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James Land helps stepdaughter Jordyn Dombrowski, 6, on Thursday at Georgetown Bowl. Harris Elementary students were there to learn.

5 things of interest to area readers - Friday, March 28, 2014

Michelle Davies The Journal Gazette
Kevin Jacobs, 17, on Thursday delivers wooden Builder Boards he made and donated to SCAN for the family visitation room. Jacobs got donations to buy the wood for his Eagle Scout project, which took him about a year to complete.

A look at some things Fort Wayne area readers will want to know.


* Falcon egg spotted in I&M nest, click here

* Broadway barber retires, ending era, click here

* Car sale suit settled; IOU is an inmate's, click here

* Click here to read Keiara Carr's Weekender interviews with comedy superstar Bill Cosby and renowned Israeli Cellist Amit Peled.

* Municipal golf courses open for the season at noon today. Click here


Cloudy with a high in the lower 50s. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.


The High Schools sports page season previews focus on track and girls tennis. Click here for stories.


Anthony Boulevard has lane restrictions at Coliseum Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through April 10. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. FYI

* Looking for something to do? Click here to check out what's happening around town.

* Lenovo recalls ThinkPad notebook computer battery packs. Click here for the latest product recall stories.

* Some unofficial national holidays celebrated today are National Something On A Stick Day and National Black Forest Cake Day.