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32nd Annual MLK Club Unity Day, Breakfast with the Clergy honors legacy of Dr. King in a number of ways

32nd Annual MLK Club Unity Day, Breakfast with the Clergy honors legacy of Dr. King in a number of ways

| January 4, 2017

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to promote education, literacy, and ethnic and cultural diversity. […]

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Obituraries: January 4-10, 2017 Edition

Obituraries: January 4-10, 2017 Edition

| January 4, 2017

Alice Mae Minniefield, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016 at New Haven Genesis Healthcare at 4:05 am. She was born August 16, 1935 in Fort Wayne to the late Eugene and Claudia (Buggs) Blevins. She retired in 2000, after 38 years, from the Fort Wayne State Developmental Center as a recreational […]

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Obituaries: December 28, 2016-January 3, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: December 28, 2016-January 3, 2017 Edition

| December 28, 2016

Ronald Lee Bradley, 58 died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.

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Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

| December 28, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? Christmas is right around the corner and I wish that all of you get exactly what you desire but most of all, remember the reason for the season and don’t leave GOD and Jesus out because they love feeling special too.  On that note, just in time for Christmas, […]

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Oak Street Health opens Fort Wayne Center exclusively for adults on Medicare

Oak Street Health opens Fort Wayne Center exclusively for adults on Medicare

| December 23, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Oak Street Health continues to expand their service to Adults on Medicare in Indiana by hosting the Grand Opening of their first clinic in Fort Wayne. The Grand Opening event took place on Dec. 19 in their Fort Wayne center, 436 E. Washington Blvd. Oak Street Health has reduced hospital admissions among its patients […]

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Santa On Tour a blessing to local youth

Santa On Tour a blessing to local youth

| December 17, 2016

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King Jr. Club Inc. held its 20th Annual Santa On Tour party on Dec. 10 at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA Center. The MLK Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason and is currently led by […]

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Pioneeering community entrepreneur Mondie Peggins crosses over

Pioneeering community entrepreneur Mondie Peggins crosses over

| December 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The community lost one of its iconic entrepreneurs earlier this this month. Mondie Peggins Jr., 86, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7 at home. A native of Brownstation, Alabama, Peggins worked at the VA Medical Center for many years. But, he perhaps was best known throughout the community as owner and operator […]

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Obituaries: December 14-20, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: December 14-20, 2016 Edition

| December 14, 2016

Algerine Hicks Hill, 62, departed this life on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Born June 29, 1954, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of Savannah Hicks and the late Clarence L. Hicks Sr. Algerine worked as a teacher at Prince Chapman Academy. She served as a teacher in the East Allen County School District for […]

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Southeast Fort Wayne determines southeast Fort Wayne’s destiny

Southeast Fort Wayne determines southeast Fort Wayne’s destiny

| December 13, 2016

“One of best ways to take your power is to convince you that you don’t have any.” Public meetings were held with the community regarding the GE Campus future, but there was no public meeting to discuss southeast Fort Wayne community desired future for the Bowser Pump buildings. We, southeast Fort Wayne, are undervalued, underestimated […]

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Citilink installs special seats honoring Rosa Parks

Citilink installs special seats honoring Rosa Parks

| December 10, 2016

By Betsy Kachmar Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Citilink is marking the 60th anniversary of an event that put public transportation at the center of America’s struggle for civil rights. Rosa Parks earned her reputation as the mother of the civil rights movement by refusing to surrender her seat on a bus to a […]

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