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Long time south side business man ‘Sarge’ Edwards crosses over

Long time south side business man ‘Sarge’ Edwards crosses over

| June 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE—A page of city business history turned recently with the passing of of a long time entrepreneur who made his mark on the south side of Fort Wayne. For years, the name “Sarge” Edwards graced the south Calhoun Street business district not only with the sign that hung outside the local State Farm Insurance […]

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County councilman says collective bargaining debate matters

| June 19, 2014

To the Citizens of Southeast Fort Wayne-Allen County Council District-1: I have been asked, by many of you, concerning my stance on the collective bargaining being debated by the Fort Wayne City Council. First and foremost, I am YOUR Allen County Councilman, and my responsibilities are for the fiscal affairs of ALLEN COUNTY, Indiana. Not […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs complete 1st year as an 21st Century Community Learning Center

| June 18, 2014

Club Children Celebrate Improvement in Academic Skills FORT WAYNE—Julian beamed as he walked to the podium to receive his certificate and several hugs for his achievements in the tutoring program initiated this year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne. His mother, siblings, aunt and grandparents were all in attendance. Their faces betrayed […]

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Obituaries: June 18-24 Edition

Obituaries: June 18-24 Edition

| June 17, 2014

George F. Davis Sr., 78, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014. Service was Monday, June 9, 2014, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 2200 Covington Road, with interment in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements were by Nelson Memorial Gardens Inc. Walter Hendrix Sr., passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. He was born on Sept. 7, 1929, in […]

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Crime & Safety Report: June 18-24 Edition

| June 17, 2014

Pedestrian killed in Pontiac Street traffic mishap FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:58 p.m., June 5, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2800 block of E. Pontiac Street on a report of an injury accident. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. The man, later […]

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Voices of UNITY set for Carnegie Hall, ‘three-peat’ in World Choir Games

Voices of UNITY set for Carnegie Hall, ‘three-peat’ in World Choir Games

| June 16, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne’s renowned world champion Voices of UNITY youth choir again is set to take its place on the national and world stage with a number of high-profile performances. First, Voices of UNITY is scheduled to performing at the venerable Carnegie Hall—the nation’s perhaps most revered stage—during the choir’s trip to New York, scheduled […]

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Crime & Safety Report: June 11-16 Edition

Crime & Safety Report: June 11-16 Edition

| June 11, 2014

Man injured in accident involving scooter stolen in 2012 FORT WAYNE— At approximately 2:55 p.m., May 29, Fort Wayne police responded to the 4900 block of Avondale Drive on the reported single vehicle accident involving a scooter. On arrival officers found an adult male down who had crashed after losing control of his vehicle. He was […]

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Obituaries: June 11-17, 2014 Edition

Obituaries: June 11-17, 2014 Edition

| June 11, 2014

Walter Hendrix Sr., passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. He was born on Sept. 7, 1929, in Bolivar, Tenn. He leaves to cherish his memory sons, Walter Hendrix Jr. and Joe Hawkins, both of Fort Wayne; daughters, Velvet Newborn and Valerie (James Sr.) Kendrick, both of Fort Wayne; sister, Savannah Powell of Fort Wayne; […]

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AAAHSM offers summer camp for 3rd to 7th graders

AAAHSM offers summer camp for 3rd to 7th graders

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM, affectionately called “The Awesome”) announces its summer camp offerings for Summer 2014, open to third to seventh grade children from all backgrounds. This new set of programs runs for eight weeks, 9 a.m. to Noon, June 16 to Aug. 8. Taught by John Aden,PhD and other local […]

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Free meals offered through Summer Food Service Program

| June 9, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church announces plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will be […]

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