To test or not to test…that is the question? NOT to testing…that is the answer. Homeschooling your children is like parenting one child. Take it from me, an only child, when something broke in the house the jig was pretty much up! My mother didn’t have to line up six kids and conduct
The subtitle for Race, the new biopic about Olympic medalist Jesse Owens, should have been, “See What We Did There?”. Like the obvious double meaning of the title, the film itself continually uses easy conventions and sentimental shortcuts. Although Race is well acted and beautifully made once
As an investor, you may be gaining familiarity with the term “market correction.” But what does it mean? And, more importantly, what does it mean to you?
A correction occurs when a key index, such as the S&P 500, declines at least 10% from its previous high. A correction, by definition, is
As we come to the end of February, Black History Month, I would like to write today about a hero of mine from the past, Frederick Douglass. Much of what we know about Douglass comes from his own words found in the many books he wrote during his lifetime. From his first autobiography we learn that
For thousands of years, humanity has struggled to understand the place of men and women in the universe. All sorts of explanations have been brought forward, many proposing that humanity is part of a greater whole and helps contribute to the welfare of all. Equally many theories suggest that humanity
I recently delivered my ninth State of the City Address. The theme for this year’s address was “Moving Fort Wayne in the Right Direction.”
Highlights included successes in riverfront and downtown development, job growth and economic development, public safety, and investments in neighborhood
Like millions of Americans, I was appalled last year to watch videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing how the organs of aborted children were preserved and sold to medical researchers.
More recently, an Indianapolis television outlet reported that MedAssure, a medical waste facility
Editors Note: The Community Calendar is a free announcement service for non-profit and not-for-profit organizations’ events. Although this is a free service provided please consider a $10 to $15 donation per issue to keep this service and your local paper available. The Waynedale News receives an
Bishop Luers High School received a grant recently from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for their
The 5th annual Fort Wayne Sport Club Garage Sale Fundraiser will take place at Fort Wayne Sport Club’s own Club House, 3102 Ardmore Avenue, Fort Wayne. The proceeds from the sale will benefit capital improvement projects at the Fort Wayne Sport Club.
Please plan to come shop at the Garage Sale Fundraiser
A new national record in bowling was broken on Valentines Day. Erica Cutler and Brittney Kimmel Haneline broke the record at Thunder Bowl during the Women’s City Tournament.
Erica bowled for Northrup High School and Brittney bowled for Wayne High School.
Erica had games of 290, 300, 299 for a series
EDWIN ALLAN DALMAN, 47, of Fort Wayne, passed away February 12, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital. He was born December 31, 1968 in Fort Wayne. He worked in construction and roofing.
Surviving are his wife, Kelly (Berridge) Dalman of Fort Wayne; children, Denver and Tori Dalman; parents, Mort and Judith (Miller)
PATRICIA A. “PATTI” MILLER, 61, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at Parkview Hospital. She was born January 18, 1955 in Fort Wayne. She worked as a homemaker, raising and caring for her family. Additionally she worked at Bishop Luers High School, helping to maintain the facility
CALVIN C. LEE, 84, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016. He touched numerous lives as a teacher at Hoagland Elementary School for 31 years. He was honored as Indiana State Teacher of the Year in 1981 and appointed honorary Secretary of State. He was a state finalist for the 1st Teacher in Space.
MARJORIE ANN ORTH, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at Renaissance Village. She was born April 23, 1922 in Fort Wayne to the late Edward and Helen (Linsky) Koehl. She worked raising her family as a homemaker. She stayed active in her later years by participating and volunteering
FEAST FOR THIEVES
by Marcus Brotherton
PB, 280 pages
Rowdy Slater, a former paratrooper, has fallen on hard times since his dishonorable discharge at the end of World War II. Desperate for money, Rowdy agrees to participate in a bank robbery. However, after losing track of his partner
The sun is shining brightly from a deep blue sky on another winter day, although it is cold and frost is lingering on the hills and meadows. It has been an extremely mild winter so far, with patches of green grass in the meadow where the cows still graze.
There is much greenness in the woods even in
As we bask in our record-breaking winter temperatures, it’s easy to wax nostalgic over the previous two winters. As a small business owner, it is important to learn how people find you, whether through your website, Facebook page, word-of-mouth, etc. Two winters ago former Bishop Dwenger theology
A well-known resident of Waynedale for 40 years Beulah Matczak, has been dubbed by many as the “unofficial Mayor of Waynedale”. She is a warm and generous leader with a huge smile and infectious laugh who is dedicated to making Waynedale an inviting community in which to reside.
Beulah moved to
For the 20th straight year, the St. Joseph Hessen Cassel annual Notre Dame Football Smoker will be taking place on Sunday, February 28, 2016. This milestone occasion has long been an off-season, must attend event, for many Fighting Irish football fans around the area.
“The Smoker”, as it is often
On Monday, February 22nd, The Waynedale Lions Club along with the Waynedale Business Chamber presented a check for $2612.93 to Waynedale Elementary, raised from the “Food For Shoes” fundraiser.
Photo L-R: Jordan Cornwell; WBC President, Lynn Henschen; WD Lions Club, Larry Martin; WD Lions Club,
Thousands of cats make their way to shelters around the country every year and Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is no exception. For many years our city ordinance did not allow cats to roam free within city limits. Stray cats were simply brought into the shelter from citizens or picked up by our
Melissa Long has been a lighthouse to our community for more than 30 years, informing us of danger and shining as a beacon of light to illuminate the beauty of our city. She worked a full-time second shift job as News Anchor at 21Alive News. We only saw the tip of the iceberg at
5:00, 6:00 and