Fox Island seems an awfully long ways from the shores of the Bosphorus here in Istanbul. No wonder it seems a long way off, after all, it is…several thousand miles to be more specific. When my family is in Allen County, we take comfort in the fact that Fox Island’s trails can carry us
ON NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS AND OTHER PROMISES
‘Tis the season to make all those annual New-Year’s resolutions… you know, the promises you make to yourself to exercise more, go on a diet to lose 40 pounds, improve your mind by taking a class, read Scripture daily, attend Mass more often,
Native American Indians have ceremonies for the purification of mind, body, and spirit that date back centuries and still continue today. There are sweat lodge ceremonies that are open to all people who seek harmony and balance with the Creator and all creation. I cannot help but wonder if some
My 15-year old son Adam wanted one thing for Christmas—a new computer. According to him, all his friends had one in their rooms. The family computer in my den was OK; its just that having his own machine to stay in touch with his friends on the internet; do his homework; and watch DVD movies—well,
Because it was such a success last year, I will again be presenting Reports to the People instead of a State of the City address this year. The meetings allow for more personal, interactive and accessible communication with the residents of Fort Wayne.
I plan to make several presentations at locations
Congrats to Mayor Graham Richard and his team of real estate experts for making a major breakthrough regarding the future of Southtown Mall! As I am sure you’ve heard Menards has made a preliminary commitment to build a retail facility at Southtown. Getting to this point has been a long and
In my outdoor career I’ve tried baking bread, pies, biscuits, cakes, and just about anything made from flour or cornmeal that can be baked in an oven at home or in a Dutch oven in camp. I’ve baked a few other things beside breadstuffs but for this time, I’ll concentrate on the simple
(This is an update of a story we published over a year ago)
LOCAL WRESTLER EARNS TWO MEDALS IN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP
by Kevin L. Lovejoy
Our son, Josh Lovejoy was mentioned in THE WAYNEDALE NEWS for his honors at Boot Camp graduation in June of 2001. He has since gone to Germany where he is currently
A TRADITION OF SERVICE
The Boy Scouts of America prides itself on encouraging youth to serve others. That’s why the Scout slogan is “Do a Good Turn Daily.” Scouts are encouraged to always be on the lookout for ways to help others and to do good deeds or good turns.
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(Information taken from Wild Bulletin a DNR publication online)
GOLDEN EAGLE SPOTTED
A golden eagle was spotted earlier this week around the Pine Grove area at Lake Monroe, but wasn’t confirmed until today. The young golden eagle looks similar to an immature bald eagle, so it was a challenge
DRIVE-THRU FISH FRY
Who: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Church Youth Group
What: Drive-Thru fish fry by ‘COUNTRY CHEF’
When: Friday, February 7, 2003 from 4pm to 6pm
Why: Proceeds benefit the youth group mission trip.
Food: 4 pieces of broasted fish, potato wedges, coleslaw, applesauce & dinner roll
TAYLOR UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE CAMPUS
TUFWC PROVIDES ONLINE SKILLS TRAINING
TUFWC announces the availability of 800 courses for high quality, self-paced interactive Internet training. The online skills-based courses are grouped into seven libraries of related topics. Each library is priced at $199 per
KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER #ONE
The monthly meeting of the Korean War Veterans Assn., Indiana Chapter One will be held on February 8th at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Meeting begins at 9am with breakfast and social hour beginning at 7am. Members are asked
Every time I pick up a paper or turn on the TV I’m reading about or listening to politicians tell how broke thestate/city/county/DNR/license bureau is. Take your pick. They raise our property taxes, our sales taxes, the fee on our hunting licenses, the fee on our fishing licenses, the fee
published by Kekionga Middle School
Feeling sad as the days grow shorter? Does a gray, rainy day make you feel gloomy and tired, but a sunny day can leave you feeling cheerful and energized? Well, there’s a scientific reason for this. Insufficient exposure to sunlight has been associated
While the world slept soundly in their beds, he saved the world from the domination of extraterrestrial life. While others went along their day to day business, he fought censorship and breathed life into the classics. While you and I sat dully in front of a TV set, he brought us back to a happier
Julie Marie Dannenfelser and Douglas Andrew Hadaway have set February 15, 2003 as their wedding date. Their parents are Alan and Jane Dannenfelser of Fort Wayne and Dave and Kathy Hadaway of Ossian.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Wayne High School and Purdue University. She is an aspiring singer
If you own a business, and you and your spouse are the only employees, you may think that your retirement plan options are somewhat limited. But that’s no longer the case. Thanks to recent tax law changes, it may now make sense for you to invest in one of the most popular retirement plans of
I was once told that it takes all kinds of people to make the world go round, and I didn’t really understand what that meant until I reached high school. I have often wondered how my life would be different if I pursued different interests. What if I was an athlete instead of on the newspaper
Connie Wells of Wells Accounting has set up shop in Waynedale. What was once PPM, (Petroleum Professional Management) next to the Raindrop Shoppe, is now a new accounting firm.
Connie Wells grew up on the north side of Fort Wayne. She was part of the first freshman class at the new Carroll High School.
Tourkow Crell Rosenblatt & Johnston, 203 E. Berry Street, takes pleasure in announcing that James C. Yankosky has been named a partner in the firm.
James C. Yankosky has been licensed to practice law for 6 years. He was raised in Leo, Indiana. His primary areas of practice are family law (including
Oooooohhh I just have to tell you I’ve eaten too much over the holidays and I am at the point that I can’t stand to look at rich food. I think I gained about twenty-five pounds the way my girdle fits. It’s straining at the staves and I’m afraid someone is going to get hurt
The New Year makes its way into the hills, sending the old year limping on its way. The thought of a brand new year brings encouraging hope of fresh beginnings, and putting the old year behind us. There is no use dwelling on past failures, old hurts, or lost opportunities. We can
Dorothy G. (Vodde) Littlefield, 85, died Monday at Regency Place in Fort Wayne. A native of Fort Wayne, she was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wayne Star Auxiliary and F.O.P. Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold L. Littlefield who passed away in 1982.
Herman “Ham” J. Eilers, 87, died Monday, January 13, 2003 at Ossian Health Care. A native of Altus, Arkansas he was a life long farmer and carpenter. He retired in 1975. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church Hessen Cassel. He is survived by his wife Juanita F. Eilers, Fort