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Crime and Safety Report: March 18-24 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: March 18-24 Edition

| March 18, 2015

Six arrested in separate meth lab raids FORT WAYNE—Shortly after 3 p.m., March 5, officers of the FWPD Vice and Narcotics Division were called to a meth lab at the Quality Inn at 1734 W. Washington Center Road. The meth lab was neutralized by the FWPD Meth Suppression Unit. The following people were arrested in […]

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Local UNCF group to hold college fair

| March 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Fort  Wayne Leadership  Council is scheduled to present a college fair, featuring representatives from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., March 21 at Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Free pizza will be served from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Among the HBCUs […]

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Children learn valuable biblical, life lessons at ‘little church with a big heart’

Children learn valuable biblical, life lessons at ‘little church with a big heart’

| March 17, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Christ Church Of Faith, described by folks as “a little church with a big heart,” dedicates every third Sunday morning of “the little people.” A team of cooks, KaRrin Eldridge and Michelle Wallace, starts the morning at 9 a.m. with a hot breakfast for all children that are there to […]

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Union Baptist Church: A focus on our youth

Union Baptist Church: A focus on our youth

| March 17, 2015

Black History Knowledge Bowl, viewing of ‘Selma’ By Rosalind Walker-Lewis Special to Frost Illustrated from Union Baptist Church FORT WAYNE—The weekend of Feb. 28 and March 1 was full of history sharing and competitive fun with Union Baptist Church family and friends. Two events were held that focused on young adults ages 13 through 19 […]

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Obituaries: Catherine Johnson

Obituaries: Catherine Johnson

| March 16, 2015

Prophetess Catherine Johnson, 69, of Fort Wayne, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Born Oct. 1, 1945, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of her loving parents, Luellen Sr. and Viola Chapman. She was known as being a mother to many, and in 2011, she obtained […]

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Urban League site of upcoming political candidates forums

Urban League site of upcoming political candidates forums

| March 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Veteran reporter, television show host and producer and writer Eric Hackley is scheduled to host a series of 2015 Political Forums at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 So. Hanna St. Scheduled forums include: FORUM 1 12 noon, March 21—Candidates For Mayor of Fort Wayne FORUM 2 12 noon, March 28—Candidates for Fort Wayne […]

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Obituaries: March 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: March 11-17 Edition

| March 11, 2015

Orlando Evans (Peterman) Lanier, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. He was born Feb. 27, 1975. Memorial service was Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Joshua’s Temple, 4202 Hessen Cassel Road. Theme of memorial: “I’m still standing.” Patricia Linda Martinez, 56, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Born March 17, 1958, she […]

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APRI to hold local scholarship banquet

APRI to hold local scholarship banquet

| March 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The A. Philip Randolph Institute Fort Wayne Chapter is scheduled to hold its Annual Scholarship Banquet at 6 p.m., April 18 at Link’s Wonderland 1711 E. Creighton Ave. Jonathan Ray, president and CEO of the Fort Wayne Urban League is the scheduled best speaker. Cordelia Lewis-Burks, former director of Indiana politics and legislation for […]

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Business Profile: Thomas Essex Attorney at Law

| March 4, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Thomas Essex is a licensed attorney and the owner of Thomas Essex Attorney at Law.  His office is located at 1833 Alliger St., and his phone number is (260) 424-1756. 1.)  Describe the services that you offer We’re a law office that handles mostly criminal and family law cases.  In criminal law, we handle the […]

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Obituaries: March 4-10 Edition

Obituaries: March 4-10 Edition

| March 4, 2015

Queen Esther Lake Dunbar, 73, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Surviving are her daughters, Marsha (Charlie Jr.) Reese and Anita Wallace; sons, Nathan (Michelle) Lake and Dr. Timothy (Carmon) Lake, Jesse Lake and Aaron (Jeannine) Lake; sister, Willie Lee Thompson; three brothers and two sisters all of Birmingham, […]

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