For our family vacation this year, I wanted to travel east to see some American history first hand. My husband was game, so we loaded our 6-year-old son, Isaac, into the car and made the journey from our home in Fort Wayne to the eastern U.S. We went to eight places in seven days and saw Gettysburg,
A seminar to help people understand and deal with their allergies will be presented by Dr David Murdock of Murdock Nutritional Healing on Sunday, September 14, at 2:00 pm, at the Fox Island Nature Preserve.
Call Dr Murdock’s office at (260) 459-6160 to reserve your place. Limited seating available.
While researching for “facts” on the topic of Hardy Mums, I was caught by surprise to see that every article recommends planting these perennials in the spring. What’s so odd about this is that Hardy Mums are usually only available during the late summer and early fall. But then
Anytime a book is adapted for film, there’s the chorus of readers declaring that the book is always better than the movie. While I think that tends to be true, I am also far from a purist when it comes to adaptation. I’m okay with changes being made if the film stays true to the spirit
The 37th Annual Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association Show lived up to expectations. This is where you go to eat the sweetest corn imaginable, still for only $1 an ear, and the chicken dinner sells out well before suppertime.
At last year’s show I offer to come back this year as “The
We are now crossing the bridge from summer to autumn. On one side is the hot summer sun, gardens at their peak, rose of Sharon bushes in full bloom and cool swimming pools. On the other side are cooler nights, turning leaves, katydids hollering and dwindling gardens.
The view from the bridge is stunning.
On August 16, Bishop Kevin Rhoades, Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, visited Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton parish to celebrate Mass and to bless the new educational wing. The wing was constructed this past year for the opening of the new Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton School, as well
Babies, old ladies, dogs and mosquitoes love me. Does that mean I’m loveable?
According to a preliminary study of casual marijuana users, there were differences in the two brain areas associated with emotions and motivation, from non-users. Of course the differences were more pronounced
The Home Depot® Foundation announced a $86,700 grant to Indianapolis based Volunteers of America of Indiana, to address the critical housing needs of U.S. military veterans. This grant is part of $1.795 million in grants announced for 10 Volunteers of America homeless veterans programs in eight states.
A fun-filled family-friendly weekend featuring Helicopter Rides, a carnival, FREE live concerts and entertainment; pie-eating contest, fun contests and games, and great food.
Highlights for Thursday, Sept. 4th
5-9 p.m. Carnival
6 p.m. Food Alley Opens, Pet Parade
6:30 p.m. Pie-eating
On Sunday, September 7th Fort Wayne will be treated to a guest appearance by an international star!
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I grew up with a lot of religious rules. To violate these rules was to subject oneself to the judgment of God. If you had a fundamentalist upbringing, you may be familiar with some of these restrictions. No drinking, no smoking, no dancing, no playing cards or going to the movies, no mixed-bathing
On September 1, we observe Labor Day — a celebration of the American worker. Of course, you work hard at your own job, but, when you think of it, every worthwhile endeavor in life requires significant effort — and that’s certainly the case with investing. The harder you work at it, the more
Think about plants. They all have certain requirements for optimal growing conditions. For good plant growth, you need good growing conditions such as sufficient water, oxygen and minerals; proper temperature; adequate light; control of pests. Inappropriate conditions will result in poor development
At the time of this writing, my administration and City Council are working together on a review process to enhance the City’s Legacy initiative.
Under the Legacy review process, a seven-member committee will be responsible for reviewing requests for Legacy funding. The committee will be comprised
Indiana has worked to establish a strong reputation for responsible money management. By maintaining an honestly balanced state budget and keeping taxes low, living in Indiana has become synonymous with taking home more of your paycheck.
Just as it is important for Indiana to make wise investments
On August 11th a generous young man donated two large boxes of books to the Waynedale Elementary School. Gerald Martin IV, eleven years old was moving to Titusville, FL and wanted to share the books, many new, with other children.
Gerald’s grandmother, Linda Shelton, and his aunt, Brittany Vollen,
Billed as An Evening of Cool Jazz and Smooth Standards, “PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ FOR RILEY,” features popular vocalist Shannon Persinger backed by The Eric Clancy Trio. The concert, scheduled for Friday, September 26th at Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center, is a fundraiser for Riley
The Waynedale Church of the Nazarene began meeting in 1939 in a house located at 6902 Bradbury Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Rev. V. L McSherry served as its pastor in Waynedale. Raymond Fairfield, Floyd Hapner and DeWitt Kiester were elected trustees at the first meeting held on September 3, 1939.
“The Good Shepherd”, a bronze sculpture created by esteemed local artist Hector Garcia was unveiled and dedicated on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at The Rescue Mission (301 W. Superior St., Fort Wayne).
Garcia recently donated the piece, which depicts Jesus with a staff and a
The Waynedale Picnic was held in Waynedale Park on August 23rd, 2014. This year’s completely free event saw a chance for rain but it held off throughout the festivities. Another great event by its organizers Beulah Matzcak and Cheryl Connett.