Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Trail Connectivity Grows

Two significant segments of the Pufferbelly Trail are complete and today Mayor Tom Henry joined business owners, community leaders, elected officials and members of the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) to cut the ribbon and officially open the trail routes. At 2.2 miles in length, the trail segments extend from West Fourth Street to […]

Science Central Back To School Year Hours

Science Central’s hours have changed! After a wonderful summer we are returning to School Year Hours. From now through next summer, our regular operating hours (excluding certain holidays) are: · Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED · Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. · Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. · Sunday: 12 p.m. – […]

31st Walk For Animals

With pet owners in tow, dogs everywhere are invited to take a 1 mile walk through Franke Park as part of the 31st Walk for Animals to help fight animal neglect and cruelty through education and community outreach. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, September 9. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the […]

Full Middle Waves 2018 Lineup

The remainder of the 2018 Middle Waves Music Festival lineup has been announced, to include national acts Joywave and Hatchie. Presented by Sweetwater, Middle Waves is a destination music festival boasting an eclectic mix of 25+ performers on three stages, two of which are free. With food trucks, beverages, music, interactive art installations, events, fun […]

NAACP Hosts Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County will host its 73rd Annual Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquetin Fort Wayne. The event will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Purdue Fort Wayne International Ballroom (Walb Student Union Building), 2101 W. Coliseum Blvd. Carrying the […]

Bishop Luers Appoints Director Of The Office Of Mission Advancement

Principal James Huth has announced the appointment of Louise Jackson as director of the Bishop Luers High School Office of Mission Advancement. Jackson, a Bishop Luers High School graduate of the Class of 1975, said, “I am very excited about being at Bishop Luers. It’s kind of like coming home.” She is the sixth of […]

Mayor Henry Announces City Awards Grants To 10 Non-Profits

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that 10 local non-profits will receive funding from the City’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars. Approximately $180,000 will be available to help low- and moderate-income residents with shelter, basic needs, employment skills, language translation and interpretation, and youth development. The Mayor made the announcement at the […]

Fort Wayne International Airport Passes Annual FAA Inspection With Zero Discrepancies For Fourth Year In A Row

Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) has now gone four years without any discrepancies in its annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspection. The most recent annual certification inspection took place August 8-10, 2018, and was administered by the FAA Great Lakes Region Airport Certification Safety Inspector. FWA finished its most recent Part 139 FAA annual inspection […]