Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

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 […]


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 […]

Holiday Craft Boutique Opens Nov. 21st at Heritage Park

FORT WAYNE, IN — Heritage Park wants to help make your holiday shopping easy this year. The community will host a Thanksgiving Craft Boutique and offer a wide array of items created by area crafters. The boutique will open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 21st at Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne. […]

Science Central hosts First LEGO League Robotics Competition on Sunday, November 17

Fort Wayne, Indiana…LEGOs and robots will come together to help school teams solve real-world problems at Science Central’s 11th annual FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) Indiana Qualifying Tournament. The event is slated for Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Science Central, with Robot Performance competitions beginning at 12:30 p.m. Science Central will offer half-price admission for the […]

Frontier Communications Named a “Top 100” 2014 Military Friendly Employer

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) announced today that it has been named a "Top 100" 2014 Military Friendly Employer® by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse. As part of this recognition, Frontier representatives will join other military-friendly and military spouse-friendly employers in ringing the NASDAQ Closing Bell today. More than […]

Festival of Gingerbread Title Sponsor and Schedule

The History Center has announced Parkview Health as the title sponsor for the 2013 Festival of Gingerbread. Now in its 28th year, this fund raiser for the museum brings edible creations by local artists to the museum during the holidays as well as special weekend programs. The deadline for entering the competition which is open […]

Huntington University to launch criminal justice degree in 2014

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The criminal justice system brings order to society and helps to uphold the laws that protect its citizens. Huntington University’s criminal justice program, launching in fall 2014, fully equips students to enter the field with the knowledge gained from a Christian perspective. This Bachelor of Arts degree prepares students in corrections, juvenile […]

Salvation Army Christmas Kick Off

WHEN: Thursday, November 14 2:00 pm WHERE: The Salvation Army Corps and Community Center 2901 N. Clinton Street Join us as we kick off our red kettle campaign and announce this year’s fundraising goal! Fears of rising health care costs, as well as employers cutting back hoursmayimpactour fundraising this year. “The money we raise over […]

Huntington University recognized for its commitment to Youth for Christ

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The Fort Wayne Area Youth for Christ presented Huntington University with the Brian Kline Leadership Award on Thursday evening in honor of the university’s partnership and commitment to the organization. “The university has been more than open to the Youth for Christ ministry,” said Larry Lance, the executive director of the Fort […]

PBS39 adds Collins, Elie to staff

WFWA PBS39 in Fort Wayne has added two new two new people to its staff. Cierra Collins joins the local public television broadcaster as a Corporate Development Account Executive. She is tasked with finding underwriters for PBS39 programming across the spectrum of all four of PBS39’s channels. She is also working to develop sponsors for […]