Oh, my Gosh! What an unbelievable streak that our 412 Club Senior Softball team put together late in the 2008 Summer/Fall Season. We first played in the Age 55 and over Senior League at Turner’s Club in 2006, finishing with a 10 win/8 loss season. Then we started out with a 3 – 5 overall record
Editors Note: Alyssa Fleming is going to college in Madrid Spain. Her grandparents live in Wayndale & they are sharing some of her E-mails with us.
Hello! I have SO much to tell! I just got back from spring break but this week has been so hectic with a midterm on Wednesday and trying to get back
OK boys and girls, I don’t want to scare you but here’s what’s going around now? It’s a variation of the “antivirus 2009” rogue anti-spyware program called ‘Antivirus 360’. Seems you’ll be surfing the net minding you own business and a box will pop up, a legitimate looking scan will
In my last column, I promised to continue addressing the questions my staff and I are asked most frequently. Many residents of Wayne Township have asked me about the legal requirements I must follow as Trustee.
Legal requirements for all Trustees in Indiana are found in two places. Most importantly,
SENATE BUDGET PROTECTS EDUCATION AND MEDICAID STATEHOUSE
Indiana Senate Republicans recently unveiled a balanced, two-year state budget that protects education and Medicaid and funds job creation, roads and public safety.
Our Senate budget proposal makes appropriate use of temporary, federal
FOLLOW “TAX FREEDOM DAY” WITH TAX-SMART INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
You won’t find it on your calendar, but April 13 is Tax Freedom Day. And although it’s not a national holiday, it can still be meaningful — if you use it as a starting point to review your own investment tax situation.
Web sites, e-mails make false promises of compensation from recently passed economic stimulus package
Attorney General Greg Zoeller is asking Indiana residents to be on guard for Internet and e-mail scams that tell consumers that they can qualify to receive payment from President Obama’s economic
Several drugs aimed at clearing amyloid deposits from the brain—which investigators had hoped would reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease—have failed in late-stage testing. Reports on tests of other interventions to prevent or slow Alzheimer’s have also been discouraging: statins, vitamin
WILLIAM W. STULTS, 82, of Fort Wayne, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Hospice Home. Born August 19, 1926, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Forrest and Kathryn (Baker) Stults. He retired from Waynedale Auto Parts and had previously worked with his father
Helen “Fran” Benzinger, 58 formerly of Fort Wayne, died Saturday April 11, 2009, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home of Fort Wayne.
She is survived by her partner David Moss of Mt. Juliet, TN, a daughter Brooke (Todd) Ameling of Auburn, a son Preston (Paula) Benzinger of Fort Wayne. Five
FLORENCE (CONFER) DROEGE, 89, longtime resident of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2009, in Tucson, Arizona. Born February 3, 1920, in Wells County, she retired from Lincoln National Life Insurance Company after 28 years of service, in 1983.
She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
When I talk to people about the way Major League baseball used to be played, many are amazed. All Sundays were double-headers and all holidays were also double-headers. At that time many games were played in around 2 hours so a double-header could be played in around 5 hours. Some people even ask
In the eighties at high school I had to take biology along with all other sophomores. One day we got to the chapter on evolution. My teacher simply stated that she didn’t believe in evolution, that God created everything, but that we could read the chapter if we wanted. At that time it was legal
People always want to push spring season way too early, especially when it comes to tomato plants. I have always maintained that spring starts on April 21st, give or take a few days. What this means is that on the 21st you need to watch how the weather is going to act during the next few days and
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Editors Note: The Waynedale News receives an abundance of press releases and articles for each issue. Information that has a focus on Waynedale is given the highest priority. We try to evaluate all submissions on a timely basis.
PROFESSIONAL INDOOR FOOTBALL
What: Fort Wayne Freedom Football
Dancing Feather (from Rhythm of the Drum)
I give you a sky of blue –
It makes no difference how you feel
or what you do.
I put birds in the sky
so that they may fly and sing,
a message just for you they bring.
I send a gentle breeze to let you know
any pain you are feeling, it
By Karle Wilson Baker
Through Tanglewood the thrushes trip,
As brown as any clod,
But in their spotted throats are hung
The vesper-bells of God.
And I know little secret truths,
And hidden things of good,
Since I have heard the thrushes sing
At dusk, in Tanglewood.
Snowflakes swirl around the
One day Sophie and her friend were at the YMCA. It was the middle of January and pretty cold. Sophie glided under the water looking side-to-side watching everything underwater. Once she hit the end of the pool, she kicked off doing a flip and glided down the narrow side of the pool. Sophie came up
I got a letter from an 86-year old man who used to reside in Waynedale. He was writing to tell me that he was familiar with many of the things I wrote about when I described my mother’s childhood. He remembers his mother plucking the feathers of a fresh-killed chicken, and pumping the wringer washing
This week’s DYK is excerpted from Chapter 6, of a soon to be released book written by a prominent professor with long-term sobriety. The title of Chapter 6 is; The Ground of Being: In calculus and in the construction of infinite series, mathematicians can sometimes talk intelligibly about
This weeks HTYH is a continuation of Tim’s story. I was laying on an emergency room gurney violently shaking when the ER doctor said, “Son, you have an alcohol problem.” I said, “No sir, you must be mistaken.” He didn’t buy it and sent me to a psych-ward in Cleveland, OH where they soon
Continued From April 8th Issue
My mind was in turmoil at the prospect of marriage. The next evening when we had my father and his mother together, Phil silenced their well-founded objections with a plea to hear him out.
This is the story he told: As they were sitting around a large table in
…a slogan that Helyn Good Young has lived by all of her life. Helyn was surrounded by her friends and family, at the Waynedale United Methodist Church, on Saturday, April 4, to celebrate her 90th birthday.
Pianist Joe Thomas filled the air with beautiful music as guests arrived and he provided
City Saves Time, Residents Get Free Aerial Photos
A view from the sky of your home, your neighborhood, or any part of Fort Wayne is a click away at the City’s map website. And it’s free!
Fort Wayne City Utilities Geographic Information System (GIS) Department has 2008 aerial photos available at