Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced that the City’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services is the recipient of a $680,000 grant to remediate lead paint in older homes. The City will partner with the Allen County Department of Health to identify children with elevated blood lead levels and
The long-standing Village Bowl at Quimby Village is finally no more.
Demolition on the venerable old building was completed about the middle of October, according to officials from Sweetwater Sound, the company that owns the Quimby Village property.
“The building was so dilapidated,” said Jeff Osterman,
PURDUE VARSITY GLEE CLUB CONCERT
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center
When: Fri. Oct. 26, 7p
Add’l: The Glee Club’s versatile repertoire includes gospel, vocal jazz, swing, contemporary hits, romantic ballads, classical selections, barbershop, folk, opera choruses, patriotic
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ANNUAL HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR
November 3, 9 am- 2 pm
Colony Heights, 4724 E Tillman Rd, Fort Wayne, IN
Why: Youth ministries & fundraiser
Add’l: 10th annual craft bazaar featuring local
A couple of years ago AEP determined that the trees along our property were interfering with their electric lines. Our twenty-year-old row of sunburst locusts had to be removed. That uncovered the fact that more changes were needed to prevent erosion and other damage along the portion of ground facing
On Sunday, October 21, Bravas Quality Meats held “Meet Your Meat” which was free and open to anyone curious about the supply chain they are building with Wood Farms (11402 Indianapolis Rd), restaurants, chefs and home cooks. There was free lunch, informational packets and hay-ride tours of the
We know we said we wouldn’t, our children said we shouldn’t and our friends said we couldn’t, but we moved again anyway! This was number 13 in nearly 52 years of marriage. That’s an average of four years living in each apartment or house, which doesn’t sound very long even though we stayed
Joseph Henry Schuhler, 91, of Fort Wayne passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018. He was born on Sunday, November 28, 1926 in Fort Wayne. He served in the United States Army. He worked his entire life as a farmer. He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church. He is survived by his sister, Betty
With Halloween just around the corner, let’s think about some of the fun plants that can enhance this spooky season.
The flower of this plant looks very ‘pumpkin’ like as it matures and takes on the orange color in September. It makes a great dried flower. You can start
The whippoorwills are gone now, flown away to warmer climates. The summer sun is gone too, although it stayed here longer than usual. The frogs and crickets still sound their lonely cries, intermingled with the last of the katydid’s dirge. Summer is over.
There is more than a whisper of rain in the
“No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within…” Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House begins with the opening
John Workman’s been laboring at Fort Wayne’s Haunted Castle and Black Forest so long, both his sons have assisted with the popular Halloween attractions.
“Both of my boys have spent time working here,” Workman said proudly. “And I’ve been volunteering here for about 20 years.”
On a recent
Over the past few decades, internet-connected devices have become increasingly prominent in our lives. According to Pew Research Center, 95 percent of Americans now own a cellphone, myself included. Further, many features of our homes can be connected to the internet and controlled by our smartphones,
As part of continuing efforts to make City government as responsive as possible, the 311 Call Center will now be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays with two members of our 311 team taking calls from the public. These additional hours will help provide residents with more opportunities to get in
After recent weeks of hotter-than-usual weather, this week’s significant drop in temperature across the state should get things moving toward the fall colors Hoosiers love.
The best fall color formation happens with bright, warm days, cool nights and moist soils, according to Carrie Tauscher, the
As you may have heard, the stock market has been on a wild ride lately. What’s behind this volatility? And, as an investor, how concerned should you be?
Let’s look at the first question first. What caused the steep drop in stock prices we experienced on a few separate days?
Essentially, two main
Earlier this month Bennie Lewis announced his retirement from the Wayne Township Trustee Office. Lewis was one of the people here who helped make the annual Holiday Celebrations successful as he had previously worked with the Fort Wayne McMillen Center where the party has been held for the last three
Fort Wayne residents, City Council Members, City staff and owners of Red River Waste Solutions Inc. joined Mayor Tom Henry, to announce improvement plans for residential garbage and recycling collection.
In August, Mayor Henry formed the Mayor’s Working Group on Garbage and Recycling to look at issues
Norma M. Fisher 90, passed away Thursday Sept. 20, 2018. Norma retired in 1990 from Lincoln National Life Credit Union after decades of service. Norma was born Feb. 25, 1928. She was a daughter of Clarence and Edith Plaster, who preceded her in death. She was also a sister of Dorcas Colbert, who passed
Somehow it was meant to be: I invite a nice woman I meet outside Born Again Quilts to come take a gander inside and not only make a new friend but have a great quilt story to share.
This is how I met Marianne Darr Norman, a quilter, a lover of quilt history, and most importantly the keeper of many
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When my older daughter turned into our driveway a few nights ago, in the headlights we saw a small animal crossing the yard. My daughter stopped the car and we watched as the little animal walked slowly across the lawn, then around the corner of the house and out of sight.
The animal was about the
The name of this month, of course, is October. It comes from the Latin, “octo,” for “eight,” because in the Roman Calendar this was the eighth month. But in the Gregorian Calendar, which we use, this is the tenth month.
When we discover something curious of this nature – statements, facts,
I announced recently that the City of Fort Wayne’s proposed budget for 2019 will continue the City Administration’s commitment to investing in public safety, neighborhood infrastructure and parks.
The balanced budget places an emphasis on providing essential services to residents, neighborhoods