The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority conducted a full-scale emergency preparedness drill at Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The airport authority advises members of the public that emergency vehicles and other equipment staged a
Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week in Indiana is May 17-23, as declared by Gov. Mike Pence.
The purpose, with Memorial Day weekend travel coming up, is to remind Hoosiers and visitors to Indiana to protect forests by not moving firewood.
Ash trees are dead and dying throughout Indiana by the thousands,
We welcome you to the 2015 New Haven Canal Days Festival! Canal Days is our community’s premier homecoming event, when we welcome all current and former residents and guests from all over the tri-state area for a week filled with camaraderie and family-friendly fun.
The theme for the 2015 festival
Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) recently congratulated Logan Ormsby of Fort Wayne on his acceptance into the United States Air Force Academy. Coats nominated Ormsby, a senior at Homestead High School, for an appointment to Colorado Springs.
“There is no higher calling for an American citizen than
When I think of comedy duos, the names Vergara and Witherspoon never would have come to mind. I, however, really like Reese Witherspoon and I kind of like Sofia Vergara, so I figured that I had nothing to lose seeing Hot Pursuit, a buddy cop movie that features them together. What I lost was an hour
During the spring and summer gardening season plants seem to go through many changes due to the weather, soil pH, nutrient levels and air flow. How to determine the mysteries is mostly by examining the stems and the leaves of your affected plants. Look for veins that turn yellow or reddish/purple,
Summer isn’t here yet, but it’s getting close. And for many people, the arrival of summer means it’s time for swimming at the local pool or lake. If you’re just a casual swimmer, you probably don’t have to adjust your diet before jumping in. But that’s not the case
This year Memorial Day comes as early in the month as it can, on Monday, May the 25th. The United States has been observing that holiday on the last Monday of May since 1971 when the “Uniform Monday Holiday Act” made several national holidays land on Mondays to give workers a three-day
Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll and I recently announced that the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Park System with a free, community party in Headwaters Park East on Tuesday, July 28 from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Our world-class park system makes
While many important issues were discussed during the 2015 legislative session, the state’s biennial budget was a primary focus the past four months. The enacted budget, House Enrolled Act 1001, is balanced and concentrated on funding Indiana’s most important needs, creating a strong foundation
Delbert’s at it again. You know Delbert McLain, our local chamber of commerce? He’s the guy who wants to bring lots of people here so the place isn’t quite as nice as it is now.
Well, ol’ Delbert zipped into the Mule Barn truck stop the other day, plopped down at the empty Round
On May 25 the Annual Waynedale Memorial Day parade will wind its way through the streets to the Prairie Grove Cemetery. Once again we will gather to mourn those brave men and women who gave their lives in service to their country. The bell will chime to mark the passing of each local veteran who passed
A yellow butterfly hovers over the Persian lilac bush, with its purple blooms swaying in the breeze. Purple and yellow seems to be the color scheme on this lovely spring day, with dandelions and violets vying for attention along the edge of the yard, and winter cress spreading yellow clusters in the
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David was an incredibly brilliant student, but sometimes that was almost his downfall. For example, my students were supposed to write a program called “Twenty-one” where two players would take turns removing from one to three items out of twenty-one. The goal was to force your opponent
Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. seeks medical care because of a dog bite! Children make up 60% of dog bite victims and are often bitten in the face because of their size! In Fort Wayne there were 556 reported bites from animals, 126 of which a child under the age of 11 was the victim.
A local veteran-owned company is spending the month of May raising $2,000 to help end Veteran suicide. American Guerrilla which also owns Guerrilla CrossFit, a local CrossFit gym, is owned by a local Veteran Justin Springer. Justin spent 6 years in the Army including a 12-month tour in Iraq in 2003-2004.
May is better hearing and speech month. As with most campaigns that highlight a particular health issue, hearing is one of our senses that we don’t usually recognize as a top priority.
We subject our ears to excessive noise, then expect to spend the rest of our lives listening and understanding
Jason Ridge has been named the new University of Saint Francis women’s basketball coach by USF Athletic Director Mike McCaffrey.
“I am very pleased to announce the selection of Jason Ridge as our next women’s basketball coach,” McCaffrey said. “During this process it became
The group’s inaugural trip was held in May 2009. Flight #16 celebrated the 1,000th WWII Veteran making the trip to Washington compliments of Honor Flight Northeast Indiana. Of the 70 Veterans on this flight, 34 of them were over the age of 90 and 68 are WWII Veterans. This number includes two
Judy Fry is a Waynedale fixture if you ask the bartender at American Legion Post #241 on Bluffton Road. It was last Friday when she sat down for a cold beer after a day’s worth of yard work. But, it wasn’t just the cold drink that brought her to the Legion, it was the load of American
After a weekend off due to Mother Nature, the New Baer Field Speedway was back in action over the afternoon of Saturday, May 2nd as the Fort Wayne Transmission ‘Hot 5’ Weekly Racing Series divisions were back on the track. The quest for the 2015 Track Championships continued on a bright
In honor of Nurses Day, Marketing Director for Kingston Residence Camille Garrison posed a Question and Answer session with Scheryl Krumma, the Director of Nursing for Kingston Residence for the past 13 years.
KR: Scheryl, you have been a Registered Nurse for 43 years. What is the biggest change you