Freedom, independence, self-sufficiency: these are great and glorious concepts. We celebrate them this time of year, whether we process it that way or not, because they’re so deeply engrained in our
The Fort Wayne Public Art Commission is inviting artists to submit their qualifications to design and paint one of two murals that portray local stories of civil rights and social justice.
Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) hosted a celebration of the famous FWA tradition of welcoming passengers to Fort Wayne with a locally baked cookie from Ellison Bakery, by handing out its three
Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced the Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program, which will use $25 million in federal CARES Act funding to help Hoosiers struggling to pay rent due to the impact of
COVID-19 kept many residents at home this spring, and that’s believed to be the cause of a substantial increase in garbage disposal.
“Many people believe that because we restricted refuse to ‘carts
Scams are not unique to I&M, nor have they gone away with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Scams have been reported across the U.S. targeting various utility customers and companies. Some
In June, for the third consecutive month, Waynedale United Methodist Church Food Bank handed out free meals to the community via a drive thru. Last November, they served Thanksgiving dinner, and continued
Face coverings are one of the most effective ways to contain the spread of COVID-19. That’s why 89.1 WBOI is launching a region-wide campaign that showcases Northeast Indiana’s creative spirit and
Residents supporting the Waynedale Trails and Sidewalks Initiative met Saturday, June 13th to clear litter from the Saint Mary’s Pathway. Volunteers collected 12 bags of trash along the trails and
Indiana is set to enter its fifth and final stage of Governor Holcomb’s “Back On Track Indiana” plan on July 4. Hospitals and testing sites in Allen County have continued to report around 35 new
With summer in full swing, Indiana Conservation Officers remind Hoosiers to make safety a priority when recreating around bodies of water.
“Even when fun is your main focus, always recognize the danger
Funded by a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, area streams and rivers are getting a boost with the construction of four new rain gardens along Fort
Months after closing in early April, assumedly because of COVID-19 shutdowns and lack of business, many speculated about when or if Azar’s Big Boy would reopen. Then, on Monday, June 8, social media
On July 9, Lester R. Carey, a WW II veteran, marks his 100th birthday. Though born and raised in Pennsylvania, he and his wife lived in Waynedale for 55 years and his four daughters are all Elmhurst
When doing research for a previous article I ran across some footage of a “Teleskater”. Women in dresses wore roller skates and glided back and forth in front of a huge switchboard somehow connecting
On June 5, 2020, the United States Department of Labor notified the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) that Indiana has triggered “on” Extended Benefits (EB). The EB program provides
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has issued more than 150 permits for public displays of fireworks, although many communities across Indiana have cancelled fireworks events to avoid large
Debra Honn, third-grade teacher at Indian Village Elementary School, and Lisa Clegg, English Language Learners teacher at Northrop High School, have been named the 2020 Fort Wayne Community Schools
The Southwest Stewards 4-H Club had big plans for their first official year as a new Club in Allen County. And, a community service project was on that list! However, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit
With unemployment rates at unprecedented levels, Blue Jacket is ready to restart it’s 2-week Career Academy geared toward helping people with barriers find sustainable employment.
The local nonprofit’s
For the eighth consecutive year, falcon father Jamie and mother Moxie squawked loudly and angrily Monday as their baby chicks that hatched atop Indiana Michigan Power Center (IMPC) were briefly removed
On May 5th, the Allen County SPCA not only reached, but exceeded their Giving Tuesday Now goal, with a total raised of $58,466.50 in 24 hours! Thanks to anonymous gifts promising to double and even
The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Tuesday approved a three-year contract with Dr. Mark Daniel to be the next superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools.
The move returns