Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Robert Bibbo wins Ivy Tech Northeast’s 2013 New Venture Competition

After Thursday night’s awards dinner, Robert Bibbo has been named the 2013 New Venture Competition champion. As the New Venture champion, Bibbo won $20,000 to use as start-up funds for his company, American Combat Veteran Clothing. The company provides military-themed clothing and accessories, and Bibbo plans to hire only veterans. Bibbo is an Iraq veteran, […]

Local Resident Becomes Consultant with Tastefully Simple

Beth Hovis of Fort Wayne has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods. As an independent business owner, Hovis offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully […]

Deer Park Irish Pub announces bands forFourth Annual Craft Beer Festival

Five performing groups will play at The Deer Park Irish Pub during its fourth annual Craft Beer Festival, Saturday, October 5th, 1 to 5 p.m. The festival has been organized to provide a forum for nationally-known craft brewers to celebrate their art and tradition with local beer enthusiasts, says Deer Park Pub owner Tony Henry. […]

Building Math Skills Should Begin Early

According to a recent study1 of middle school students conducted by the University of Missouri, children who lagged behind their peers in a test of core math skills needed to function as adults were the same kids who also showed the least number sense or fluency when they started first grade. According to Hajira Khan, […]

Emergency Preparedness: Don¹t Forget About Pets

Pets are important members of most households so, while preparing for possible emergencies, don’t overlook the needs of pets, says the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS). September is National Preparedness Month and officials recommend Hoosiers turn awareness into action and adopt the goal of being […]

Science On a Sphere opening scheduled for October 5, 2013

Fort Wayne will soon join a list of cities that includes Singapore, Mexico City, Paris, Beijing and Washington, D.C. as being home to Science On a Sphere, anexhibit developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Sphere will soon be a permanent featured attraction inside Science Central, Fort Wayne’s popular hands-on science center. […]

Fort Wayne Teen Named 2nd Place National Winner in Fashion Competition

Malik Davis put his fashion skills to the test and emerged as a 2nd place national winner in The Art Institutes 2013 Passion for Fashion Scholarship Competition. Davis entered in the Fashion Design category and competed against high school students from the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. He earned a $5,000 tuition scholarship to […]

New Horseshoeing Career School in Wells County

New Horseshoeing School Launched in Wells County Expected to Be the Only State-Accredited Horseshoeing School in Indiana Uniondale, Ind.—Wells County farrier Troy Price is seeing his life-long ambition of operating a horseshoeing school come true with the opening of the Troy Price Horseshoeing School near Uniondale. After years of envisioning a horseshoeing school, Price and […]