Outdoor Indiana magazine includes calendar

It’s November already, time to start thinking about a 2014 calendar. Your answer is Outdoor Indiana magazine, both for you and anyone you want to give a gift. The November-December issue features a removable 2014 wall calendar with the state’s best outdoor photography. The calendar, sold separately for $10 but included in subscriptions, features exclusive ...

Foster Park Neighborhood now listed on National Register of Historic Places

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Foster Park Neighborhood is now part of the National Register of Historic Places, making it the fifth Fort Wayne property or neighborhood to receive the prestigious designation this year. The National Register is the nation’s official list of properties considered worthy of preservation. Foster Park residents worked with the City’s ...

Energizing Indiana Wants Hoosiers to Save Energy this October

Energizing Indiana encourages Hoosiers to take action in October to reduce energy consumption. Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy designates this month as Energy Action Month to highlight the importance of the energy used in day-to-day living, as well as ways to reduce the energy that is wasted. Energizing Indiana, the state’s comprehensive energy ...

Honeysuckle Daze at Fox Island County Park

The public is invited to Fox Island County Park next week, November 4th-8th, 2013, from 10:00am-4:00pm for Honeysuckle Daze. Become a volunteer weed warrior with the Allen County Parks Staff and help them fight off the honeysuckle shrub. Honeysuckle is a non-native, invasive, shrub species that can reach a height of 3-6m and stem of ...

Sewer Lining/Lane Restrictions

Fort Wayne, Ind.– Over the next several weeks City Utilities will be working to extend the life of sewers in the downtown area using a process called cured in place pipe (CIPP). The process is less costly than a pipe replacement and is an investment that will extend the life of the pipe more than ...

BE SAFE AND WEATHER AWARE THIS HALLOWEEN

Many Halloween parties and activities are planned for this week, in addition to thousands of trick-or-treaters roaming the streets on Thursday night. With the increase in activity for the holiday, Emergency Medical Services across Indiana are reminding Hoosiers to be safe and aware of their surroundings this Halloween season. Emergency Medical Services are part of ...

122FW UEI_Exercise (UNCLASSIFIED)

122FW UEI_Exercise (UNCLASSIFIED)
Fort Wayne IAP, IN – The 122nd Fighter Wing will hold a Unit Effectiveness Inspection Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2013. The purpose of a UEI is to validate the combat readiness of units and their ability to execute assigned missions and tasks against a defined standard. The UEI also grades the 122nd Fighter Wing’s ability to ...

Sewer Lining/Lane Restrictions

Fort Wayne, Ind.– Over the next several weeks City Utilities will be working to extend the life of sewers in the downtown area using a process called cured in place pipe (CIPP). The process is less costly than a pipe replacement and is an investment that will extend the life of the pipe more than ...

Excise Officers Cite 5 Bars, Arrest 4 People

ELKHART, Ind. – Indiana State Excise Police officers cited five bars, arrested four people and seized one handgun in Elkhart County last night. Excise officers arrested three minors for illegal consumption of alcohol and being in a tavern. Devin L. Wilson, 23, of Goshen, Ind., was arrested at Gemini Bar and Grill, 23845 US Hwy ...

Excise Officers Arrest 19 in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana State Excise Police officers arrested 19 people in Fort Wayne this weekend. On Friday, excise officers arrested 18 people, including 15 for illegal consumption of alcohol. One minor was also arrested for being in a tavern. Two adults were arrested for furnishing alcohol to a minor. Most of Friday’s arrests ...

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FOR PET OWNERS

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control reminds pet owners to use extra caution with animals during Halloween by following these safety tips: · Pets will be safest if kept inside the house or other enclosed building and away from groups of excited children. Even children who mean no harm may be more likely to tease ...

PBS39 holding ribbon cutting ceremony

Fort Wayne’s Public television station, PBS39, will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:30am at its teleplex located at 2501 East Coliseum Boulevard in Fort Wayne. This ceremony is to mark the completion of the first phase of PBS39’s technology campaign, “Empowering Community Connections.” At this ceremony will be ...

Salamonie Interpretive Center announces winter hours

Winter business hours at Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area will take effect Nov. 1 and last through March 31. Those business hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays, when the center will be closed. Indiana Annual Entrance Passes for 2014 are now available. The pass features a ...

Free Breakfast and Golf for Veterans on Veteran’s Day

Fort Wayne, Ind—In appreciation of those who have served our country in the military, the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites veterans to enjoy breakfast and a round of golf for free on Veteran’s Day! The Veterans Breakfast is 8:30 – 10:30 am, Monday, November 11 at the Community Center, 233 W. Main Street. ...

Mayor applauds Congress for passing waterways legislation

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Mayor Tom Henry tonight expressed appreciation for the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which provides funding and support for the nation’s waterway infrastructure needs. “The legislation that Congress has passed will help Fort Wayne protect our natural resources while ensuring our residents and visitors ...

Servicemen, women to be honored at HU’s Foundation Breakfast

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University is celebrating past and present U.S. Military servicemen and women with a tribute during the Foundation Breakfast on Nov. 6. Major General R. Martin Umbarger, the adjutant general of Indiana, will give an update on the pre-mobilized training, deployment and redeployment of the Indiana Army and Air National Guard in ...

122FW Exercise (UNCLASSIFIED)

122FW Exercise (UNCLASSIFIED)
Fort Wayne IAP, IN – The 122nd Fighter Wing would like to announce that the base will take part in an Active Shooter Exercise, Thursday, October 24, 2013. The base will participate in the exercise with Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana State Police, and the City/County Communications Center. The 122nd Security Forces have completed hundreds ...

Public dog park at Fort Harrison SP honors DNR K-9 teams

Public dog park at Fort Harrison SP honors DNR K-9 teams The first dog park in an Indiana state park was dedicated Wednesday in honor of DNR Law Enforcement K-9 teams who serve and protect Indiana’s citizens and natural resources. An honor guard with police officers from DNR Law Enforcement, Indiana State Police, Lawrence Police ...

Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers

Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers
Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers Project READS is recruiting volunteers for its after-school tutoring program. Volunteers attend a free initial training session, then are matched one-to-one with a kindergarten through third grade student striving to reach grade-level reading goals. Volunteer tutors meet with their student for one hour each week during the school ...

Waynedale Elementary at History Center

Waynedale Elementary at History Center
In 2003, the History Center established the Heritage Education Fund (HEF) to help provide financial support for school groups wishing to make field trips to the local museum owned by the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society. Thanks to community support of HEF, the decade-old fund hit its one millionth dollar raised this summer from thousands ...