CAROLE “MOM” J. WOOD, 72, of New Haven, died on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late George Levy and Shirley (Ray) Oakley. She attended Lifeway Wesleyan Church and volunteered with East Allen County Schools. She retired in 2004 from [...]

POSTED: 03/31/12 at 4:31 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL SADD CHAPTER HOLDS ‘IT ONLY TAKES ONE’ TEEN DISTRACTED DRIVING CAMPAIGN Over the past few months, New Haven High School has been participating in a campaign sponsored by Indiana SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) called It Only Takes One. This campaign focused on the dangers of distracted driving. The New Haven [...]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

It is not very often that a math teacher gets to have fun with a “math holiday” so C.L.S. teacher, Cyan Peters decided to celebrate the unique day with her math classes. They ate pie and created this paper chain to illustrate that the digits in pi do not repeat. This was one day that [...]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 7:30 am. FILED UNDER: Schools

New Haven Entrepreneur Kathy Jordan Honored for Providing Outstanding Customer Service Allstate agency owner earns prestigious service designation As a business leader and involved citizen in the New Haven, Indiana area, Allstate exclusive agency owner Kathy Jordan of Jordan-Haines Agency has been designated an Allstate Premier Service Agent for 2012. Bestowed upon less than one-third [...]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 7:26 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

Few shocks in homeowner tax bills Benjamin Lanka | The Journal Gazett Allen County homeowners should expect moderate changes on their tax bills in 2012, with a few areas such as Huntertown and Monroeville seeing spikes and drops of more than 5 percent. Allen County Auditor Tera Klutz recently calculated tax bills. They show some [...]

POSTED: 03/29/12 at 7:43 am. FILED UNDER: News

(WANE) – A letter of resignation from a middle school principal to the East Allen County School board has some parents asking questions. They say they’re upset to see him leave, but more concerned about his reasons why. In a letter the former principal of New Haven Middle School, Pete Downey, outlines why he’s resigning. [...]

POSTED: 03/29/12 at 7:33 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

East Allen County Schools Public Relations Liaison sent out a news release on March 28th stating that the district will be hosting a public “work session”. The meeting’s purpose and discussion will focus on how to administer the use of technology in the classroom in order to foster learning. The press release states that public [...]

POSTED: 03/29/12 at 7:27 am. FILED UNDER: News

Amazon.com Inc. announced plans Tuesday for a $150 million warehouse and distribution center in southern Indiana after state officials gave the online retailer two more years before it has to start collecting sales taxes from customers. Seattle-based Amazon said the center in Jeffersonville is expected to open this fall and could have 1,000 employees by [...]

POSTED: 03/28/12 at 7:55 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

Funding questions force board to delay decision a month Devon Haynie | The Journal Gazette The East Allen County School board says it’s leaning toward buying iPads for some of its students next year, though it needs to determine how to pay for the move. During a work session Tuesday, board members said they were [...]

POSTED: 03/28/12 at 7:49 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

The Purdue Research Park is offering an opportunity to incoming Indiana high school juniors and seniors who demonstrate an aptitude in the areas of math, science and technology along with an interest in entrepreneurship.  Selected students will attend a five-day, high-tech focused Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy at Purdue University’s campus in West Lafayette, June [...]

POSTED: 03/27/12 at 7:00 am. FILED UNDER: Schools