Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Year-End Trail Numbers In

2015 saw an increase in usage of the City trails. The 67 miles of trails owned and maintained by the City of Fort Wayne showed counts of 408, 811 in 2015. That’s an increase of nearly 37,000 compared to 2014 when the year-end count was 371,916. Infrared counters are utilized to track trail users on […]

Ivy Tech Northeast Special Cuisines Class To Host Spanish Dinner

The Special Cuisines class at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast invites the community to join its students, faculty, and staff for a Spanish-themed dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 18. The multi-course dinner will include an appetizer, salad, soup, and entrée, including vegetarian options. A sampling of the menu includes: · A tapas assortment, including cracked, […]

Find The One In Time For Valentine’s Day!

Set realistic #RelationshipGoals (courtesy of…Best Friends No More Homeless Pets Network partner©) this year and adopt a pet! Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control (FWACC) is joining Best Friends Animal Society’s and hundreds of shelters nationwide for a Valentine’s Campaign, “The One”. For ONE DAY only, Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control will be offering […]

Park Board Commissioner Appointed

Justin P. Shurley has been appointed to the Board of Park Commissioners to replace Commissioner Cheri Becker, whose term expired in December after 8 years on the Park Board. Shurley is Assistant Director of Group Sales for the Fort Wayne TinCaps and is a board member for the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir and the Young […]

Upcoming Camps And Jr. Indiana Master Naturalist Camp

Spring and Summer Camps at Allen County Parks The public is invited to register for Spring and Summer day camps at Allen County Parks. Our Spring camp is a Jr. Indiana Master Naturalist class series, offered April 4-8, 2016, 9:30-3:30pm daily. The summer day camps are June 20-24 & June 27-July 1 at Fox Island […]

Fort Wayne Medical Oncology And Hematology Enters Into National Research Partnership

Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology (FWMOH) is pleased to announce its newly formed partnership with nationally acclaimed Translational Research in Oncology-US (TRIO-US). Known for its proven track record in bringing translational research into clinical trial settings, TRIO-US offers FWMOH new opportunities to participate in a wide range of clinical trials on a national scale. […]

GE Public Meetings

The General Electric Campus Coalition will host three public meetings to ask for citizen input regarding the future of the General Electric campus, located on Broadway just south of downtown Fort Wayne. The coalition was initiated and convened by Fifth District Councilman Geoff Paddock. The purpose was to begin discussions with citizens and former GE […]

USF Offering Courses To Help Prepare STEM Teachers

The University of Saint Francis is participating in STEM Teach, a grant program to help provide advanced training for area teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. The program was initiated by Independent Colleges of Indiana and is funded by the state of Indiana. USF will be offering undergraduate and graduate coursework in biology, […]

USF Planetarium Announces WinterFest 2016

The University of Saint Francis and the Edwin Clark Schouweiler Memorial Planetarium present WinterFest 2016 opening Friday, February 19 with a weekend of laser light shows through Sunday, February 21. USF is proud to announce that, as in the initial years of WinterFest, the Schouweiler Planetarium has again partnered with Audio Visual Imagineering (AVI) of […]

Northeast Indiana College Fair Shows Students Post-Secondary Options

Students from Fort Wayne Community Schools, East Allen County Schools and Concordia Lutheran High School will have the opportunity to consider where they are heading after graduation during the Northeast Indiana College Fair on Tuesday, March 8, at the Indiana University-Purdue University Fieldhouse. Dozens of colleges, universities and military units from in and around Indiana […]

City Partners With NeighborLink To Help More Residents Tackle Home Repairs

As outlined in yesterday’s State of the City Address by Mayor Tom Henry, the City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services is working with the non-profit agency NeighborLink to help more residents make home repairs. A $120,000 Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will assist NeighborLink in completing up to 40 projects […]

Fort Wwayne Sport Club To Host Monthly Winter Spiel Nacht

Winter Spiel Nacht will be held in Fort Wayne on Saturday, February 20th, doors will open at 5:00 p.m. with the draw for partners at 6:00 p.m. and play beginning at 6:30 p.m. Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Ave in Fort Wayne, will host the event Are you ready for some indoor […]