Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House announced the addition of a garden at their West Jefferson site which is located on the campus of Lutheran Hospital. The garden is part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s Gros1000 initiative, designed to create 1,000 gardens and greenspaces throughout the U.S.,
On April 15, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School students and teachers gathered at Glenbrook Square Mall to build their Canstruction entry. Canstruction is an annual competition among local schools that benefits Community Harvest Food Bank. The entries are formations made entirely of canned
“Shaken, not stirred.” Thinking of the famous 007, “Bond, James Bond”? Although he is not a fictional agent of the British Secret Service, a surprising fact about John Moore, a local Waynedale resident, is that he did indeed work for the CIA as an analyst from 1963 to 1970. He was awarded
by Hazel Bias Browning
(With apologies to Thomas Hood)
Ah, I remember, I remember
That company house where I was born
Deep in a coal camp hollow
Upon a windy March morn.
I remember, I remember
The hardships that we knew
That only brought us closer
As a family proud and true.
I remember, I remember
The Harlan UMC biennial quilt show organized by Blessed are the Piecemakers Sewing Group and held on April 8 & 9 had all the attendees seeing pink. 93 quilts were on display from wall hanging size to full size quilts. Judges Shirley Spindler, Rose Spindler and Lois Wenkheimer had their work cut
Work Zone Awareness Week in Indiana marks the ceremonial start to highway construction season and seeks to increase public awareness of motorist and worker safety.
In order to take care of our existing highways and bridges and aggressively build for the future, the Indiana Department of Transportation
It has long been known that over evolutionary time the human organism developed in tandem with a vast host of microbial fellow travelers. The 100 trillion microorganisms inhabiting our gastrointestinal tracts assist in numerous physiological processes critical to our health and well-being. The intestinal
Windy’s pickup truck was the third one to arrive at the scene of the fender bender. Both cars pretty well plugged up the road, and once it was determined no one was hurt, and the police had been called, Windy surveyed the situation.
1.Weather – decent if you’re wearing a coat.
2.No one’s going
The weather is so great and the “Big Box” stores are offering everything from cabbage to tomatoes but beware of unforeseen weather changes in the future. I have looked at the 10-day forecast and I must say it’s all good. But I cannot see the 11th day, or the 12th, etc. and so I must rely on
The potential for an unanticipated emergency to wreak havoc on our lives is a constant threat. Floods, fires, hurricanes, earthquakes and a host of disasters can strike suddenly, putting your home, yourself and your family in danger. However, by planning now and creating an emergency preparedness
“I hope they enjoyed my company as much as I enjoyed theirs,” said Kingston resident, Al Oetting. This was a common feeling at Kingston Residence on Thursday, April 14th. A group of Bishop Luers students offered time, energy and plenty of smiles during their day of service to the community. Kingston
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana (HFNEI) will make its 19th flight to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 27th.
HFNEI President Bob Myer states, “Although we thought we had pretty much exhausted our WWII applications, we are very excited that we will have 50 well-deserving WWII Veterans on our April
Between Gilmore Girls and Ghostbusters, Melissa McCarthy continues to pick projects certain to keep her career rolling. I find the projects where she has more creative control more interesting, even if, like The Boss, the results are not entirely successful.
The Boss centers on the rise and fall, or
by David Platt
PB, 256 pages
Counter Culture is a call to Christians and all faith-based people to step away from the way the world is doing things. Platt claims that the world’s obsession with pornography, with same-sex marriage, with racism and sex slavery, and with
You may be too busy to realize it, but April is Stress Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Health Resource Network, a non-profit health education group, Stress Awareness Month is designed to promote awareness about ways to reduce stress in our lives. And if you’re a member of the so-called “Sandwich
We all see it at the side of the road, in ditches, parks and along riverbanks: unsightly trash is visible throughout the City. The City of Fort Wayne is calling on residents of all ages to help with this year’s Great American Cleanup™.
The Great American Cleanup™ is about sprucing up our community,
The City of Fort Wayne’s Public Works Division and I recently announced plans to make it easier for residents to partner with the City to fix neighborhood sidewalks and curbs.
The updated plan restructures the cost sharing program for repairing neighborhood public sidewalks, increasing the financial
Have you met Velveeta, the lady scarecrow? I’ll bet you’ve seen her at least. She’s been standing over a strawberry patch in Foster Park West just off Bluffton Road for the last ten years. I drive past her, and her friend Violette, whenever I am heading into Waynedale, and I’ve often wondered
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As we finished our scout meeting, I reminded the boys about the next week. “Don’t forget that it is our monthly service meeting. We will be helping Old Widow Rosting clean out her shed, so come an hour early and dress in old work clothes.”
“Not another service project,” Gordy grumbled. “Last
Question: What does the plan include?
Answer: Work will be done at 42 buildings to replace and improve aging infrastructure. The project focuses on the most serious needs in our buildings, including HVAC replacement, window replacement, roof replacement, safety improvements and other basic infrastructure
The first news conference I ever held as a candidate for office was at the corner of Lower Huntington Road and Bluffton Road. It was 1987; the intersection was filled with potholes, and suffered from poor drainage and general disrepair. And nobody in downtown Fort Wayne cared.
I told the people of
More than 100 residents and a penguin showed up on Saturday, April 16th, for the ribbon cutting to commemorate the first trail connection from Waynedale to the Rivergreenway.
Last fall the City completed construction of new sidewalks along Lower Huntington Road that widens over the bridge crossing