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Safe ‘family fun night’ at McMillen Park Thursday

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The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to the 5th annual Harvest Fest Safe Haven Family Fun Night on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott St. Children can enjoy games and arts and crafts, and the entire ...

Paul Spoelhof is city’s new director of planning and policy

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Paul Spoelhof has been named the city of Fort Wayne’s new planning and policy director. He succeeds Pam Holocher, who recently retired after 40 years of service. Spoelhof has worked for the department for 21 years, most recently as community development administrator-senior planner. He holds ...

‘Civil conversation’ on women and religion will be Thursday

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AVOW (Advancing Voices of Women) and the Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne will co-sponsor the next in a series of "Civil Conversations" from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Ian Rolland Gallery in the Arts United Center. The event will provide an opportunity to hear from women ...

City leaf collection starts Oct. 29

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Leaves are beginning to change color and fall, so Fort Wayne Street Department crews are gearing up for leaf collection starting the morning of Oct. 29. Collections will occur two times in each of the city’s more than 400 neighborhoods, with the last week of collection starting Dec. 10. For ...

Parkview Health extends $300,000-a-year stadium naming rights deal

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Fort Wayne's professional baseball stadium will be "Parkview Field" for at least another five years. The original 10-year, $3 million naming-rights deal expired after the TinCaps completed play this season, but that agreement gave Parkview Health the option to extend the agreement for another ...

Man dead following shooting on South Wayne Thursday

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A man is dead as the result of a shooting Thursday. Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a shooting in the 4500 block of South Wayne Avenue at approximately 7:42 p.m. after 911 communications received multiple reports of shots fired in the area. Once officers arrived they found an ...

It’s official: Fort Wayne’s water tastes great

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Some say water has no flavor, but the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water begs to differ. It has just named Fort Wayne City Utilities' product as the best-tasting water in the state. The award enters Fort Wayne’s water in the "Great American Water Taste Test" national competition in Washington, ...

Citilink to offer free bus rides Election Day

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Courtesy of AWS Foundation, Citilink will operate fare-free on Election Day, Nov. 6, to help make sure that everyone has a ride to go vote. To vote you must have registered prior to Oct. 9; have your Indiana driver’s license or identification card; and know where to go. Many polling ...

Allen County Neighborhoods group to meet Oct. 25

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The Allen County Neighborhoods Association will hold its quarterly meeting Oct. 25 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Omni Room of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St. Local attorneys Robert Eherenman and Henry Najdeski will discuss legal issues that neighborhood associations face and answer questions, ...

Improvements in east Allen County in line for a $2 million boost

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Plans for several improvements in eastern Allen County apparently will get a $2 million boost from County Council Thursday. That's when council is scheduled to consider a resolution that would pledge $400,000 each year from 2019 to 2023 in support of the New Allen Alliance's "East Allen's ...