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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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MLK Jr. Club Inc. 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” event set for Renaissance Pointe YMCA

MLK Jr. Club Inc. 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” event set for Renaissance Pointe YMCA

| December 8, 2016

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the 2016 Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. will host its 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” and Trolley Ride on Dec. 10, 2016. The event will commence at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on 2323 Bowser Ave. from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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Obituaries: December 7-13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: December 7-13, 2016 Edition

| December 7, 2016

Martha “Sandy” Graham-White 69, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at home surrounded by her loved ones.

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Tell your family, friends about MLK Jr. Club’s Santa On Tour

Tell your family, friends about MLK Jr. Club’s Santa On Tour

| November 23, 2016

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Courtesy of The MLK Jr. Club Inc. Executive Board As we enter into the 2016 Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” and Trolley Ride on Dec. 10, 2016. The event will commence at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on 2323 Bowser Ave., […]

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Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

| November 23, 2016

David A. Carnes was honored with a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 17 at Carmichael Funeral Service Inc. Mary M. Gaston, she answered the Lord’s call on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Clarks dale, Miss., she was the only child of the late Lewis and Sarah Williams. She was a homemaker for many […]

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A call to community leaders after the elections

A call to community leaders after the elections

| November 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A group of citizens concerned about the impact Donald Trump’s recent election could have on the local immigrant population is scheduled to host a “Call to Community Leaders” forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 16 at El Mexicano Newspaper, 2301 Fairfield Ave., Suite 102. Organizers say they want to work with a […]

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Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

| November 9, 2016

Oddie Emma Essex Ridley, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Oddie was born March 30, 1925 in Perry County, Marion, Alabama, to Isaac Essex Sr. and Mabel Lillian Harper Essex. There, she was a member of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church and attended Lincoln Normal School. Oddie moved […]

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Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

| November 4, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated Today was an interesting day to say the least—Nov. 2, 2016. A friend and I were on our way to take my dog Rucky on his daily walk at Foster Park. However, that didn’t happen because my car ran out of oil randomly as we […]

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NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

| November 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Election for the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016. The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the ACPL Pontiac Street Library, 2215 S Hanna St. Polls are scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To vote […]

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Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

| November 3, 2016

Estella (Agnes) McFadden-Martin, 73, of South Bend, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Howard F. Martin Sr.; daughters, Valerie J. (Fred) Sconiers, Terri Comer and April C. (Jarrod) Martin-Downing; sons, Brian K. (LaCrecia) McFadden and Howard Martin Jr.; stepsons, Richard (Amber) Dates […]

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