The power of economics to overcome cultural and religious stigmas becomes apparent when considering three multi-national corporations that have established operations in mostly Muslim Turkey. Long before the Pope’s recent visit with all the accompanying protests and near media hysteria, three
My last day as Wayne Township Trustee will be December 31, 2006, so this will be my last Voice of the Township column.
I want to begin by thanking the citizens of Waynedale, and The Waynedale News for being of the most informed and caring of citizens in Wayne Township. Township government is quite
The “Money in Your Pocket” Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program is preparing for 2007. The City of Fort Wayne and community partners work to assist lower income working families apply for tax refunds. If you qualify, we encourage you to participate in the program.
In 2006, $1.1 million
If you are a senior woman, you need to be diligent in managing your financial resources to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle in retirement. Fortunately, by planning ahead and making the right moves, you can help alleviate any inequalities that may exist between you and the men of the world.
Recently I’ve had a few calls regarding possible delays in snow removal in the Waynedale area. Bluffton and Sandpoint Roads were mentioned specifically. I’ve communicated these concerns to the Street Department that handles snow removal. Let me know if major thoroughfares such as those
In the midst of spreading the holiday spirit, Fair Trade organizations are giving third-world artisans the chance to survive the holidays. In this community, one can be certain to enjoy the family, gifts, and decorations the approaching holiday season entails. Unfortunately, little mind is paid to
CHARLES B. “CHUCK” WOLFE JR., 54, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, December 6, 2006 after a year long battle with lung cancer. He was born October 20, 1952 in Fremont, Ohio, and lived in Fort Wayne since 1962.
He was the son of the late Charles B. Sr. and Margaret (Peele) Wolfe. He was a
MARGARET R. MORGAN, 89, of Avilla, formerly of Fort Wayne, died Monday, November 27, 2006 at Sacred Heart Home Avilla. She was born October 16, 1917 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. She was a retired Buyer with L.S. Ayres. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Surviving are sons, Michael Bauch
JOHN P. LUKINS SR., 94, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Portage, Michigan died Thursday, November 30, 2006, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born May 19, 1912, in Martin, Michigan, he was a member of Travelers Protection Association. He worked as a Supervisor in the String division of Gibson Guitar,
GRACE A. TEUSCH, 90, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, December 1, 2006 at Lutheran Hospital. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a homemaker and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Surviving are sons, Donald (Linda) Teusch and James A. (Diane) Teusch, both of Fort Wayne and John L. (Judy) Teusch of Palm Harbor,
Let me introduce my second grandson, Justin. He is fourteen, now, but my mind travels back to the event of his birth. My sister, Kathy, and I were walking my daughter,
Betsy, around the mall whilst she had contractions. She was due for the baby and we were trying to speed things
‘TIS THE SEASON
I remember, as a kid growing up in Fort Wayne, that Christmas decorations did not come out until after Thanksgiving. Wow!This year, I saw them even before Trick or Treat. Oh well, enough of that. I have a good Christmas story for all you readers of Smoke on the Wind, and it’s
On Sunday, December 10, the Winterset Neighborhood Association enjoyed its first Christmas Walk through six beautifully decorated homes along Snowfall, Nightfall and River Haze Roads. The sights outside and inside were appreciated by a crowd of cheerful neighborhood friends. Caroling will also take
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SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Atz’s Ice Cream Shoppe
DNR NURSERIES HAVE 1 MILLION SEEDLINGS AVAILABLE
The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago, the second best time is right now. Spring is around the corner, so this is a good time to start planning for spring plantings.
At the Division of Forestry, our nurseries have approximately 1 million
We all know how the Oscar Mayer wiener song goes, but here’s an opportunity to see the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in Auburn. The Wienermobile will be at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum Saturday, December 16 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to tour the world-famous Wienermobile at
R J ‘s Auto Service offers auto tune-ups and brake repair for most makes and models. 20 years experience. References available. By appointment only.
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Call us for all of your hauling, cleanup and bobcat needs.
Top five tips to handle the season’s worst weather
Now is the perfect time to prepare for winter driving. Jiffy Lube of Indiana offers drivers the top five ways to get set for winter weather. From proper tire inflation to windshield wipers to essential engine fluids, vehicle maintenance is
Since the ’60s, when Sean Connery graced audiences and launched into stardom with a series of wildly successful Bond films, the trilogy has been one of the most popular in this country. Now, following the exit of Pierce Brosnan following the 20th film installment, Die Another Day, actor Daniel
Here are some cold-weather safety tips that may be helpful considering the upcoming potential snowfall.
Julie Welch, MD, an emergency medicine doctor at Methodist Hospital, offers these seven prevention tips:
1) Don’t shovel your own snow if you are over the age of 50 and have health problems.
A round silver moon rose over Pilot Knob last night, cold and unapproachable, and sailed majestically through the heavens. It brushed aside a few drifting white clouds and continued its path across the sky.
This full moon in December was called the “Cold Moon” or “Long Nights Moon”
Congratulations to the St. John Lutheran students who made the honor roll for the first quarter! Those students are as follows:
High Honor (all A’s)
6th grade: Derek Franke, Jackie Niemeyer
7th grade: Brooke Scheumann
8th grade: Brooke Saalfrank, Caylen White
B Honor (“A’s” and
Ron Brown moved with his family from Indy to Fort Wayne in the late forties. He attended Central High School, graduating in 1950 and now lives with his wife Carol on Dockshire Lane. From high school he joined the Marines and found himself in Korea.
Ron said, “C-Rations weren’t the most
Step into the Christmas story to visit a live, interactive nativity. Visit Bethlehem. Meet Joseph and Mary. Welcome baby Jesus. Celebrate with the wise men, who came to honor a newborn king. Meet the shepherds as they share about the angels and a manger.
On Saturday, December 16th from 6:30-8:00 pm,
Every year for more than a decade, at the height of the season, Morrill Worcester would pack up a truckload of his Christmas wreaths and head down from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery. Without fanfare, he and a dozen or so volunteers would lay red bowed wreaths on a few thousand headstones of