Living

Bad fall means mom, daughter must swap roles

<i>Editor's note: Jill Adams is a professional writer based in Fort Wayne. </i><br>I knew as soon as the phone rang that it wasn't going to be good.It was my mother, a woman who communicates almost solely via text - except in the case of emergencies. I ...

Health care law webinar

The Affordable Care Act and Health Plans Aiding Enrollment in State and Federal Insurance Programs free webinar will be noon Thursday. The discussion will include the coming state insurance exchanges and how to enroll in the new health plans. Learn who qualifies for what program, the "no wrong ...

Some things to consider when sharing dessert

Times may have changed, but courtesy never goes out of style. In today's world sometimes it's complicated to figure out how to do the right thing. Local etiquette expert Karen Hickman answers your questions or helps solve your dilemmas on Fridays in The News-Sentinel and at ...

Remembering the Great Flood

This March marks the 100th anniversary of the Flood of 1913, which swamped Fort Wayne and much of the Midwest, leaving hundreds dead nationally and massive damage.Do you have any stories, photos or artifacts relating to a family member who was affected by the flood or came to the aid of others ...

Community support

<center>Partnership receives funds</center> <br>The Carson and Rosemary Noecker Family Foundation has awarded $3,000 to support Allen County Education Partnership's program, which provides support for pre-K through third grade literacy ...

Schools news

<center>College</center> <br>* Trine University has added a new school, the School of Health Sciences, which will offer a doctoral program in physical therapy. At the helm of the school and new Doctor of Physical Therapy program is Max Baumgartner, ...

Robot games called off

Officials have canceled the Northeast Indiana Robot Games, which were scheduled to take place Saturday at Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St.Science Central still will offer half-price admission of $4 that day as part of the Downtown Improvement District's "Last Saturday" event. Hours are 10 ...

Mayor pays annual visit to neighborhood group

Editor's note: Rosie O'Grady is co-chair of the Northwest Area Partnership of neighborhoods. The Your Neighbor column is written by a member of a local nonprofit group and appears frequently in Neighbors.As per custom, after introductions of neighborhoods attending, at last month's meeting we ...

The Rant

<i>The Rant is The News-Sentinel's anonymous sound-off forum. The readers' views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. </i><br>We hear so much about global warming, now called climate change. It explains ...

Births

Here is a selected listing of births in Allen County hospitals sent to the Allen County Bureau of Vital Records through Jan. 27. Only cities in The News-Sentinel's circulation area are included.<br> Albion* Ryan N. Garcia to Jasmine A. and Angel L. Garcia.Berne* Matthew M. Shetler ...

Marriages

LICENSES FILED JANUARY 2013* Victor M. Flores and Sandra Patricia Barablena* Robert Arden McMahon and Michelle Lee White* Thomas Edward Martin and Carrin Jean Feigel* Louis Hubert Bowman and Jeanne Kathleen Moore* Aaron Richard Knight and Rebecca Sue Green* Joshua Thomas Gunder and Barbara Jo ...

Tip of the hat

A big thanks to someone who kindly paid for this senior couple's breakfast at IHOP, Washington Center Road, Jan. 26. God bless you.I would like to give three tips of the hat to city of Fort Wayne employees Diana Neville, Neighborhood Code Enforcement; Alaina, 311 operator; and the street ...

Dealing with tragic deaths, and washing machine woes

The darkness of the early morning is leaving and daylight is appearing. We are being greeted by a world of white. It has been snowing all night and several inches are covering the ground. Snowflakes are still coming down very thick. I love to watch it snow. So many snowflakes and our wonderful ...

Gourmet popcorn pairs well with Oscar bash

Of all of the awards shows I love to watch (and I love to watch them all), the Oscars is my favorite. And it's a great excuse to throw a party. Many of my friends do the "red carpet" thing for their own parties and ask guests to dress in their black-tie best. But I prefer watching in comfy ...

TV Diary

"NCIS: Los Angeles" offers a new episode at 9 p.m. today. The lone survivor of a former terrorist organization may be up to his old tricks - so the team has to figure out if this is true or not.The show also offers some great news for fans as the show prepares viewers for another spinoff. A ...