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Joshua Haddock, a seasonal worker for the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, skims for debris on the mirror pools at Lakeside Park on Wednesday morning

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, June 12, 2014

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

1. FYI

The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting an open house at its new location, 1832 Paulding Road, on the city’s southeast side. The event is 3 to 7 p.m. today. Click here for details.

If you want to know what makes today special, click here for Today in History.

Let’s celebrate:

National Red Rose Day

National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

National Loving Day

Crowded Nest Awareness Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

A 20 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

Summer jobs not easy for teens to find

Frank Gray Column: Little shop in Leo sees global demand

Utility mailer sparks confusion

Man found dead after shots reported

City gets $33 million boost

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Halter Road has lane restrictions on the bridge over the St. Joe River on Friday, June 13. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT SPORTS

Lansing 4, TinCaps 3

Ben Smith Column: Vision Walk co-chair eyes future without fear

Click here to find all the latest high school sports scores and stories.

STANLEY CUP FINALS

Rangers 2, Kings 1 (Kings lead series 3-1)

MLB

Reds 5, Dodgers 0

Royals 4, Indians 1

Pirates 4, Cubs 2

White Sox 8, Tigers 2

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