“Maybe it’s time for you to settle down.” Those were my words to a friend who was seeking a bit of help with his unhappy life. It’s not that his life was an out-and-out disaster. He had all the trappings of contentment: A good job, a beautiful wife and family, a comfortable
In November 2012, Notre Dame football was ranked No. 1 in the nation in both the AP and Coaches’ polls after an undefeated regular season leading to the team’s first BCS National Championship Game.
Chronicling the Fighting Irish’s return to the limelight, Faith Restored: 2012 and
The Saint Francis College Troubadours and University of Saint Francis (USF) Cougars will converge on the USF campus for food, fun and some friendly competition on Homecoming weekend October 11-13.
Alumni and friends associated with either mascot are invited for a variety of activities in this 50th
New Haven Chamber of Commerce along with the New Haven Adams Township Parks Department would like to welcome you to New Haven at their “Welcome Home Festival”. On Saturday, September 28 beginning at 2:00 P.M. you can join the festivities by paying $3 and receiving a Smiley Face Stamp on
A SIMPLE SONG
By Melody Carlson Revell
280 pages, $12.99
After the sudden death of her grandmother, a singing legend, Katrina Yoder is curious about what it would be like to live her dream as a professional singer. But Katrina is Amish, and her family does not agree with singing
This week, Prisoners, a psychological thriller starting Hugh Jackman, Paul Dano, and Jake Gyllenhaal, takes the torture techniques we’ve seen in military thrillers this year and uses them in a domestic setting, pushing the boundaries of familial duty.
Prisoners opens with two families sharing
Fall is almost officially here — and if you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering how summer went by so fast. Those trips to the lake or the beach are fading in memory now, giving way to helping kids with homework, raking leaves and the other rites of autumn. And just as your
September may seem like an odd time to think about voting, but I was helping my nephew with his U.S. history assignment on voting and I became very excited about the process. My nephew and I discussed things such as legal obstacles, intimidation and violence used to deny citizens their vote in the
Good news about an issue of great importance to our neighborhoods. Sidewalks! I recently announced that the City of Fort Wayne has developed a three-pronged sidewalk improvement plan that will begin in the 2014 construction season. The plan will address sidewalk and safety needs and benefit property
Enrollment in the federal Affordable Care Act’s insurance overhaul begins October 1, and many questions remain. What insurance plans will be offered in the online exchange? How high will the premiums be? Will this insurance process be more effective than current systems? And the list goes on.
WILLIAM E. ARMINGTON, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday September 20, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. Born July 16, 1929, in Warsaw, he was a son of the late John and Treva Armington, and was raised by his grandparents, Ernest and Blanche Sellers. He was a member of Waynedale United
JOSEPH ADAM CACCAMO, 36, of Milan, Illinois, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois.
Visitation was 4 to 7 p.m., Friday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. Funeral services were 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Neal’s Funeral Home, Osgood, Indiana.
Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events this September and October. All are free and open to the community.
Sponsored by Little
During the fall months your Christmas cactus will set its buds for flowering around Thanksgiving (sometimes sooner) and this is the crucial time for getting blooms and keeping them from falling off just after you see them form. There are three reasons the buds fall after forming; over-watering, lack
A building project (for those of us who are carpenterially challenged) can be a confusing nightmare of little whatchits we never learned the name of and have no idea how to use.
Oh, if we need a two by four that’s eight feet long, we’re on pretty safe ground and can head on over to MundoSlab,
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A Renaissance in Roanoke Art Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 10am – 5pm on Historic Main Street in the Village of Ronaoke.
40 juried artists are already signed-up for the event which will feature the artists’ works for sale, a Plein Air paint-out sponsored by Crestwoods
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NBA star and former Little Brother, Brad Miller, hosted the 10th Annual Brad Miller Gala, Auction, and Golf Outing to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. The two-part event began on Saturday, September 7, 2013 with a Gala and Auction held at the Memorial Coliseum, followed by a golf outing at Noble
Coventry Meadows has received a deficiency-free survey by the Indiana State Department of Health, which is now using tough new inspection standards.
Coventry Meadows, located at 7843 West Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne, has received top surveys in the past under the old survey system. However, with
MASTERPIECES QUILTS OF INSPIRATION: FEATHERS AGLOW
Happy Autumn! As the days begin to grow shorter and the nights stretch longer, I look back over this busy past summer. So much accomplished—so much to do. The Born Again Quilts façade project is only minor adjustments away from completion, quilts
The little wild asters are making their appearance now, leaning over the creek as if watching the yellow leaves floating by. These are the blue-petaled flowers with yellow centers, probably the New England aster. They grow in clumps this time of year in wet thickets, meadows and swamps.
There are so
The clouds of a new Middle Eastern conflict have started gathering on the horizon. This time there is no question that the storm brings chemical weapons with it. In August hundreds of people–including many boys and girls–died in Syria from the effects of Sarin nerve gas. Thousands more