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Eight nonprofits receive $170,000 in city grants

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Eight local nonprofits will receive funding from the city’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Approximately $170,000 will be available to help low- and moderate-income residents with shelter, employment skills, domestic violence support and youth development. This ...

Franke Park plan available to the public

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The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has released the final version of the Franke Park Master Plan for public view. It can be viewed now at frankeparkplan.com or at fortwayneparks.org. Established in 1921, Franke Park has served the recreational needs of the community and the region ...

Shots fired into home in New Haven

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In the early hours of Tuesday, May 21, gun shots were fired into a home in the 3000 Block of White Pine Drive in New Haven. Officers responded to the scene and spoke to the homeowner. No one inside the home was injured. Officers collected shell casings and New Haven detectives are submitting ...

Wednesday shooting victim identified

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The man shot and killed following a police chase early Wednesday morning has been identified by the Allen County Coroner's office. Shaquille I. Kelly, 26, of Fort Wayne, was involved in a police pursuit which resulted in his vehicle crashing into a house located in the 3600 block of Oliver ...

Parkview joins renowned MD Anderson Cancer Network

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Parkview Cancer Institute has become a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, to bring the nation’s leading cancer expertise to patients in our region. As a certified member, Parkview Cancer Institute met rigorous standards to participate in ...

Suspect dead following police chase Wednesday morning

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A suspect was dead following a police chase shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday. According to a statement from the Fort Wayne Police Department, officers were patrolling the area near Reed and Baxter streets when they heard shots fired. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle that ...

City begins seasonal enforcement of weed ordinance

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Enforcement of the city of Fort Wayne’s Tall Grass/Weed Program, which calls for weeds or grass to be no taller than nine inches, has begun. Neighborhood Code Compliance is responsible for enforcement. To report a violation, the public should call 311 or 260-427-8311. Online reports may be ...

AWS Foundation breaks ground on new headquarters

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AWS Foundation, which supports people with enduring intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities, broke ground Tuesday for its new office building at 5323 W. Jefferson Blvd. Featuring a universal design model for people of all abilities, the new building is expected to open in ...

Enjoy rivers during ‘Sweet Breeze Fest’ June 8

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You don’t have to own a boat to get on the water if you attend Friends of the Rivers' Sweet Breeze Fest 2019 on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Headwaters Park West. Thanks to support from SDI, canal boat tours are discounted, allowing more people to celebrate our rivers and get ...

City’s neighborhood improvement grant program now open

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The 2019 Neighborhood Improvement Grant program is now open. This is the second year for the program, which is designed to support neighborhood projects that beautify public spaces and strengthen community involvement. Information and guidelines about the program can be found at ...

It’s ‘Emergency Medical Services Week’ in Fort Wayne

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Mayor Tom Henry has proclaimed this to be Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week in Fort Wayne. “EMS professionals are unsung heroes and deserve to be recognized,” Henry stated. “I’m honored to present a mayoral proclamation as we take time to think about and celebrate the significant ...

Memorial Day events scheduled

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The annual Memorial Day Parade on Parnell Avenue, sponsored by the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations, will be held Monday, May 27 at 11 a.m., with a ceremony immediately following the parade. The parade line up will start at 10 a.m. at the corner of State Boulevard and Parnell ...

Library’s ‘Rock the Plaza’ lineup set; first show June 1

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The Allen County Public Library has announced the 2019 lineup for its summer concert series, Rock the Plaza. The series features 14 free concerts that showcase four different local bands each week. Concerts take place every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The series is held on ...

Registration open for September neighborhoods conference

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Registration is now open for the upcoming Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC) in Fort Wayne. This year’s RNNC is set for Sept. 19-21 and will be hosted by the city of Fort Wayne. The theme is “Play in the Fort,” with an emphasis on how recreation, arts, culture and social ...

New Haven’s Jury Pool to open May 27

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New Haven's Jury Pool, 1702 Glencoe Blvd., will be open for the season Saturday, May 25. Regular pool hours are 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Hours for Memorial Day and July 4th are 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact the New Haven park office at 749-2212 or Jury pool ...