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The Women In NAACP (WIN) 5th Annual Back to School Picnic set for Aug. 1

| July 27, 2015
The Women In NAACP (WIN) 5th Annual Back to School Picnic set for Aug. 1

By Sheila Curry-Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It is “that” time of year again. Students are heading back to school and it’s hard to determine who is more excited, the students or the Women In NAACP (WIN)! “A student that’s prepared for school, when they enter that first day with the resources they need, […]

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Pilgrim Baptist Church VBS

| July 26, 2015
Pilgrim Baptist Church VBS

FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church,1331 Gay Street, is scheduled to host a Vacation Bible School July 27 through July 31. The theme this year is  Adventures at Sea, Diving Deeper for God’s Treasures. Students will travel through a daily excursion. Matthew 13:45 “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls. […]

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Spotlight on Benjamin F. Clark, display artist

| July 26, 2015
Spotlight on Benjamin F. Clark, display artist

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It’s not everyday that one can walk into a historical museum and is introduced to the person whose collections are on display there but this did happen.  And, with this happening, I was able to learn more about our heritage and gaze upon the beauty of the historical African American […]

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Quaker conference examines lives of LGBTI community in Zimbabwe

| July 26, 2015
Quaker conference examines lives of LGBTI community in Zimbabwe

By Paul Ricketts Special to Frost Illustrated Friends General Conference is the third largest Quaker denomination in the United States and held its annual conference at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C.. The beautiful campus is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Quakers  have for the past three centuries affirmed the worth and dignity of […]

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Put down the guns: Boxing, mixed martial arts alternatives to solving conflict

| July 26, 2015
Put down the guns: Boxing, mixed martial arts alternatives to solving conflict

According to the Center for Disease Control, there were 16,121 homicides in the United States in 2013. More than 11,000 of those killings were caused by firearms. What better way is there to teach our children that all lives matter? Now is the time for peace. Violent crime inflicts a heavy economic and emotional burden on […]

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Man busted for heroin sales

| July 26, 2015
Man busted for heroin sales

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:31 a.m., July 17, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice & Narcotics division, along with members of the Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 436 West Williams St.  Narcotics detectives had investigated heroin and fentanyl sales at this location, and obtained a search warrant for this address. During the service […]

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Men serve up vigilante justice to avert attempted rape attempt; alleged perpetrator left battered

| July 26, 2015
Men serve up vigilante justice to avert attempted rape attempt; alleged perpetrator left battered

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 a.m., July 20, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 1400 block of Greene Street in reference to a possible attempted rape investigation. As officers and  paramedics arrived on the scene, they observed a male adult laying on the ground unresponsive. Paramedics provided medical attention to the […]

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Introducing Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

| July 26, 2015
Introducing Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

By Jeanie Summerville Terrence Caldwell-Marrero is 18 years old, the son of Elizabeth Marrero and a graduate of Wayne Tech High School, class of 2015. Introduction by Cathy Linsenmaer Terrance has been a member of the Boys and Girls Club for seven years and he’s well respected amongst his peers, as well as teachers and staff […]

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Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

| July 26, 2015
Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

Staff Report FORT WAYNE—Many folks are familiar with the iconic image of Linus carrying his “security blanket” in the Peanuts comic strip and television specials. While the image might give some a chuckle, one local woman said a lot of children in the area don’t have the security of a blanket they can call their […]

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Par Tee Golf Club announces results of July 11 outing

| July 26, 2015
Par Tee Golf Club announces results of July 11 outing

FORT WAYNE—The Par Tee Golf Club, considered by many to be the Summit City’s premiere golf club, held a golf outing July 11 at Willow Ridge Golf Club. The club reported the following results, including flight winners with each place winner’s Actual score, handicap and net score listed in that order: A Flight 1st Place—Glynn […]

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