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THE AMISH COOK: True love is color blind

How are things going with your foster babies? How are Julia and Austin adjusting, and how do you think it’ll go once we have another baby born in February? These are all questions readers are asking, and for good reason. Sometimes I am not sure what the practical answer is. Really, our ...

Hello! I’m Chloe. I’m a cute cat with a cuddly and friendly personality! I love to be pet, and I especially love scratches under my chin. Occasionally, I’ll play with a toy, but I mostly enjoy lounging and taking cat naps. If you’re looking to fill your life with a new companion, please consider me for your home! Meet me in person at the Allen County SPCA today. Animal ID: 36371397

Breed: Domestic Shorthair/Mix

Age: 4 years

Sex: Female

Size: Small

Color: White/Brown

Weight: 8.5 lbs.

Spayed: Yes

Declawed: No

Pets of the week

The Allen County SPCA is at 4914 S. Hanna St., Fort Wayne, IN 46806. You can call it at 1-260-744-0454, Ext. 211.

This scarecrow in the Bluffton Road community garden wears her summer white Monday though temperatures were a bit chilly. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of News-Sentinel.com)

Photos Even scarecrows need a little beauty in Fort Wayne community garden

These scarecrows in the Bluffton Road community gardens have their glamour faces on. The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department rents the garden plots for $15 for a 20-by-40-foot space for the growing season, according to Lynda Heavrin, a parks department manager of landscape and ...

Hand-knitted wool hats by Bonnie will be among the items for sale at the Art Market: Winter Edition noon-7 p.m. Dec. 16 at Artlink contemporary art gallery. (Courtesy photo)

Art galleries and exhibits calendar for Nov. 30, 2017

Send your listings to Ticket!, 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. ...

Australian country-roots music artist Bill Chambers will be the headliner for the new Meraki Fest '17 4-9 p.m. 
 Sunday at The Phoenix. (Courtesy photo)

Entertainment calendar for Nov. 30, 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. ...

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JOHN ROSEMOND: Controversial views on ADHD create problems for public speaker

An interesting, and telling, tale: As part of a recent speaking engagement sponsored by a regional medical center in the west, I was scheduled to address a gathering of local pediatricians. Two weeks prior to the address, my contact called to inform me that the medical center’s behavioral ...

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WWII LEGACIES: Fort Wayne’s Wilbert Reinking- Navy

Wilbert Reinking was at Great Lakes Naval Training Center near Chicago as a new recruit on December 7, 1941, when the alarming news arrived that the American naval base at Pearl Harbor had been bombed by the Japanese Imperial Navy. According to Reinking, one question was on everyone’s mind. ...

A stone-covered chimney on one end and a cupola on the other add country charm to this home, with shingle contributing to the cottage appeal.

HOUSE OF THE WEEK: Affordable luxury

Design Number: HOTW170050 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2½ Main Level: 1,585 sq. ft. Second Level: 518 sq. ft. Total: 2,103 sq. ft. Bonus Space: 440 sq. ft. Dimensions: 55’ x 62’ Framing: 2 x 4 This smart design gives you luxurious details in a compact, not-too-big footprint. Cottage ...

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THE AMISH COOK: Gloria Gives Thanks

As I write this I am holding our dear foster son, Jesse, who is just over a month old. Only this time I am not in the comfort of our rocker in our living room. Instead, I’m in the hospital with this handsome little boy who unfortunately has respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). When I took him ...

CHARLES STUART PLATKIN: Airline Food Survey 2017

The Thanksgiving holiday season is traditionally the busiest travel time of the year, and 2017 is expected to be the busiest since about 2005. Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, predicts that 28.5 million passengers will travel on U.S. ...

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AMY LINDGREN: Losing A Career for Wrongdoing

We can be very punitive as a society. On the one hand, it can take decades to decide that certain behaviors are wrong. But once we’ve made up our collective minds, woe to the person who crosses the line we’ve drawn in the sand. Drug laws provide a handy reference for this phenomenon. It ...