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Fort Wayne City Council puts plan for paid parental leave on hold

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Mayor Tom Henry's plan to provide paid parental leave for the city's 1,800 employees was placed on indefinite hold Tuesday after City Council members suggested it should be considered during the normal budgeting process. Henry announced the proposal in June, saying it would help the city ...

Victim says he was robbed late-afternoon in downtown Fort Wayne

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A male victim said he was robbed late Tuesday afternoon at Clay and Wayne streets. The victim arrived at 6:04 p.m. at the Fort Wayne Police Department, 1 E. Main St., to report an armed robbery. According to a police report, the victim said the following occurred: He was walking south on Clay ...

Waynedale to host ‘EMBARK’ fun events July 21

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Residents are invited to use the trails and sidewalks on Bluffton Road between Lower Huntington and Old Trail roads On Saturday, July 21, from noon until 4 p.m., for a chance to visit more than 18 businesses along the route that will be offering activities and giveaways. Mayor Tom Henry is ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 11 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Fort Wayne taking applications for new neighborhood grant program

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Applications are now being accepted for the city's new Neighborhood Improvement Grant, which is designed to support projects that beautify public spaces and strengthen community involvement. Applications and information are available at www.FortWayneNeighborhoods.org by clicking on the ...

16th annual Waynedale Community Picnic will be Aug. 25

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The 16th annual Waynedale Community Picnic will be Aug. 25 at Waynedale Park. The free event attracts 2,000 guests each year, and various sponsorship levels are available to companies wishing to participate: overall sponsor ($750 or more); title sponsor ($250 or more); signage sponsor ($50 or ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 10 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

LEGACIES OF THE KOREAN WAR: Walter ‘Bud’ Mendenhall

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“We were scared all of the time,” said Walter ‘Bud’ Mendenhall of Fort Wayne. During the Korean War, Mendenhall served as a gunner with the U.S. Navy, assigned to a destroyer minesweeper called the USS Carmick (DMS 33). “Many of our ships were hit by the enemy. We prayed a ...