On The Daily Show a couple of weeks ago, Colin Firth joked that he got his role in Kingsman: The Secret Service for being the actor who least looked like he could beat someone up, and that his character aggressively taught others their manners. It’s true that Firth’s character is sort
We are awash in numbers, thanks in large part to the proliferation of personal mobile devices and the wrong-headed use of so-called big data.1But applying statistical tools to the same set of data can support competing theories and lead to contradictory results. Such conflicting outcomes, known as
When Country Living Magazine featured a quilt from Born Again Quilts in last November’s issue and referenced BAQ as a good resource for quilts, tops, vintage fabric, etc., little did I know how big of a ripple it would make. For a month or so there is a tremendous uptick in the number of people
Bright sunshine glitters on a snowy landscape, and the sky is bright blue. It is a drastic change from yesterday’s gray, lowering clouds and snow that kept coming. It was a fluffy, soft snow that swiftly covered roads, rooftops and landscape. Birds flocked to the feeder, as if stocking up on
Your Social Security benefits can be an important part of your retirement income strategy. But when should you start taking these payments?
You can begin accepting Social Security as early as 62, but your monthly checks will be much smaller than if you wait until your “full retirement age,”
The first-ever riverfront development study was just completed and released to the public on February 4. Hundreds of people turned out on a snowy night to see the possibilities that exist for our community.
I share the public’s enthusiasm as we look forward to see how we can form public-private
The Indiana General Assembly’s 2015 legislative session has officially reached its halfway point. At this time, all bills that have passed the Senate will move to the House of Representatives where they may be assigned to a committee for further consideration. The same will happen to bills that
National Law Conference Focused on Seniors and People with Disabilities
James E. Springer of The Elder Law Office of James E. Springer P.C. in Fort Wayne attended the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Summit held from January 29-31, 2015, at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California.
The following students have dedicated themselves to academic excellence for the past four years and have earned the honor of being named to the “Top Ten” list. Congratulations to each of you for your commitment to learning, and good luck as you move on in your endeavors.
Class of 2015
MATTHEW P. JOHNSON, 42, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Born February 21, 1972, in Pontiac, Michigan, he was a son of Paul Johnson and Mary Ann Scheckel. He served in the U.S. Army. He later worked for the Allen County Juvenile Detention Center. He was very active in the Boy
LOIS A. WATHEN, 83, passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She was born in Seymour, Indiana, September 1, 1931 to the late Lessel and Juanita Hart. She married Melvin E.Wathen, who passed away Monday, February 21, 2014.
Surviving are sons, Dave (Lori)
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Girl Scout Cookie Sales at Scott’s Food Store in Waynedale on Sunday, February 22, 2015.
Girl Scout Troop 172 from Emmaus Lutheran School included Bella Morgan, Grace Zent, Gloria Zent, Addison Battershell, and Troop Leader Tiffany Morgan.
Sales from this troops cookie sales will go to Kate’s
The Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show – one of the tri-state area’s most popular annual events – returns for its 42nd edition Thursday, February 26 through Sunday, March 1 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue, Fort Wayne.
An estimated 50,000 visitors will
‘Breaking The Silence’ – Heather’s Closet held it’s first public outreach event on February 22, 2015. The event was held at Bishop Luers High School and showcased speakers who shared their caution of teen dating violence. The event also provided free food, prom dresses and
Wishing Wayve Schmidt a happy 100th birthday as she celebrates it on February 28!
People with disabilities have been trying for thousands of years to have what you have – the opportunity to rise to whatever level your abilities and ambitions will take you. The dignity in being seen for what you are and not for the labels that are applied to you. The chance to be included
Mrs. Phillips fourth grade class at Waynedale Elementary received a unique surprise. It was delivered to them on Friday, February 20th. “It’s our class pet!” said the teacher. But, it wasn’t your typical pet, not a bird, not a snake or rabbit.
The initial reaction from the students
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Throughout its 82 year history, The Waynedale News has collected, recorded and archived historical information and photos. For the first time in Waynedale history, these records will soon be released (in 2015) to the public in the form of a printed book. The Waynedale History Book will cover topics
If you are the fortunate recipient of a beautiful arrangement of flowers during the Valentine’s Day event, you may be interested in a few simple tricks to help keep your lovely gift for as long as possible. Water is the key ingredient to making flowers last their longest. Always keep the container