What are the odds? When I listed a WWII era souvenir “Mother and Dad” pillow from Gunter Field, Montgomery, Alabama on Etsy, of the 35 million products on Etsy, the pillow was the only item to pop up when I searched for other Gunter Field items. Of the 25 million Etsy buyers and 1.6 million Etsy
As you may have noticed within the past couple weeks, construction has begun for sidewalks on Bluffton Road’s west side. This section of sidewalk will connect to the sidewalks on Lower Huntington Road to the south and will stretch almost to Foster Park West on the north.
The sidewalk is intended
EDITOR’S NOTE: Some of our readers may remember an interview written by Bob Stark. Here is an update on one of our own, who grew up in Waynedale, Jim Hansen. Jim Hansen’s book, First Man, is a biographical story of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon. And today, more news on this exciting
Every year, we set aside an important day – Memorial Day – to pay tribute to those in the Armed Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice to keep the United States safe and free.
Like most Americans, it fills me with a sense of tremendous respect and gratitude to think of the men and women
Honeysuckle vine, with its yellow and white flowers and sweet fragrance, has always bloomed on the banks of Clay at graduation time. Its unforgettable, clinging scent has always loosed a flood of memories of my own graduation, reminiscent of marching graduates, caps and gowns, and diplomas. It brings
Ornamental pear trees, most commonly known as Bradford pears, have been a popular landscaping tree in Indiana for decades.
So popular that they are crowding out native Indiana trees.
For that reason, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources encourages homeowners and landscapers to avoid planting
Spring is in full swing and that means the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health has begun its annual mosquito control program.
For humans and domestic animals, mosquitos are a nuisance as well as a serious health hazard. Mosquitoes are capable of transmitting various diseases, including
If you’re a certain age, or getting close to it, you might hear something like this: “Now that you’re older, you need to invest more conservatively.” But what exactly does this mean?
For starters, it’s useful to understand that your investment preferences and needs will indeed change over
This Memorial Day all of us should be encouraged to remember and appreciate the people who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. Though I never saw action, I am both proud and privileged to have served in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Memorial Day is both a solemn occasion, often involving
Here Goes Nothing: An Introvert’s Reckless Attempt to Love Her Neighbor
By Kendra Broekhuis
HB, 273 pages
Kendra Broekhuis is an introvert, so when she feels challenged to show love to her neighbors after she and her husband move to a Chicago neighborhood, she’s apprehensive. A busy
In the legendary “Cheers” sitcom of the 1980s, there is an episode where Norm (played by George Wendt) walks into the bar and is greeted by the always cheerful Woody Harrelson. From behind the bar Woody asks, “How’s it going Mr. Peterson?” Norm, trudging along to his usual barstool answers
A Waynedale native has released a new children’s book, hoping to spark the imagination of children and parents, alike.
Local man, Alan Shaw, has crafted a new work entitled, “Brainstorms: A Cave, A Stream, and A Grandpa That Dreams” and it has already hit Amazon.com for sale.
The book, written
Marvin Pincus is not the kind of guy to let spring slip through his fingers. Oh, when he was a young man, sure. But now, with the coming of spring to the world and autumn to his life, he’ll take every chance that comes along to grab life by both hands and spur it into a run.
That’s why Marvin was
At least 230 groups, and many families and individuals, took to the streets, trails and riverbanks this past weekend as part of the City’s Great American Cleanup™ on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The volunteers represented churches, youth groups, schools, businesses and neighborhood associations throughout
Memorial Day will see the streets of Waynedale flush with cars, marching bands, police cars and more to honor our veterans, living and fallen.
Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 29, the Waynedale Memorial Day parade will form at the corner of McArthur Drive and Old Trail Road, according to Mike Cramer,
Call it cruisin’ for birds, driving slow or riding with someone driving slow, and looking for birds. It’s a frequent activity of many birders, particularly this time of year. It’s the time of year when birds that nest in an area but migrate south for the winter have returned or are returning,
The pairing of a beloved comedic actress of an earlier generation and one of comedy’s biggest names today in a mother-daughter adventure comedy released Mother’s Day weekend without any of the saccharine frills that usually accompany that holiday seems like it should be a hit. Right? Instead,
My phone rang, and when I answered, it was Andy. “Hey, Daris,” he said, “can you come help me? My printer isn’t working.”
It was the early days of the internet, and most people didn’t know anything about it yet. A teaching salary didn’t pay all of the bills for my family, so I worked
The public is invited to support the Allen County Council of Veterans during the annual Memorial Day Parade on Parnell Avenue and the Ceremony at Veteran’s Plaza of the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Monday, May 29.
The parade, which begins at the corner of Parnell Avenue and State Boulevard,
Well the seasons are turning again and Memorial Day will be here shortly. The United States has been observing that holiday on the last Monday of May since 1971 when the “Uniform Monday Holiday Act” made several national holidays land on Mondays to give workers a three-day weekend. Before 1971
Kingston Residence of Fort Wayne spotlights their Nursing Team representing over 250 years of experience!
From Left to Right: Director of Nursing Scheryl Krumma, RN; Bobbette Cartwright, LPN; Katie Gibson, LPN; Cheryl Wisnioch, QMA; and Dorrina Henderson, LPN. Missing from the photo: Theresa
25 hours a week
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Light & Breuning, Inc.
912 Lawrence Drive
FW, IN 46804
June 1st, 2nd & 3rd
8a – 5p
3/4 mi South of 469,
When: Sat., June 3
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-will donation
Who: Belle Vista/Allendale
When: Fri., June 2
Sat., June 3
The City of Fort Wayne’s Public Works Division and I recently unveiled the list of 2017 transportation infrastructure projects that will enhance mobility, improve safety and strengthen neighborhoods.
Nearly 500 individual projects in more than 130 neighborhoods will be visible throughout the spring,