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Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) recently congratulated Logan Ormsby of Fort Wayne on his acceptance into the United States Air Force Academy. Coats nominated Ormsby, a senior at Homestead High School, for an appointment to Colorado Springs.

"There is no higher calling for an American citizen than to wear the uniform of the United States Armed Forces," said Coats. "I congratulate Logan on this distinguished honor and believe his talents and abilities will make him an outstanding cadet. I look...

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Canal Days LOGO

We welcome you to the 2015 New Haven Canal Days Festival! Canal Days is our community's premier homecoming event, when we welcome all current and former residents and guests from all over the tri-state area for a week filled with camaraderie and family-friendly fun.

The theme for the 2015 festival is "City of Neighbors". We would like to welcome each and every one of New Haven's 14,790 neighbors to the festival in 2015!

The NHCD Festival Committee, consists of a team of dedicated volunteers...

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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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