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Sherry Slater

Sherry Slater, Assistant Desk Editor, has more than 25 years of experience at newspapers in Maryland and Indiana. She has covered business issues at The Journal Gazette since 2001 and has additional editing duties. | 260-461-8262

Stories by Sherry Slater

Tyra Watson, a registered nurse, administered a COVID-19 booster shot to an unidentified patron of Precision Cuts barbershop, 7504 S. Anthony Blvd., last month as part of an effort to vaccinate more residents of southeast Fort Wayne.

FreeRetired RN taking vaccine to residents

Instead of using retirement and the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to slow down, one Fort Wayne woman views them as another opportunity...

January 23, 2022 1:00 am

Local development leaders will be promoting Allen County Together, a set of goals for the greater Fort Wayne area.

'Bold goals' set for city's growth

Local officials on Thursday unveiled a “bold” 10-year vision for economic development with high growth, innovation and...

January 7, 2022 1:00 am

 Fort Wayne's downtown lies just beyond the riverfront development, as seen in this photo from Greater Fort Wayne Inc. 
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New 10-year plan includes singing Fort Wayne's praises as a music city

Local officials today unveiled a "bold" 10-year vision for economic development with high growth, innovation and inclusivity as its...

January 6, 2022 10:30 am

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The Chilly Challenge, a New Year's Day tradition for some local cyclists, attracted 38 registered riders to Shoaff Park on Saturday. 

38 cyclists undeterred by rain

After Patrick Stelte saw Saturday’s wet weather forecast, he thought the annual Chilly Challenge Bicycle Tour was going to turn...

January 2, 2022 1:00 am


FreePro-vaccination group mobilizes to encourage getting booster shot

The director of the Bring it Up campaign is expanding his message.

December 30, 2021 1:00 am