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  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette St. Joseph Central Elementary School 5th graders high-five David Wish, Founder and CEO, Little Kids Rock at their school Monday. St Joseph Central Elementary School was celebrating instruments donated by Sweatwater through Little Kids Rock. Sweetwater has also facilitated the establishment of the Little Kids Rock program in seven schools in the Fort Wayne Community Schools district: Abbett, Maplecrest, Forest Park, Price, Bloomingdale, Washington, and St. Joe Central Elementary schools.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Roscoe Nunn Sr. , left, and Bud Hyde enjoy a walk through the Scott Wetlands during an open house on Saturday. The constructed wetlands at Camp Scott are fed by a 1.7 million gallon underground storage tank and pump station. The underground tank collects storm water. The water then moves through a series of wetland areas before it enters the storage pond. A three-quarter mile path around the preserve lets visitors experience the natural beauty of Camp Scott without disturbing the habitat. 

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Restoration continues on the West Berry Apartments Monday as Strebig Construction Inc. repairs loose motor and replaces damage bricks.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Students at Fairfield Elementary School dance along with their principal Lindsay Amstutz-Martin during the kickoff of Battle of the Fit which is promoting physical activity, health & wellness in effort to combat childhood obesity.MDwise, an Indiana-based nonprofit health maintenance organization (HMO), has launched the Battle of the Fit program at Adams, South Wayne and Fairfield Elementary schools.The three schools will compete for the title of "Fittest School," as well as monetary prizes to be used toward the purchase of fitness-related equipment. The winning school will receive $6,000; the second-place school $3,000; and the third-place school $2,000.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette St. Francis' s receiver Rocky James catches a touchdown pass over St. Xavier's Trevon Anderson at Bishop D'Arcy Stadium Saturday evening.  

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette A Fort Wayne firefighter Capt. Eric Balliet who died Wednesday during a training exercise at a commercial structure is escorted from St Joseph Hospital to to D.O. McComb's Tribute Center, 2307 W. Main St. Balliet was leading a crew during physically demanding maneuvers, according to Jeremy Bush, president of the Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters. Balliet was a 19-year veteran with the Fort Wayne Fire Department. Balliet was promoted to captain in November 2005 to work in the fire investigation division. He is a former lieutenant in the combat division.   Balliet will be taken from St. Joseph Hospital to D.O. McComb's Tribute Center, 2307 W. Main St., at 2 p.m. today.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Grady Johnson, 2nd grade, enjoys jumping during the Jump Rope for Heart event at Canterbury School on Thursday September 28, 2017. Every year, Jump Rope for Heart is a big part of Health Emphasis Week for Canterbury's students in Grades 1-6.  Proceeds raised from Jump Rope for Heart benefit the American Heart Association.   

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Dan and Judi Wire receive the Linda & Jerry Vandeveer Impact Award Friday morning from Jerry Vandeveer and Nelson Peters at Citizen Square. The commissioners announced establishment of the award last September to be presented annually to an individual or individuals who reside in Allen County and have lived a life of service to our community outside of their regular profession in the example and tradition set by the Vandeveers.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette Charlotte Bauer, 4, enjoys splashing around in bubbles under a bubble machine during the Fall Harvest Festival at Salomon Farm Park on Friday September 22, 2017. The event features live animals, kid's activities, wagon rides, oat/wheat threshing, and much more.  

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette A drone, contracted by I & M from ReliaPOLE Inspection Services, checks lines and poles to ensure the reliability and integrity of the area's transmission system Monday morning.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette St. Joseph Central Elementary School 4th graders in Pamela Hoose class welcome Sweetwater and Little Kids Rock to their school Monday. St Joseph Central Elementary School was celebrating instruments donated by Sweatwater through Little Kids Rock. Sweetwater has also facilitated the establishment of the Little Kids Rock program in seven schools in the Fort Wayne Community Schools district: Abbett, Maplecrest, Forest Park, Price, Bloomingdale, Washington, and St. Joe Central Elementary schools.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Lauren Conklin, center, Jennie Nicklin,left, and Sarah Loshe volunteer with Save Maumee Grassroots Organization to remove Asian Bush Honeysuckle from Deetz Nature Preserve Tuesday. October 14th and 15th, 10am to 4pm, Save Maumee Grassroots Organization will be planting native trees in the cleared out area where Asian Bush Honeysuckle kept anything else from growing. Volunteers are welcome.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Visiting artist St. Monci works on one of two murals in the atrium that he is painting for the Fort Wayne Museum of Art permanent collection Thursday. Monci's current body of art explores the most fundamental elements of art and design, in color and form. Yis "Nosego" Goodwin is also currently painting a mural in the hallway outside the Early Learning Center. The public is welcomed to watch Monci as well as Nosego paint their murals through October 3rd.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette CMS Roofing Inc roofers working for CME Corporation add a layer of insulation as they work to complete the irma roof on the Rousseau Centre Friday.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Bella Lord, 7, right, shows her brother Ashton, 6, a Wolly Bear caterpillar while hiking during Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve's Short Hikes for Short Legs' Wonders of Autumn activity. The Woolly Bear caterpillar has been used as an indicator for the coming winter's severity. It has 13 distinct segments of either rusty brown or black. The wider the rusty brown sections (or the more brown segments there are), the milder the coming winter will be. The more black there is, the more severe the winter.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Members of the Forces of Montcalm and Wolfe, and Seven Years War, are retracing the route taken by French Voyageurs in 1717 and will arrive in West Lafayette on Friday September 9th in conjunction with the 300th anniversary of Fort Ouiatenon and the 50th anniversary of the Feast of the Hunters' Moon festival. 

Friday, September 29, 2017 2:30 pm

Photos of the Week September 29, 2017

Favorite photos by The Journal Gazette staff