In loving memory of Francis E. Harrington January 21, 1926-February 2, 2011. He was born at Keokuk, Iowa, moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan where he started a career with Cities Service Oil Company. He started at ground level but soon became a terminal operator at Ferrysburg, Michigan where he loaded
Riverbend Health Care is excited to start the New Year with changes that will assist the current residents and future candidates of our Rehab to Home Program. Our Number One priority is the comfort and care of our residents whether your stay is a short stay to rehab and to go home or to assist in
Continued from the Feb. 11th issue.
Our principal at Miner School then, was Miss Celia Foley, an autocratic white-haired little lady who wore nose glasses. To us, the students, she seemed very old, but I never knew her age. Going from room to room, in the school, Miss Foley would remove her glasses
The following students have dedicated themselves to academic excellence for the past four years and have earned the honor of being named to the “Top Ten” list. Congratulations to each of you for your commitment to learning, and good luck as you move on in your endeavors.
CLASS OF 2011
The modest white frame building on Lower Huntington Road gives few clues about the true breadth of service offered by the people who work inside. More than just bathing and brushing, Waynedale Grooming offers a window into the whole world of holistic pet care.
Owner Lynn Swager knew early on
A Renaissance tragedy about two teenagers who, in a matter of days, fall in love, marry, are torn apart by their feuding families, and die is not a likely source text for an animated children’s movie. Yet, somehow, the writers behind Gnomeo & Juliet have managed to turn Shakespeare’s tragedy
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh I just have to tell you what we did the other day and no it’s not dirty as some old fogies have written in to complain about because I dared to speak of our love life. I think they complain because, “… they ain’t gettin’ any,” as my cute little tubby mate would say.
Senate Focuses First Half on Jobs,
Education, Government Reforms
Senators ready to tackle budget, redistricting next
Jobs, education and government reforms were the focus of the Indiana Senate during the first half of the 2011 legislative session.
Senators are now prepared to
The return of warmer temperatures last week made me think of Spring and the time when our City will again be green with a lush canopy of trees. Unfortunately a little beetle is killing many of the Ash trees that line the streets and boulevards of Fort Wayne. I’m committed to maintaining this hallmark
Here’s a sobering statistic: 46 percent of workers surveyed had little or no confidence that they will have enough money to live comfortably throughout their retirement years, according to the 2010 Retirement Confidence Survey, issued by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. So you may want to
Finally, we are seeing some breaks in the winter weather. When we are in the midst of winter, we sometimes have a difficult time believing that spring will ever come. But spring ultimately comes, bringing with it the warm weather I look forward to every year.
Something else we can count on every
GERALD EDWARD KROUSE, 62, passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2011 in Valparaiso, IN. Mr. Krouse was born November 22, 1948 in Fort Wayne to the late Edgar and Clara Belle (Brewer) Krouse. He worked at Gladieux Refinery and then retired from Waterworks Pure Drinking Water as a service manager after
BRIAN M. TILBURY, 33, of South Bend, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday at his home. He was born September 20, 1977 in Fort Wayne to Kevin and Mary (Betson) Tilbury. Mr. Tilbury served in the U. S. Army until 2007.
Surviving are his wife, Trisha (VanDusen) Tilbury of South Bend; parents,
I always tell people not to prune or make cutbacks on basically anything until after Thanksgiving. Well, after Thanksgiving means now…any time the temperatures get cold and remain cold is considered after Thanksgiving. This is when your plants are dormant and pruning is safe. I like to wait until
I’ve gotten a few questions concerning keeping wild animals as pets. Not knowing the law or even how to answer the question (I used to have wild pets when I was growing up like every other kid in school.) I turned to a copy of Outdoor Indiana for the answer.
Q – Every time we go on a hike,
2 to 4 squirrels (cleaned and cut into quarters)
4 quarts of water
1 medium onion chopped
1 tbsp. salt
2 cups lima beans (or canned butter beans will do)
6 ears of corn (use equivalent amount of canned corn if necessary)
1/2 lb. ham hocks or ham pieces
DISABILITIES AWARENESS DAY
(The deadline has been extended to March 4th.)
Who: For all Girl, Boy and Cub Scouts
When: Date: March 26
Where: Avalon Missionary Church (the big building)
1500 Lower Huntington Road
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
FOIL A CAMPING TRIP
Way back when I was a Scoutmaster, the boys in my troop came up with a unique idea of going camping with no pots, pans, skillets, or cooking utensils other than a knife and a roll or two of heavy duty aluminum foil. I had to admit that I was stunned with their suggestion after
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When women’s lib came in the door, chivalry flew out the window.
Confused by the facts
I asked a radical environmentalist, aka tree hugger, “If there really is global warming, how do you explain the extremely cold winter we’re now having?”
“Oh, that’s part of the global warming
The International Quilt Study Center & Museum
As summer approaches there are many quilt festivals, shows and museums to visit and enjoy.
Nearly ten years ago I participated in a quilt restoration workshop taught by Nancy Kirk owner of the Kirk Collection in Omaha, Nebraska. A portion
LAY MY HEAD BENEATH THE ROSE
Darling, press me to your bosom,
As you did in days of yore,
Press your lips upon my forehead,
Ere I see the golden shore.
Life is from me fastly flowing,
Soon I’ll be in sweet repose,
When I’m gone, I’ll ask this favor,
Lay my head beneath the rose.
Lay me where sweet
Dave (everybody called him Shark Boy) said good-bye to his friends on Lovango as a brilliant Caribbean sunset cast long shadows across the cart path leading from the top of the hill down to the boat dock. He had noticed three of the four girls’ bellies were beginning to bulge with child, but