Phyllis Philpot knows first-hand just how crucial the local agency NeighborWorks’ goodwill is.
When her daughter recently began falling unexplainably, the family thought she had suffered a stroke, and got her a walker to keep her safe, but it was . . . Read More
After a career in the skies, Linda Honegger recently got the chance to return to the wild, blue yonder.
The 74-year-old resident of Coventry Meadows Assisted Living center took the facility’s bus to Smith Field on a recent warm, sunny autumn morning . . . Read More
Chris Saylor knows the value of the Southwest Conservation Club’s (SWCC) education efforts. In fact, his children are direct beneficiaries.
“We really see our club as a chance to educate and support,” said the current club President, who’s been . . . Read More
As butterfly activists go, Milo Workman had to be the day’s most impressive.The nine-year-old youngster was holding court amidst a swirl of activity at the recent Monarch Festival on a balmy, rainy September afternoon, sitting at a vendor’s . . . Read More
If you’ve noticed a bit more orange and white as you motor down South Calhoun Street these days, there’s good reason for it.
A brand-new facility is flashing up the venerable south-side thoroughfare, beaming the orange and white pride of Indiana . . . Read More
Bob and Sara Frock have been involved with the Waynedale Masonic Lodge for so long, they knew exactly how great the group’s annual cookouts and picnics are.
The Fort Wayne couple was parked at one of the long, stretching tables inside the Waynedale Masonic Lodge No. . . Read More
A local business is sporting a brand new color-spangled wall to help celebrate a recent Waynedale event, as well as its long-time existence at its current location.
A new mural is splashed all over the side of the Hair Affair building at 6200 Bluffton . . . Read More
As the saying goes, “nothing comes free,” but a neighborhood Facebook group seeks to challenge that through gift giving, asking for free items and offering thanks to others.
The “Buy Nothing Waynedale/Foster Park/Indian Village, Fort Wayne, IN” . . . Read More
Bart Ruch has been part of Sunday skeet shooting at the Southwest Conservation Club (SWCC) so long, he can remember when he had a job hand-loading the targets himself.
Nowadays, of course – just like everything else – the job is done by machines. . . . Read More
In the heart of Fort Wayne’s south side, an old fire station has become a food oasis of sorts for local residents.
Located at 2518 Winter Street, the Johnnie Mae Farm Stand has been selling fresh produce and seeds to folks living in the Renaissance . . . Read More
Amidst the swirl of human and vehicular activity in the Waynedale United Methodist Church’s parking lot on a recent chilly Monday morning, Bear the dog was remarkably calm.
The furry, white, 11-year-old golden doodle dog and his owner, Bob Martin, . . . Read More
Though it didn’t officially open for another 30 minutes, Umber’s Do-It-Best hardware store’s parking lot was packed beyond capacity at 9:30 a.m. on a recent Sunday morning.
Thanks to an effort with its genesis at Avalon Missionary Church, dozens . . . Read More
Lauren Bodnar knows first-hand exactly how crucial Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is to local cancer patients and their loved ones.
The 32-year-old Parkview Cancer Institute worker said while it was her first time participating in the Cancer Services . . . Read More
For Kim Avila, it was her first time at the Settlers, Inc. plant and herb sale in downtown Fort Wayne. But her excursion proved fruitful, as the Fort Wayne resident left with several outdoor plants, as well as $24 worth of herbs for her kitchen, including . . . Read More
These days, the entertainment at Fox Island County Park is about more than hiking, swimming and enjoying nature.
You can have some prehistoric fun there, too.
As it has for the past several years, the park is also offering its Fossil Pile, allowing visitors . . . Read More
A new club and restaurant is slated to open soon next to the Clyde Theater, bringing a bistro to the refurbished Quimby Village entertainment complex.Officials with Sweetwater Sound – the local company that provided much of the cash spent on . . . Read More
Having just finished extensive renovations at its venerable Bluffton Road location, Hall’s Restaurants is bringing a new, albeit replacement, business to Quimby Village.
The Fort Wayne restaurant chain is transforming its Food Factory Express location, . . . Read More
Fort Wayne Police Department Patrolman Todd Hughes sat in the F.O.P.A. Lodge Hall, his pancake plate wiped clean except for an oozing puddle of warm maple syrup.
Having just gotten off his second-shift patrol, Hughes was one of the many police officers . . . Read More
Sally Becker Segerson is doing the best that one woman can to provide Fort Wayne’s homeless population.
The Fort Wayne philanthropist has been running her Street Reach for the Homeless service for about the last eight years, and the program continues . . . Read More
As gambling games go, Milo’s ball fetch had to be the cutest of the night.
The therapy dog and his owner, Turnstone Occupational Therapist Zoe Martin, made a contest out of seeing which ball the adorable 1 ½-year-old Golden Retriever would bring . . . Read More
Usually quieter during the winter months, the Fort Wayne Sport Club was brimming with activity on a recent February evening.
The group hosted their annual Corn Hole and Euchre Tournament, attracting nearly 100 members of the public looking for fun times, . . . Read More
Amanda Vance has an inkling about why so many of her library patrons are racking up more reading hours this winter.
It’s the bookmarks.
“People have found the (SPARK) program through our bookmarks more than anything else,” said Vance, the Waynedale . . . Read More
The Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry will be open every other Saturday beginning in January 2019 at 2502 Church St. in Waynedale. “We are very excited to be a part of the Waynedale Community and look forward to building local relationships”. . . . Read More