This week’s fusion story is taken from one of many emails I’ve exchanged during the past year with a person who was close enough to the fusion project on Pontiac Street that he had access to Philo’s personal notes. This person has chosen to remain anonymous and the below story is
One of the most exciting and rewarding duties of the Wayne Township Trustee is to network with agencies forming partnerships that leverage our resources and have a lasting effect on this great community. This past week, I was able to learn a great deal about two sources for early childhood education
Recent crime statistics for the 4th City Council District which includes the Waynedale area show a 1% decrease in crime this year when compared to 2003. The southwest part of the city—including “The Waynedale News” area—has historically been a safe place to live and this continues
City Ready to Purchase Several Flood-Damaged Homes
The City of Fort Wayne conducted closings and acquired several flood-damaged homes Friday, September 24, 2004.
Officials from the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency presented Mayor Richard with a check for $658,438 from the State of Indiana
The Dow Jones Industrials…the NASDAQ Composite…the S & P 500…The Russell 2000… The list of stock market indexes goes on and on. But how much attention should you pay to all these lists? Actually, if you know the basics of these indexes, you may be able to gain some insights
Reflections on Summer Camp
I started going to summer church camp as a camp counselor the year after I graduated from seminary in 1978. For those of us who are United Methodist, I was a counselor at Senior High Institute that summer at Epworth Forest in North Webster, and I became involved in the
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Who: The History Center, 302 East Berry
I’ve written in the past about our family’s summer vacations. Melissa and I decided some years ago that we wanted our sons to experience the type of vacations that we had known as kids. Each of our parents had stuffed the families into the station wagon and driven all over the country,
Boy Scout Troop #22, chartered by the Southwest Conservation Club, chose a great weekend for a camp out. The Unit planned this outing for the weekend of September 11, and they chose well. Seven Scouts and Scouters left the Conservation Club on Friday evening with a destination of Lukens Camp Resort
Sometimes I just get the urge to watch a really girly movie. I mean a movie with all the pretty dresses, makeup, hair, dancing, cute boys, the whole lot of prissy, filly, feminine features. I’m looking for the kind of movie that my boyfriend will refuse to watch. I got the craving last weekend,
Hello family and friends,
This is a very overdue message to let you know what Warwick and I are up to these days. I’m going to cheat and skip a bunch of details and just give an overview, in the interests of time and not overwhelming email networks. If I have a chance, I’ll send out
STILL CRAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
When you are a child, say kindergarten age, it never occurs to you to wonder what your best friend would be like when you were both over 60.‑ What Waynedale offered its children, was the continuity of starting Kindergarten at Waynedale Grade School, and graduating
Fog is lifting from the top of Pilot Knob, and the hills are rejoicing in another new day. When I tell Mom that it is another beautiful day, she will reply, “Lo, there is dawning, another blue day, Think! Wilt thou let it slip useless away? Out of eternity, a new day is born, into eternity
The Memory Walk is the Alzheimer Association’s national signature event. The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana held this year’s Memory Walk in Fort Wayne on September 11 at Foster Park.
This year there were over 550 walkers at Foster Park that helped to make a difference
Ooooooohhhhhhh I just have to tell you about Eatin’ Good in the Waynedale neighborhood. That’s what Wayne came up with, the little rhyme maker. He’s so cute.
Have you been to the China Palace lately? They have the deliciousist noontime meals and even deliciouser cookies to munch on
This week’s HTYH will complete our discussion about Step Eight: “Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.” The key words in this step are “became willing.” Barleycorn and many others who’ve worked the 12 steps with
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The Mystery of Diabetes
One of the biggest problems in our society today is diabetes. What many people don’t know is that there are two types of diabetes, (Type I and Type II). If someone has Type I diabetes, it means that they have a problem with the pancreas producing insulin. Now, the role
JEAN CATHERINE BUUCK, 80, of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, September 18, 2004, at Lutheran Homes. Born January 23, 1924, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the Clement J. Meyer and Clara Doela.
She retired as Office Manager for Cameron Interiors. She was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church and Ladies
ALVIN G. SHAW, 47, died Saturday, September 11, 2004, in Fort Wayne. Born January 18, 1957, in Jupa, S.D., he was a self-employed plumber. He was a member of AA and Zanesville Church of God.
Surviving are his wife, Susan E. Shaw of Yoder; mother, Irene Shaw of Fort Wayne; stepson, Marshall Seitz of
JAMES H. WINKELBLECH, 78, of Kettering, Ohio, died Tuesday, September 7, 2004. A former resident of Fort Wayne, he was born October 31, 1925, in Fort Wayne, the son of Ernest B. and Elsie (Simminger) Winkelblech. Mr. Winkelblech was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired in 1991 as a computer
JOHN C. PRITCHARD SR., 87, died Thursday, September 9, 2004, at Kingston, Healthcare Center. He attended Marion High School and was a formidable tennis player, having won the Indiana State Tennis Doubles Championship in 1933. He was a member of Summit Lodge No. 170 F.&A.M., Scottish Rite and Mizpah
MICHAEL TODD ROSS, 40, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, September 12, 2004, after a valiant ten month battle with lung cancer, at Lutheran Hospital. Born October 30, 1963, in Decatur, he was a self employed auto and truck mechanic, welder and fabricator. He owned and drove mini-stock car #41, in Angola,
HOW WOULD YOU HAVE VOTED?
The July 12, 2004 Sports Illustrated has a short article, “The Poll Position.” Sports Illustrated was asking people to vote on the greatest All-Star outfielder of all time. Polls are very cool now. The poll posted 4 All-Star outfields: 2004-Bonds, Griffey