You might think that, by now, everybody had an individual retirement account (IRA). But it’s not true – in fact, as of June 2003, about 41 percent of U.S. households own IRAs, according to the Investment Company Institute. That means there’s a lot of people who aren’t taking
BOY SCOUTS TAKE ON FAME
When most people think of Boy Scouts, they picture boys in the woods camping, fishing, hiking, climbing, canoeing, swimming, and generally having fun. So what do Boy Scouts have to do with a festival for art and music? Plenty!
Back in 2001, Foundation for Arts and Music in
I went out looking for spring yesterday. I just knew she was lurking around some hidden corner, just waiting for the right moment to spring forth and announce her appearance.
It was a rare sunny day, without a cloud to mar the blueness of the sky. The sun shone warm on my back, a welcome
Now that the 2004 Legislative Session is over, there are some critics who are dismissing the Session as a waste of time, where nothing important was accomplished. Of course, those critics, such as the Indianapolis Star, have an agenda they want passed, and obviously, that agenda didn’t. The
Congratulations to State Senator David Long for having the courage and wisdom to withdraw Senate Bill 225 from consideration in this session of the General Assembly. His charter government bill (which would have mandated Allen County to study local government, propose a structure and conduct a referendum)
The Wayne Township Trustee’s Outreach Department will be hosting our 8th annual “Great Easter Egg Hunt!” on Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Headwaters Park at 11:00am. The event is dedicated to the children of homeless and transitionally housed families. We believe all children should
Indiana has been consistently ranked among the leaders in the nation in obesity and obesity-related health issues. While our city has made great strides in becoming a healthier community, our health, fitness and eating habits are still a major concern for every segment of our community. That is
Recent word from the federal government that Fort Wayne’s 2003 flood victims won’t be granted federal buyouts of their flood damaged property is very disturbing news. The homeowners who were flooded out are still going through a lot of misery from their experiences during the floods of
This segment of Farnsworth’s fusion story is continued from interviews with Steve Blaising…
WN: We did a phone interview with Larry Kattman, who retired from ITT in 1992; do you remember Larry?
Steve: Yes, Larry was one of the top financial people at ITT; quiet, well spoken, intelligent
Reflections on Our Life Together
Life with others in any meaningful relationship requires commitment on behalf of all parties to a level of true caring that will require the very best from everyone, if the quality of that life together is to truly prosper.
Now, what would that look like? Growing
SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP
Where: Fox Island County Park
When: April 5th, 6th & 7th 9am to 5pm
Registration deadline is April 2
Cost: $30 per camper per day
What: Geared toward campers between 6 & 11 years old
Call Allen County Parks Department at 449-3180
RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE
FLAG PROGRAM WINNERS
On March 16, 2004, a Recognition and Appreciation Ceremony for the ‘Flag Test Program’ was held at David Parrish American Legion Post 296, 130 West Tillman Road. The Post sponsored eight schools. A boy and girl from each school was given a certificate of appreciation
I must admit, I did not know that the Federal Government will reimburse $7 to the state of Indiana for every fishing license they sell (reference to letter from Jim Sechler published in The Waynedale News – March 17, 2004 – Page 7).
Thank you for setting me straight on that accord. I think
Previous issues traced the adventures and growth of Waynedale. The early 1900s were the creation years of Waynedale. In 1918 World War I bonded us together, as did the previous community experience. As someone said, “We’re all strangers until we look around and find we
This week’s HTYH will begin a discussion of Step Six, but first I want to share that Dick S. who’s retired and living in Oklahoma visited WUMC’s Monday night 12 & 12 meeting to celebrate his 28th year of sobriety. Dick was one of three people who started WUMC’s 12 &
The East Central Indiana Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) will hold its Fifth Annual Big Game Banquet and Auction at the Holiday Inn, Interstate 69 at exit 26 in Anderson, Indiana on April 17, 2004.
RMEF is an international, nonprofit wildlife organization dedicated to ensuring the
It is the 10th anniversary for American Electric Power’s participation in the Indiana Peregrine Falcon Restoration Project in Fort Wayne. Once again the pair atop One Summit Square is back on camera and available online courtesy of AEP. FalconCam offers viewers the chance to observe the birds,
Viola will be spending a “special” day on Wednesday, March 31st, 2004. Viola Mahnensmith Fitch will be 102 years old!
Viola was born in Ossian, Indiana. She graduated in 1920 from Ossian High School. During the summer of 1920, Viola took classes at Ball State University. She was then hired
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I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all the people and businesses that made our Jump Rope for Heart event at Maplewood Elementary so special this year. Because of your generosity we were able to donate $2138 to the American Heart Association, a new Maplewood record!
Professional window cleaners reveal how to achieve perfection.
Professional window cleaners say you should wash your windows four times a year—once with each of the changing seasons. Here are seven window-washing tips for people who want their windows to shine like a professional cleaned them.
After the drama and buzz surrounding The Passion over the past few weeks, I was looking forward to “a return to normalcy” so to speak. Secret Window, however, was not exactly the outlet that I was looking for.
The movie based upon the novella “Secret Window, Secret Garden” by
Ooooooh I just have to tell you, something is going on at Rich’s Restaurant over on Lower Huntington Road. I’m not sure just what it is but the food is getting better and better and the proportions are getting bigger and bigger. You really get your money’s worth when you eat there.
It’s Spring time and time to take a good hard look at our Spiritual Gardens as a nation of Americans. We need to till up the soil and get rid of last year’s crops that we thought would serve us well. I was always under the impression that we should plant our gardens so that we would have
Mel Gibson’s film, The Passion of the Christ, while being in many ways an outstanding film, does not stand alone. There have been passion plays, paintings, sculptures and even other films which depict the suffering of Christ. At the apex of these artistic expressions are the musical “Passions”