This week’s History of Fiber Optics, like the other fiber optic articles is more technical than most readers can understand, but it is extremely important to our country’s best interest. Even though most people won’t understand the nuts of bolts of fiber optic technology it’s
WASHINGTON – Fort Wayne’s medical community forms the backbone of Tom Hayhurst’s donor list, with doctors, dentists, their spouses and employees contributing $12,900 of the $40,980 he raised in the past three months.
Hayhurst, a retired physician and City Council member, hopes to be the
Geoff Paddock, present Director of Headwaters Park flood control project, has been elected president of the FWSC board, replacing Carol Coen, who had served as president for the past two years. Paddock was elected to the board of trustees in 2002. The four-year term expires this year, but Geoff has
I am pleased to announce the “Report to the People” sessions for 2006 will begin on January 31. These reports give me a chance to meet and hear from you about how we can work together to make local government better. We are working hard to retain and gain jobs. We are also committed to
Most neighborhood associations in the “Waynedale News” area participate in the South West Area Partnership. The number of “SWAP” neighborhoods will soon grow considerably when the neighborhoods of the recently annexed Aboite area join the partnership. I hope all neighborhood
Beginning January 1st, Redeemer Radio is now on the air with its line-up of full-time Catholic Radio programming on 1450 AM WLYV in Fort Wayne. WLYV is the first Catholic radio station in Fort Wayne and the first Catholic station in the Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend. Members of the public joined
I first wanted to say thank you to all of my readers and readers of The Waynedale News. It is because of you that my business does so well. Second of all, I want to apologize for not having an article turned in lately but due to increase in patient flow and the busy holiday season I hope you can understand
RALPH G. PAETZ, 82, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, January 15, 2006, at his residence. Born February 12, 1923, in Allen County, he retired from Magnavox as a Technical Illustrator, in 1988. He was a World War II Veteran serving in the Army Corps, in the Intelligence Division. He was a member of Peace
RUTH J. WALSH, 81, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at her residence. She was born in Lima, Ohio on November 5, 1924. She was a supervisor with GTE Directories for 25 years and a member of Saint Therese Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Bernard Walsh; son Bernie
LILLIAN B. KAOUGH, 79, of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, January 7, 2006, at her residence. Born October 2, 1926, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, she was a homemaker and member of British Club.
Survived by a son, Daniel (Joellen) Kaough of Fort Wayne; daughter, Kate Green of Washington, D.C.; granddaughters,
SURVEY’S AREN’T TOO REALISTIC
I never pay too much attention to surveys. I believe they can be rigged by having them taken within a certain region of the country or at a certain time. A very good example of that was published in the USA Today Baseball Weekly in July 2002.
The results of
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What: Elmhurst Class of 1956 Reunion
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Continuing on with the story of Mr. Holder and his experience while in-between life and death:
I can remember, after hearing Mr. Holder’s story on what he experienced whilst I took care of him (prior to his getting the new heart), going to the Fort and talking to my brother about the whole incident.
Most Americans 40 and older have seen Dustin Hoffman’s 1967 blockbuster The Graduate, maybe even a few times. For those that have not, let me elaborate. Hoffman plays a recent college graduate who is seduced by the clever, older Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft in the original). Years later, he
One of the people John Barleycorn uses as an advisor is a South Bend professor of history, a much published author, who remembers the turmoil of the Vietnam war period quite well.
Before we continue with Steve’s story, I want to share with you some of the professor’s comments: By the winter
Thousands of girls in Indiana, including many in Waynedale, began taking Girl Scout Cookie orders just a week ago as the annual event begins each year in January. The Girl Scout Cookie program, an American tradition for nearly 90 years, will continue through March 12. Consumers can get cookies immediately
A GREAT MAN RETIRES WITH A GREAT HISTORY OF GIVING TO THE CITIZENRY OF WAYNE TOWNSHIP
On January 6, one of the all time greats in the 167 year history of the Wayne Township Office retired to a heroes sendoff. Wilford Allen Community Liaison for the Wayne Township Trustee’s Office for the past
Other than raking up falling leaves, colder weather usually means the season for yard maintenance is over. But don’t worry, for those avid yard workers, there is still work that can be done.
This time of year is actually a good time to prune your trees – except for those that flower in
Last year, the Indiana bald eagle population expanded in record proportions and Eagle Watch Weekend, Indiana’s premier eagle viewing event, will celebrate this hallmark of conservation success. The event will be February 3 through 5 at the Fourwinds Resort and Marina in the Fairfax State Recreation
Now that it’s 2006, you are one year closer to retirement. Of course, if you are still in your twenties, this milestone may not mean that much to you. But if you are 50 or older, the prospect of actually becoming a retiree looms larger as the years go by. Fortunately, it’s just become
The city of Tripolis, Greece is about 117 miles from the better-known Athens, Greece. It is located in a mountainous region with lush green parks and world-renowned restaurants. Tropolis is where George Colioppoupolos was born. George came to America in 1979, pursuing the American dream of working
Good morning, America. When I awoke this morning and looked outside, there was fog.‑I was feeling sad trying to look beyond the fog.‑I closed my eyes and said a prayer.
I’m feeling sad this morning, and I’m sure there are others that cannot see clearly because of the fog
ENJOY WINTER AT STATE PARKS AND RESERVOIRS
The holidays are over, but winter has just begun at Indiana state parks and reservoirs. These state properties offer a wealth of opportunities for exercise, entertainment or a weekend of relaxation with trails to hike, vistas to enjoy, winter birds to see
After days of gloomy and cloudy weather, the Lord looked down upon our West Virginia hills and sent a day worthy of the finest springtime. White clouds dissipated this morning and allowed blue skies to rule the heavens. Temperatures were mild and sunshine prevailed. A cardinal raised his voice in