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‘Come join our gang’

‘Come join our gang’

| April 1, 2015 | Reply

Community groups make appeal to end violence, offer alternatives and support to young people FORT WAYNE—There’s a powerful new gang combing the streets of Fort Wayne. But, unlike the classic definition of a gang, this organization is not out to cause mayhem but to stop it. This past Friday, the Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of […]

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Cooper Community Center registers ‘five-peat’ in Black History Bowl

Cooper Community Center registers ‘five-peat’ in Black History Bowl

| February 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Impressed by the idea of back to back championships? How about “three-peats?” That’s considered an extraordinary feat in any record. Given that, what would you say about a five-peat? One Fort Wayne team has achieved that—five back to back championships in the arena of knowledge. On Feb. 19, the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation […]

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Shirley Woods: A true children’s champion

Shirley Woods: A true children’s champion

| November 8, 2013

The celebration marking the 20th year of operation for the Euell A. Wilson Center was an ordinary event. However, what does not fall into the ordinary category was the woman; a legend; who founded the center, why it was established, and her deceased son who inspired the action.

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