Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Paris McFarthing remembers how his father received his Master’s degree one year before he passed and that his mom, Roxsandra Clemons-McFarthing, was just as proud of him then as she would have been if it had occurred 30 years earlier. Education was important to Roxsandra. She knew the sacrifices her […]
Northern Indiana Prevention Services Team added FORT WAYNE—SCAN recently announced that as of Jan. 1, its services will expand, growing from 21 counties to 28 counties throughout the Department of Child Services regions 1, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 11. New counties served include Lake County, Tipton, Madison, Hamilton and Hancock counties. Additionally, SCAN’s presence […]
Choreographer, playwright, photographer each get $625,000 By Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Three African Americans are among the recipients of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowships for 2013—an award that recognizes those who have demonstrated extraordinary achievement and potential in their creative pursuits. Kyle Abraham, Tarell McCraney and Carrie Mae Weems […]
NeighborLink Fort Wayne recently received a $5,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation in support of local Fort Wayne veterans. These funds will be made available to NeighborLink Fort Wayne volunteers who are working directly with veterans on home maintenance and repairs projects.