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Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

| November 3, 2016

Editor’s note: Below are candidate responses to a survey emailed to candidate running for offices specific to elected offices in Allen County during the 2016 General Election. Surveys were emailed to all local candidates who listed emails with the Allen County Election Board. The responses are grouped according to office and candidate responses for each […]

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Bedrock Youth Academy: My Brother’s Keeper, My Sister’s Keeper

Bedrock Youth Academy: My Brother’s Keeper, My Sister’s Keeper

| September 22, 2015

By Chasiti Falls “…And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him. Then the LORD said to Cain, ‘Where is Abel your brother?” And he said, “I do not know. Am I my brother’s keeper?’”—Genesis 4:8-9 Allen County has grassroots organizations that are […]

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Crossing guards still needed

Crossing guards still needed

| August 18, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The City of Fort Wayne is looking to fill openings that have come available for the position of “Adult Guard.” Anyone interested is asked apply online by visiting the City’s website at Cityoffortwayne.org and refer to the  “Employment” section for the following listing: Adult Guard Working under the direction of the Sergeant of Crime […]

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City works to make walking, biking to school safer

City works to make walking, biking to school safer

| August 10, 2015

More than 300 improvements made at crosswalks this summer, four additional crossing guards ready for first day of school FORT WAYNE—With Fort Wayne Community Schools students returning to class this week, the City of Fort Wayne has been working this summer to make the transition for students walking or biking to school safer through improvements […]

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School Resource Officer (SRO) Program to receive national recognition

School Resource Officer (SRO) Program to receive national recognition

| June 18, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department’s School Resource Officer program was recently selected to be the recipient of the 2015 NASRO Model Agency award. The department’s program was nominated by Fort Wayne Community School’s Director of Security Dottie Davis, in a nationwide competition where numerous nominations were submitted. Lt. Earl Roach, awards committee chair said, […]

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Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

| April 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the Links Incorporated is scheduled to convene a public forum to address “Closing the Achievement Gap” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 23 at the  Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A & B | 900 Library Plaza The intent of this free community forum is to create […]

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Civil rights champion Tom Brown passes away at 88

Civil rights champion Tom Brown passes away at 88

| January 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne—and the nation—lost one of its preeminent civil right figures recently with the passage of a local stalwart fighter for freedom and human rights. Thomas “Tom” D. Brown, 88, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Philadelphia, Pa. after a long illness. Brown, who resided in Fort Wayne for more than 50 […]

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Duff earns endorsement for school board from former teachers’ advocate

| October 30, 2014

As executive director of the Fort Wayne Education Association for 22 years, I regularly attended FWCS school board meetings. I know firsthand how important it is to have school board members that have a sincere heart and concern for students, teachers, administrators and support personnel. Anne Duff has had a very successful teaching career. She […]

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Irby retires from Snider High School

| July 15, 2014

FORT WAYNE—One of the area’s most respected civil and community servants has taken another bow from public service, retiring from a second honorable career serving the community. Mr. Pinkie Irby recently announced retirement from R. Nelson Snider High School as a school assistant after more than a decade of outstanding service. Prior to that, Irby […]

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Spotlight on Wendy Y. Robinson, Ed. D., FWCS superintendent

| March 12, 2014

Hello, Frost Illustrated readers. I’m Wendy Robinson and I’m the superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools.

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