It was 2001 when my wife Barbara and I became interested “fans in the stands” watching Justin and Jarrod Parker play baseball. And now, our two grandchildren, Cody-11 and Taylor-9, are taking an interest in the “Parker brothers” because they live in Ossian and will be attending
The ladies at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church will be hosting a women’s retreat entitled “Beautiful Feet”. It will be held at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive, Fort Wayne, on September 22, from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
During the day the ladies will “walk”
Masters of Cosmetology students created and modeled avent-garde hairstyles, make-up and costumes depicting tropical nature and exotic creatures when they opened the show for the SPCA Cat Walk “In the Wild”. The Grand Wayne Center came alive Sunday, Sept 9th when Masters
On a Thursday afternoon, I found myself sitting alone in a small theater heckling. Embarrassingly, it’s not that unusual for me to talk back to a movie, but I don’t think I’ve ever been so annoyed that I held my head in my hands, grumbling. Such was the case with The Words.
As an investor, you can sometimes still feel you’re at the mercy of forces beyond your control. This may be especially true today, when the Federal Reserve has warned of an approaching “fiscal cliff.” What can you do in the face of such a dire prediction?
First of all, you need to
We’re working together with our partners in economic development to make our city, county and region as economically competitive as we possibly can.
Leaders from the City of Fort Wayne, Allen County, the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Economic Development
It’s no secret college tuition costs are rising at unsustainable rates. As parents who have sent two children off to college, my wife and I understand the anxiety many parents experience when thinking about paying for their children’s education. Though serious steps have been taken at
Congratulations to The Waynedale News’ own, Alex Cornwell, who is being honored by the University of St. Francis with the Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. Since Alex became co-owner of The Waynedale News in 2009, he has been a tireless advocate for our Waynedale area. We at Wayne Township
FRANCIS RICHARD “DICK” CARTER, 82, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 14, 2012. He died peacefully at his home after a lengthy illness and went to a long awaiting heavenly reunion with so many who have gone before, including his loving wife.
He was born January
RICHARD D. DELLINGER, 70, of Fort Wayne, fell asleep in death suddenly on September 11, 2012. Born in Willshire, Ohio, he was an active member of the Waynedale Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Sandpoint Road, Fort Wayne. In addition, he played the piano professionally for many decades
CARMEN C. MICHAEL, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Thursday September 6, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born in Macy, Indiana, on February 22, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Frederick F. and Laura L. Pritz. She was a longtime member of
Sponsored by the History Center, Miami Indian Heritage Days programs take place on the first Saturday of the month from 1 to 4 p.m., May through November, and feature local artists, performers, and representatives from the Miami Indians and other Native American groups demonstrating aspects of their
There are some who say Jim Albertson, our school principal, sometimes goes a bit too far, but when asked, they can’t really say why. Ask one of the students at the school about “Mr. A.” and they’ll tell you in a whisper that he’s everywhere … and knows everything.
AERATING YOUR LAWN
If your lawn is hard and very compacted, it is probably time to aerate your lawn. Aerating is described as drilling small holes in your grass in order to allow for moisture, air and nutrients to penetrate your yard and in return, give you a much healthier lawn. It also allows for
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The Waynedale News receives
U.S. Senator Richard Lugar, R-Indiana, received The American Legion’s Distinguished Service during a recent convention proceedings of the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization. The award is the highest recognition given by The American Legion.
“What we are most grateful
Ahhh autumn-My favorite time of the year. Kicking off with the annual Johnny Appleseed Festival the season invokes warm days, crisp nights, high school football games played under stadium lights, and glorious fall foliage. The autumn months signal a time of transition as the hot lazy days of summer
It was a splendid pre-fall day when my sister Jeannie and I journeyed to Ravenswood to meet our other two sisters who live in Jackson County. It was a spur of the moment plan to get together for a sibling picnic, and the trip up I-77 was pleasant.
There was a definite yellowish haze on the trees, as
It doesn’t matter which way you go, as long as you get there.
The Skivvie on Sim’s Fondest Memory
During breakfast this morning with my eighty-three-year old friend, Sim Hain, at the West End Restaurant, I asked him what his fondest memory was of growing up in Decatur,
The two old friends from Waynedale met at the Key West Marina and the Captain was chomping at the bit to get underway. No mention was made of hurricane season because the chop, big waves and storm clouds said it all. In the years these two friends had sailed together the Captain set sail when he decided
Most people now know the importance of exercise in daily life. The benefits of exercise range from improved strength, balance, and agility to deeper, more restful sleep, improved outlook on life, and heightened levels of creativity. Of course, there’s also an additional direct benefit for persons
The Waynedale Community Improvement team announces the Waynedale Fall Festival to be held at the Southwest Conservation Club on October 20th, from 2 to 4pm. This is a free event for all ages to tour emergency vehicles, walk the nature trail, participate in a scavenger hunt, take a ride on a hay ride,
If you were driving down Bluffton Road Thursday night around 5:30 p.m. you may have seen something that caused you to do a double take. 25 members of Curves, led by owner Mary Stark, were celebrating “National Not for Sissies Day” by doing Zumba in the parking lot. The energy was high