Roller Dome South was filled with smiles and laughter on Saturday, December 14th as families from the area enjoyed an afternoon of free skating, food, games and fun.Roller Dome South was filled with smiles and laughter on Saturday, December 14th as families from the area enjoyed an afternoon of free skating, food, games and fun.
Fort Wayne’s Southside Optimist Club (SSOC) celebrated their 2013 Christmas Awards Banquet on Wednesday night at Don Hall’s Guesthouse. During the dinner, the club recognized 3 generation members, Jim Imel joined in 1965, Ron Perkins (Jim’s son in-law) joined in 1991, and Jon Perkins,
SHADES OF MERCY
Maine Chronicles #1
by Anita Lustrea and Caryn Dahlstrand Rivadeneira
River North Publishers
288 pages, $14.99
Set in 1950s rural Maine, the novel follows Mercy, the teenage daughter of a respected man who treats her like a son, in her journey to find approval
I’m a Disney Princess skeptic. As a kid, I loved all of the Disney movies, but as the princesses became a brand of their own, leading to seemingly ubiquitous merchandising, I started to find them tiring. This year, however, Disney created a princess movie so good I almost forgot it was about
Learn how to stay in shape while still enjoying the holiday season
While the holidays can be the most wonderful time of year, with cooler weather, family gatherings and delicious foods, they can also be a minefield for those looking to maintain their weight-loss and fitness goals. Katie Mitchell, director
According to a recent report, cardiovascular disease claims more lives worldwide than any other disorder.1 Diseases of the heart and blood vessels, including coronary artery disease, are responsible for more than 4 million deaths in Europe each year2 and almost one-third of all deaths worldwide. In
ARNOLD M. GREIDER, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, December 16, 2013. He was born June 11, 1923 to the late Howard and Theda Greider. He was a Test Chemist for General Electric and served in the Coast Guard during WWII. Mr. Greider was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Southwest
PATRICIA A. MCCOY, 53, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013 at her home. She was born March 26, 1060 in Van Nuys, California.
She most recently worked as a salesperson at Contract Interiors. She enjoyed traveling and photographing scenery.
Surviving are her companion, Todd Jackson
LINDA L. SCHULLER, 74, passed away, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Hospice Home while surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 1, 1939 in Yoder to Dale and Erma (Trenary) Genth. She was an Ossian High School Graduate and spent most of her years caring for her family as a homemaker. She
If you were fortunate enough to receive a blooming holiday plant this year, you may be wondering just how to best care for it and how to keep it going on for next year. Poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis and Norfolk Island pine are among the most popular holiday plants during the month of December.
Herb tried on the Santa suit this morning. Couldn’t button the middle button on the jacket, but fortunately the pants had a drawstring that made allowances for yet another year of good living and fine food. To fix the unclosed button situation, Herb thought this Christmas Eve he’d wear
In celebration of the New Year, Chain O’ Lakes State Park is hosting a sunset luminary walk on January 1, 2014, beginning at 6:00pm. The easy, ¾ mile walk on Trails 3 and 10 will start at the Campground General Store. Participants can enjoy complimentary hot cocoa, while supplies last.
About 45% of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions, according to a survey from the University of Scranton. But the same survey shows that only 8% of us actually keep our resolutions. Perhaps this low success rate isn’t such a tragedy when our resolutions involve things like losing
I remember when I was in the 9th grade; a friend of mine showed me the home of Virginia Schrantz, better known to some as “Miss Virginia”. At the time, her home was located on the corner of Hugh and Francis Streets, which was close to where I lived. I began a routine of stopping by there
Monty’s Plant Food Company, a Louisville, Kentucky-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, industry, is now accepting applications for five, $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be made in conjunction with the National FFA Organization to high school
I was pleased to recently join our Department of Public Works to announce a new initiative – the launching of a free app called RecycleFW! The app is designed to help residents get easy access to information about disposal of recyclables, garbage and other waste materials.
Now at an 80 percent participation
The Indiana General Assembly is scheduled to convene Jan. 6, 2014. As this important date approaches, I am seeking your input on topics expected to be discussed during the legislative session, which runs through March 14.
In early January, you will receive a newsletter from me sent to your home address.
On December 6, at the end of the All School Mass, St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School Principal Lois Widner announced this year’s nominee for the Light of Learning Award, a diocesan award that recognizes excellence in teaching in Catholic schools. This year’s nominee for St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth
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Nobody’s perfect. Not even those who think they are!
Where have all the Singers gone?
I watch a few talent shows, like my favorite “America’s Got Talent” and I notice in many cases, the louder a singer sings or screams, the more the crowd yells their approval.
I asked a friend
Ten years before 9-11 the world witnessed an historic event of a different kind when the Iron Curtain of the Soviet Union fell. Unlike 9-11, the fall of the oppressive Communist regime involved very little loss of life as millions of people filled the streets of Moscow, Warsaw, Berlin, Bucharest and
A half-hearted sun is trying to break through the clouds today and shine upon ground that is encrusted with snow. Cardinals are visiting the bird feeder, making a colorful spot of red in an otherwise bleak landscape. Trees lift bare arms to the sky as if in supplication to the sun for its warming
After having such a fun time on their first visit to the Born Again Quilts studio and gallery, the ladies of Kingston Residence were ready to visit again during the Christmas season. The display windows one decked out with toys from yesteryear, the other a simple nativity scene being watched over