Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Fort Wayne Trails Presents Mayor With Check For $219,792

Fort Wayne Trails presented Mayor Tom Henry with a check for $219,792 towards trail development Wednesday morning at the City’s Ribbon Cutting for the new section of the Pufferbelly Trail from Wallen Road to Washington Center Road. $150,000 of this contribution will go towards funding the right-of-way acquisition of a new section of the Covington […]

Cabin Fever Coneys Opens Dec. 3

Local coney hot dog lovers soon will have another option with the December 3 opening of Cabin Fever Coneys. The new drive-through and walk-up, fast-food restaurant will be located in a little log cabin at 930 Goshen Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46808, a major north-south throughway on the city’s northwest side. The new restaurant is […]

Holly Trolley Shopping Is Just A Few Days Away!

You are invited to Holly Trolley Shopping presented by the Downtown Improvement District on Saturday, November 24th, from 11:00am-5:00pm in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday. With its emphasis on small businesses, unique gifts, and a stress free environment, Holly Trolley isn’t just a shopping trip, it’s an experience you will look forward to! New this […]

Community Invited To Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

The community is invited to join in unity for an interfaith service of Thanksgiving on Tuesday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. Congregation Achduth Vesholom will host the service. Participants include clergy from a diverse group of faith organizations: · Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren · Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Fort […]

Strack Fitness Opening Nov. 26 In White Swan Plaza

A new fitness facility is opening its doors on November 26 in the White Swan Plaza, on the far north side of Fort Wayne. Strack Fitness, located at 9171 Lima Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818, is named after company founder Cody Strack, a certified personal trainer who has been training people the past four years. […]

The Tale Of The Fort Wayne Art School Comes To Life At FWMoA

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to present to the community an exhibition that celebrates the storied history of the Fort Wayne Art School from 1888 to its evolution as the fine arts department of today’s Purdue University Fort Wayne. “1026 West Berry Street: The Fort Wayne Art School,” opens November 17 and […]

1st Source Bank Donates $24,000 To Girl Scouts Of Northern Indiana-Michiana

1st Source Bank recently donated $24,000 to support the expansion of Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana’s Staff-Led Troop program. Originating in Allen County, the program has since expanded into St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties and will serve a total of 480 girls across all three. “1st Source recognizes the positive impact the Girl Scouts organization […]

Commercial Façade Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications for the City’s Commercial Façade Grant program are now being accepted for the 2019 construction year. The Commercial Façade Grant program was introduced eleven years ago by Mayor Tom Henry and provides local businesses the opportunity to apply for matching grants to improve the exteriors of their buildings. Applications are available at Lindsey.Maksim. Applications […]

Fort Wayne Parks And Recreation Lifeguard Staff Recognized

Jeff Ellis & Associates awarded the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department the 2018 Platinum International Aquatics Safety Award to the Lifeguard Staff for consistently and exceeding the criteria for aquatic safety. Founded in 1983, Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. (E&A) is an International Aquatic Safety and Risk Management Consulting firm dedicated to the prevention […]