By Eric D. Hackley I’m speaking with Courtney Tritch, vice president of marketing for the NE Indiana Regional Partnership. The NE Indiana Regional Partnership was formed in 2006 to help build a globally competitive economy in a 10-county region in Northeast Indiana. It is a public-private partnership focused on generating business leads and building regional capacity […]
More than 10 million kids nationwide—and 123,163 kids in Indiana—attend afterschool programs. A new study from the Afterschool Alliance http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/AA3PM/Kids_on_the_Move.pdf highlights critical, but sometimes-overlooked benefits of the programs: They’re helping kids eat healthy and be active—and offering the healthy choices that parents demand. According to survey data from Kids on the Move, the great majority of […]
By John Pierce Special to Frost Illustrated Just as we look upon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks as pioneers of the civil rights movement, we may someday look back at children, parents and teachers involved in Indiana’s pre-kindergarten pilot program as pioneers of another important movement. That is the movement to ensure […]
By Denise Abdul-Rahman The utility companies are marketing and promoting the bill HB 1320 and the “inequities” of non-distributed generation ratepayers (folks that don’t have solar) that are contributing to “subsidies” for distributed generation ratepayers (folks that have solar). When speaking with Bryan Bullock, an attorney and stark environmental advocate out of Northwest Indiana, he […]
By Eric D. Hackley Editor’s note: The following is the transcript of a Hackonomics program covering the release of Eric Hackley’s new book, “KEKIONGA BLACKS’ War on HIS-Story & Slave Mentality.” The book release was held recently at the Little Turtle Branch of the Allen County Public Library: Introduction of speaker Eric Hackley by Carla […]
MARION – VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will host the 9th annual Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. This year’s theme, “125 Years of Service” pays tribute to the sacrifices made by Veterans to protect our way of life and honors those who have and continue to serve our country in military operations. […]
Indiana Criminal Conviction Expungement Information Forum is set for at 10 a.m., Oct. 10 in the IPFW Walb Union Ballroom, 2101 East Coliseum Blvd., and at 5:30 p.m., that same evening at Turner Chapel AME Church, 836 E. Jefferson Blvd.
After close to four decades, Vietnam veterans in Fort Wayne and the Tri-state area are getting an official Vietnam Veterans of America Homecoming Celebration, slated for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 at Parkview Field.