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Business Profile: Diana Swayze of 21st Century Community Learning Center

Business Profile: Diana Swayze of 21st Century Community Learning Center

| April 19, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville Diana Swayze has her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health Teaching.  And, she’s the director of 21st Century Community Learning Center Program with the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne that’s located at 2609 Fairfield Ave.  This is a federally funded program managed by the Indiana Department of Education that […]

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Dr. Michael C. Carson to speak at revival at Turner Chapel

Dr. Michael C. Carson to speak at revival at Turner Chapel

| April 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Turner Chapel AME Church, 836 E. Jefferson Blvd., is scheduled to host a revival at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22, featuring the Rev. Dr. Michael C. Carson of Coppin Chapel AME Church of Indianapolis. The Rev. Dr. Carson, in additional to being an acclaimed and dynamic preacher, is also an […]

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Sylvia Kathleen Aden, first lady of Southern Heights Baptist, crosses over at 76

Sylvia Kathleen Aden, first lady of Southern Heights Baptist, crosses over at 76

| April 8, 2016

Sylvia Kathleen Aden, 76, departed this life on Friday, April 1, 2016. She was born on July 9, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pa. She was a graduate of Glassboro High School, Glassboro, N.J. and from the Cooper Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. A nurse and later teacher in F.W.C.S. (Fort Wayne Community Schools), […]

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Obituaries: April 6-12 Edition

Obituaries: April 6-12 Edition

| April 6, 2016

Ozie Bell Dates, 94, departed this life on Friday, March 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was known to many as “Mama Bell.” She was born on June 11, 1921 in Troy, Ala. Mama Bell retired from Magnavox and was a lifelong member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. Mama Bell moved to […]

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’71 Central ‘Cubs’ made historic run to city basketball title

’71 Central ‘Cubs’ made historic run to city basketball title

| April 5, 2016

Photo and information courtesy of Lawrence “Larry” Kennedy and Bill Russell FORT WAYNE—It was 45 years ago that an intrepid young athletes made history and contributed to the celebrated history of one of the Summit City’s most time-honored schools. While city—and state—basketball aficionados long had been used to Fort Wayne’s Central High School being a […]

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April is Sarcoidosis Awareness Month worldwide

April is Sarcoidosis Awareness Month worldwide

| April 5, 2016

Courtesy Bea Williams-Tevis, Co-Founder Fort Wayne Sarcoidosis Support Group FORT WAYNE—Mayor Tom Henry Proclaims April 2016 Sarcoidosis Awareness Month in Fort Wayne in recognition of the forming of the Fort Wayne Sarcoidosis Support Group. Sarcoidosis is a disease that affects many Americans, and others around the world. Sarcoidosis is a multi-system disease that causes inflammation […]

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Meet me at the bridge on the way to the mountaintop

Meet me at the bridge on the way to the mountaintop

| April 4, 2016

“Like anybody, I would like to live a long life; longevity has its place.  But, I’m not concerned about that now.  I just want to do God’s will.  And, He’s allowed me to go up to the mountain.  And I’ve looked over.  And I’ve seen the promised land.  I may not get there with you. […]

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Comedy show set for Embassy

Comedy show set for Embassy

| April 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—G Productions is scheduled to present its 2016 All Star Comedy Jam at 8:30 p.m., April 9 at the Embassy Theatre. The show is scheduled to include some of the nation’s top young comedians. For more information, call (813) 990-840.

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Obituaries: March 30-April 5, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: March 30-April 5, 2016 Edition

| March 30, 2016

Michael DeWayne James was born May 28, 1958 in Fort Wayne, Ind.  He was  the son of Gerald and Beverly A. James.  He departed this earthly life on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Summit City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 57. He confessed his faith in Christ and baptized at Turner Chapel AME […]

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Grandson honors grandfather’s memory: From Lil Charlie Walker to Big Charlie Walker with love

Grandson honors grandfather’s memory: From Lil Charlie Walker to Big Charlie Walker with love

| March 23, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated As a viral image on the Internet of a sad grandfather who prepared a meal for six of his grandchildren only to have one show, it’s nice to know that some folks still have respect and reverence for their elders. Just ask Charles “Lil Charlie” Walker who long has taken his […]

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