Vivian Sade | The Journal Gazette NEW HAVEN – After fine-tuning the city’s rules on junk vehicles, the New Haven City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward with an amended version that will exempt salvage businesses. The new ordinance would prohibit abandoning partially dismantled, non-operating, wrecked or junked vehicles on public or private property within [...]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 11:17 am. FILED UNDER: News

The New Haven Bulldogs lost their opening round game Tuesday night to Jay County 49 to 36. The Dogs had a great season under 1st year NH Coach Al Gooden. JAY COUNTY 49, NEW HAVEN 36 New Haven 15 8 5 8 –36 Jay County 9 9 12 19 –49 Jay County: Carmin 14, Scholleg [...]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 7:11 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

GLORIA “SUE” POWE, 79, of New Haven, died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at her daughter’s home. Born in Portland, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Treva Daniels. She was a very active member of Emanuel Lutheran Church, New Haven. She retired in 1988 from General Electric after 20 years. She is [...]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 7:04 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

Statewide smoking ban is a ‘joke,’ but he’s not laughing Bar owner just the latest to be hurt by legal incrementalism By Kevin Leininger of The News-Sentinel “This is driving me nuts. Communities have already dealt with this issue, and for the state to go over the top of my City Council’s head is an [...]

POSTED: 02/28/12 at 6:22 pm. FILED UNDER: Business

A New Haven man is sentenced to 58.5-years for molesting a five-year-old girl. 24-year-old Joshua C. Johnson was convicted with nine felony counts, including five charges of child molesting. A witness told authorities she saw a video of Johnson having a sexual encounter with the child.

POSTED: 02/28/12 at 2:54 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Don’t Miss This Important Event!! Symposium Highlights: Keynote address on community engagement – Dr. Jane Ellery YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne Workplace Wellness Awards Trends and Best Practices in Workplace Wellness Budget-Friendly Wellness and Cost-Containment Strategies Click Here to view the complete flyer. To register, please visit or call 800.824.6885.

POSTED: 02/28/12 at 7:53 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

You’ve realized that the exterior of the house needs to be painted this summer and you’re considering hiring college painters but you’re not sure if these students can get the job done? Hiring college students to paint your home comes with a few obvious concerns but if you focus on these four keys you will [...]

POSTED: 02/28/12 at 7:28 am. FILED UNDER: News

Anthony Talarico, 49, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 at his home. Born in Ft. Wayne, IN, Anthony attended Wayne HS. He worked as a Truck Driver with Overnight Trucking for 15 years and attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. He loved his children and grandchildren and enjoyed woodworking building benches and [...]

POSTED: 02/27/12 at 10:38 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

Injury put hoops first for Beachem Greg Jones | High school sports editor FORT WAYNE – and literal – break for V.J. Beachem. The New Haven junior sustained a broken foot as a seventh-grader. The injury forced him to give up baseball for a season, and that turned the 6-foot-7 forward’s focus to basketball. “At [...]

POSTED: 02/27/12 at 7:04 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

M. ELLAZINE “ELLIE’ PARKS, 87, of New Haven, formerly of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Rome, Ga., she was the daughter of the late John and Bea Hicks. She was a 14-year employee of the Southern Bell Co. before retiring after 25 years of service with [...]

POSTED: 02/26/12 at 7:18 am. FILED UNDER: Obits