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TinCaps Game Notes: May 2 @ Clinton (Game 25)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (13-11) vs. Clinton LumberKings (15-8) RHP Jacob Nix (0-0, 3.86 ERA) vs. LHP Nick Wells (1-3, 7.11 ERA) Monday, May 2, 2016 — Ashford University Field — First Pitch 7:30 p.m. — Game 25 ABOUT YESTERDAY: After Saturday’s rain forced a Sunday doubleheader, the TinCaps and Bees split the twin bill, as […]

Forest Park Students Participate In Bike-To-School Day

Students at Forest Park Elementary will participate in Bike-to-School Day on Wednesday, May 4, with nearly 50 students expected to ride their bikes to school. With more students walking and riding bikes to school, Fort Wayne Community Schools is partnering with the City of Fort Wayne and Parkview Health to celebrate National Bike-to-School Day. The […]

USF Jesters Accepting Registrations For Summer 2016

The Jesters of the University of Saint Francis are accepting registrations from people with developmental disabilities for its 2016 summer program. The program will include a series of intensives designed to give people with intellectual/developmental disabilities opportunities to explore the performing arts. Each intensive will be held for two weeks according to the following schedule: […]

This Week At The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM NEW! Veterans 1st Hiring Event: Hire A Veteran Hire Experience (EC) Friday, May 6 @ 10am-2pm FREE ADMISSION Ivy Tech Commencement (A) Friday, May 6 @ 7pm La Chic Vintage Market Spring Show (EC) “Extravaganza” on Friday, May 6 @ 5pm-9pm (17 years and older): Tickets: […]

TinCaps Game Notes: May 1 vs. Burlington (Games 23 & 24)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (12-10) vs. Burlington Bees (8-13) Game 1: RHP Brett Kennedy (1-0, 3.12 ERA) vs. RHP Jaime Barria (2-0, 3.10 ERA) Game 2: RHP Elliot Ashbeck (1-1, 1.69 ERA) vs. RHP Grayson Long (1-1, 1.80 ERA) Sunday, May 1, 2016 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 12:05 p.m. — Games 23 and 24 […]

TinCaps Game Notes: April 30 vs. Burlington (Game 23)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (12-10) vs. Burlington Bees (8-13) RHP Austin Smith (1-0, 3.12 ERA) vs. RHP Jaime Barria (2-0, 3.10 ERA) Saturday, April 30, 2016 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 5:05 p.m. — Game 23 ABOUT FRIDAY NIGHT: The TinCaps overcame a 4-0 deficit against the Burlington Bees with a 6-run 7th inning and […]

TinCaps Game Notes: April 29 vs. Burlington (Game 22)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (11-10) vs. Burlington Bees (8-12) RHP Austin Smith (0-1, 3.21 ERA) vs. RHP Joe Gatto (0-3, 7.11 ERA) Friday, April 29, 2016 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 22 ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Fort Wayne was unable to sweep the Peoria Chiefs, dropping the series finale at Parkview Field, […]

Ready. Set. March For Babies!

On April 30 at Headwaters Park West, thousands of families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies—the nation’s oldest fundraising walk honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. This year’s Northeast Indiana’s Ambassador Family is the Lay’s. Mom and Dad were […]

New Tech Partners With Jewish Federation In Holocaust Studies

Students at New Tech Academy at Wayne High School are working again with the Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne as the Jewish community celebrates Yom Hoshoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. On Monday, May 2, Dr. Robert Melson, a Holocaust survivor and author of “False Papers,” will visit New Tech, 9100 Winchester Road, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. […]

TinCaps Game Notes: April 28 vs. Peoria (Game 21)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (11-9) vs. Peoria Chiefs (8-11) RHP Walker Lockett (0-1, 2.86 ERA) vs. RHP Sandy Alcantara (2-0, 3.18 ERA) Thursday, April 28, 2016 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 21 ABOUT YESTERDAY AFTERNOON: The TinCaps scored their first shutout victory of the season with a 1-0 win over the […]

Erin’s House Hosts Austin Hatch At Common Bond Breakfast

Erin’s House for Grieving Children will host Austin Hatch as the 2016 Common Bond Breakfast featured speaker. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Conference Center. Doors will open at 7:00 a.m. with opening remarks and breakfast starting promptly at 7:30 a.m. Austin was born and raised […]

FWCS Students Rescue Food, Help Those In Need

Fort Wayne Community Schools students are helping to feed thousands of people in Allen County while preventing thousands of pounds of food from going into the landfill. The Fort Wayne Community School Food Rescue Program began at Blackhawk Middle School in February, with Lane, Shawnee and Northwood middle schools and Haley Elementary School joining since […]