I’m going to cut to the chase and deal with the question most parents considering homeschooling are afraid to ask. What does the IDOE (Indiana department of Education) expect of me? Consider yourself blessed to have the opportunity to homeschool in the state of Indiana. Why? The IDOE respects
Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain, is hosting a Free Pretzel Day in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
On Saturday, January 3, shoppers of the Fort Wayne Meijer are invited to stop by this Auntie Anne’s location from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to pick up one free Original
Bishop Luers Drama Department put on a great show December 5, 6 & 7th!
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School’s National Junior Honor Society was looking for a service project idea. One of the advisors, Mrs. Tonya Brown, had heard an idea on a news program. She presented the idea and all the NJHS students and other advisors got on board.
First they had a bake
People seem to have the wrong idea about how much lighting their plants require. Let’s start with, “it’s winter!” they need as much as possible everyday. There is no such thing as too much sun during the winter months. In fact, most of the time (since it’s always cloudy)
Several times recently, I have hinted at my frustration about movies coming out in limited release. It is not unusual for a film that isn’t guaranteed to be a commercial hit to come out first in several hundred theaters and then get a nationwide release a couple of weeks later. It helps the
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! This is my last column for 2014 and I find myself in a reflective mood as I recount the many blessings I received over the course of the past twelve months.
One of the biggest joys of quilt restoration work is seeing the look of amazement on the faces of the customers
Buttermilk clouds riffle across the wide expanse of the sky this morning, as another mild day unfolds in the hills. One of our sons complained this morning “it doesn’t feel a bit like Christmas.” It is true that we have had an extended fall season of warm weather, and with no snowflakes
Marking the birthday of a man who Bing Crosby called, “the beginning and the end of music in America.” Born in the sweltering heat of a New Orleans’ August, the grandson of former slaves, and suffering abject poverty, that man was Louis Armstrong.
It was starvation that drove young
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry led a roundtable discussion the morning of December 17 with about a dozen community and neighborhood leaders to discuss the effectiveness of local public safety initiatives and programs. Public Safety Director Rusty York, Police Chief Garry Hamilton and Allen County Sheriff-Elect
STARBASE Indiana is excited to announce that STARBASE, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana, is celebrating a 2014 STARBASE 2.0 graduation!
Special guest graduation speaker, Mitch Harper, City Councilman and former Indiana State Representative.
The graduation ceremony will
Lynn Brown is truly someone you’d want on your Trivial Pursuit team. She’s writing a whole series of historical novels dedicated to bringing outcast and forgotten figures from Indiana’s past to new life during the mostly overlooked period between the War of 1812 and the American
DAVID SCHMUCKER, 77, of Fort Wayne passed away, Friday, December 12, 2014. He was born on May 13, 1937 in Allen County to the late Samuel and Rosa (Miller) Schmucker. He worked for Zollner Pistons as an inspector. He was a member of the Eagles #248 and attended Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. He enjoyed
BEVERLY IRENE DIKTY, 81, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014 at Coventry Meadows. She was born September 20, 1933 in Fort Wayne. She retired from Kmart after 30 years and then worked for McDonalds.
She is survived by her children, Mark Dikty of New Haven, Thomas Dikty of Indianapolis, Matthew (Karen)
ROGER R. FRANKLIN, 62, of Fort Wayne, went home to be with the Lord encircled by friends and family on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. He was born on August 27, 1952 to the late Ralph and Dorothy (Neely) Franklin. He worked for Freuhauf and Midwest Veterinary Supply. He enjoyed car shows, hot rods,
HELEN HOPKINS COOK LANGMEYER, 83, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She had been a member of St. Therese Catholic Church for over 50 years, and regularly attended St. Gasper Church, Wolcottville, during “lake season”. She retired
Warren Buffet, the “Oracle from Omaha,” is considered one of the most successful investors in history. Yet while the investment world may seem complex, Mr. Buffet’s advice is actually pretty simple. Here are a few Buffet quotes, along with some suggestions on putting them to use:
During this time of year we shed many tears of joy at the Wayne Township Trustee Office. Our Investigators refer clients to the Allen County Christmas Bureau for assistance; then the Christmas Bureau matches clients with businesses, churches, individuals, organizations and schools who have requested
I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your patience during the busy construction that is wrapping up.
I recently provided a recap of the unprecedented investments made in neighborhoods throughout the City of Fort Wayne.
More than $20 million was invested in neighborhood infrastructure
The Indiana General Assembly will convene for the 2015 legislative session on Jan. 6. The input and ideas of those living in Senate District 16 are very important to me as I shape my approach to the issues discussed in the Senate.
There are many ways to voice your opinions and stay connected with what’s
Annually, the 122nd Fighter Wing’s Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Graduate Association’s, Chapter 89, organizes a community project by raising money for the Woodburn Children’s Home, through the sale of Christmas Trees. At just $20 per tree we have been fortunate to provide the
Don’t be surprised if you see postal vehicles in your neighborhood on Sundays during the holiday season. To ensure we get holiday packages to their destinations in time for the holidays, the Postal Service will be delivering packages seven days a week through Christmas Day to major cities and
For the past six years, my column, “Schindler Sez”, has been featured in several local newspapers. It has truly been an enjoyable experience and hopefully, from time to time, it has put a smile on your face and gave you something to think about.
However, Father Time’s clock keeps
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“Isn’t Christianity just another religion?” A few years ago, a friend asked me this question.
“Well, no,” I replied nervously, for I was a Christian. He went on to inquire about the validity of