Contrary to popular belief you can have your cake and eat it too! A staple in the community for 61 years, Waynedale Bakery has the most longevity of any bakery in Fort Wayne. Their focus of serving a good quality product at reasonable prices has withstood the test of time. At any given time, you can
by Rick Barry
PB, 320 pages
What do you get when you cross Captain America with alternate history and secret Nazi science? Rick Barry’s The Methuselah Project. This novel tells the intertwining stories of Captain Roger Greene, a U.S. airman shot down over
The waters of William’s River run swift and cold. It rushes around huge boulders, cresting in white spray and moves swiftly onward. It looks deceptively shallow, but is deep and very swift-moving. Rhododendrons line the bank, and dip down to the water.
Yellow-spotted trout lilies are blooming there
My Dear Readers,
A few weeks ago I received an email from Waynedale News reader Joan. Below is an excerpt:
I follow your articles in The Waynedale paper that we get for Senior Citizens. My aide is writing this for me as I am fast coming to the point of not being able to do much due to my severe health
When you add a child to your family, either through birth or adoption, it’s obviously an exciting and joyful time in your life — and it’s also a busy one, as you deal with all the challenges and commitments faced by all parents. However, hectic as your life may be, you’ll still need to think
Money Monster focuses on one particularly tense day on the set of the eponymous financial advice show. In the wake of Ibis, a large financial company, losing $800 million dollars of investors’ money, Money Monster host Lee Gates (George Clooney) is in the midst of covering the fallout and trying
Each of us controls what we prioritize in life. A top priority for all of us should be ensuring that our basic necessities are being met. Basic necessities, according to the Indiana law that governs Township Trustee services, include such things as food, shelter, essential utilities, needed household
For the third year in a row, the City of Fort Wayne will see record investments in street, sidewalk, ADA ramp and trail upgrades. Our aggressive commitment to neighborhood improvements will result in 500 projects being completed in 2016.
More than $25 million will go to neighborhood infrastructure
Memorial Day is right around the corner – a holiday providing extra time with family and friends, outdoor barbeques and the unofficial start of summer in the Hoosier state.
But most importantly, we must use this day to pause and reflect, and remember the veterans that have made the ultimate sacrifice
WILLIAM L. DAVIS, 85, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at his residence. He was born May 5, 1930 in Murray, Indiana to the late William Harvey and Anna (Miller) Davis. He worked as store manager and district manager, managing several different Montgomery Ward’s stores throughout the
DAVID DEAN TRAINER, 79, was escorted by angels into the hands of God on May 13, 2016. He was born in Blue Mound, Illinois to the late Dean and Doris Trainer in 1936. Later, he moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana where he was a life-long resident.
At age 12, David started working at the family owned business,
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
Steve reached up and put his cup of coffee on the floor of the turret in his cabin, then climbed the ladder until both he and the coffee were comfortable, looking out at the world.
The only people who didn’t understand why he built a turret on his little cabin up here high on the mountain were folks
Listed in Time Magazine as one of the Top 10 trending foods on the market, kale has taken its place as a great source of vitamins A, C and K with lots of iron, fiber and calcium. It’s easy to grow, fast and inexpensive and loves cool weather. In fact, it’s much easier to grow than tomatoes and
Whether we rent or own our home, all of us pay some form of monthly living expenses. Even if we have paid down a mortgage and own our home outright, we still pay monthly utility bills in order to keep our homes functional and livable. We also pay property taxes as part of our participation in various
Laying in the yard of his parents’ house in Fort Wayne, Indiana nine-year old Doug Schwartz stared up at the sky and watched F-100s and F-4s fly overhead; pondering their destination, and planning his own.
Fast forward nearly 50 years and Col. Doug Schwartz is standing on a stage, facing his peers,
To honor fallen military veterans, a group of runners ran from Fort Wayne to Indianapolis this past weekend, May 13-May 15. The memorial run was called Run For The Fallen and started at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Friday.
Each mile was dedicated to an Indiana veteran. More than a dozen active
Recently I was driving north on Ardmore Avenue. when a funeral procession approached from the south. I was pleasantly surprised and gratified when the cars and trucks ahead of me all pulled to the side of the road as the funeral procession passed.
Although it isn’t always a legal requirement for
For more than half a century, we have honored America’s fallen heroes by placing American flags before the gravestones and niches of service members just prior to Memorial Day weekend.
This tradition, known as “flags in,” has been conducted annually at both Arlington National Cemetery and the
The Waynedale Memorial Day Parade has been scheduled! With a blast of sirens and flashing lights from Fort Wayne’s finest Police and Fire Departments, the 2016 Waynedale Memorial Day Parade will begin its route at the Waynedale United Methodist Church, at the intersection of Old Trail Road and Church
Since the late 1990s, beekeepers have noticed a decline in the honeybee population including high rates of collapse within colonies. Beekeepers have reported between 30-50% higher rates of hive loss. The declining bee population is a serious concern and issue facing humans globally. Pollinators have
Join Fort Wayne Trails and the City of Fort Wayne on May 10th, at Salomon Farm Park for the annual Trek the Trails Kick-Off. Activities will include Trek the Trails weekly bike ride at 6pm, a walk around the Salomon Farm loop at 6pm, and during the 7pm kick-off party, there will be a trail update
“LIFE BEGINS AT 80”—Author Unknown
We oldsters surely get away with a lot just because we’ve managed to keep breathing longer than most folks. I will celebrated my 80th birthday, and I’ve got it made!
If you forget somebody’s name, or an appointment, (or go on the wrong day) or what