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Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

| April 21, 2015

Compiled by Dr. John Aden of the African/African American Historical Society Museum Why Celebrate Central High School’s Legacy? Fort Wayne’s Central High School (1922-1971) boasts one of the city’s powerful historical narratives. In Fort Wayne’s past, this high school wielded considerable influence in terms of academic excellence, athletic dominance and the desegregation of secondary education […]

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Ellis Funeral owner Juanita Ellis crosses over at 83

Ellis Funeral owner Juanita Ellis crosses over at 83

| April 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City lost one of its most beloved community icons recently with the passing of the owner of one of the city’s most high profile businesses. Juanita W. Ellis, 83, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 17, 2015. A native of Commerce, Ga., she moved to Fort Wayne in 1950 with her husband, Cecil […]

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CANI welcomes new employees

CANI welcomes new employees

| April 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) recently announced the addition of 12 new staff members for the first quarter of 2015: Andrea Freeze, Taya Shoudel, Matthew Holland, Jessica Conrad, and Heather Phillips in Community Services; Marie McFadden in Operations; Man Mawi, Sarah Metcalfe, Danita Pitts, Brandee Sterling, Lily Lopez, and Melissa Schuck in Early […]

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New Zion to open Wellness Center

New Zion to open Wellness Center

| April 16, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The congregation of New Zion Tabernacle, 1835 Spring St., is scheduled to hold a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony at 2 p.m., April 19 at their new Wellness Center. The center is designed to address the whole person- mind, body and spirit “so that our community is healthy and living out our divine purpose,” […]

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Business Profile on Quantina Lake, travel agent, event planner

Business Profile on Quantina Lake, travel agent, event planner

| April 15, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in business? I’m the owner of Eventfulmoments Travel Agency and Event Planning Service.  I’ve been in business since last year but I’ve been providing these same services for five years. 2.)  Where are you located and what are your hours? I’m […]

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Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

| April 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Police officials recently announced that they have made an arrest in a high profile murder case that occurred late last year outside a local business. On April 10, Fort Wayne police officials issued a statement saying that FWPD homicide detectives, with the assistance from the department’s Gang and Violent Crime Unit, have arrested 26 […]

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Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

| April 15, 2015

 

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Questa offers ‘forgivable’ loans to area college students

Questa offers ‘forgivable’ loans to area college students

| April 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—With the cost of education continually rising, many college-bound students may be wondering how they are going to make ends meet. While there are numerous scholarship offers available at the front end of qualified student’s secondary education ventures, funds often can get tight later on, particularly in one’s junior and senior years. One option […]

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Michigan man thought shot, actually stabbed to death

Michigan man thought shot, actually stabbed to death

| April 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On April 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Greene Street in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers arrived on the scene, they located two victims, both initially thought to be suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on the scene and administered medical attention to the […]

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10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

| April 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Save Maumee, a renowned area environmental organization, is scheduled to host their 10th Annual Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 19. “Earth Day is our way to celebrate the earth that we live upon and depend upon for our health and well-being,” said Save Maumee organizers on their website, savemaumee.org. “Join […]

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