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I was surprised when I read a story about Valerie Harper having terminal brain cancer. While a celebrity fighting cancer certainly is not a surprise, I'm taken aback that this star with the clever wit and dead-on comic timing is struck by such a debilitating disease. It's tragic.I always ...

Stock up on Girl Scout cookies

Stock the cupboard or freezer one last time during Girl Scouts' Stock Up Saturday cookie sales from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at area Walgreens stores.Cookie varieties available include Thin Mints, Shortbread, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Caramel deLites, Thanks-A-Lot, ...

`Invincibelle’ in cancer fight

I will be looking for Invincibelle Spirit arborescens hydrangea for my garden this year. According to a map online, it can be found in many garden centers in Fort Wayne and throughout Indiana (www.invincibellespirit.net/find-a-retailer/indiana/).This beautiful new Annabelle variety has been ...

Tip of the hat

Tip of the hat to the veteran teacher and his class from Holland Elementary School who, on Valentine's Day, handed out coffee cups and Valentine cards to the veterans, thanking them for their service in the armed forces, at the (Fort Wayne) VA Hospital.On Feb. 26, I went to the Bureau of Motor ...

Homestead club in Goldberg finals

Homestead High School's Science Club advanced to the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest national high school finals after winning first place at a regional contest Saturday at the COSI science museum in Columbus, Ohio.The national finals take place March 16 at Waukesha County Technical College in ...

Ministry hits streets to help homeless

Woman gives meals, clothes twice a week

One day early in 2012 while scanning her Facebook newsfeed, Sally Segerson saw that volunteers were needed to survey the homeless in Fort Wayne.She decided to volunteer. It was an eye-opener, she said, to realize people in Fort Wayne were living under bridges, in woods and on park benches in ...

Divorces

FILED FEB. 4-8, 2013* Nicole Pearce and Edward Pearce* Kara Oliva and Nery Del-Cid* Darin Kenemore and Lanna Kenemore* Dessir Ra Myers and Richard Myers* Martin Bloomfield and Heather Bloomfield* Andrea Harmeyer and Michael Harmeyer* Trisha Hawkins and Thomas Hawkins* Christopher Spence and ...

The Rant

<i>The Rant is The News-Sentinel's anonymous sound-off forum. The readers' views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. </i><br>(Some) businesses on East State Boulevard ... apparently don't care about the ...

Community support

<center>Makeovers raise awareness for shelter</center> <br>Local beauty salons will offer a free makeover weekly until the Allen County SPCA's CatWalk fundraiser. Visit www.allencountySPCAcatwalk.org to nominate women who live in northeast Indiana. ...

Speaker tackles sexuality, chastity

Jason Evert, an internationally known speaker on chastity, will present seminars Thursday and Friday in Fort Wayne.The local presentations are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the University of Saint Francis' North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring St., and at noon Friday at Bishop Dwenger High ...

Marriages

LICENSES FILED FEBRUARY 2013* Nehemiah Malachi Chacon and Brittany Dillon* Ryan Patrick Ennis and Sarah Bultemeier* Benjamin Charles Jenkins and Randall Lee Douglas* Curtis Daniel Barker and Heather Sierra Hill* Douglass James Gusching and Tami Marie Whitt* Sut San and Sa Bi Ma Bi* Don Alan ...

TV Diary

Meryl Streep stars in a nail-biter tonight. "The River Wild," a 1994 film about a family who meets a couple of devious strangers while on a rafting trip, airs at 9:40 p.m. on Encore. Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly and Benjamin Bratt round out the cast.Here is a quiz about ...

Bacon, garlic create ultimate roast chicken

There is just something about roasted chicken that comforts, nourishes and satisfies like nothing else, especially when the wind is howling and it is cold outside.Not too long ago, I went to visit a friend, and when I walked into her house I had to take a deep breath to savor the aromas coming ...

Trip offers time to visit family and former home

On Valentine's Day, the elementary classes had their party. Last night Joseph, 10, Lovina, 8, and Kevin, 7, signed all their cards to their classmates. This is Joseph's last year in elementary school, so this was his last Valentine's party.We headed out for the two-hour trip to Berne on ...