Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

IDHS SURVEY SHOWS MORE THAN HALF OF HOOSIER HOUSEHOLDS MAY NOT BE PREPARED FOR WIDESPREAD EMERGENCY

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security recently surveyed Hoosiers about their level of preparedness should an emergency such as a tornado, blizzard, earthquake or some sort of manmade disaster occur. The survey, which included a series of questions about preparedness plans, kits and various resources, was completed by more than 2,500 respondents. According to the […]

Fall Home Design Expo proves success, sets 2014 show dates

The Fall Home Design Expo drew nearly 4000 guests during its first- ever home show Oct. 18-20 at the Memorial Coliseum. The Indiana Wine Experience silent auction raised over $1700 for the Fort Wayne Children¹s Foundation, and hosted the Coliseum¹s first grape stomp by Daniel¹s Vineyard, as well as its first Fort Wayne Winter Farmers […]

Museum Store Hosts Holiday Open House

Kick off the holiday season and discover what the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Store has to offer at a Holiday Open House on Tuesday, November 19, from 10 am to 7 pm. The daylong event will include special offers, complimentary refreshments, the opportunity to win a fabulous door prize, plus each shopper will receive […]

The Filipino Channel Made Available to FiOS TV Subscribers for a Limited Time Following Devastation in the Philippines

FORT WAYNE, IN – In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, Frontier Communications is allowing FiOS® TV customers to access The Filipino Channel (TFC) without a subscription. During relief efforts of one of the world’s biggest storms, TFC is providing special coverage on the ground in the Philippines. Frontier customers will have access to TFC through […]

Post Halloween Roundup: Senior Community Opens Doors to Public

Fort Wayne, IN – Lutheran Life Villages, a premiere provider of retirement living communities, enjoyed a very successful Halloween trick or treating party at their Pine Valley location that involved nearly 100 children from the neighborhood and 200 residents, family and staff. What started out as a family friendly resident Halloween party at the Pine […]

Kroger and Scott¹s team with American Red Cross

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday? If you or someone you love has ever needed blood products, perhaps you’re thankful for an adequate blood supply. In our area, 500 blood donations are needed each day to ensure patients receive the blood they need. The American Red Cross relies on the generosity of eligible […]

Mayor Henry to attend national conference in Seattle

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will attend the National League of Cities Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle. The conference will be held Wednesday-Saturday. The 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition will showcase the ways that cities are driving change and finding successful solutions to challenges in local government. “This […]

The Rescue Mission Exceeds Goals at Fundraiser, Puts Security In Placeds Goals at Fundraiser, Puts Security In Place

Fort Wayne, IN- On October 17, 2013, approximately 200 individuals attended The Rescue Mission’s Annual Celebration Banquet at The Landmark Centre in Fort Wayne. This year’s event celebrated The Rescue Mission’s 110 year history of serving the hungry and homeless in the Fort Wayne area. The event gave an opportunity for supporters to hear testimonies […]

Press Release: Local Unions to Take Part in Safety Conference

CROWN POINT, IN – Iron Workers #395, IKORCC, and other industry leaders are collaborating in sponsoring and taking part in fourth annual Beyond Safety and Reliability Conference and Expo. This special event offers a tripartite of the trades that unites the owners, the workers, and the unions to learn about, discuss, and network the latest […]

COUNCILMAN SEEKS LEGACY MONEY FOR RAIL STUDY

Fort Wayne City Councilman Geoff Paddock (D-5th District) will ask City Council to appropriate $200,000 of the Fort Wayne Community Legacy Fund, as an important step in efforts to bring passenger rail service back to Fort Wayne. The resolution will be introduced at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 12. It is scheduled […]

Mad Ants to Host Exhibition Game

FORT WAYNE, IN –The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced today that they will host an exhibition game on Saturday, November 16th against East Conference rivals the Canton Charge. The game will be held at the University of Saint Francis in the Hutzell Athletic Center, 2701 Spring Street. Tip-off is set […]