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Kingston Living celebrates Cert Nurses

Kingston Residence Assisted Living on Winchester Road celebrates their Certified Nursing Assistants: L – R: Makayla Hernandez, Jalisa Figgs, Judith Vickery, Katina Barker, Adriana Rothgeb-Manning, Regan Raugh, Barbara Herman and Artha Maxwell.

Genuine Care ~ Dedicated to You!

D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes have been operated by the McComb family for the last 50 years. The last 31 years being under the leadership of Walt, Jean, Doug and Dave McComb.  As time passes, family needs change and decisions are made for the overall best interests of all involved.

“It is this reason the McComb family has chosen Service Corporation International to acquire D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes for their experience, financial wherewithal and ability to fulfill promises to...

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July marks the 1-Year Anniversary for the Waynedale Business Chamber! During its first year, business owners in the Waynedale area have joined together to make some big plans within the community, which are now coming to full fruition. Members range from small mom-n-pop shops all the way up to representatives from large corporations. Focusing on safety, aesthetics, transportation, branding and other community enhancing initiatives, the Chamber works hand in hand, with its members, non-profits...

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CHAD SHAW

The Fort Wayne Board of Park Commissioners announced recently that Chad Shaw has been promoted to the position of Manager of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. Shaw, a native of Bluffton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Saint Francis and a Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Ball State University, has been with the Park Department since November of 2013 serving as the Supervisor of Landscape and Horticulture.

Parks and Recreation Department...

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As Independence Day celebrations draw near, the Indiana State Fire Marshal is reminding Hoosiers about the safe and legal ways to buy and store fireworks.

Fireworks should only be purchased from a vendor with a valid Indiana fireworks sales permit. Fireworks vendors must have a permit from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security’s (IDHS) Fire and Building Safety Division, which is overseen by the State Fire Marshal. If a sales permit is not on display, it is okay to ask employees to see it...

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Fort Wayne Community Schools recently opened its new Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center. Located in the former Construction Trades building at 2:30 E. Douglas Ave., the Center is designed to be a one-stop shop for families entering Fort Wayne Community Schools or needing assistance accessing community resources.

“We cultivate relationships,” said Debra Faye Williams-Robbins, Chief Officer of Family and Community Engagement. “This center will be a place where families, whether they...

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The City of Fort Wayne announced the Indiana Michigan Power Center in downtown Fort Wayne will be the location for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show on Monday, July 4.

Lutheran Health Network and Old National Bank will again serve as financial sponsors for the fireworks display.

The Fort Wayne TinCaps will be hosting a baseball game that evening beginning at 6:35 p.m. Individuals with tickets to that evening’s game will be able to enjoy the fireworks from their seats at the...

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Dogs and cats can easily become overwhelmed by the sudden explosions of fireworks causing panic and fear. Animal Care & Control wants pet owners to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday while keeping their pets safe and secure. Pets that have never attempted to run off before may bolt through a screen door, jump a fence or dig under a gate to get away from the loud sounds during the days surrounding the holiday.

Every year, the loud booms of fireworks contribute to the increased number of...

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One carrier had just placed the mail in the mailbox and was walking away when the homeowner opened the door and the dog lunged at the carrier. To ward off the attack she put her hand up, and the dog bit her hand so badly she had to have surgery and spend time out of work. Another carrier had just placed a package on the porch so that it could not be seen from the curb. The dog inside the house was barking and charging the window. Suddenly, the glass shattered from the force of the dog’s nails...

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