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Lapper-2014

Janet Steadman first learned about Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana when her late husband was diagnosed with lung cancer. A coworker, who was a Cancer Services volunteer, told her she could get the help she needed at Cancer Services.

Then when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 she became a client of Cancer Services.

"When I came down with it I knew right where to turn," Steadman said.

Cancer Services was able to help her navigate the myriad decisions she needed to make and...

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Mayor Tom Henry told residents joined residents to break ground for a flood control project that will protect the area in the future.

The low-lying area along the Fairfield Ditch in Waynedale, in particular along Dalevue Drive and Fernwood Avenue, has experienced chronic flooding since the 1950s. For more than 10 years, the City worked closely with the Army Corp of Engineers to find solutions for this flood zone area. It was hoped that the project could receive federal assistance, but with...

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The Fort Wayne Breakfast Sertoma Club, in partnership with Carter Hearing Clinics, ENT Associates & The Hearing Center, and Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS), invites everyone to CELEBRATE SOUND Don't Walk in Silence on May 17, 2014 at Foster Park at 10 AM.

Maybe you haven't heard, but for 50 million Americans, hearing loss is a significant health issue. From newborn babies to senior citizens, hearing loss can impede learning, lead to social isolation, and even be life...

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Can you believe it has been 60 years since the first Elmhurst Little Leaguer stepped foot on the one and only diamond that used to be located on Hayden Road, which is now Ardmore Avenue, next to Elmhurst High School. Elmhurst Little League has now expanded to 4 diamonds, a concession stand and large parking lot located on Mason Drive.

As a former player and current coach I have spent 20 plus years at the Elmhurst diamonds during the summer. I have really enjoyed my time at Elmhurst and...

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None of us like to see trash and debris on the side of the road, sidewalk or river bank – and that's why residents are being asked to pitch in and be part of the City of Fort Wayne's Great American Cleanup™ event.

Volunteers of all ages are asked to show their community pride and join in on the annual Great American Cleanup™ on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Residents, families, churches, youth organizations or schools are asked to register at www.cityoffortwayne.org/greatamericancleanup or by...

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MisKellys-Chiro

Miskelly Chiropractic Center would like to announce the recent addition of Dr. Scott Eckelbarger to the practice.

"I am excited to have the opportunity to be involved with a practice which has some of the most up to date Chiropractic treatment equipment," said Dr. Eckelbarger.

Dr. Eckelbarger is a Fort Wayne native who has been with the practice for about two months. Before returning to Fort Wayne, he spent a majority of his career owning his own practice in Indianapolis. Dr. Eckelbarger...

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Students at New Tech Academy at Wayne High School will present their ideas for downtown redevelopment to community leaders Friday, April 11.

Students worked with the Deputy Mayor's Office to propose redevelop ideas for a 6-square mile section of downtown Fort Wayne. To prepare, students analyzed ancient city beginnings, world city structures and current Fort Wayne city planning. They also visited the new Envision Center to help prepare their ideas and to better understand the needs of our...

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About 24 million Americans have diabetes, about half of whom are women. Diabetes means that your blood glucose (sugar) is too high. Your blood always has some glucose in it because the body uses glucose for energy; it's the fuel that keeps you going. But too much glucose in the blood is not good for your health. If not controlled, diabetes can lead to blindness, heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, amputations and nerve damage.

Pre-diabetes means that your blood glucose is higher than normal...

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