Earlier this year I wrote about the importance of mothers and fathers in the raising of a healthy generation of young people who can not only live happy, productive lives themselves, but can help make
Well, it’s been a busy time at our office for the last few months. After the deadline for applying for our two annual scholarships, the Recognizing Achievement Scholarship and the Academic Encouragement
Mayor Tom Henry today announced an initiative designed to enhance garbage and recycling collection services in the City of Fort Wayne. Beginning Monday, July 1, several employees of the City of Fort
I learned recently that there is a new book out by David Blight about Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), and since the 4th of July is coming up and I look forward to our local traditions of fireworks and
Last month I wrote about the importance of our mothers in setting each of us on our individual paths through life by giving us their unconditional love. This month, in honor of Father’s Day, I’d
Once again I am looking forward to participating in Waynedale’s Memorial Day Parade on May 27th. This will be my 13th year to be a part of this wonderful community get-together as the Wayne Township
Mayor Tom Henry joined representatives from Miller-Valentine Group and Vincent Village today in celebrating the grand opening of Bottle Works Lofts, the historic rehabilitation of the former Coca-Cola
Being the optimist that I am, I’m looking forward to a sunny and mild Mother’s Day on this Sunday, May the 12th. Mother’s are so important in our personal lives and in the life of our communities.
I am often asked about the role of township government and what the Wayne Township Trustee’s Office does for our citizens. Since I am so close to what we do here every day, I sometimes forget that
Greetings my fellow Fort Wayne citizens,
Twenty years ago in the month of April, when I first came onto City Council, I felt enthused about the opportunity to serve the public and help lead our wonderful
“TO LEAD IS TO LISTEN”
Listening is critical. Public servants give their community a voice. I know what I think is important, but this is not about what I think. It’s about serving you; friends,
I am Patti Hays and I am a candidate for Fort Wayne City Council in the 4th District in the Democratic primary on May 7.
Fort Wayne has been my home for 28 years. I am a mom of three, a nurse, a business
As your city councilman over the last few years, I have been your advocate for fiscal sanity, holding the politicians and your local government accountable. I’ve had the privilege to work with residents
Soon after taking office in 2007 I saw that an economic downturn was upon us and that, besides helping people with emergency assistance, the Trustee’s office was going to need to focus on getting
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,122,208.50 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to the city of Fort Wayne, Ind. for the acquisition
In the past five years, more than 300 miles of neighborhood street improvements have occurred in the City of Fort Wayne. This year, we’re going to have another tremendous year of infrastructure upgrades
It’s sure nice to welcome spring. After a winter of such ups and downs in temperature it’s no wonder that we have outside work to do such as potholes to fill and lawns to repair. I’m sure many
Well, spring is just around the corner and that means we are busy with a couple of projects besides our usual township business; one project that is new for us this year is that we are a site for the
I’d like to congratulate the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department and the Fort Wayne Police Department for their collaboration on the Partner Officer Program.
The Partner Officer Program began
Recently an employee experienced the passing of her father. When someone I know loses a parent, I think about the loss of my parents. Some of the words to “Turn! Turn! Turn!” by the Byrds pop into
I delivered my 12th State of the City address at the Grand Wayne Center recently. The theme was “Our Future is Now,” with an emphasis on the excitement and revitalization being experienced in downtown,
Presidents’ Day is on February 18th this year, and a few years ago I did some research on that topic that I would like to share with you again.
When I was growing up, we didn’t have a holiday
Progress continues on Fort Wayne’s deep rock sewer tunnel project. The deep rock sewer tunnel is a significant portion of the effort to clean Fort Wayne’s rivers and protect neighborhoods from basement
We just celebrated the national holiday commemorating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr, and now I am looking forward to Valentine’s Day.
That’s when I share my warm regards (and sometimes the
I will deliver my 2019 State of the City Address at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. This presentation is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged