July 6 marked a reopening for summer activities at schools throughout Allen County — the first time students have stepped foot on many school properties since COVID-19 effectively ended in-person academics in March. However, fall reentry plans are still a moving target.

There was no playing of “Pomp and Circumstance” and no handing out of diplomas, but the Indiana Black Expo Fort Wayne Chapter’s virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 27, was heavy on sound advice for graduates, provided by some of Fort Wayne’s most renowned leaders.

The city of Fort Wayne announced July 1 that it has postponed its fireworks show that was scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. July Fourth from atop the Indiana Michigan Power Center, 911 S. Calhoun St.

It was an unconventional end to an unconventional college experience, but LeighAnn Brooks wouldn’t change a thing. Brooks, of Huntertown, had the unique experience May 30 of delivering a virtual commencement speech for the Western Governors University Class of 2020, earning two degrees while…

Local McDonald's franchisee  Dick Littlefield is selling three of his restaurants, and keeping one — his spot in Churubusco. “We’re just downsizing, my wife and I,” Littlefield said. “And the one we kept is the one that’s closest to our home.”

Fort Wayne City Council members Glynn Hines, D-at large, Michelle Chambers, D-at large, and Sharon Tucker, D-6th district, joined Adams Township Trustee Denita Washington, Wayne Township Trustee Austin Knox, Wayne Township Trustee Board Chair Pat Turner, East Allen County Schools District 3E…

Although he’s cleaning out his classroom, Rollie Clements still plans to return for the Carroll High School boys soccer team’s 2020-21 season after two of the most successful campaigns in his two decades as the Chargers’ head coach.

The Allen County Prosecutor’s Office will pore over what it expects could be thousands of hours of footage from protests May 29 and 30 in downtown Fort Wayne, in order to determine how to proceed with the more than 100 arrests made in connection with those protests.

July 6 marked a reopening for summer activities at schools throughout Allen County — the first time students have stepped foot on many school properties since COVID-19 effectively ended in-person academics in March. However, fall reentry plans are still a moving target.

There was no playing of “Pomp and Circumstance” and no handing out of diplomas, but the Indiana Black Expo Fort Wayne Chapter’s virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 27, was heavy on sound advice for graduates, provided by some of Fort Wayne’s most renowned leaders.

Seniors missing out on important life events has been the theme of the past couple months for schools across the region. As the COVID-19 virus swept across the globe, teens had to come to grips with a reality that didn’t include spring break, graduation ceremonies or spring sporting events.

It could be mid-July before Northwest Allen County Schools parents know whether or not their children will return to their school buildings this fall. During a June 8 meeting of the NACS Board of School Trustees, Superintendent Chris Himsel said it could even be early August before he has an…