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Youth make up Great American Clean-up groups in Oxford Association area

Youth make up Great American Clean-up groups in Oxford Association area

| May 27, 2014

By Mary L. Morris Special to Frost Illustrated Since its hard to locate African American males who reside within our Oxford Association boundaries to participate in the Great American Clean-up day, May 17, we had two groups who stepped up to the plate to shine with young people. The two groups were: Omotayo Rite of […]

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Jerusalem Baptist Church to celebrate 54th Homecoming in June

Jerusalem Baptist Church to celebrate 54th Homecoming in June

| May 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1151 Francis St., is scheduled to celebrate their 54th Homecoming Church Anniversary throughout the month of June. The theme for the celebration is “A New Covenant Church,” taken from Jeremiah 31:31. Jerusalem Baptist Church is one of the oldest African American  Baptist churches in the city. The late Dr. Samuel A. Walker […]

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Crime & Safety Report: May 28-June 3 Edition

Crime & Safety Report: May 28-June 3 Edition

| May 25, 2014

Woman stabbed, man arrested FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:45 p.m., May 20, Fort Wayne police responded to 7911 Decatur Road  on a reported stabbing. Officers arrived to find an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was transported from the scene in serious condition but once at the hospital her condition was downgraded to critical. […]

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Obituaries: May 21-27 Edition

Obituaries: May 21-27 Edition

| May 21, 2014

Nell R. Anderson. 77, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital. She born Sept. 1, 1936 in Shreveport, La., and moved to Fort Wayne in 1965.  She retired from Fort Wayne State Developmental Center in 1995 after 30 years of service. Surviving are her children, Alfred III (Denise) Anderson of Campton, Ill., Louise Freeman, […]

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Spotlight on benefit fashion show for Joyce McGown

Spotlight on benefit fashion show for Joyce McGown

| May 20, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking some time out on a daily basis to bring yourselves and others some joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get […]

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Urban League Guild to hold scholarship ball

| May 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild is scheduled to hold their Scholarship Masquerade Ball, “A Celebration of Educational Excellence” at 6 p.m., May 31I at Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road in Fort Wayne. The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild (FWULG) members are committed and focused on assisting the local affiliate with […]

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Obituaries: May 14-20 Edition

Obituaries: May 14-20 Edition

| May 14, 2014

Joseph “Phine” Banks Jr. was born Feb. 1, 1939,  the eldest of ten children born to Joseph Banks and Cora (Brooks) Banks in Uniontown, Ala.  He departed this life on Monday, May 5, 2014. Joe, as he was called by many, moved to Fort Wayne in 1957.  He was previously employed by Mike’s Car Wash, Reliable Cleaning […]

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Spotlight on Leondra Jackson owner of Inspiring Moments

Spotlight on Leondra Jackson owner of Inspiring Moments

| April 28, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking some time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind. I know that I am as we spend more […]

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Ladies of Phoenix Manor making beauty happen again

Ladies of Phoenix Manor making beauty happen again

| April 25, 2014

A Tea Party you need to know about, in the name of Love   Whatz up babies? In the Frost Illustrated edition that came to you on April 04, 2014 the spotlight was shined on the women of Phoenix Manor to acknowledge them for Loving Thy Neighbor and we had such a wonderful time together […]

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Meeting at Link’s to focus on Urban Trails

Meeting at Link’s to focus on Urban Trails

| April 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Members of the Urban Trails Project are scheduled to host a Community Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., April 24 at Links Wonderland, 1711 E. Crieghton Ave. Organizers plan to provide important information about the Urban Trails Project, including documentation of funds given by the City of Fort Wayne to other parts of […]

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