My Hometown: Embody Dance

My Hometown features stories about local entrepreneurs, hobbyist or business owners. This month’s features Embody Dance, a freeing dance gathering new to Fort Wayne.

Santa’s on his way: Military helps kids follow fabled flight

Tens of thousands of children from around the world plan to call the North American Aerospace Defense Command to ask where Santa is, and starting Saturday they will get a cheery answer about the mythical route from a real person, not a recording.

Christmas cards get holy touch with Bethlehem postmark

There are about 90 post offices in the United States with holiday- or winter-themed names and the U.S. Postal Service offers a “Christmas Re-mailing” service to them. Letters may be sent to the postmaster in the town marked “Christmas Re-mailing” and they will be stamped and sent out.

Former Komets doom current club in 6-1 Brampton win

Former Komets Colin Chaulk, Brandon Marino, and Chris Auger returned to their old stomping grounds with a vengeance on Friday night leading the Brampton Beast to a 6-1 win over the Komets at War Memorial Coliseum.

McKinney-Jones nets 26 as Mad Ants top Delaware

Trey McKinney-Jones led the way with 26 points – including a perfect 15-of-15 from the free throw line – in leading the Mad Ants to a 106-97 road win Friday night at Delaware.

Banding together for a good cause

Local high school band directors play Christmas carols at the entrance of Kroger to help raise money for the Salvation Army bell ringers.

12/23 High School Basketball Recap

4A no.1 Homestead topped Chicago Simeon – a top 15 team in Illinois – 64-42 Friday afternoon to headline local prep basketball action.

Pence hands out pay raises, awards before leaving office

Pence, now the vice president-elect, said Indiana “would not be a state that works” without dedicated government workers, to whom he is giving raises that range between 2 and 4 percent. The raises will cost $31 million over the next year.