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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 ...

Coliseum named a ‘prime site’ for 18th straight year

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The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum has been named a "Prime Site" by Facilities & Event Management Magazine for the 18th consecutive year. Members of the selection committee are industry executives who are directly involved in site selection, including promoters, booking agents and event ...

Fort Wayne City Council approves $13.5 million for Electric Works

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In two separate 6-3 votes, City Council Tuesday approved a total of $13.5 million for the Electric Works project — a make-or-break step in developers' quest for $65 million in local public funding for the $250 million redevelopment of the former General Electric campus. The votes were ...

Kayla Blakeslee new ‘Morning News’ host at WOWO

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Program and News Director Kayla Blakeslee will succeed the late Charley Butcher as host of WOWO's Fort Wayne’s Morning News program, the radio station announced Tuesday. Blakeslee has served as WOWO’s program director for the past two years and during her earlier years at WOWO she served ...

‘Sion Bass’ group seeks donations for veterans in need

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The group "In Memory of Col. Sion Bass" will host its fifth annual event Nov. 10 from noon to 5 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church, 1616 W. Main St. The event will make clothing and household goods available to veterans in need free of charge. Donations are needed and should be brought to the ...

St. Joseph River level to be adjusted this weekend

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In preparation for winter, City Utilities will make annual adjustments to river levels beginning this weekend. In order to remove the flashboards at the St. Joseph Dam, St. Joseph River north of the dam will be temporarily lowered beginning at midnight on Saturday. Oct. 20, allowing the ...

Fort Wayne’s 311 call center offers expanded hours

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The city of Fort Wayne's 311 call center will now be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, with two members of its team taking calls. These additional hours are intended to help provide residents with more opportunities to get in touch with the city in order to address problems with city ...

‘Shepherd’s Hand’ center sets grand opening Oct. 21

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The Shepherd’s Hand Community Outreach Center, 1231 S. Anthony Blvd., will celebrate its grand opening on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., including light refreshments and a brief program at 3 p.m. The center is the outreach arm of the adjacent Shepherd of the City Lutheran Church and ...

Victim of Thursday car-pedestrian accident identified

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The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal motor vehicle accident in the 4200 block of East State Boulevard Thursday afternoon. The deceased was Tyler Thomas Jamieson, 25, of Fort Wayne, and cause of death has been determined to be blunt force injuries. He is the ...