You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Local

  • TV host talks at local event
    Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death, but the disease can also take a deadly toll on family members who are forced to become caregivers, says television and radio talk show host Leeza Gibbons.
  • Suggested budget cuts submitted
    The end of annual city budget discussions is here, and three City Council members have submitted more than $1.8 million in proposed cuts for 2015.
  • Blind pilot able to fly again
      The front wheels of the Cirrus SR20 lifted off the ground at 2:20 p.m. Friday, and it took just a few seconds for the plane to complete it's steady rise above the red, gold and green tree line on the horizon.
Advertisement
Laura J. Gardner/The Journal Gazette
Memorial Pool, seen here in 2011, has closed because of mechanical problems, the city of Fort Wayne said today.

Memorial Pool closed by mechanical problems

FORT WAYNE – Mechanical problems have closed Memorial Pool.

The city of Fort Wayne said Friday that the pool is expected to open early next week.

Northside and McMillen pools remain open every afternoon, and the city parks’ free splash pads are operating from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., the announcement said.

Splash pads are located at Buckner Park on Bass Road; McCormick Park at Raymond and Holly avenues; Memorial Park at Maumee and Glasgow avenues; Shoaff Park on St. Joe Road; Taylor’s Dream playground at Kreager Park on North River Road; and Waynedale Park at Koons and Elzey avenues.

There is also a splash pad at Robert E. Meyers Park, inside the north gate of Parkview Field downtown, which is open on days without scheduled events at Parkview Field.

Advertisement