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Closings and delays for Tuesday, Feb. 18

– The following closings and delays have been received by The Journal Gazette.


  • Marion at South Side High School is postponed Tuesday evening. Rescheduled for Feb. 25 at South Side, with ninth-grade, JV starting at 6 p.m.
Other closings and delays:

  • The Animal Care Teens meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Animal Care & Control will not meet.
  • All Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department classes and activities are canceled Tuesday. For more information, call 427-6000.
The following schools are closed today:

  • Northwest Allen County Schools
  • East Allen County Schools
  • Southwest Allen County Schools
  • Fort Wayne Community Schools
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