Ahhhh, Fall, time for festivities, food, and hunting. The leaves are changing colors and there’s a bit of frost in the air. It’s sweatshirt weather and my favorite time of the year. Deer (bow) season is in and it’s time to sight-in our muzzleloaders, hand guns, and slug guns for
The Great Square of Pegasus
The Great Square of Pegasus is an autumn landmark in the night sky. This large asterism, or group of stars, belongs to the constellation Pegasus, the Flying Horse in Greek mythology. Three of its stars plus the end star of Andromeda make up the Square. The asterism is
With the November elections a mere two weeks away, it seemed appropriate to turn this column’s attention to a race that affects the entire Waynedale and western Fort Wayne area. I am talking about the race for Wayne Township Trustee. This contest features the incumbent, Republican Matt Schomburg,
Once again, for the third year in a row, we are hosting the Veterans Stand Down and Healthy Cities Health Fair. It will be held on Friday, November 1, between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM, at the Wayne Township Trustee Office located at 320 E. Superior Street. Healthy Cities provides a variety of health
The arrival of autumn means many things, cooler weather, fall festivals and Halloween haunted houses, just to name a few. But the most prominent feature of this season is the changing of the leaves.
However, there is a price to pay for those beautiful fall colors: raking, bagging and collecting leaves.
As you have probably heard, the local US Post Office recently sent a letter to many postal customers asking that mailboxes be moved from the front of homes to the sidewalk. One of the ZIP codes affected by this request is the 46809 area which includes much of the “Waynedale News” reading
KEKIONGA MIDDLE SCHOOL
On Saturday, October 26, 2002, the Kekionga PTA would like to host their first garage sale. Kekionga patrons and community members may rent a table in our school to sell your garage sale materials. The fundraiser for the school would be in the renting of the tables and running
Ringold Wilmer Lardner, known as Ring Lardner was a very good sports writer for the Chicago Tribune. Critics thought he wouldn’t be any good at writing fiction. Ring made his debut with The Saturday Evening Post, March 7, 1914, with the story “A Busher’s Letters Home”. This
“FOR ALL SEASONS” VARIETY SHOW/DINNER
The New Builders of Calvary United Methodist Church, on Baer Field Thruway at Winchester Road, will present a Dinner and Variety Show at the church on Saturday, November 16, 2002 at 6:30pm. Tickets at $7 for adults and $4 for children under 13 are available
The Elmhurst Theatre Department proudly presents the Pulitzer Prize winning play Picnic by William Inge. The play will be presented November 1 and 2 at 7:30pm in the Elmhurst Auditorium.
Picnic is the tale of a stranger who comes to town and unwittingly becomes a catalyst for change; Picnic shakes
Walt and Mary Lee Mitchell, of Sandpoint Road in Waynedale are celebrating their second year in the restaurant business. Mary Lee, who works for Kraft Foods, and Walt, who is a food service manager for Indiana Institute of Technology had always wanted to own their own business. The Snug Cafe came
Ooooohhh I just have to tell you about the fabulous time I had at the American Legion Post the other night. It was Friday and since Wayne was out of town for the weekend, he said he was going to visit a sick friend but I think he really went squirrel hunting, I decided to go out to eat with the girls.
AIRMAN SWIFT PART OF “OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM”
by Amy Pomeroy
Airman Kimberly L. Swift, 25, daughter of Patrick Swift of Fort Wayne is forward-deployed aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. “After the attacks on
After Ebby T. had called on Bill at his NY apartment, he wanted the sobriety Ebby had, but alcohol is cunning, baffling, and powerful and Bill drank again. This is more of Bill’s story, continued from the October 16th issue of The Waynedale News, as he told it in his 1939 Big Book & AA
Wednesday, October 23, 2002 Mayor Graham Richard spoke at the Southwest Neighborhood Association Meeting.
Billie and Paul Rykard of the Belle Vista Neighborhood Association surprised Mayor Richard by bestowing on him the honorary rank of “Kentucky Colonel”, on behalf of the governor of
On October 5th 2002 at the Fall Conference of American Legion in Indianapolis, two students from Lindley Elementary School in Fort Wayne received awards of a $500 U.S. Savings Bond, each along with a plaque designating them the winners of the “Flag Test Program”.
Approximately 24,000 4th
Preparing Your Home For Winter
With the winter months quickly approaching, millions of people will be spending more time indoors. What many of us may not realize is that, while preparing our home for winter, we may actually be creating an unhealthy indoor living environment.
One thing to keep in mind
Is Halloween Evil?
Halloween is literally the eve of All Saints’ Day. It is a time associated in our imagination with spirits run amok; with ghosts and ghouls and all manner of hobgoblins having their way for one night of the year, only to be put back in their place on All Saints’ Day.
“Circle the wagons! ‑Indian attack!” was a familiar saying in B-Western movies of a bygone era.
Well, folks, the Indians will be back – are back – and will be at the Richardville House on Bluffton Road between Fire Station #5 and the Southwest Conservation Club on Saturday,
THE VETERAN. How do we give them the honor and respect that they have earned, and is a right due them when our heavenly Father calls them home to stand the eternal watch? Each and every Veteran, whether they belong to a veterans organization or not, is due a military service (if they or their family
This recipe came from the Feast Of The Hunters’ Moon put on by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association in Lafayette, Indiana the weekend of October 19-20, 2002. Thanks to Leon Dickson and E.J. Pheasant for letting THE WAYNEDALE NEWS sample some of the bread they were baking in an old fashion
October is showing her true colors as autumn moves into the hills. Puffy white clouds move lazily across a remarkably blue sky, casting dappled shadows on Pilot Knob. Although the trees are still mostly green, a smudge of red can be seen in the distance where a maple tree stands in
On Friday afternoon, November 1, more than 60 students representing all the high schools in Fort Wayne Community Schools will be meeting together to combine their talents in the All City Honors Choir. Mr. Duane Davis, Director of Vocal Music at Grand Rapids Community College, will serve as the guest
Subject: For whom should I vote? ‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑‑
October 22, 2002
Every two years folks run for office and seek my vote. ‑Those who hold the office use the free mailing privileges that they vote themselves to tell me how much they are doing for me at my expense. Those
Walter H. Scherschel, 86, died Monday, October 21, 2002 at Hospice Home of NE Indiana. A native of Fort Wayne, he was a machinist at General Electric for 40 years and retired in 1978. He was a member of the G.E. Quarter Century Club and he enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife Loretta