March 12, 2014 - Because of the thick and wet snow, garbage and recycling efforts are being suspended for the day. Republic Services pulled trucks from the streets after rapid heavy snow fell on Fort Wayne causing several trucks to get stuck. Collection will run one day behind for the remainder of the week. Allen County remains under a Winter Weather Travel Watch, which means only essential travel, such as to and from work or in emergency situation is recommended. This watch is for all towns and cities in Allen County.
WINTER WEATHER TRAVEL WATCH IN EFFECT - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12
March 12, 2014 - The Allen County Office of Homeland Security this morning issued a winter weather travel WATCH for all of Allen County.
A WATCH means that conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. During a WATCH, only essential travel, such as to and from work or in emergency situations is recommended. Drivers should be aware that conditions are hazardous. Please drive slowly and have emergency supplies in vehicles, along with a cell phone. Motorists should stay off the roads if possible so that highway crews can proceed with the snow removal process.
MAYOR AND FWCS SUPERINTENDENT TO ATTEND NATIONAL EDUCATION EVENT
March 11, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Fort Wayne Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Wendy Robinson will attend the upcoming “Mayors in Education Convening.” The event is Thursday-Friday in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are co-hosts.