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THE AMISH COOK: A ‘chili’ Winter’s day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he has been a blessing for me in this area is that of food. He likes coming up with new ways to prepare food or simplify and shorten the time I need ...

This work by Cheri Rol is among the art works exhibited and for sale during the "Holiday Show" now through Jan. 6 at Castle Gallery. (Courtesy of Castle Gallery)

Art galleries and exhibits calendar for Dec. 8, 2017

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Jim Brickman performs his A Joyful Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. today in Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW. (Courtesy photo)

Entertainment calendar for Dec. 8, 2017

Send your listings to The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or email nsfeatures@news-sentinel.com. Include event’s time, date, location, admission cost, reservation deadline and address, or phone number for making reservations. We need information one week in advance. ...

(Photo courtesy of Brightpoint)

Two receive Covering Kids & Families of Indiana Community Leadership Award

Courtney Joley Lawhead, right, Tuesday accepts the Covering Kids & Families of Indiana Community Leadership Award on behalf of the Volunteer Center of Fort Wayne from Amanda Chappell, program manager for Covering Kids and Families of Brightpoint, and Theodore Kitsos, volunteer "Indiana ...

VIDEO: Things to do this weekend

You’ve worked hard all week. As a reward, get out and enjoy some of these events around town from CurrentFortWayne.com IPFW Theatre: Pride and Prejudice — Today – Saturday • IPFW Williams Theatre: See the world of Jane Austin come to life! This remarkable stage adaptation captures ...

John Rosemond

JOHN ROSEMOND: Are many cases of autism wrongly diagnosed?

Q: In the school district where I used to teach, I attended many meetings concerning children with special needs. Many of the kids in question were said to be "on the [autism] spectrum." In fifteen years I witnessed the number of supposedly autistic children go from practically zero to enough ...

Fort Wayne MLK Club again hosting Santa on Tour and Trolley Ride event

The Martin Luther King Jr. Club again will offer another longtime holiday tradition in Fort Wayne — it's annual Santa on Tour and Trolley Ride. The 21st annual event will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, beginning at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Intended for ...

christmas candy by state

Top Christmas Candy by State [Interactive map below]

It may not seem like a huge sweets holiday, but the Christmas candy season really is. Think about all the baking and decorating and making fun crafts with kids that happens in the weeks leading up to Christmas. How many candy canes will you hang from your tree? Do you decorate snowman cookies ...

FIRST PLACE: Ringing in 90 years

Fort Wayne’s Embassy Theatre announces Festival of Trees award winners

The Embassy Theatre announced the winners today in the annual Festival of Trees fundraising event, which attracted about 22,000 people to view 58 trees during the festival's run Nov. 22-29 at the theater and adjoining Indiana Hotel. This year's festival theme was "Silver ...