The Turnstone Center and members of the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Goalball Teams welcomed Lions Club International President Gudrun Yngvadottir of Iceland to the Fort Wayne facility on Friday. Representatives were in Fort Wayne for the 2019 Indiana State Lions Convention and joined P
Since 2003, NeighborLink Fort Wayne’s mission has been to mobilize volunteers to help vulnerable homeowners with tangible projects that aren’t currently being served by traditional social services. As the organization has grown, so has their vision to understand how neighborho
Sometimes the best thing you can do to help pollinators is … nothing. It’s all too often that those of us living in the city find ourselves entrapped in ways of the past that just don’t seem to make sense with the way that we live today. In fact, these counterproductive measures end
On November 16, 2018, the Waynedale Lions Club teamed up with Maplewood Elementary School, the PTA, and other local organizations to raise funds to assist with the purchase of additional playground equipment at Maplewood Elementary. In the past year, the school lost a number of their equipment pi
After twelve years of faithful service as senior pastor of the First Missionary Church, Fort Wayne, Rev. Robert W. Martin will retire from vocational ministry at the end of May.
After his call to the ministry in 1977, “Pastor Bob” began his career at the age of 20 at Bell Brethren Church a
The popular Trek the Trails community bike rides are coasting into year ten, later this month.
The rides were started as a way for residents to explore parts of the trail that they may not be familiar with and to create social opportunities for families and friends to venture in a guided tour. The
As we approach the gardening season, we often have customers that lament not having the space for an in-ground garden or the time or physical ability to make one. However, gardening is certainly possible in containers that can be placed on the ground or on patios, decks, or balconies. There are even
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 the chance to dig through mounds of sedimen
Mayor Tom Henry, members of the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission, local contractors, and City Community Development and Public Works staff broke ground today on improvements to Ardmore Avenue from Airport Expressway to Second Street near the entrance to Fort Wayne International Airport.
The Indiana Department of Transportation announced that the agency’s annual Trash Bash! will take place April 15 through April 30. Trash Bash! brings INDOT crews together with volunteers to beautify the state’s roadside areas by cleaning trash and debris.
INDOT urges individuals, organizatio
Community Harvest Food Bank is reaching out for area support and donations of food items in low supply. The food bank operates several hunger relief programs through nine counties in northeast Indiana and operates from a large Fort Wayne warehouse.
“Right now, we are running low on canned pr
Young, old, male, and female, we have hundreds of customers that just can’t wait for the arrival of their hummingbirds each year. If we don’t have our hummingbird supplies out by the 1st of March we hear about it! Normally mid-April is when they first appear in our area. Generally male &l
In 2011, with a $5,000 loan from his parents in his pocket, 19-year-old Bo Gonzalez was about to realize his dream of owning a food truck specializing in inventive hot dogs. Fast forward eight years and Bo’s initial vision has evolved into much more, including a neighborhood brick and mortar S
The Sons of the American (SAL) Legion Post #241 located on Bluffton Road has made a generous donation to send two boys to summer camp in June 2019. The Boy Scout Troop 344 is sponsored by the local Waynedale United Methodist Church.
Thanks to the SAL American Legion Post #241 donation, Troop 344 boys
The third annual Maumee, Mary & Joseph Comedy Festival is only a month away! Join us April 11 – 13 in downtown Fort Wayne for a fun-filled weekend of hilarity featuring the best local, regional and national talent to tickle your funny bone.
There will be FREE family events at the Allen Count
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 the Clyde’s recent renewal (and the drivin
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, next to its old drive-in restaurant at
A positive prevention initiative designed to promote inclusion in middle schools was celebrated at Miami Middle School in Fort Wayne on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
Representatives from Managed Health Services (MHS) hosted an assembly in honor of National No One Eats Alone® Day, created by
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) recently presented a $100,000 check on behalf of the AEP Foundation empowering Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center to begin construction on our new operations facility.
The donation equals approximately one-third of the cost of building the new f
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 and members of the public who took advantage of
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 back after throwing him three different color
We can thank pollinators for many of our favorite foods. According to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, “Scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators like bees, butterflies and moths, birds and bats, beetles, and other insect
Recently, the city’s Fort Wayne Historic Preservation Commission unanimously approved a Local Historic Designation of the Prairie Grove Chapel and Cemetery. This comes as a huge first step for the longstanding property that predates the original unincorporated town of Waynedale.
Located at 6
The third Saturday of March is International Quilting Day and this year a new quilter will be counted amongst us. A couple of months ago I got an E-mail from 20-year-old Chris Winters asking me if I could teach him how to quilt. I invited him to come down to my studio so I could learn more about what
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana is encouraging all veterans from the Korean conflict to send in their application to participate on a future Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
“The time is now” states Dennis Covert, President of HFNEI. “There are countless veterans from this era