerstone […]

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Marshall White honored with Ian Rolland Courageous Leadership Award

Marshall White honored with Ian Rolland Courageous Leadership Award

| February 15, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Visionary youth advocate, life coach and artist Marshall White was recently awarded the the prestigious Ian Rolland Courageous Leadership Award. White, founder and CEO of Unity Performing Arts Foundations, the umbrella organization of the world-renowned and world championship Voices of Unity youth choir, was recognized for his contributions to the youth of and people […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Karen Staton sharing love

Spotlight on Pastor Karen Staton sharing love

| February 8, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? You know that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s supposedly a day to show, reveal and shower your loved one’s heart with love and I hope that all of you are pleased with your day and enjoy it immensely.  On that note, a church here in […]

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