The Board of Directors of Redeemer Radio (AM 1450 WLYV) announces the appointment of Dave Stevens as Executive Director of the station effective Wednesday April 22. Stevens, a broadcasting and advertising industry veteran, brings over 24 years of experience to the station having worked at radio stations
Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting over 1000 acres of wetland preserves southwest of Fort Wayne, offers interesting and informative nature events this spring and summer. All are free and open to the community.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hikes at Eagle Marsh every
Myron McVea is the proud owner of Superior Detailing. His business opened March 2009 in the Waynedale area. He is married with two children.
Myron has nearly 10 years experience as a professional detailer in Fort Wayne and is very passionate about his work. Superior Detailing prides itself in
WABASH-ACRES Land Trust has acquired Hanging Rock National Natural Landmark located near Lagro, Indiana. The former owner whom ACRES Land Trust leased the property from in the 1960s through 1980s, donated the landmark to ACRES in order to ensure its permanent protection. ACRES’ involvement with
The Lapper is designed for all those that have been affected by cancer. It is an opportunity to participate in a walk or run – up to twenty miles – that pushes one past their comfort zone just as people with cancer do every day. The walk/run is Saturday, June 6, 2009 at beautiful Foster
United Way of Allen County is looking for 200 volunteers to work with struggling readers this summer. The volunteer recruitment is part of Learn United, a ten-year effort to ensure all students read at grade level by the end of third grade.
Volunteers are asked to commit at least one hour per week
The American Heart Association is proud to announce that Marcia Adams, Fort Wayne resident, author, former television host and heart disease survivor, will be the featured Keynote Speaker at the first-ever Fort Wayne Go Red For Women Luncheon on June 4, 2009.
Marcia Adams will share her personal story
It’s great to be driving through Fort Wayne these days without the fear of getting a nuisance ticket. In January of this year a new policy took effect. The City began charging police officers, with take-home police cars, a $50 fee to offset the fuel cost of those cars.
It appears that from the drop
I am looking forward again this year to participating in the Waynedale Memorial Day parade. It’s an honor to be part of the parade and to have the opportunity to thank veterans for the sacrifices they have made for our country.
Sadly, studies have shown that a disproportionate number of veterans,
MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE TOOLBOX
10 Tools for homeowners, renters, landlords, neighborhood associations
In 2009 the City of Fort Wayne will offer a range of services, programs and projects designed to assist in the maintenance and improvement of the quality of life in Fort Wayne’s
STATE UNEMPLOYMENT FUND FIX BALANCES NEEDS OF WORKERS, CONCERNS OF BUSINESSES
STATEHOUSE – Members of Indiana’s General Assembly recently approved a plan to replenish the state’s bankrupt jobless fund.
This plan balances the needs of workers and addresses the concerns
In the financial world, stocks tend to get most of the attention. But if you’re going to make progress toward your long-term goals, you need to be aware of all types of investments — and bonds can be an important part of your portfolio.
Many people, however, don’t fully understand how bonds
MARGARET M. TAYLOR, 86, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at Kingston Care Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a homemaker. Margaret was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, former member of St. Therese Catholic Church, the Magnavox Quarter Century Club, VFW 3846 in Churubusco,
JOHN STARK, 88, a long time Waynedale resident, died Monday, May 4, 2009, at Woodview Healthcare.
LaMAR E. McCRORY, 87, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne. Born May 19, 1921, in Elkhart, he was the son of the late Clarence E. McCrory and Eva L. (Copenhaver).
He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring after 37 years of service in
BARRY E. SHAW, 48, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, he was a manager with CVS on Getz Road. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Southside Optimist Club and Lincoln Museum.
“A beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother,
MARK C. HOOVER, 84, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2009, at Keepsake Village, Fort Wayne. Born on August 17, 1924, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Evin and Bertha (Caston) Hoover. A 1942 graduate of South Side High School, he was a U.S. Navy aviator, serving as a navigator on PBY Catalinas
RICHARD L. “DICK” HANSEL, 78, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 30, 2009, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. He was born February 25, 1931, in Sioux City, Iowa. Serving his apprenticeship at Air-Flow Sheet Metal, he was a sheet metal worker for over 27 years, the last nine at International
CARL VICTOR BINKLEY, 98, long time resident of Markle, died peacefully in his sleep early Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at Concord Village and Lutheran Home, Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he had lived for the past four years. He had been in declining health and a patient of Family Hospice and Palliative
JERAL K. RICHERSON, 63, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, April 17, 2009, at the VA Hospital. He was born on March 8, 1946, in Fort Wayne. He was a Vietnam Army veteran. He was a sharp shooter, served two tours in Vietnam, and received the following awards: Combat Infantryman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal
A couple of years ago I wrote that secularism in Turkey had basically come to an end because the ruling Islamic-leaning AK party had successfully done what was hitherto unthinkable. They had placed their own man, Tayyip Erdogan, in the office of Prime Minister who had then appointed his choice of
With great weather coming in early this spring season, sales of flowers, shrubs and vegetable plants are soaring at an all-time record. Temperatures in late April as warm as the high 80’s, and “safe-to-plant” temperatures continuing on throughout the May planting season have gotten even first-time
Elena Grinenko is currently partnered with Tony Dovolani. Together they are undefeated National and World champions in the American Rhythm Category. They recently retired from dance sport competitions and continued their careers as coaches, adjudicators and consultants for Fred Astaire Dance Studios
I REMEMBER MAX PATKIN
The MEMORIES and DREAMS publication of the Baseball Hall of Fame had an article titled, LEGENDARY PRINCES in their Fall 2008 issue. They wrote about Al Schacht, Nick Altrock, Max Patkin, and Jackie Price.
I remember Max Patkin as I umpired two games in which he was