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Sen. Mike Braun announces web site, Fort Wayne office

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U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., has unveiled his official website, www.braun.senate.gov, along with details regarding regional offices located in Fort Wayne, Hammond, Indianapolis, South Bend and Washington, D.C. The Fort Wayne office is at 203 E. Berry Street, Suite 702B, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. ...

New Aardvark straws plant open; company still hiring

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Aardvark Straws has opened its new manufacturing facility at 7310 Innovation Blvd., and about 50 of the 100 jobs expected to be created remain open. The company, which produces environmentally friendly paper straws, has openings for positions such as winders, wrappers and material handlers. ...

Road near General Motors plant to get major upgrade

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Allen County’s plans to reconstruct and upgrade a one-mile section of the Fogwell Parkway near the General Motors plant have received a major boost in the form of $6.5 million in federal funds. The Indiana Department of Transportation also has informed county officials that funding for other ...

Fort Wayne police, firefighters to get a cold-weather bonus

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Working in frigid weather can be difficult and even dangerous, but it can also be rewarding -- as Fort Wayne police officers and firefighters are about to discover. Mayor Tom Henry has announced public safety employees who worked while city offices were closed during the recent polar vortex ...

Right to Life PAC endorses Tim Smith for mayor

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As expected, the Allen County Right to Life Political Action Committee (PAC) has endorsed Tim Smith for mayor in the May 7 Republican primary against City Councilman John Crawford, R-at large. In a statement, the PAC said it believes Smith, an executive at Medical Protective, will be a ...

Parks Department seeking catering bids

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The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is seeking bids for catering services at three major private rental facilities: Salomon Farm Park, the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory and Promenade Park, which opens this summer and is the first phase of the Riverfront Fort Wayne ...

Mayor Tom Henry honored by clean-water group

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Efforts to protect water resources, clean rivers and reduce energy costs have earned Mayor Tom Henry recognition from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), which this week, presented Henry its 2019 National Environmental Achievement Award for Local Public Service. The ...

Aging & In-Home group seeks proposals for services

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Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana, Inc. (AIHS) invites requests for proposals (RFP) for the delivery of services which include transportation, legal services, nursing home ombudsman and assisted living ombudsman to eligible elderly persons in Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, ...

Spherion Staffing to locate in Electric Works

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Spherion Staffing of Fort Wayne is making a big move. The locally owned office of the national staffing firm is celebrating its 10th anniversary and continued growth by relocating to a larger space at Electric Works. “We are experiencing an ever-increasing demand for our talented ...

First homicide victim of year identified

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Allen County's first homicide victim of the year has been identified. According to the Allen County Coroner's office, Tywan Norton Carter, 31, was located on the street in the 1000 block of Senate Avenue on February 2, around 8:30 p.m. after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds. The manner of ...

Honor Flight seeking applications from Korea-era vets

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Honor Flight Northeast Indiana is encouraging all veterans from the Korean conflict to apply for a future Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. In a statement, HFNEI President Dennis Covert said “There are countless veterans from this era who are refraining from completing their applications. ...

Late-night basketball league resumes Feb. 16

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The Fort Wayne UNITED Late Night Basketball League will return Feb. 16. The program will run from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. each Saturday evening through May 4 at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Sponsors are the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, city of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Police ...