STAR Financial Bank has finished collecting teddy bears throughout its service area for the 4th Annual Bears for Badges campaign. Bank-wide, STAR collected over 3,900 bears and other stuffed toys, which are now being delivered to fire and police stations throughout communities in northeast Indiana.
Every year my wife and I love to give the gift of a Christmas poinsettia to the people who treat us well all year long, such as the mailman, our favorite waitresses, bankers, barbers, etc. But last year the gift was very difficult to give to the newspaper carrier who delivers the paper every morning
Now that it’s December, you’re probably busy with family gatherings and holiday celebrations. Still, try to find some time to think about a non-holiday topic: taxes. You may have until April 17, 2006, to file your taxes, but you only have until the end of the year to make some moves that
Medicare Part D
Hoosier Medicare recipients will soon have the opportunity to enroll in the new Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. The plan was created to provide American seniors, many who currently have no prescription drug plan, necessary medications. Nearly one million Indiana residents
Although it is one of the largest indigent assistance offices in the state, the Wayne Township Trustee Office operates very much like a not-for-profit organization. Where the similarities end is in the fact that the Township is the failsafe for all of those citizens that have exhausted all other resources,
The winter snow season is upon us. The City of Fort Wayne is committed to proactive snow removal in order to provide excellent customer service to you. The City Street Department uses a satellite weather forecasting system to track approaching snowstorms. This allows the department and its drivers
The outpouring of support for Army Corporal Jonathan Blair who was killed in Iraq on November 19, 2005 was more evidence of our community’s support for those in military service and our veterans. Corporal Blair joined the U.S. Army after 9-11-01 and was obviously a dedicated soldier and a patriot.
STATE PARK FEES FOR 2006
Visitors to see some fees go up, some go down
Visitors to Indiana state parks and reservoirs will see some changes in fees next year, but the changes won’t necessarily be hard on Hoosier pocketbooks.
“Fees for 2006 have now been set, and include some modest increases
On my way to work this morning I was trying to think of what I wanted to write about for my next article and then I noticed how slippery the roads were along with how many accidents and cars there were in ditches. Thus, it came to me…whiplash. Yes, it’s that time of year again
OLDTIME BASEBALL ANNOUNCERS
The other day I was reading “A Picture Postcard History of Baseball,” by Ron Menchine.
Harold W. Arlin, on station KDKA, on August 5, 1921, did the first baseball game announced over radio. The game was between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies
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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Where: Edward Jones
This week’s Here’s To Your Health is a continuation of Steve C’s story. Steve is living proof that no matter how far down the scale we’ve gone, we can climb out of the living hell of alcoholism/addiction and create a new life for ourselves by working the 12 steps of Alcoholics
Growing up a sharecropper’s life was never easy for little Johnny Cash. He idolized his older brother, Jack, while growing up. Jack was bigger, stronger, and vowed to be a pastor one day to spread the “good news” to all who needed it. Johnny loved music. He wasn’t good at much
I wrote this article for last year’s Christmas edition, but I think it’s worth another turn around the block. This is a story that truly puts me in the holiday mood.
For those of you who have not read or heard of the book/poem “A Cup of Christmas Tea” by Tom Hegg, you’re
“The most important gift you can give to nursing home residents and their caregivers is your time,” said Dave McMahon, Director of Englewood Health and Rehab. “Frequent short visits are highly prized, especially during the holidays. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have
Saturday’s NAIA championship game, featuring the University of Saint Francis football team, will be available live on Comcast Basic Cable. The game is being produced and aired by College Sports Television (CSTV).‑Although CSTV is normally exclusively available to Comcast’s Digital Sports
Where was that top ranked quarterback from Morningside College on Saturday?‑Did anyone see him at the game, because the Cougar’s defense completely shut him down in the NAIA semi-final game that was played at D’Arcy Stadium on Saturday, December 3?‑The Cougars finished off the Mustangs
Kathleen Shelby, daughter of long time Waynedale residents, Tony and Julie Maurer, of Fernwood Avenue has graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana State University, in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Kathleen was honored to wear an all gold fourrag’ere with her bachelor’s gown during her commencement
The Daughters of the American Revolution Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter held its annual awards ceremony on Friday, December 2, to honor students from 19 area schools. The program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship exhibited by its attendees.
With the early arrival of winter weather, the Allen County Board of Commissioners would like to remind motorists of the three levels of Snow and/or Ice Emergency that may be declared in unincorporated Allen County:
Level I: All motorists are asked to stay off roadways unless absolutely necessary.
As you well know, we are getting closer to my birthday. Every year there is a celebration in my honor and I think that this year the celebration will be repeated. During this time there are many people shopping for gifts, there are many radio announcements, TV commercials, and in every part of the
On Saturday, December 3, 2005 Santa stopped off at the Waynedale Library and visited with over 60 children.
Lakeshores Neighborhood Association sponsored the event from noon to 2pm. Santa visited with each child, some too young to talk, and others with a list of requests and hopes.
A few children cried
Let’s put Christ back in Christmas
Fifty years ago I recall billboards admonishing the public to not take Christ out of Christmas. It was a reaction to the fact that people had begun writing, “Xmas,” instead of “Christmas.” There was a hullabaloo about it, and my reaction,
It has been said many times:‑ Knock and it shall be opened.‑Ask and you shall receive.‑And have the faith of a child.
I believe this with all my heart.‑This is Truth.‑This will work for all of us.‑Yes!‑It will work for you and me when we learn and know what to knock for, ask for, and
Snowflakes drift silently down upon ground that is already white; soft, feathery flakes that transform the wintery landscape into gentle contours. As I watch through the window at the snow piling higher, there is a remembered scent of candle wax and warm pine needles wafting through the room, and