Bishop Luers High School Alumni Office is pleased to announce the Distinguished Knights for the 2012-2013 year. The Alumni Office honors one graduate and an honorary alumnus (friend, faculty, former faculty, staff, or benefactor) who have contributed outstanding and distinguished service to his or
Call me a nerd, but I get a little over-excited for period pieces. I also have an appreciation for a good spy thirller. That said, any movie that combines the two will probably be a hit with me. Still, Argo, the latest film from Ben Affleck surpassed my expectations and delivered an outstandingly
A presidential election is almost upon us. But if you have young children or grandchildren, you know what’s really important this week is Butterfingers, not ballots, and Pop Rocks, not the popular vote. Yes, it’s Halloween time again, which means you’ll see plenty of witches and
Each year, the City of Fort Wayne provides curbside leaf pick-up for city residents. This year is no different, as our Street Department crews are gearing up for another busy season of neighborhood sweeps.
The leaf collection teams will conduct two leaf pick-ups in each neighborhood, beginning
Each year on December 11, we celebrate Indiana’s statehood. Though the date is foremost a commemoration of Indiana’s entry into the union as the 19th state, it’s also an opportunity to celebrate Indiana’s present and future – our abundant agricultural resources, beautiful
Ethan Birch has had numerous problems and bumps in the road in his life, but he has learned how to turn these negatives into positives. Mr. Birch now is an author, motivational speaker, cancer survivor, songwriter and performer. He gave a very inspirational presentation a few weeks ago to our Wayne
I heard humorist Jack Handey say that you should never criticize someone until you walk a mile in his or her shoes. Then, when you do criticize them, “You are a mile away and have their shoes.” That’s not bad advice, especially when it comes to telling others how to parent their
ESTHER ANNA DETTMER, 91 passed away with her family at her side on Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation. She was born February 13, 1921 in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio to the late Harry and Emma (Schroeder) Meyer. She worked as a farmer’s wife in addition to working as a clerk
To look at Herb Collins, you wouldn’t think he was like that. A nicer, kinder guy you never met. But for one evening each year … one little slice of time … he’s downright diabolical.
Every small town has one, of course. There is always that one person who takes Halloween to
Truly the best time to plant garden perennials is in the fall. The reasons are many such as when you walk around your yard, you can see where you have “holes”. You can easily envision what size and what colors you need to complete any particular area. In the spring, many plants haven’t
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It takes many steps to restore a quilt. First you have to examine it to determine what damage has occurred: rips, stains, loose seams, binding without its “fold”, color fade, bunched batting, loss of embroidery and/or quilting stitches.
Next you ask yourself how far back do I want to restore
“Fog on the hill brings water to the mill”– a favorite saying of my mother’s that has proved true many times. A misty white shroud enfolds Pilot Knob, with tendrils of fog spiraling skyward. A slow, drizzly rain is falling still on our hills, and the plump laying hens are out
Formula for Life is a philanthropic, international humanitarian effort organized by a team of University of Saint Francis students who, for the last 7 years, have been committed to improve the nutrition of orphans in Haiti. The volunteer-driven events raise funds for the purchase and delivery of infant
It is better to have it and not need it…than it is to need it and not have it.
The Right and Left
Politically speaking, have you ever wondered why Conservatives are called the “Right,” and Liberals the “Left?”
A verse from the Bible (Ecclesiastes 10:2), tells why.
The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge 5K Race, one of the premier men’s health race and event series in America, was held in Fort Wayne on October 13, 2012.
Racing from Portage Middle School at 9am on Saturday morning about 250 men and women, athletes, cancer survivors, physicians, caretakers,
The River City Rat Race was born in the year 2000 and became an instant success. With over 1000 runners and more than 100 volunteers, it is clear that this event has enormous potential. The feature event is a 10K (6.2) mile road race, and new this year is a 5K-timed run, both with a beautiful downtown
Regular chiropractic care and consistent, healthy nutrition represent two powerful lifestyle choices for people interested in supporting their long-term health and well-being.
These life-affirming action steps work together to give you more energy, more restful sleep, and an overall positive mental
The Hairy Dog is a full service grooming shop that recently opened October 1, 2012 at 6415 Bluffton Road (Colony Plaza) in Waynedale.
The owner/operator of the shop is Ronda Kahn. She and her family reside in Waynedale. “Opening a grooming shop has been a long time dream, and Waynedale seemed
Runners, walkers, cyclists, rollerbladers, wheelchair riders, and all who enjoy a healthy outdoor lifestyle lined the edge of the trail shoulder-to-shoulder, starting under the bridge at Lower Huntington and Tillman Roads in the Strength Against Violence event on Saturday, October 13, 2012. After
Robert and Mary Lou Dove celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on October 12th. They were married at Zanesville United Brethren Church.
Mary retired as a secretary from Fort Wayne Community Schools. Robert retired from Tokheim Corporation.
They have two children, Linda (Steve Douglas) and
The Chancel Choir of Waynedale United Methodist Church invites everyone to come and enjoy good food, good fellowship and good music on Sunday, October 21st!
A potluck luncheon benefit for John Stark (writer for The Waynedale News) & Kay Stark will begin at 11:30 a.
Please bring food to share. Table
It was a cold, clear September night and the Cub Scouts and families of Pack #3344 were bundled up and gathered attentively around a fire ring on their final night of their fall camping trip at Chain O Lakes State Park. For them, it was their first flag retirement ceremony. Under the direction of