Parents in the Fort Wayne Community Schools district who are interested in learning more about the new full-day kindergarten program can call a new hotline number: 467-2004. The hotline will be staffed between 8:30 am and 4 pm weekdays in an effort to personally answer questions and share information
City officials recently joined neighborhood leaders, Delagrange Homes, Ideal Builders, and Lancia Homes to break ground on Renaissance Pointe, a major development that includes plans for nearly 400 new homes and the renovation of more than 100 existing homes near downtown Fort Wayne. Renaissance Pointe
Shortly after I took office in January, I visited the site of our Outreach Program and found the condition of the apartments to be totally unacceptable. The apartments had structural, as well as, rodent and insect problems.
I did not want our clients to live in conditions in which I would not live
We love lists. We want to know the 10 best pizza places in town and the 10 worst dressed celebrities at the Oscars. We long to find the top 10 movies of the year and the 10 most popular songs of the century. We want to know about the richest people in the country and the cheapest brunches in our city.
I hope every reader of this column is having a great summer. I’d like for you to take a moment to think about an important “summer” issue that hasn’t received much publicity recently. The dry weather has held down the mosquito population but as soon as we have one or two significant
ANNA MAE JACKSON, 89, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born May 13, 1918, at Cleveland, Ohio, she was a member of American Legion 296 Auxiliary. She worked in the office at the Azar’s Commissary from 1957 to 1972 and then worked at GTE North Cafeteria,
JANET C. STANCZYK, 68, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Life Care Center, Medina, Ohio. Born November 17, 1938, of Fort Wayne, she was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church. She worked as a clerk at the U.S. Post Office, retiring in 1996.
Surviving are her sons, David E. Bridge of Navarra,
HAROLD E. “MAC” McCABE, 90, of Fort Wayne, died June 20, 2007, at Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne. Born April 1, 1917, in Shelbyville, he served in the Army during World War II. He was a musician, retiring as President / Owner of Tom Berry Music Company. He enjoyed golf, I.U. basketball,
JOHN F. HUMMER, 87, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, June 26, 2007. Born February 16, 1920, in Blackford County, served in the Navy during World War II and Korean Conflict. He worked for Lincoln Life Insurance, retiring in 1986. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene and former member of American
A timber and debris dam had been constructed on the St. Joe River about 7 miles northeast of Fort Wayne to collect feed water for the Wabash and Erie Canal. The reservoir resulted in a beautiful lagoon surrounded by trees. The Citizens Street Railroad that became the Fort Wayne Street Railroad and
Live Free or Die Hard
I have been walking with a walker since my back surgery, and a nurse’s aide or therapist follows behind with a wheelchair, just in case I become tired and weak, not having the strength to carry on. I am getter stronger day by day, and soon I will not need the walker. I will be able to walk
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Fruits are a great source of vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, photonutrients, fiber and
Each senior citizen’s purchase of a discounted senior fishing license will bring the state an additional $7.90 of federal money, starting April 1, 2008, as the result of a bill signed by Gov. Mitch Daniels.
The funding gained will go toward sport fish restoration programs, and expanding
This is the time of year to be thinking about daylilies (Hemerocallis-meaning beautiful for a day) as this is when they are starting to bloom. Daylilies make a great addition to any perennial garden, as they are easy to grow, require very little fertilizer, bloom from now until frost, and only need
A bronze plaque hangs from the limestone walls of the historic rotunda in the Indiana Statehouse with a poem entitled, “Ain’t God Good to Indiana.” William Herschell, the poem’s author and a Hoosier journalist in the early 1900s, appreciated the state’s resources and
“There shall be showers of blessing, Send them upon us Oh, God . . . “
We received them last week with thanksgiving, and the thirsty ground soaked it up greedily. Although the lawns and meadows are parched and dry again, it was a welcome drink of water to the flowers and gardens.
I just want to thank all at The Waynedale News who make it possible for me to read the “special” articles like Holly’s letter to her father for Father’s Day and Kelly’s letter to God “Each of Us Matters” and “A Mother’s Love” from Mothers
Fort Wayne’s Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Memory Walk® will take place on Saturday, September 8th in Fort Wayne at Foster Park Pavilions 1 and 2 – registration begins at 11:00 and the Walk begins at Noon. Nearly 1,000 people across the Fort Wayne area are expected to participate
When most people think of Alzheimer’s disease, they think of elders who suffer from memory loss. Most of us imagine silly occurrences in which an elder forgets something simple; a birthday, a name, their own address. The truth is that while memory loss is a common symptom of the disease, the
Curves, the world’s largest fitness franchisor, announced that the 2007 Curves Food Drive brought in 1100 pounds in Waynedale which will benefit Saint Therese Parish Food Bank. Around the world, Curves members donated nearly 11 million pounds of food to their local food banks.
This was Curves
Mayor Graham Richard and Public Safety Academy of Northeast Indiana Director Brent Johnson were joined by first responders, area educators and government officials to view the progress being made at the Public Safety Academy at Southtown Centre.
The first-of-its-kind facility is on schedule to open
The City of Fort Wayne, Animal Care & Control Department has issued a hot weather alert for animal caretakers. Animals exposed to high temperatures, high humidity, and inadequate ventilation can become ill or irritable, and may pose a danger to themselves and to people. The department urges
This week I attended an impressive Fourth of July party at the American Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey. Dignitaries from other consulates and embassies packed the courtyard, along with many special Turkish guests. Food booths from Starbucks, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and another