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North Side High School honored children surviving cancer at their 30th annual Christmas Party for Kids Surviving Cancer on Sunday, December 4.

Event aims to honor child cancer survivors

Northside High School hosted the annual event Sunday, which involved students adopting a family affected by the disease by shopping for Christmas presents for the children in the family, wrapping the presents and attending the event alongside their designated family.

A baby and Santa Claus at the annual Santa Train event at the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society on Saturday, December 3.

Santa Train tradition returns to Fort Wayne

Upon arriving at the boarding site, passengers will navigate Santa’s Workshop and experience entertainment, food, photo opportunities and other activities before departure.

Restoration crews boarded up the home on Bankbarn Place after it caught on fire on Friday, December 2.

Fire crews called to Georgetown-area fire

A house caught fire near the intersection of Maplecrest and E. State Blvd. late Friday night. When firefighters arrived they found fire on the rear porch of the home.