Mega-Sized Corporations, not only bought most of America’s largest newspapers and other media; they also bought both sides of the isle in congress. After gaining control of the news media and congress, corporate lobbyists and lobbyists for foreign governments and international special interests
Americans hold nearly $1 trillion in credit-card debt, according to data just released by the Federal Reserve. Now Congress wants to make that burden even heavier. Some misguided lawmakers are pushing legislation that would saddle consumers with fees that retailers don’t want to pay.
Summer study committees to target more solutions to meet state’s needs
New topics to be examined include immigration, adult education and driver’s licenses
At first glance, the Statehouse seems quiet at this time of year. But there is no summer vacation where the legislature is concerned.
I sometimes have heard persons commenting that individuals receiving public assistance should not get assistance without having to do something in exchange for their assistance. That is exactly what we do here at the Wayne Township Trustee’s Office.
Indiana law provides for townships to establish
City Utilities focuses on water filtration plant improvements on City TV
Fort Wayne’s water quality and the improvements being made at the water filtration plant and St. Joe Dam will be the topic of the July and August “Bringing the Basics To You” program on City TV, shown
OMER M. BECK, 86, died Friday, July 3, 2008, at Northern Lakes Nursing Home in Angola. Born in Hartford City, he lived in Fort Wayne most of his life. He joined the Marines in 1942 during World War II, and was deployed to the South Pacific for 30 months. He was the first person to join the Marine
CARLIE E. CUNNINGHAM, 96, died Sunday, July 6, 2008, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born in Rockford, Ohio. She was an active Fort Wayne community volunteer and a homemaker. She was a member of Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church for more than 60 years, as well as the United
Former Komets Hartley McLeod and Rob Guinn have died.
McLeod, 80, passed away Monday morning in Fort Wayne after a long courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease.
McLeod was born Oct. 4, 1927 in Selkirk, Manitoba. He began his pro hockey career in Windsor and won the Turner Cup Championship
Drivers encouraged to avoid Harrison between Jefferson and Douglas
Deliveries of precast concrete for the Harrison Square parking garage are expected to start Monday, July 21. The trucks will travel from Interstate 69 to downtown Fort Wayne for about 90 days.
The City expects between 10 and 20 84-foot
Summer is officially here, which means, among other things, that you should apply sunscreen when you go out in the hot sun. But no matter what the season, you’ll also need to protect yourself from another potential source of burns -“hot” stocks.
Stocks that seem poised to “take
JAKE THE DIAMOND DOG
We have seen Jake several times at the Wizard’s games; this is however the second Jake. The original Golden Jake trained by Jeff Marchal became a national entertainer when he appeared at Waterfront Park in Trenton during the season of 1994.
Trenton was an AA affiliate of
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Hellboy II, in many ways, is a complex movie, but simple in the same regard. The general story is about Hellboy (HB) trying to defeat Prince Nuada, who is heir to the throne of a mythical race of beings. His father created a pact between his people and the humans to
LAKE LAYERS’ TEMPERATURES AFFECT FISH LOCATION
As spring temperatures rise, natural lakes across northern Indiana begin to divide themselves into three distinct thermal layers. How deep each layer becomes and how much oxygen each layer holds will ultimately affect fish and fishing throughout
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The History of Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 28, 1966: The day of personal independent journalism in its former sense has disappeared, and we are confronted with what is called institutional journalism. Personal journalism was much more interesting;
On September 11, 2001, the worst terrorist attack on American soil was aided in part by fake identification cards. I’m pleased to report our state is among five leading the way to help ensure it doesn’t happen again.
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL),
Gardening is supposed to be a “relaxing” hobby, and it is…unless you let the heat, humidity, mosquitoes and the weeds get the better of you. Obviously, gardening in the morning, after applying repellent solves most of those problems, but then there are the weeds to battle. Keeping
EVER SEEN A UFO?
I think the first time I ever heard of a UFO was probably in the 50s. A rash of “sightings” have been seen since, some documented by video. It is an intriguing mystery and one for which we have no definitive answer. I was watching the Larry King Show and the whole show
Bright sunshine sparkles on the dewy grass this morning, a welcome change from the rainy weather we’ve been having. My sister Mary Ellen informed me that Dog Days set in wet, and according to folklore, it will rain for 40 days. I thought it already had.
Too much rainfall has affected our garden,
At the History Center Annual Meeting on June 17, 2008, the Board of Directors approved three new members to be added to its roster, all of whom will serve three year terms: Nancy Haffner Boylan, Patricia Opie Parker and Peggy Seigel.
Also at the annual meeting, officers elected to the 2008-2009 History
Debbie Scott, Fort Wayne, has generously donated a baseball, signed by Baseball Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg, to help raise funds for the Safety Village. Scott’s son, Kurt, who drowned at age 14, loved baseball and had told his parents that someday he would be playing second base for the Chicago
The local ‘Fort Wayne Flyers’ National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF) Team recently won its regional tournament, in Angola/Fremont, Indiana on Friday, July 11th. They are off to Hopkinsville, Kentucky for the league World Series that began July 16.
This team consists of dedicated
On Saturday May 17th District 10 Little League held the Aquafina Pitch, Hit, & Run district competition hosted by Elmhurst Little League as Mason Park was the host site. Competitors were divided into four different age brackets (7-8, 9-10, 11-12, & 13-14 year olds). Winners of each competition
Wayne Township Trustee Richard Stevenson and staff had a great time participating in the Three Rivers Festival Parade, the first year Wayne Township was in the parade. The Township contingent included Santa Claus (husband of staff member Connie DePew), who passed out candy to the children along the
Every once in a while there are moments in life so crystal clear that they strike you like a bat. I had one of those moments last week at the baseball diamond as I helped coach my son’s team. It was at this exact moment in time that it dawned on me.
Lyle Hunter lied; and so did Brad Farnsworth,