Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Allen County Is “StormReady”

Allen County has been recognized by the National Weather Service as a StormReady Community. National Weather Service officials from Syracuse, Indiana, made the formal presentation recognizing the designation during the Allen County Commissioners legislative session today. The StormReady program gives communities the skills and education needed to survive severe weather before and during the event. […]

Mayor Henry Recognizes 33 City Employees For Years Of Service

Mayor Tom Henry today hosted a special ceremony to recognize milestone years of service for 33 exceptional City of Fort Wayne employees. “I appreciate the outstanding efforts of our City government employees,” said Mayor Henry. “The 33 employees we’re honoring today are true professionals and outstanding members of our community. We’re fortunate to have such […]

Perry To Join Huntington Agriculture Program

Huntington University is pleased to announce the hiring of Nate Perry as the coordinator of ag operations and external relations for the Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies. “We are so excited to have Nate rejoin the leadership team at Huntington University. This position was created as a result of the urging of the University’s Ag […]

Honeywell Foundation Receives Grant Award

The Honeywell Foundation has been awarded a $5,000 grant award by the PNC Charitable Trust Grant Review Committee. The funding derives from the Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Trust, managed by PNC. The grant award will benefit the Honeywell Foundation’s Educational Outreach Program, a curriculum-based, multifaceted arts education program that provides free arts education […]

New Certified Insurance Counselor Designee In Fort Wayne

The designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) has been conferred on Jill Myers, co-owner of Myers & Hayden Insurance in Fort Wayne, Indiana following her successful completion of a rigorous insurance education program sponsored by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. This accomplishment is affirmed by the President of the Society of CIC, Dr. William […]

Leaf Update

Heavy leaves in central neighborhoods will keep some Street Department crews in central neighborhoods, but the majority of the crews will start the second pass through southern neighborhoods. Residents are encouraged to monitor the leaf collection process by visiting the website The site offers weekday updates each afternoon showing the neighborhoods where crews will […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters – 2018 Diane Humphrey Award Recipient

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana awarded the 2018 Diane Humphrey Award to Kathy Callen during the 11th Annual Women’s Champagne Brunch at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Established in 2012 and named in honor of its inaugural recipient, this special accolade recognizes women who demonstrate passionate volunteerism, strong community leadership, and a […]

Retirement Open House For Museum Curator Jon Bill

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum humbly announces the retirement of long-time museum employee and recent Curator, Jon Bill. He was hired at the museum in 2001 following his retirement from a 34-year teaching term at North Side High School. Since joining the museum staff as the Director of Education and Archives, and then promoted […]

Kelley Automotive Group Partners With Backpacks Of Hope

Kelley Automotive Group will again partner with Backpacks of Hope to help provide extra comfort to homeless people in the area during the winter season. Kelley employees and the public are encouraged to donate essential items to fill at 1,000 backpacks that will be distributed to the needy. Items needed are gloves, rain ponchos, backpacks, […]

Community Harvest Food Bank Receives $5,000 Grant From The Joy In Childhood Foundation In Celebration Of Giving Tuesday

Community Harvest Food Banktoday announced that it has received a $5,000 grant from the Joy in Childhood Foundation, which is powered by Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, and brings the simple joys of childhood to kids battling hunger or illness. Funding from the grant will support Community Harvest Food Bank’sKids BackPack and TeenPak programs which provide weekend […]