October 2018 News

The STAR Christmas Channel is back!

If you're ready now for your favorite Christmas songs, click here to listen to the STAR Christmas Channel. Available now, commercial-free all the way through December 31, 2018. Hear the…

Connie Kerrigan - Suicide Prevention

Connie Kerrigan, Director of Outreach at Parkview Behavioral Health discusses signs and causes that might trigger thoughts of suicide. Suicide is on the rise in the U.S. In order to combat…

Michael Disanto - Adoption

Adoptive father, Michael Disanto shares about his family's journey with adopting their daughter from Bulgaria and their current adoption of their son from Bulgaria.  STAR 88.3 will be…

Judi Hapke - Christ Child Festival

Christmas in the Park sponsored by Christ Child Festival will take place on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Franke Park. This free family friendly event will include…

Operation Christmas Child - What to Pack

Here are some helpful suggestions on what to pack in a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child.

Operation Christmas Child

STAR is once again honored to be a part of Operation Christmas Child in Northeast Indiana. If you or your group is wanting to be a part of bringing Christmas to children in need, we…

Matt Konow - Child Anxiety

Executive Director of Cross Connections Counseling, Matt Konow, encourages parents to recognize that anxiety in children as well as in adults is a natural biological response to stress.…

PFW Diplomas will Still Say Just Purdue University

After a question and answer time that sometimes got intense, the chancellor of Purdue Fort Wayne talked to the head of the entire Purdue system and they decided to not change the name of the…

Fort Wayne Leaf Pick-Up Schedule

The city of Fort Wayne has set the leaf pickup schedule, and you should be getting a postcard in the mail soon with it if you haven't already.  They'll start in the northern third of the city…

Cost to Heat Your Home Going Up; Payment Plans Available

If you're a NIPSCO customer, it's going to cost more to stay warm this winter.  The company says their projections tell them it will cost on average $7.50 more each month to heat your home. …

First Class Stamp Prices Going Up Again

It's probably going to cost you a lot more to send a first class letter as the U.S. Postal Service tries to boost their revenue in light of a huge deficit.  They're proposing an increase to…

Sarah Brady - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sarah Brady, a Nurse Practitioner at Parkview says that knowing your body is key to breast cancer awareness. She encourages listeners not to be…

Matthew Reed - Operation Christmas Child

Matthew Reed, Great Lakes Regional Director of Operation Christmas Child, along with some OCC staff and volunteers made a trip to Ukraine this past April to deliver 1600 shoeboxes filled with…

Adrianne Kartholl - Healthy packed lunches and snacks for kids - back to school

As parents and children prepare for the start of a new school year, there are a lot of things to consider. Adrianne Kartholl, Clinical Nutrition Specialist at Parkview Health doesn't want…