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South side residents say 'No more gas stations!'

South side residents say 'No more gas stations!'

Frost Illustrated Staff Report

FORT WAYNE—Every time you look around, it seems like there’s a new gas station/convenience store going up. That’s the view of a group of concerned citizens and community leaders who say those stations are becoming a blight on the community.

During the past few weeks, dozens of people have been standing in front of the old Diplomat Plaza in the 4100 block of Hessen Cassel Road to protest the construction of yet another gas station on the city’s south side. There already are two gas stations within a couple mile stretch on that road from Oxford Street to...

Second Amnesty and Deliverance event set for Aug. 18

FORT WAYNE—The Bible reports that multitudes of people flocked to Christ when he we conducted his earthly ministry. Furthermore, the scriptures report that he healed people of all types of...

South Side Fest returns for fourth, bigger year

Frost Illustrated Staff Report

FORT WAYNE—Once again the rich culture and vibrant community of one of the city’s areas will be on display when local businesses, organizations and volunteers present the...

Researching African American Family History in Alabama

African American Genealogical Society of Fort Wayne presents genealogy program on Aug. 11

 By Roberta Ridley

Reflecting thoughts of Alabama brings to mind the song “Old Susanna” composed and written by Steven Foster...


Much-loved funk, soul artist is 'over the moon' with new high school degree


Frost Illustrated Video Survey Question: Is it fair to require to submit DNA to a law enforcement data base?

(GIN)—Forty-four years after he dropped out of school, Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse has gone back to the classroom and passed the exams he missed.

His efforts won...

Open house set for homeowners, first time buyers

Down payment, home repair assistance available

FORT WAYNE—The City’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Development is inviting residents to attend an open house to learn about...

Centenarian celebrates 101st


Frost Illustrated Video Survey Question: Is it fair to require to submit DNA to a law enforcement data base?

By Eunice Trotter
For American Senior Communities

FORT WAYNE—Rachael Manges celebrated her 101st birthday on Aug. 2. She is a resident of Fort...

What is real blackness? What is a real man? Today vs. yesterday

By KC

As I picked up the paper today, I read that another black man went to his death due to violence or suicide. The reason,...

No easy answers to problem of mass murder in U.S.

LET’S DO BETTER

Brenda Robinson

Last week, prosecutors in Colorado charged James Holmes, accused of the Aurora, Colo., massacre, with 24 first degree murder charges, 116 attempted...

Despite pain of loss, adoption best choice for one mother, child


Frost Illustrated Video Survey Question: Is it fair to require to submit DNA to a law enforcement data base?

By nancy n. Jones
Special to Frost Illustrated

I once again have seen my beloved Josiah. I held back my tears and tried not to look...







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Researching African American Family History in Alabama