Kingston Residence has teamed up with Hair Affair to host a fundraiser to benefit the Fort Wayne Trails – Waynedale Initiative. The “Spring Social” will take place on May 11th from 10am to 3pm at Hair Affair located at 6200 Bluffton Road Fort Wayne, IN 46809. This event is an opportunity
Earth First has completed the construction of its new Recycling Center and Transfer Facility. A press conference and celebration for the Grand Opening will be held on Friday, April 19 at 11:00 AM at 4429 Allen Martin Dr.
The new 20,000 sq. ft. facility, which represents an investment of over $2 million
Children from Pine Hills Kiddie Garden enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt at Kingston Residence Assisted Living, 7515 Winchester Road.
One evening a grandson was talking to his grandmother about current events. The grandson asked his grandmother what she thought about the shootings at schools, the computer age, and just things in general.
The Grandmother replied, “Well, let me think a minute, I was born before: Television. Penicillin.
I have a soft-spot for baseball movies. The crack of the bat, the sound of the ball hitting leather, green grass and legendary summer afternoons—there’s something nostalgic and really beautiful about a good baseball movie. 42, the new film about Jackie Robinson, combines a love of baseball
I firmly believe that strengthening our economy is crucial to the success of our city. That’s why I was pleased to join with my fellow public and private sector leaders to announce the formation of a new economic development organization – Greater Fort Wayne Inc.
Greater Fort Wayne Inc. presents
On Arbor Day, which we celebrate this week, people across the country plant trees. Of course, trees provide us with many benefits, including beauty, fruit and oxygen, as well as protection against land erosion. But the act of planting and nurturing trees can also guide our behavior in other areas
Sean McManus, a senior at Bishop Luers High School, has been selected by The Indianapolis Star and The Indiana Association of School Principals, as a 2013 Regional Academic All-Star. Sean was honored at a luncheon this month at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Sean is the son of Dr.
The forecast for the Last Saturday of April is sunny and warmer, great weather for residents to “Experience Art. Discover Downtown.” From paintings to music, interesting exhibits or the art of cooking, there are many ways to engage the arts and a variety of activities to discover in downtown
When I was a bit younger and a bit braver, a group of friends and I shot the rapids on the Ocoee River in southeast Tennessee. The Ocoee, which I think is the Cherokee word for “terrified rafter” is a world-class whitewater adventure.
Now, I’m no world-class athlete, and that became
Isabelle Frances Pfeiffer Opliger, 102, died April 17, 2013. She was preceeded in death by her husband of 70 years, Walter H. Opliger.
Isabelle’s surviving daughters are Patricia Leland, (Edward) Van Wert, Ohio; Carol Fahl (Stan), Fort Wayne; and Linda Elonzae (Steve), Roanoke. Isabelle’s
Educators interested in students, grades K-12, on field trips to an Indiana state park or reservoir in the 2013-2014 school year can receive financial help through a new program of the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation.
The Discovering the Outdoors Field Trip Grant Program is for public, private,
Emily’s dilemma was obvious: how do you sell manure? Since she fell in love with Dewey Decker, she could think of nothing less than spending her life with him and embracing the fertilizer business whole hog, so to speak. Emily Stickles has never done anything halfway.
In her job with the
Well, totally unlike last year’s spring season, this year’s spring gardening is off to a very slow start. In 2012 we experienced temperatures in the middle to high 80s in March, repeated again and again in April. This year frankly, it is cold! What happened? I have always preached the
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Award winning artwork benefits scholarship fund
On Friday, April 26, IPFW and Parkview Health will celebrate the 12th Annual Tapestry: A Day for You event. Tapestry is a special day for women to come together to be inspired, motivated and attend workshops while raising funds for women’s scholarships
Springtime weather seemed to explode overnight in our hills, with trees on the mountainside bursting in bloom almost instantly. It seems too early for redbud to bloom, but the delicate pink of its blossoms shine in the warming sunlight. Sarvis (serviceberry) limbs hang over the road bank with its
When you do nothing… nothing happens.
April showers bring May flowers,
We’ve heard the poets say.
But I love it when the sun does shine,
And drive the rain away.
Oh, April showers; I love your flowers,
They’re such a pretty sight,
So do us all a humongous favor,
Continued From The April 12 Edition.
Life as a POW
When they finally made it to Stalag IX-B they were crowded into large open buildings with leaky roofs and missing windows. It was midwinter in Germany. Most of the men had only the clothes on their backs; some of the less fortunate didn’t
It’s well-known that one-third of American adults are overweight and an additional one-third are obese.1 In addition, 17% of U.S. children and adolescents are obese.2 Worldwide statistics are similar. These facts are strongly associated with ongoing epidemics in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
The Friends of the Parks of Allen County invite community volunteers to do something great and reveal the beauty of our downtown rivers. The “Revealing Our Rivers” initiative will be held on Saturday, April 20, 8 am – noon. Volunteers, age 18 or older, who would like to help clean up
Artlink’s 33rd Annual National Print Exhibition, which features artwork from the nation’s finest printmakers, opens in the main gallery on Friday, April 26 at 6 pm. The opening reception begins at 6 p.m. with an Artist Talk by three printmakers from the show who will answer questions about
Bud and Polly Jacobs, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on April 24, 2013. They were married at the Zanesville United Brethren Church. Their children are Vicki of Waynedale and Gordon (Andrea) of Ossian. They have three grand children and four great grandchildren. Bud is retired from