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…

Allen County plans to use a grant from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to educate the public on proper battery storage and recycling methods. The Allen County Board of Commissioners committed June 12 to match a $5,000 state community grant awarded to the Allen County Depar…

FORT WAYNE — The Carroll boys basketball team closed out conference play with a road win over Homestead, defeating the Spartans 61-53 Friday and gaining some retribution for a late-season loss at home last year.

“We are dealing with an issue — and issues — that are deeply rooted in systematic racism and oppression. … It’s unrealistic for us to think that a march to MLK Bridge is going to un-root systematic oppression and racism without formalized policies and changes.”

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.

Northwest Allen County Schools could be back to offering some of its regular summer programming as early as next week. Pending approval from state and local government officials, the Carroll High School athletic program plans to open the school grounds for summer youth camps, as well as stre…