by Beth Stauffer On Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 from 2-4 pm, the Allen County Trailblazers (ACT) will kick off the second annual Community Hiking Program at Metea County Park. As the residents of both New Haven and Allen County, we are all fortunate to be able to take advantage of a multitude of natural settings [...]

POSTED: 08/29/12 at 10:10 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Vivian Sade | The Journal Gazette All full-time New Haven city government employees will receive a $700 pay increase next year. The raises came after the City Council approved a first draft of the city’s 2013 budget Tuesday. The budget will remain relatively flat at $12.3 million, compared with $12.2 million this year. Employees received [...]

POSTED: 08/29/12 at 7:01 am. FILED UNDER: News

NEVA A. ROGERS, 93, died on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Breathitt County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Nando and Martha Mann. She owned and operated My Lady Beauty Salon, Fort Wayne for almost 50 years. She enjoyed gardening and her hair salon clients. She [...]

POSTED: 08/29/12 at 6:57 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

Pilot Travel Centers LLC broke ground on a new truck plaza at the intersection  of Doyle Road and U.S. 30 in New Haven. The Tennessee company has obtained a $5 million building permit for the project. Brian Yoh, New Haven’s planning and economic development director said, plans filed with the city indicate the main building [...]

POSTED: 08/28/12 at 7:08 am. FILED UNDER: News

MARLA M. MARQUARDT, 56, died on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church, New Haven. She was a pre-school teacher at New Haven United Methodist Pre-school for many years. “Nothing meant more to Marla than her family.” She is [...]

POSTED: 08/28/12 at 6:43 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

The Indiana Department of Education initially named New Haven High School as a recipient of the Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Award in 2009. Indiana schools to receive the Gold Star School Counseling Award had the option to renew three years after the initial receipt of the award. Gold Star schools undergo a rigorous process [...]

POSTED: 08/27/12 at 9:30 pm. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

ELIZABETH C. SHULL, 94, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at Kindred Health care, Fort Wayne. Born in DeKalb County, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Lois Smith. She was a member of New Haven United Methodist Church. She was a school teacher for over 26 years, first with Angola High School in [...]

POSTED: 08/27/12 at 7:26 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

by Beth Stauffer I graduated from Columbia City High School in 1994. For those of you doing the math in your head right now, that’s a little over 18 years ago. Not all that long ago in the grand scheme of things, but long enough ago that I can no longer remember the name of [...]

POSTED: 08/27/12 at 7:06 am. FILED UNDER: News, Schools

by Beth Stauffer On Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 the New Haven Festival Committee, which hosts the Canal Days festival each year, held the 2012 wrap up meeting in the New Haven Police Department’s training room. Eleven committee members were present to discuss the 2012 festival and discuss prospective plans for the 2013 Canal Days festival. [...]

POSTED: 08/26/12 at 8:16 am. FILED UNDER: News

Over the past few weeks, Interim Study Committees have met to review legislation and make suggestions to the upcoming General Assembly. There was one study committee in particular that I wanted to address, the Interim Study Committee on Economic Development. I believe Right to Work is already paying huge dividends.  The Indiana Economic Development Corporation [...]

POSTED: 08/26/12 at 8:11 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News