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Rescue Mission preparing Easter Meal

This Sunday, April 21, The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission will host its annual Easter Meal. Staff members at the Mission are preparing to serve more than 2,000 meals, and anyone in need of a meal is welcome. The free meal is open to the public at The Rescue Mission, 301 W. Superior St. and will be ...

Changes in historic preservation topic of April 27 ARCH lecture

History doesn’t change, but how people work to preserve history does. ARCH’s April 27 Fun & Free Lecture Series event will address that topic with “Preservation Tomorrow.” The lecture begins at 11 a.m. April 27 at the downtown Allen County Public Library in Meeting Room B. ...

Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss to perform at Coliseum Aug. 5

Country music legend Willie Nelson and 27-time Grammy sensation Alison Krauss will perform at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum on Monday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 12, at 10 a.m. at the Coliseum ticket office, www.ticketmaster.com and via the TM Mobile App. ...

Community Band to perform May 10

The Fort Wayne Area Community Band will present its concert Tuesday, May 10, at the John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus at 7:30 p.m. Free parking is available in the garage across from the Music Center. Conducted by Dr. Scott Humphries and David Blackwell, ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria springs into salad

Ah, this Spring weather gets me going. I can't wait to start planting the garden. Daniel plowed our garden plot a couple days ago in hopes to have it dry out faster. Digging deeper by plowing also helps some of those buried nutrients get closer to the surface where the plants will take be ...

Historic Fort Wayne to host free public event May 4 and 5

Have you ever wanted to talk with Dr. Benjamin Franklin? Do you know what weapons the army in the medieval era used? What were the French Settlers like when they inhabited this area? Historical re-enactors representing times from the early Vikings through the WWII converge on Fort Wayne’s ...

THE AMISH COOK: All is grape at the Yoder’s

Today is one of those special days that makes me want to hang around Daniel as much as possible. It’s our wedding anniversary. Nine years ago we were both just bursting with joy, the vows of loving and caring for each other had been exchanged. Next came the long-awaited moment, as Grandpa ...

New restaurant at Clyde Theater now open for dinner; more coming

A restaurant and bar at the renovated Clyde Theater will offer a new dining experience in a contemporary setting. The Club Room at The Clyde will provide lunch, dinner, late night and Sunday brunch options, cocktails and live entertainment. Located at 1806 Bluffton Road, The Club Room ...

Apartment Association announces 2018 awards

Two local professionals from the multi-family housing industry won the top awards at the 2018 Summit Celebration of the Apartment Association of Fort Wayne-NE Indiana, Inc. (AAFW-NEI). Sandy Bridges from Bridges Property Management was named the 2018 Sharon K. Hauser Property Manager of the ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria’s love of writing

Writing is something I enjoy, in fact in many ways after writing for a while, I feel like I've come back from a refreshing walk. As a young school girl I loved writing stories, although I would never tell anyone. Everyone else seemed to hate writing, especially when it came to stories. Why ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria fries pies

Editor's Note: Fry pies, or fried pies, are a staple of Amish culinary culture. They are favorites in lunch-pails, after-school snacks, and to sell to raise money for medical bills. The treats are portable and delicious! How the Amish became so closely associated with the fry pie has generally ...

New Haven health fair will be April 10

The New Haven Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Adams Township Trustee and the New Haven Parks Department has developed a health fair titled "A New Healthier You.” The April 10 event will include a variety of organizations that work to give individuals healthier outlooks, bodies, ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria appreciates the simpler things…

I know it sounds lazy, but if I could, I’d just press a button and have a whole batch (yes, a whole batch!) of five loaves of fresh, steaming bread right now, straight from the oven. In fact, I’d have a slice right now with butter and plenty of honey! As a little girl, I'd dream of just ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria prepares a sweet treat for Daniel

You've got to try this recipe. Every time Daniel takes a bite, he almost goes into dreamland. My Uncle Paul sells these homemade cookies in his store. No, we don't spend the money to actually purchase these individually-wrapped treats. Every now and then, when they have leftovers from the ...

Maenerchor/Damenchor to host spring festival March 23

The Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor is "Celebrating its 150th year of German Culture through Song" and will host a variety of evets this year, starting with the Fruelingsfest (Spring Festival) on Saturday, March 23 at Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the evening ...

THE AMISH COOK: Enjoying a mini-vacation, in two parts, with the Yoders

I was going to take the week off from writing, but then decided I would really like to give a brief report of our week. On Friday, the day after Valentine's Day, Daniel really wanted to take me on an overnight trip someplace special. We both wanted to go, we toyed with the idea, but it just ...

THE AMISH COOK: Bittersweet milestones at the Yoders

Time is moving on, and many times the clock’s hands go faster than mine. Whether it makes me glad or causes me to wipe tears, life just merely brings with it changes. More changes than I could name or even count. Everyone says, “Enjoy your children while they’re still so young, they’ll ...

Vera Bradley sale tickets available starting Friday

Tickets for Vera Bradley's annual sale at the Memorial Coliseum will be available Friday, Feb. 8. The sale opens Wednesday, April 10 and closes Sunday, April 14. Tickets for the first three days of the sale are $5 each and will be available at http://www.ticketmaster.com, authorized ...

THE AMISH COOK: Puppy love at the Yoder home

It’s downright chilly these days. For a while we wondered if winter would ever come, now it’s so cold we canceled school for the day. That’s not all, hubby is home from work! That certainly produced extra smiles around here. But it’s all working out perfectly, as our English Creme ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria’s thoughts on love

This year as I think of Valentine's Day, my heart fills with joy. What is more beautiful than simply love? Whether it's love for your spouse, from God, for God or to a friend or a hurting person, what is more motivating and comforting than love? Realistically, we all know that true love isn't ...