The City’s bagged leaf program allows residents to place leaves in biodegradable bags at the curb and call 311 to schedule a pick-up. The bags will be collected within two business days after the call to 311. This option gives residents the flexibility of having leaves collected at their convenience.
This month’s community spotlight is about an organization that is near and dear to my heart. It only seems fitting with Veteran’s Day just around the corner to focus this month’s column on Honor Flight Northeast Indiana and their mission to transport veterans to Washington for the day to reflect
Each year McNamara Florist at Sandpoint hosts an extravagant Annual Holiday Open House on the first weekend in November. This year’s Holiday Open House will be held Friday, November 3rd through Sunday, November 5th, times for this event are Friday-Saturday: 9AM-6PM and Sunday: Noon-5PM. This season,
Halloween is almost upon us. Of course, on Halloween night, you may see a parade of monsters, demons, Transformers and other frightening individuals stopping by your house, exercising their right to demand candy. Fortunately, their appearance will be unlikely to cause you unpleasant dreams. But some
Kingston Residence hosted a Purse Bingo to Benefit the ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ in October. Close to 100 women in attendance vied for 20 name brand purses, participated in a silent auction, raffle contest and a 50/50 to raise an amazing $3,500. An anonymous donor will be matching the proceeds
ROBERT DWAINE FAVORY, 81, of Ft. Wayne, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017. He was born December 26, 1935 to the late Morris W. and Wanetta M. Favory.
Bob enjoyed classic cars, model making and bowling.
He is survived by a number of cousins; two nephews; one niece; and a friend, Sheri Bissonnette.
I’ve been doing some traveling lately and looking around at how other places deal with some of the problems almost all cities and towns have in common. Because of my job, I am particularly interested in how different places deal with homelessness—either long-term or cases of temporary need for
Over the past decade, Indiana lawmakers have worked diligently to simplify and reform our tax system, and based on the 2018 State Business Tax Climate Index, our hard work is paying off.
According to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation, the publisher of the Index, Indiana’s tax climate ranks among the
A group of local neighborhood leaders and several staff members from the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division recently participated in the Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC) in Evansville. This year’s theme was “Neighborhoods: Where Life Happens.”
The RNNC is comprised
By Brandilyn Collins
PB, 315 pages
Vain Empires begins when six contestants arrive on the set of a reality show that offers the fulfillment of all their dreams as the prize. All it takes to win is to learn which of the seven deadly sins each of them represents. Simple, right?
O, suns, and skies, and clouds of June,
And flowers of June together,
Ye cannot rival for one hour
October’s bright blue weather;
By Helen Hunt Jackson
The heavenly blue sky of October overshadows our hills today; such an expanse of color that it makes a person glad to be alive. It is reflected in
To look at Herb Collins, you wouldn’t think he was like that. A nicer, kinder guy you never met. But for one evening each year … one little slice of time … he’s downright diabolical.
Every small town has one, of course. There is always that one person who takes Halloween to its extremes of
The Humane Education Department at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, guided by the Humane Education Advisory Council is pleased to announce it has donated more than 130 copies of the book Buddy Unchained to elementary school libraries around Allen County.
Buddy Unchained is a story about a dog
Kingston Residence recently celebrated their Long Term Staff with a luncheon at Black Canyon Restaurant.
This valued group included team members who have been employed for five years or longer at the Assisted Living Community.
The employee with the most years of service at 31 years is Margaret Demongeot.
CALVARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
6301 Winchester Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
Worship Service 9:30a
Coffee & Conversation 10:30a
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FREE KIDS FALL
As the witching holiday of Halloween fast approaches, local ghost stories and spooky Fort Wayne urban legends are quickly returning to the surface of local consciousness.
Several local legends have been floating around the area for years. One of the most popular is the tale of Devils’ Hollow, just
This story concerns a 92-year-old, petite, proud man who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with his hair fashionably coifed and face shaved clean, even though he is legally blind.
Since his wife of 70 years recently passed away, it was necessary for him to move into a nursing home.
With the winter cold on its way, does your home already feel like it takes a long time to heat up to temperature or just drafty? You may need a furnace tune-up.
For $79.95, a tune-up from Fire & Ice can help ensure a warm winter and a more efficiently running furnace. Like a skilled surgeon, Fire
Waynedale American Legion Post #241 is scheduled to host a special meal, free to veterans, on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, from noon to 6 p.m., serving ham and bean soup, potato soup, salad and dinner rolls.
Veterans will eat for free and there will be a free offering for spouses and children
BeBalanced Hormone Weight Loss Centers in Fort Wayne is now an official Soles4Souls drop-off location, and is hosting a shoe donation drive for the nonprofit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. New or gently worn pairs
This year’s Dias de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) celebration at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art (FWMoA) will engage the public like never before. This year for the seventh annual event there will be an altar exhibit in the gallery space that people can view through November 12.
Unlike today’s Hallow’s
11TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MART
When: Sat., Nov. 18, 9a–3p
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/ Damenchor
Where: Park Edleweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Add’l: Open to the public. Great event for gift shopping. Arts, crafts, German sweets, baked goods for sale.
Also Bratwurst and
Happy Death Day can easily be described as Groundhog Day meets Scream, and at the story’s end it acknowledges its similarity to the Bill Murray comedy, but the movie does not suffer from a lack of creativity. Instead, it adeptly puts a funny, thrilling spin on familiar plots.
In Happy Death Day,
It seemed like the beautiful weather of late summer/early fall was going to stay with us forever. But as usual, here comes the cool weather, and with that is that danged ‘ole list of things that you have to do to your home to get ready for Old Man Winter.
Gutters – Last week, on one of those warm
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