Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Six Fort Wayne Artists Showcase Beehives In Support Of Pollinators

From van Gogh to Monet to O’Keeffe, nature and our natural environment have been an ongoing inspiration for artists throughout time. In collaboration with Southwest Honey Co., six Fort Wayne artists felt inspired to utilize their creative talents to paint beehives to benefit pollinators and pollinator education to be showcased during National Pollinator Week (June […]

Dewart Named Chair Of Fort Wayne SCORE

Mona Dewart has been named chair of Fort Wayne SCORE, the Northeast Indiana chapter of the national nonprofit that helps entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. Fort Wayne SCORE offers free one-on-one business mentoring, business workshops and webinars to business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. It has offices in Warsaw, Angola, Kendallville and at the Northeast Indiana […]

Local High School String Quartet To Join The Pros

When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Arts United Center on June 27, the Fort Wayne Snider High School String Quartet will join the professional musicians on stage to lend some local talent to this homage to the British Invasion. The show pits Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction […]

Housing & Neighborhood Services Annual Report Available For Review

The annual report detailing how the City of Fort Wayne invested U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) dollars in 2017 is now available for public review. Comments regarding the report, called the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER), will be accepted at a public meeting on June 13 and in writing through June 18, 2018. […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Wayne High School Commencement (EC) Friday, June 8 @ 6:00pm North Side High School Commencement (A) Friday, June 8 @ 7:30pm Northrop High School Commencement (A) Saturday, June 9 @ 10:00am South Side High School Commencement (EC) Saturday, June 9 @ 12:00pm Snider High School Commencement […]

Marigny & Davis Promoted To Client Services Managers At Summit Financial Group

Northwestern Mutual’s Alison J. Marigny and Devon M. Davis have been promoted to Client Services Managers for Summit Financial Group. In their new roles, they will serve as client relationship managers and will be responsible for assisting with new and existing investment account inquiries and services as well as coordinating all insurance requests and policy […]

Byron Health Center Executive Director Wins New Nursing Home Administrator Of The Year

Byron Health Center Executive Director Sarah Starcher-Lane, HFA, ICYB, was recently named the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) 2017 Indiana New Nursing Home Administrator of the Year. The award recognizes the ACHCA member who has demonstrated exceptional commitment and potential as a leader, innovator, and motivator in post-acute and aging services, as well […]

Bee Swarms – What Residents Can Do To Help

SEE A SWARM? DON’T EXTERMINATE, CALL A BEEKEEPER! If you spot a large clump of honey bees on a branch, in a tree, or other covered area, you have found a swarm. Honey bees swarm naturally when the conditions are right for them to split their colony. This is how they keep their species populated. […]

Fort Wayne Ink Spot Newspaper Replaces Frost Illustrated

Fort Wayne Ink Spot Newspaper (FWIS), a new biweekly, black-owned publication, is currently in its sixth print edition. It is published and distributed out of Fort Wayne, Indiana and can be purchased at area shops such as CVS, Barnes and Noble, and Southeast side gas stations. FWIS has replaced Frost Illustrated Newspaper (that ceased publication […]

Allen County SPCA Paw-Friendly Patio Locations

The Allen County SPCA is excited to kick off the summer season with new 2018 Paw-Friendly Patio locations! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, visit any of the 16 following locations and dine with your dog on their patio: · Beamer’s Sports Grill · Black Dog Pub · Caliente · Curly’s Village Inn · Deer […]