Latest Fort Wayne Stories

2009-05-04 09:18:00

New Cell Site Means Clearer Reception, Fewer Dropped Calls FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Fort Wayne, which enables more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell site, which is equipped...

2009-04-30 06:20:00

Study Gives Indiana Residents Access to Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day Health Care Costs in Nearly Every Zip Code Statewide RICHMOND, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The cost of long term care in Indiana is rising at a rate outpacing inflation, putting significant financial pressure on those in or near retirement, according to an annual study by Genworth Financial.

2009-03-09 15:43:00

Clay Jennings named President of Fort Wayne Office TOLEDO, Ohio, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Hylant Group, one of the nation's largest privately held commercial brokerage firms, has appointed Clay Jennings to the position of President for its Fort Wayne, Ind., office.

2008-09-15 03:00:23

By Lehman, Bruce With two locations in Fort Wayne and an online expansion to Detroit in the works, Director Nicole Rennaker says, "The Neighborhood Learning Place offers a long list of programs and techniques designed as supplemental academic support for pre-K to adults students.

2008-07-31 12:00:00

By Jennifer L. Boen, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Jul. 31--Myo Aung, 39, has type I diabetes and gives himself two shots of insulin each day. He spent 12 years in refugee camps in Thailand after fleeing his homeland of Burma and arrived in Fort Wayne in 2005.

2008-07-31 12:01:05

By Jennifer L. Boen, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Jul. 31--Every chair in the waiting room was occupied at ASK Ministries' clinic for Burmese refugees this week. Since opening in January, the free monthly clinic has seen its patients more than triple.

2008-07-31 12:00:00

By Bob Caylor, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Jul. 31--If she's elected governor, Jill Long Thompson would use tax credits, direct investment and executive directives to encourage the development of "green jobs" in Indiana.

2008-07-29 18:00:51

By Cindy Larson, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Jul. 29--It's been a long time coming, but Don Chava's Mexican Grill is finally open at 1234 N. Wells St. It's owned by the same people who own Cebolla's Mexican Grill, and about 40 percent of Don Chava's menu is taken from Cebolla's.

2008-07-25 18:00:56

By Cindy Larson, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Jul. 25--Fido and Fluffy have two fewer places to shop in Fort Wayne. Both local Petland pet-supply stores closed June 29, said Julie Washburn, public relations coordinator for Petland Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.