Lifting water tower 44 feet will boost public safety, economic growth By Kevin Leininger of The News-Sentinel When Allen County officials wanted to add luxury boxes and about 2,500 seats to the Memorial Coliseum in 2002, they raised the 50-year-old arena’s roof by nearly 42 feet. The project cost more than $34 million — but [...]

POSTED: 02/28/15 at 8:22 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

Provided by the New Haven Chamber of Commerce: Human Resources is something every business, big or small, has to deal with every day. Unfortunately as a business owner, unless you have training in Human Resources (HR), just the basics can be overwhelming. That is where XcelHR can help. Next year XcelHR will celebrate its 25th [...]

POSTED: 02/28/15 at 8:14 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

BONNIE L. SCHIEFERSTEIN LEHMAN, of Coldwater, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, with family present. Born July 5, 1930, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Marlow “Bud” Schieferstein and Lillian (“Annie”) Greiner Schieferstein. Bonnie graduated from Decatur High School in 1948 where she was the DHS Drum Majorette with the high [...]

POSTED: 02/27/15 at 6:51 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

TAYLOR A. ELZEY, 20, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a graduate of New Haven High School. Taylor worked as a crew member with McDonalds. She was a member of Tillman Road Church of God, The Roller Dome Speed Skating Club, and [...]

POSTED: 02/26/15 at 6:55 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

RICHARD A. BRENNAN, 85, of New Haven, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. He was born on May 29, 1929, in Wren, Ohio. Richard loved bowling and fishing. He retired from N&W Railroad and also worked construction. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 2457 in New Haven and American Legion Post 377 in [...]

POSTED: 02/26/15 at 6:53 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

Team Bird Elite youth running club closed out it’s Indoor Track season at the University of Kentucky HS Invitational, with Paige Boatright of New Haven HS running a personal record performance for a full 2 mile run Saturday.  Paige ran a 11:50.2 in the race which included eight plus different states in this high caliber [...]

POSTED: 02/25/15 at 10:46 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

New Haven Boys Varsity Basketball beat Bluffton High School 46-45

POSTED: 02/25/15 at 7:29 am. FILED UNDER: Schools

JAMES “JIM” ALAN SHAWVER, 63, of New Haven, passed away on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at home with his family by his side. Born in Portland, he was the son of the late Helen and Merle Shawver and was a 1970 graduate of Portland High School. He was a member of Cedar Creek Church of [...]

POSTED: 02/25/15 at 6:57 am. FILED UNDER: Obits

3A at Garrett: New Haven vs. Bishop Dwenger Garrett vs. Concordia Angola vs. Bishop Luers (Leo has bye to second round.)

POSTED: 02/22/15 at 8:58 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

GERTRUDE MARY “GERTIE” “TRUDI” GEHRING, died on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Pine Crest Village Assisted Living, Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Born March 1, 1912, at the family farm home in Wells County – near Ossian, she was a daughter of Charles and Mary (Stoppenhagen) Werling. Trudi was the middle child of nine. Trudi married Cecil [...]

POSTED: 02/22/15 at 8:01 am. FILED UNDER: Obits