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Crime & Safety Report: June 25-July 1 Edition

| June 25, 2014

Two arrested in Wilt Street raid FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:52 a.m., On Friday, June 13,members of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team, along with members of the Vice & Narcotics Division served a search warrant at 1138 Wilt Street, Apt. No. 1.  Detectives had received information that someone at this residence was possibly […]

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Stolen money freezes Frost Illustrated account (WANE.com)

Stolen money freezes Frost Illustrated account (WANE.com)

| June 24, 2014

Investigators say Rosilene Taylor, a former, temporary employee of Frost Illustrated, is accused of writing thousands of dollars worth of stolen checks from the publication’s account. Now, the account’s frozen-and the publication’s founder is left trying to save his paper.

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Community Foundation distributes $919,155 in grants this quarter

| June 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $919,155 in new grant awards to nonprofit agencies serving Allen County. Recipients included: Allen County Education Partnership ($35,000)—Literacy program for kindergarten through third grade children; Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne ($25,000)—Arts and cultural programs; Blue Jacket ($10,000)—Computers, printers, and network equipment; Boy Scouts of […]

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Urban League launches membership drive

| June 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League began its annual membership drive on June 23 and encourages community members to support its efforts and mission to create self-sufficiency for all residents. “The Urban League is a non-profit agency established in 1920 that provides employment, housing,  education and youth, and early childhood literacy services for free,” FWUL officials […]

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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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