Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Mayor applauds Congress for passing waterways legislation

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Mayor Tom Henry tonight expressed appreciation for the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which provides funding and support for the nation’s waterway infrastructure needs. “The legislation that Congress has passed will help Fort Wayne protect our natural resources while ensuring our residents and visitors […]

Servicemen, women to be honored at HU’s Foundation Breakfast

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University is celebrating past and present U.S. Military servicemen and women with a tribute during the Foundation Breakfast on Nov. 6. Major General R. Martin Umbarger, the adjutant general of Indiana, will give an update on the pre-mobilized training, deployment and redeployment of the Indiana Army and Air National Guard in […]

122FW Exercise (UNCLASSIFIED)

Fort Wayne IAP, IN – The 122nd Fighter Wing would like to announce that the base will take part in an Active Shooter Exercise, Thursday, October 24, 2013. The base will participate in the exercise with Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana State Police, and the City/County Communications Center. The 122nd Security Forces have completed hundreds […]

Public dog park at Fort Harrison SP honors DNR K-9 teams

Public dog park at Fort Harrison SP honors DNR K-9 teams The first dog park in an Indiana state park was dedicated Wednesday in honor of DNR Law Enforcement K-9 teams who serve and protect Indiana’s citizens and natural resources. An honor guard with police officers from DNR Law Enforcement, Indiana State Police, Lawrence Police […]

Rotaract Club Installs 1st Little Free Library in City Park

Fort Wayne, Indiana – Mayor Tom Henry was joined by The Rotaract Club of Fort Wayne today to commemorate the installation of Fort Wayne’s first Little Free Library in a city park. The ribbon cutting ceremony in Memorial Park was also attended by Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation staff, City Council Members, Rotary Club President […]

HU’s TESOL program to host November information session

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University’s TESOL program will host an information session from 6-7 p.m. Nov. 5. The Institute for TESOL Studies offers certification in teaching English learners (ELs). A wide variety of professionals and students of various majors find relevancy in this 15-credit certificate. TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. […]

Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers

Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers Project READS is recruiting volunteers for its after-school tutoring program. Volunteers attend a free initial training session, then are matched one-to-one with a kindergarten through third grade student striving to reach grade-level reading goals. Volunteer tutors meet with their student for one hour each week during the school […]

Announcing New Executive Director – HearCare Connection

HearCare Connection announced today that Anna Bogdon has been named the new Executive Director. She replaces Angelina Boungou who served as the founding director since 2011. Anna Bogdon will be directing the operations of the organization as well as providing support as HearCare continues to cultivate a culture of service and community for our clients. […]

Waynedale Elementary at History Center

In 2003, the History Center established the Heritage Education Fund (HEF) to help provide financial support for school groups wishing to make field trips to the local museum owned by the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society. Thanks to community support of HEF, the decade-old fund hit its one millionth dollar raised this summer from thousands […]