City recently passed the budget of the City of Fort Wayne for 2007. There was a strong effort to cut funding for 20 new police officers from the budget. Happily, that didn’t occur. I’ve always said that public safety is the first job of local government and Police Chief Rusty York presented
Bad habits are hard to break. But good habits also tend to stick around for a long time. And that’s why you will want to teach young children about the importance of saving and investing. It’s almost never too early to start – and your efforts can provide a lifetime of benefits.
AGNES M. GENTH, 95, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, September 21, 2006 at her home. She was born January 17, 1911 in Dekalb County. She had worked at Waynedale Dry Cleaners for 8 years, and Alron Cleaners for 10. She was a member of Waynedale Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of Waynedale
PHYLLIS B. “MIMI” BARBOUR, 81, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, October 6, 2006 at Lutheran Hospital. She retired from Fort Wayne Community Schools in 1992 and was a homemaker. A member of Calvary United Methodist Church, she tutored children at church after school. She was a member of the
DOROTHA W. MERREN, died Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at her home in Fort Wayne. Born in Lima, Ohio, she was a Machine Operator with Bowmar Instrument Company and a member of its UAW Union Local #1389 for 28 years. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, volunteer for St. Joseph Hospital for over
OFELIA M. MOORE, 77, of Fort Wayne, entered into Heaven Friday, September 22, 2006, to join her loving husband, Ron. Born July 18, 1929 in Monterrey, N.L. (Mexico), she was a faithful parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church for over 50 years; she was a caring & loving mother, grandmother and
TERRY S. BRADSHAW, 58, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, September 22, 2006 at Ossian Health Care. She was born March 14, 1948 in Fort Wayne. She was a homemaker and also worked at K-mart as a clerk for many years. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.
Surviving are son, Christopher Sprow of Ossian;
“The people shall have a right to bear arms, for the defense of themselves and the State.” These seventeen clear words are found in Article 1, Section 32 of Indiana’s Constitution. This basic freedom is found in our State’s Bill of Rights along side the free exercise and enjoyment
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PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
When: Monday, October
SENATORS BAYH, LUGAR URGED TO SUPPORT VETERANS; VOTE FOR ASBESTOS REFORM ACT
When you think of the issues that are important to veterans today, asbestos litigation reform might not be the first thing you think of. But thousands of veterans are sick from being exposed to asbestos while they were in
THE WEATHER MAN
On a hot August Friday evening, I was honored to be part of the ground blessing at the pow wow that would take place Saturday and Sunday in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The Elder drummed as he led us around the pow wow circle and arbor. We all offered tobacco, and when we completed the
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The self-pronounced hick Willie Stark (Sean Penn) never imagined himself in politics. And he certainly never imagined himself the voice of the powerless. But when successful politician Tiny Duffy (James Gandolfini) asks the humble, hard-working Stark to throw his hat into the upcoming governor’s
THE ARTIFICIAL HEART PROJECT
Before I continue the story of the experience of being on the artificial heart team, let me regress for a moment for a brief background that will give you some insight of my working in the Coronary Care Unit.
My dad died in 1960, and our family was shut out of everything
Another glorious autumn day unfolds in our hills, with perfect temperatures and a cloudless sky. The air was invigorating this morning, with the sun peeping out early, inviting a person to capture every minute of this day.
The hills are beginning to clothe themselves in their seasonal glory, while
RIFLE RANGE (A personal essay by a Boy Scout at Summer Camp)
There is an awesome rifle range at Boy Scout Camp. It was so fun! We got to shoot a lot. The rifle/gun we got to shoot was an M16 rifle. The first time I went there I was so excited. The other scouts were excited too.
When we go there
from Irene McCague
I would like to thank all my loved ones who helped me celebrate my 90th birthday. When I was a young country girl, never did I think I could receive such a wonderful birthday celebration as I did on September 9.
I received numerous cards, gifts and blessings, including a birthday
New path to connect Aboite trails with Fort Wayne and New Haven
Mayor Graham Richard led a groundbreaking on Monday, October 9, to mark the beginning of construction on the Wabash & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. The trail is the next step in the community’s efforts to expand the Rivergreenway
Tuesday, September 26, Hansen Fitness celebrated its Grand Opening by having Sam Hornish Jr. join in the opening of its new store at 6723 West Jefferson Blvd. Hornish, the recent winner of the Indianapolis 500 endorsed the new store which sells a number of lines of fitness equipment.
In addition to
I’ll start this letter by letting you know who I am. My name is Jerry Zuber and I served as the Wayne Township Assessor here in Allen County from 1995 to 2005. The 10 years I spent in office were very enlightening and, at times, very stressful but one of the positive aspects was meeting a countless
HOW TO GROW TREES FROM SEED
Presented by: Ricky Kemery, Purdue Extension Horticulture Educator
Thursday, October 19t from 6-8 p.m.
Spend some time in the field collecting seeds, then come in to the Dustin laboratory and create your own planter of trees. Learn about the trees of northeast
This is Kelley.
I’m throwing rocks again, criticizing a certain group of people. What do I do that for? Does it make me feel superior? It just keeps me from admitting that we’re all full of holes; we’re all walking around with dirt on us. Why do I pretend I’ve got
Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne’s newest premier senior living community, held its Grand Open House on Tuesday, September 26. A ribbon cutting ceremony occurred at the facility’s entrance at 4:00pm. Because the facility’s campus is next to Eagle Marsh and Fox Island there was a live
With fall cleanup comes the desire to prune and shape all of the perennials in your garden but please, do not. The act of pruning stimulates growth on a plant and when winter weather is fast approaching it is a better idea to slow the growth of your plants. The best tip is to do nothing, and I mean