Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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Los Angeles Archbishop to Speak in Fort Wayne

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles will deliver a free public lecture, “A Time for Saints: Dorothy Day and the 20th Century.” Available will be a B-roll of guests arriving at the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center and of Archbishop Gomez speaking. The Archbishop will not be available for media interviews during the […]

Take a kid to a park on May 16

Gov. Mike Pence has signed a proclamation declaring May 16 as the official Kids to Parks Day. Indiana State Parks is joining the National Park Trust in promoting getting children to visit local, state and national parks. Parks in Indiana and across the country will offer special children’s programs on May 16. Many of Indiana’s […]

Residents urged to prep for tick season and eliminate mosquito breeding sites

Spring is in full swing and that means the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health has begun its annual mosquito control program. For humans and domestic animals, mosquitos are a nuisance as well as a serious health hazard. Mosquitoes are capable of transmitting various diseases, including West Nile virus (WNv), LaCrosse Encephalitis (LAC), St. Louis […]

Military Appreciation Night at Parkview Field

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are proud to partner with the OmniSource Corporation and Steel Dynamics Inc. to welcome military personnel to Parkview Field for Military Appreciation Night on Tuesday, May 26, when the TinCaps host the Great Lakes Loons in a doubleheader starting at 6:05 p.m. Through the generosity of the OmniSource Corporation and Steel […]

Fort Wayne Walks Off, 5-4, in the 10th

For the second time this season, the TinCaps won in walk-off fashion as they defeated the Lansing Lugnuts, 5-4 in the bottom of the 10th inning on Saturday night turned into Sunday morning. Edwin Moreno’s suicide-squeeze bunt plated Nick Torres from third base to win the game. With one out in the 10th and the […]

TinCaps Game Notes: May 9 vs. Lansing

Fort Wayne TinCaps (9-17) vs. Lansing Lugnuts (17-12) RHP Yimmi Brasoban (0-1, 4.20) vs. RHP Sean Reid-Foley (0-0 2.51) Saturday, May 9, 2015 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 27 ABOUT LAST NIGHT: The TinCaps evened their three-game set with Lansing by beating the Lugnuts, 4-3. Listen to the Highlights here […]

Pitching Shines for TinCaps in 4-3 Win

In front of Parkview Field’s third sell-out crowd of the season, TinCaps pitchers struck out a season-high 13 batters en route to a 4-3 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Friday night at Parkview Field. Starter Dinelson Lamet fanned a career-high eight hitters during his four innings of work and reliever T.J. Weir punched out […]

Ivy Tech Northeast graduates more than 1,000 at 45th annual commencement ceremony

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast celebrated its 45th annual commencement ceremony tonight at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. The college graduated more than 1,000 students in Fort Wayne with more than 1,250 associate of science, associate of arts, and associate of applied science degrees, as well as certificates and technical certificates. Ivy Tech Community […]

HU Foundation breakfast to provide legislative update

The Huntington University Foundation breakfast on Wednesday, May 13, will discuss the highlights of the 2015 legislative session. Speakers include State Senator Dennis Kruse and State Representative Dan Leonard. State Senator Kruse resides over District 14, DeKalb and Allen counties. He served in the Indiana House of Representatives for 15 years before his election to […]

Pools & Splash Pads Opening Memorial Day Weekend

The City’s free splash pads will be turned on Saturday, May 23, with plans to keep them turned on until Labor Day. Northside Pool will be open May 23 – 25 and May 30 – May 31, opening daily starting June 6. McMillen Pool will be open May 30 – May 31, with daily hours […]

TinCaps Game Notes: May 8 vs. Lansing

Fort Wayne TinCaps (8-17) vs. Lansing Lugnuts (17-11) RHP Dinelson Lamet (0-1, 2.25) vs. RHP Conner Greene (2-1, 4.32) Friday, May 8, 2015 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 26 ABOUT LAST NIGHT: The TinCaps piled up six extra-base hits but fell to Lansing, 8-5. Michael Gettys and Franchy Cordero homered, […]

Explore the majesty of the cosmos with “The Evolving Universe” at Science Central

The cosmos constantly changes. Stars are born, live out their lives, and die – sometimes calmly, sometimes explosively. Galaxies form, grow, and collide dramatically. The visual wonders of this cosmic transformation are revealed in Science Central’s latest touring exhibition, "The Evolving Universe." Developed by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural […]