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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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Local NAACP to host state conference Oct. 21-23 at IPFW

Local NAACP to host state conference Oct. 21-23 at IPFW

| October 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County is scheduled to host the NAACP State Convention in Fort Wayne, from Oct. 21 through Oct. 23 at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne’s (IPFW) Walb State Union, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. This marks the third time in 65 years that Fort Wayne has hosted the […]

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Three arrested after long pursuit

Three arrested after long pursuit

| October 2, 2016

GARRETT—Three suspect were apprehended in Garrett after a police traffic stop in that city. At approximately 2:02 p.m., Sept. 27, Fort Wayne Police Department Vice/Narcotics detectives attempted to arrest 23 year old Kareem McPherson and 25 year old Varnell Coe on multiple drug charges as part of ongoing multi-drug dealing investigations at local hotels, including a […]

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NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

| September 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch recently issued the following release regarding upcoming meetings and the organization’s general election: Dear Member: Please note the following General Membership meetings of the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee on November 19, […]

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Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

| July 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one its pionering political figures recently. Family reported that the Lord called called well-known political activist Gertrude M. Smith home on Friday, July 1, 2016 surrounded by her family. On Oct. 21, 1929, Sarah Jane Mitchell was born to Martha Page Campbell and Willie Mitchell in Marion, Alabama. Her name later […]

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Bogus jury duty calls surface In Allen County

Bogus jury duty calls surface In Allen County

| June 12, 2016

Court does not make phone calls, demand payments for missed jury duty ALLEN COUNTY—A persistent scam involving phone calls claiming that the recipient has missed jury duty and owes a fine have surfaced again in Allen County. The calls have been reported this week and originate from a 260 area code telephone number. An individual […]

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A historical perspective of Fort Wayne’s 330 previous annexations

A historical perspective of Fort Wayne’s 330 previous annexations

| May 16, 2016

Editor’s note: The following Op-Ed piece was written just prior to the Fort Wayne City Council’s decision to reject a Henry administration plan to annex approximately 23 square miles north of Fort Wayne’s current border. Writer Morrison Agen pointed out in submitting this piece that: 1) He is running for a County Council post and […]

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List of political candidates on the Allen County ballot of the Indiana May Primary Election

List of political candidates on the Allen County ballot of the Indiana May Primary Election

| April 26, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY—On May 3, eligible citizens will go to the polls to vote in the Indiana Primary Election. As experienced voters know, the Primary Election is not designed to actually elect people to office but, rather, to choose which candidates will go on to compete in the November General Election, during which voters will make […]

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WorkOne Northeast in Allen hosts transition seminar for veterans

WorkOne Northeast in Allen hosts transition seminar for veterans

| March 29, 2016

Courtesy of Rick Farrant Director of Communications, Northeast Indiana Works FORT WAYNE—Operation: Job Ready Veterans is scheduled to conduct a five-day seminar, April 11 through April 15, at the WorkOne Northeast career center in Allen County to assist veterans in transitioning to the civilian workforce. The free sessions, which are also open to eligible spouses […]

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Area voter registration ends April 4

Area voter registration ends April 4

| March 29, 2016

Courtesy of the Allen County Board of Commissioners ALLEN COUNTY—Those wishing to vote in the Allen County Primary Election on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, have until the close of business on Monday,  April 4, 2016, to register to vote or to submit address changes. The Allen County Voter Registration Office is scheduled to be open […]

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