Not everything about Halloween is scary! Join the fun at Owl-oween to discover the natural side of Halloween as you meet live owls and hawks, learn about where animals sleep and make crafts to take home. Guests will also get treats at each station along the way and enjoy refreshments before heading
Tools in Hand
It’s time to Rake
Annual Leaf Collection Began October 20
A popular tool used during the fall, is the leaf rake. The invention of the leaf rake is credited to Chester Greenwood in the 1930s. But what was Chester’s most famous invention? Keep reading to find out.
No doubt, many
On Oct. 1, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School 8th graders visited Community Harvest Food Bank for a tour and to work as volunteers. The 56 8th graders, along with their homeroom teachers Mrs. Jodi Jump and Mrs. Deb Brough and 10 parent chaperones, were given a tour and overview of the large
Fall fishing opportunities on Trail Creek in northwestern Indiana should improve thanks to a change in how the sea lamprey barrier on that stream operates.
The seasonal modification to the LaPorte County barrier will make it easier for salmon and steelhead trout to move upstream, while still blocking
EVERY WAKING MOMENT
by Chris Fabry Tyndale
376 pages, $14.99
Treha Langsam’s life has been anything but ordinary. As the main character in this novel, she struggles with mental and physical disorders, yet she also has the unique ability to communicate with people lost in
Planning/planting, when it comes to spring flowering bulbs they sort of go hand-in-hand. You must plant spring bulbs such as tulips, hyacinths and daffodils (and other bulbs as well) during the months of October and November in order to get that great early spring showcase that you see in other people’s
One of my favorite parts of the fall is that the really good movies-the Best Picture contenders-start to show up in theaters. The problem, however, is that for those of us who don’t live in major cities, seeing these movies is often not an option. Thankfully, every so often iTunes or Amazon
October by Robert Frost
O hushed October morning mild,
Thy leaves have ripened to the fall;
Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild,
Should waste them all
The crows above the forest call;
Tomorrow they may form and go.
O hushed October morning mild,
Begin the hours
INA LU DEPUE, 85, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was born May 21, 1929 in Fort Wayne to the late Ira Gale and Mildred M. (Collins) Clevenger. She graduated from Central High School and then worked for Lincoln Life
GARY D. CLINTON, 71, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Gary was a truck driver for Graves Trucking for 36 years retiring in 2004. He was a member of the Eagles #248 and served as their treasurer, American Legion Post #241, Teamsters Local #414. Gary
The kids are back at school and summer vacations are now just fading memories, so it must be autumn. But the seasons don’t just move on the calendar — they also change in your life. And, speaking of changes, you’ll have to make many of them as you move through the years — and that
The Water Environment Federation, an organization of 36,000 members from around the world, selected Fort Wayne City Utilities for its 2014 Public Education Award in the category of organizations, groups and events. The award recognizes efforts to educate residents about water, sewer and environmental
Children thrive when they are in safe, caring environments. One of my top priorities as a lawmaker is to protect Indiana’s children and help ensure that they are given every opportunity to succeed.
Since the creation of Indiana’s Department of Child Services (DCS) in 2005, Indiana has taken
The 122nd Fighter Wing, which flies the A-10 “Warthog” airframe, deployed about 300 airmen, or around a third of its members, overseas in early October to the U.S. Central Command region.
“I don’t know of a time in Blacksnake history we have taken this kind of aviation footprint
On Tuesday, October 14, Tom’s Donuts opened in Georgetown Plaza next to Kroger. Formerly Georgetown Donuts, this will be the fourth Tom’s Donuts in Fort Wayne. Since 1970, Tom’s Donuts has been a locally owned donut franchise. The latest location will be owned and operated by Fort
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 November. All are free and open to the community. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project.
The fall color display for trees is on schedule across most of Indiana, although recent cool, rainy and windy weather is likely to slow the color change and knock leaves from trees, according to DNR community and urban forester Carrie Tauscher.
The result could be a shorter viewing season.
On Saturday, November 1st, Friends of the Parks of Allen County invites citizens to partner with area parks departments, businesses, neighborhoods, and community volunteers to purchase and plant new trees for our parks and public spaces during the Great Tree Canopy Comeback. At a time when our trees
If you want to be just another face in the crowd…follow the path of least resistance.
Jack O’Lantern wears a smile,
But I can make him frown,
I take the smile off his face,
And turn it upside down.
He hasn’t very many teeth,
At least it so appears,
That faint noise you hear is the sound of pint-sized spooks, banshees, and vampires gathering on your lawn. They will soon be knocking at the door plastic pumpkins outstretched. Spare yourself the tricks and go ahead and give up the treats – the unhealthy, sweet, nougat-filled goodies in your
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