National Nurses Week is celebrated annually beginning May 6 through May 12th. The 6th is also known as National Nurses Day, and the 12th is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The Nightingale Pledge is a traditional pledge that was taken by new nurses. Named after
You don’t have to be a fisherman to know when something smells fishy.
In the Cialis ads, a man and woman are sitting in separate bath tubs. It seems to me that if that stuff really works, they’d be in the same tub.
I’m not knocking Shelly or Keats,
Local farmer Andrew Wyss has directed a $2,500 donation to the St. Aloysius Catholic School. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help the school purchase a license for an online math practice and assessment program.
Thanks to the support of farmers across the country,
These past few days have really started to show us signs that summer may actually be here! What better way to celebrate the beginning of the summer season than with a cool treat from Dairy Queen (DQ) on Lower Huntington Road here in Waynedale? Although this establishment is part of a franchise, it
Years ago, Turner Classic Movies ran a bunch of old monster movies. The Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Thing, and so on. I recorded them on a VHS tape that ran out half way through King Kong (It wasn’t even the Peter Jackson version!). That tape is still stashed with other bootlegged TCM
The average person enjoys a little pampering in their life. When it comes to toilet paper, most consumers want the strongest, softest rolls available. However, the effect these luxurious sheets have on a home’s plumbing could be costly in the long run.
“Many homeowners fail to consider
Like many people, you might not particularly enjoy thinking about your estate plans, but such planning is necessary to make sure your assets go where you want them to go. And it’s just as important to regularly review your plans with your tax, legal and financial professionals in case any changes
Each week we conduct Orientation Class for new Wayne Township Assistance clients. During class there are presentations by representatives of several departments of our office.The speakers outline the role of their departments including Employment, Workfare, Investigations and Payee. I conclude the
I recently announced a new program designed to recognize the efforts of deployed service members. The Blue Star Banner Program will recognize City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed.
The first service member to be honored is Command Sergeant Major Brian
Memorial Day is just around the corner. It’s often viewed as a time to enjoy family and friends, and usher in summer. Unfortunately, the true meaning of this important day is often lost to picnics and parties.
As designated by Congress, Memorial Day recognizes the service men and women who gave
When I was a child my family lived hand to mouth. We were loved and cared for, but the cupboards were often more bare than full. I often say that we ate a lot of Hamburger Helper in those days, but with only the Helper.
My dad’s job was at a textile mill, a job he maintains to this day, though
As part of the effort to encourage residents to install rain gardens on their property, Fort Wayne City Utilities is teaming up with a locally owned plant nursery to provide a source of native perennial plants.
True native plants can be difficult to find. Riverview Nursery in Spencerville, owned
As part of National Safe Boating week, Indiana Conservation Officers are offering Indiana boaters useful tips for an enjoyable and safe summer on the water.
Conservation Officers, who will be patrolling Indiana waterways this summer, are encouraging boaters to become familiar with state boating laws
The 2014 Germanfest sporting activities will ‘kick off’ with another Hofbräu Night soccer tournament along with other festivities on Tuesday, June 10th. Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Ave in Fort Wayne, will host the event. Play in the 6v6 adult tournament will begin
“How about a television ad,” Steve said during the manure-and-worm free lunch focus group, “that shows a cartoon of a worm with a happy smile on his face? You know, you can have him munching on manure, and then producing ….”
“Thanks so much, Steve,” said Emily,
Everyone wants to know how to get the colorful green, yellow and red bell peppers. I truly believe that we have all heard the answer but choose to believe that there just might be an easier way. Sorry there is not…patience is how we get the different colors. In other words, bell peppers start
Fleet Feet Sports announces unique one of kind youth summer running program for Fort Wayne, Indiana and Allen County. It is recognized that many adult weight gain and obesity issues begin at an early age in life. In response to the growing national and local concern for children’s health status
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DNR campgrounds and cabins at state parks, state reservoirs and state recreation areas are booked to capacity for Memorial Day weekend, except for Trine State Recreation Area in Angola, where recently renovated cabins are still available.
Trine SRA is near Pokagon State Park and was dedicated in a
This year’s late winter thaw and cool spring weather have slowed the growth of aquatic plants in northeast Indiana lakes. This should, according to DNR officials, delay and may even reduce the need to use chemical herbicides to control vegetation in lakes where there are such issues.
I love a parade and there is no finer one than the Waynedale Memorial Day parade. When I was in junior high my older sister Karen played her flute in the parade as a member of the Elmhurst Marching Band. Now forty-four years later thousands of people still line the streets to show their gratitude
I learn as the years roll onward
And leave the past behind,
That much I have counted sorrow
But proves our God is kind;
That many a flower I longed for
Had a hidden thorn of pain,
And many a rugged by-path
Led to fields of ripened grain.
The clouds but cover the sunshine,
They cannot banish the
On May 16 and 17, St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School 5th through 8th graders performed in the spring musical, Disney’s Aladdin Jr.
The students performed in the memorable roles of Aladdin, Jasmine, the Sultan, Jafar and Iago.
Three students used puppetry to bring to life the parrot Iago and the Magic