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The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority conducted a full-scale emergency preparedness drill at Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The airport authority advises members of the public that emergency vehicles and other equipment staged a simulation of an aircraft accident and will not be associated with an actual emergency situation.

The airport authority's public safety department developed a scenario of an aircraft landing short of...

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Sandy Ayers, Pathfinder Community Connection and Jermaine Jackson, client.

Pathfinder's comm-unity development office currently has money available for qualified individuals through a program run by the state's Housing and Community Development Authority.

If you live in Indiana and meet the criteria for the grant money based on household size and taxable income, you could receive up to $3,600 dollars over the next four years. It is called the Individual Development Account (IDA) program. Funds received through the program can pay for a down payment, inspections, or...

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Eleven years ago these kids were enjoying Coneys & Ice Cream at The Stand. Kaylee Colvin, Michael Colvin, Daniel Colvin, Andy Trevino, Mick Palmer, Nick Ehinger, Kaitlyn Ehinger, Anjelica Trevino, Adrianna Trevino, Emily Ehinger, Courtney DeRemer, Kayla DeRemer and Matt Palmer.

It is official-Spring is here! And summer is so close...
And with that, so many events to celebrate!

The Stand "Coneys & Ice Cream" on Bluffton Road is set to celebrate! This homegrown fast-casual restaurant known for its hot dogs and ice cream has scooped up some 11 years in business!

A compelling story-
In 2004 co-owners Skip Sandels and Mike Palmer opened the doors offering a variety of hot dogs. There was the traditional hot dog, coney dog, jalapeno dog and cheese dog. Plus, The Stand...

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Wolffer Pauline Birthday

100 Years Young! Pauline Wolfer is celebrating her birthday on May 10.

Pauline and her late husband, Sylvester, are the parents of five daughters; Barbara (Thomas-deceased) Muldoon, Pat (Arnold) Custard, Sharon (Larry-deceased) Ebnit, Agnes (Don-deceased) Davis, Marge (Steve) Longsworth.

Pauline has 24 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and 30 great-great grandchildren.

MT CALVARY GRANDPARENTS DAY

What do Paige, Autumn, Dana, Blaire, Dakota, Ryce, Gabriel and Sophia have in common? They are all grandchildren of Ed and Mary Lou Fox who have attended Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool at one time or another since 1992.

Ed and Mary Lou are pictured here with granddaughter Sophia and Sue Doepner, the director, who has taught 5 of the 8 grandchildren in her classes. Ed and Mary Lou were attending the preschool's annual grandparent's day and reminiscing about the many years they have attended...

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In an effort to enhance the ability of the deaf and hard of hearing to communicate at various businesses and organizations across Fort Wayne and Allen County, both the Fort Wayne International Airport and the Allen County Public Library have installed video phones. At FWA's Welcome Center visitors who arrive at the airport, and those boarding and flying out of Fort Wayne will have a video phone for their use to communicate with their loved ones and make necessary arrangements upon their arrival...

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The Historic West Main Street Farmers Market is celebrating 7 years of serving the Fort Wayne community with fresh local produce with their season opening on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 3-8 PM at 1936 West Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808. The market is owned and operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association.

West Main Street Farmers Market will continue to provide area residents the very best in local produce, Indiana produced foods and local arts and crafts with a renewed emphasis on the...

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Everything from properly folding to flying a flag correctly is presented in the United States Flag Code outlines. It even describes how to retire an American flag respectfully.

The Code states, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning."
So, when your flag is torn and worn out beyond repair, it is time to retire it.

There are several ways to respectfully dispose of the American flag...

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On Saturday, May 9, the National Association of Letter Carriers, the United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking Hoosiers to help Stamp Out Hunger. The annual food drive has grown into a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive, held on the second Saturday in May, has become the nation's largest single-day food drive. In 2014, generous Americans donated 72.5 million...

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