Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

The latest positive news written by residents and organizations in our community.

Three Local Teams Depart For National Championships

Turnstone’s nationally ranked prep and adult wheelchair basketball players and defending national champion sled hockey team members gathered at the Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone to celebrate their journeys to their respective 2019 National Championships. Each Turnstone Flyers team completed a full season of competitive play leading up to earning bids to the national tournaments. […]

Exciting New Technology For Honor Flight

Honor Flight Northeast Indiana (HFNEI) has launched a new way for veterans of the area to sign up for their free honor flight. After months of development, HFNEI has launched an ONLINE application opportunity. Now veterans and guardians can visit the website to fill out online applications for upcoming flights. This not only will increase […]

2019 Transportation Projects Announced

In the past five years more than 300 miles of neighborhood street improvements have occurred in the City of Fort Wayne and today, Mayor Tom Henry announced that a record $31 million will be invested in neighborhood transportation improvements in 2019. Joined by City Council members and residents of the Pettit-Rudisill neighborhood where more than […]

City Releases Plan To Improve Downtown Public Spaces

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division is sharing the recently finalized Downtown Fort Wayne Public Realm Action Plan created by internationally recognized architecture and urban design firm, Gehl. The Action Plan outlines possible pilot projects that would connect public spaces and encourage more people to visit downtown and stay for longer periods of […]

A Day Of Healing

Due to its success last year, I Am Garvey Inc. again partnered with Lutheran Health Network to host our Second Annual Unity Day Weekend on March 22 and March 23. The organizations have rallied together and are providing free tickets for area youth and families to the March 22nd Komets game and March 23rd Mad […]

Time To Clean Up

It’s been a long snowy and windy winter in Fort Wayne, which has resulted in trash and debris littering our roadways, ditches, neighborhoods and along the riverbanks. It’s time to clean up our city to get ready for outdoor spring activities! Residents, families, churches, youth organizations and schools are invited to make a difference in […]

City Golf Courses Opening; New Manager Of Golf Operations

Foster, Shoaff and McMillen Park Golf Courses will open for the season during the week of March 18. Foster is set to open Monday, March 18, Shoaff will open March 19, and McMillen is set to open on March 20. City golf courses open at sunrise and close 30 minutes prior to sunset, weather permitting. […]

RE/MAX Results Recognizes Over 100 Associates

RE/MAX Results, with offices in Northeast and Central Indiana, has recognized over 100 Associates for their sales achievements in 2018. RE/MAX Associates were recognized at the RE/MAX Results Awards Celebration on March 13, 2019 at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne. “We’re very proud to have such a strong team representing RE/MAX in Northeast […]

Community Development Issues 2018 Report

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division has released its 2018 Report to the Community, a summary of accomplishments throughout the past year. It is available online at www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org by clicking on the link that says Report to the Community. Or, it is available here: http://www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org/images/about_us/docs/012019_CD_RTTC_4web.pdf. The report provides information about the how the […]

GiveHear Welcomes New Executive Director!

GiveHear is pleased to announce that Brian White has been selected as the organization’s Executive Director. He replaces Anna Bogdon who is leaving after leading GiveHear since 2013. Brian brings a variety of expertise to his new role. He brings both long term involvement in Fort Wayne and extensive management experience in the nonprofit arena […]

Downtown Improvement District Announces $10,000 For Return Of The Winter-Spring Events Contest Call For Concepts

Due to its continued success, The Downtown Improvement District will once again be offering its Winter-Spring events contest which invites businesses, organizations, and individuals to submit their best ideas for events in February, March, or April 2019 for a chance to receive production support. Winning events will be awarded funding, as well an event consultation […]

Curly’s Village Inn Hosts St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

This St. Patrick’s Day, Curly’s Village Inn fans will have the chance to enjoy some traditional Irish food; all in addition to the usual revelry and great drinks they’ve come to expect at their favorite bar. Doors open at 1pm Saturday, March 16th, and dinner starts at 5pm. Curly’s will continue the fun on the […]