Maybe it’s just me, but I regard Syndey Pollack as a really good director. I don’t think it’s just me. I mean he hosts his own show on Turner Classic Movies (The Essentials). Somehow, based on this preconceived notion of his skill level, I was disappointed by his latest movie, The
La Fiesta is a Mexican restaurant frequented by many of the West End locals. Although not of the highest quality, the food was plentiful. The inside décor was plastic and garish, but didn’t deter the patrons who were regulars. It stayed open late. I know this seems odd, but there was never
Paul Clarke’s Living Legacy Greatly Benefits Area Youth
For the past six years the Paul Clarke Foundation has been generous enough to provide the Wayne Township Trustee’s office with a grant for the youth “Computer Explorers Camp”. The camp was designed to provide low-income
The recent passage of a two-year state budget by the Indiana General Assembly includes several measures that will help Fort Wayne retain and gain jobs. The extension of property tax abatements for new manufacturing, research and development is very important. This will expand the current tax abatements
I’ve received calls recently regarding water line upgrades in the Indian Village area. A $1 million plus project was started 2 years ago in response to many concerns expressed by Indian Village residents regarding their water service. While there has never been any question regarding the safety
This week’s Here’s To Your Health is a continuation of Sister Ruth’s story. Her story ended last week with…I had to wait until my 16th birthday to become a nun. On my 16th birthday in 1942, I entered the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent in Tipton, Indiana and finished high school
You’ve probably heard that it’s important to diversify your investments. And it’s true. By spreading your money among a range of financial vehicles – stocks, bonds, government securities, certificates of deposit, etc. – you can give yourself more opportunities for success
May 17, 2005 marks the 50th anniversary of the Waynedale Masonic Lodge #739. The anniversary will be celebrated at the Lodge located at 7039 Elzey Street, just north of Waynedale Elementary on Saturday, May 14, 2005.
This celebration will include a rededication of the Lodge by the Grand Master of
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WAYNEDALE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
When: Memorial Day-Monday, May 30
According to National Highway Traffic Safety Association statistics based on all people injured or killed in traffic accidents, older drivers are at a disproportionate risk for becoming involved in fatal crashes.
Nationally, senior citizens accounted for:
5% of all people injured in traffic crashes;
Anglers who say Indiana’s Lake Webster is among the Midwest’s best muskie fishing lakes now have official numbers to back their boast.
DNR fish surveys this spring show the 774-acre natural lake in northeastern Indiana contains more than 5,000 adult muskellunge. A fair number of the trapped
From Perry Smith,
Down in Adams County where we grew up, one of the points of interest was a little white church, which sat on a corner where two roads crossed. Every winter preachers came there and had what they called a ‘Big Stir’. Before these meetings closed, we had all got so good
SPRING WEATHER BRINGS OUT THE TURTLES
Box turtles are coming out of hibernation and will soon be crossing roads looking for nesting sites. An Indiana law, effective October 23, 2004, prohibits the collection of eastern box turtles from the wild in Indiana. This law was not intended to prevent a child
Laugh it is a sign of maturity! SERIOUSLY.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine (Proverbs 17:22).
I used this as our weekly verse at my Church Sunday and some wondered why it is important to laugh. A simple answer would be because God said so. I have loved life and have for as long as I can remember
On this soft May day, the honeybees are working madly, buzzing from flower to flower in an excited frenzy. Swallowtail butterflies float effortlessly above the fragrant lilac blossoms, and small blue ones hover around the violets and dandelions. Fields of golden ragwort brighten the landscape as
Have you ever wondered what it’s like being a pioneer child? The fourth grade students at St. Joseph – St. Elizabeth School experienced the “pioneer life” on Friday, April 22.
The students came to school dressed as pioneer children. When they entered their classroom, it had
Contrary to popular belief, healthy, functioning wetlands can actually reduce mosquito populations.
But Everybody Says . . .
Mosquito control programs commonly recommend that wet-lands be drained in order to control mosquitoes. This is because mosquitoes require standing water to breed, and
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With the traditional celebration of Spring being May 1st (May Day), Steve Shine and Tom Hardin, partners in the law firm of Shine & Hardin, LLP, announced Saturday, April 30, 2005 an effort to enhance and revitalize areas on Broadway.
Shine & Hardin will award the sum of $1,000.00 cash to
Verizon achieved ONE MILLION FEET OF FIBER in the Fiber-to-the-Premises project in front of Broadview Florist, 5409 Winchester Road, in the Waynedale area on Thursday, April 28, 2005. David Zang above is working on the fiber project. If you can visualize one million feet of fiber that would
Well, it is that time of the season again for all of us allergy suffers. With people mowing the lawn, to pollen circulating everywhere, it is not too surprising to see someone sneezing or blowing their nose wherever you go. I also suffer from allergies and I used to have to wear a face
This is a continuation of the diary kept by Daniel Stark on his journey from Auburn, Illinois to the gold fields of California. This starts with his third day out, May 7, 1850.
May 7, 1850…Marched today 12 miles. Camped at a place called Lone Elum, which is a place in the Plaines on a small
As early as June 2001 the Journal Gazette had an article: ‘Contraction in Baseball.’ This article stated after June 2001 Major League Baseball owners would meet in Pittsburg to discuss business, labor issues, and one word will surely surface on a regular basis,
Travis James Garwood of Boy Scout Troop 302 is the son of Andy & Serena Marczak, Yoder and Dwight Garwood, Roanoke. He was honored in a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor April 24, 2005 at Cornerstone Alliance Church, Roanoke.
Travis has held many leadership positions and exceeded the merit badge
Over one hundred Boy Scouts and Scouters gathered over the weekend of April 29 to May 1 at Camp Timberlake for the annual Miami District Spring Camporee. Camp Timberlake is a newer campground on the West side of Roanoke. The Campground is open to the public and features full accommodations for RV