Herbert Acker has been a mainstay of the Waynedale Community and the Lakewood Park Community Addition since his family built their home in the mid 50s. He returned to the neighborhood in 1964 following his time in the service and medical school. Herb’s current home in the addition is part of what
Sierra Heath of Fort Wayne was recently selected to participate in the 2018 Miss Teen Pageant competition taking place on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Sierra learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviews in the local area. Sierra
It is with deep regret that I must inform you of the death of Fort Wayne Police K9 Nemo-Retired.
K9 Nemo died Thursday, March 29, with his partner, Officer Dustin Engelman, by his side. K9 Nemo turned 14 years of age on March 12th, 2018. Nemo’s health had declined significantly in the last
Next month will mark the 85th anniversary of the opening of the World’s Fair known as the Century of Progress Exposition (May 27, 1933-November 12, 1933; May 26, 1934-October 31, 1934) in Chicago. Planning for the fair began in January 1928 with a vision of celebrating Chicago’s storied past for
The cold, rainy days of March seem to have bled over into the usually warmer days of April, with more rain and cloudy skies. Some folks have remarked that this has been the wettest March that they can remember, and it seems that way. We look forward to the March winds to dry up winter’s mud, but
If you’re in your twenties or thirties, you might be starting to focus more on investing to reach your financial goals. Because of this, you also may be more attuned to moves in the financial markets. Depending on your age, you may have only experienced the bull market of the past nine years, so
The Sons of the American (SAL) Legion Post #241 located on Bluffton Road has made a generous donation to Boy Scout Troop #344 sponsored by the local Waynedale United Methodist Church.
Thanks to the SAL American Legion Post #241 donation, Troop #344 boys will be able to attend summer camp at Anthony
ROGER W. VANCAMP, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away April 6, 2018 at Heritage Park. He was born October 10, 1925 in Wells County to the late Donald W. VanCamp and Bonnie L. (Dickason) Niblick. He was a Navy Veteran, serving in the European and Pacific Theaters during WWII. He retired in 1985 as a brakeman
It’s a special treat when a scary movie is also a beautiful film. A Quiet Place, a new monster movie from John Krasinski, infuses 90 minutes of uncomfortable suspense with a touching story of familial love. It also features impeccable sound design and outstanding performances from Krasiniski, his
To a dedicated bird watcher there’s no better way to start the day than with the sighting of a rare bird. That’s just what I did a few days ago. I got up, washed, dressed, went to my desk, looked out the window in front of my desk and there it was, a red-shouldered hawk, perched on a branch of
HENRY ROBERT “BOB” FACKS, 97, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Genesis of New Haven. He was born March 25, 1921 in Allen County to the late Henry and Alice (Harkenrider) Facks. He retired in 1982 from General Electric after 42 years. He also worked for most of his life as
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TOM KNOX recently passed away. He was 82 and died after a long illness. He used to referee in the old ABA Pro basketball league back in the 1970s. “I haven’t seen him for 10 years or so, but I really liked Tom. He was a quiet guy and couldn’t have been nicer,” reported Tom O’Brien.
One of Indiana’s biggest long-term challenges is the skills gap that exists between available jobs and available workers. For example, nearly a third of Indiana employers responded to a survey conducted by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce saying they felt that filling an open position is their biggest
The Waynedale Lions Club will once again team with Waynedale Elementary, the PTA, and other local organizations to raise funds for local children in need. This year’s fundraiser will be held on Friday, May 11 from 4-7pm. All generated funds will be used to buy local children in need uniforms, sweats
Linda Lambert has been a librarian at Taylor University for 14 years—most of her career. She loves her job as a research librarian because she enjoys working with both people and books. When asked whether libraries still have relevance today, she will respond immediately: “Yes, of course.”
I recently congratulated four teams of developers and social service agencies that were awarded Rental Housing Tax Credits (RHTCs) for their projects located in Fort Wayne.
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) recently announced 17 applicants statewide that will receive just
What intrigues me most about this novel is that it takes something miraculous and makes it convincing. The story’s main character, Ian Moore, has the incredible ability to take hold of two people’s arms and to transfer years out of one and into the other, so that the old get young and the young
I was nineteen years old and living in New York when I first met Juan. His family had come to the United States from South America, and he was proud of his heritage. He was a pleasant young man and a jokester. But one thing he especially liked to do was to challenge the rest of us to see who could
“KLOTHES FOR KIDS” FISH & CHICKEN DINNER FUNDRAISER
When: Fri., May 11, 4-7p
Where: Waynedale Elementary School
7201 Elzey Street 46809
Add’l: Waynedale Elementary School and Waynedale Lions invite you to come enjoy some food and fellowship that supports a good cause
In Indiana townships, the citizens elect not only a trustee, but also a Township Board. The Board is the legislative body of the township, and its members serve four-year terms. As the legislative body, the Board adopts and oversees the township budget, sets tax rates and approves salaries for township
Vicky Zehr knows the routine.
After 28 years with the city of Fort Wayne, she’s become something of an expert on the city’s Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant on Baltes Avenue downtown.
“This lets the public see what’s here and see how they get their water,” Zehr said after leading a tour
A native plant identification hike is scheduled for rookies in one of the Allen County preserves for spring wildflowers.
On Saturday, April 14 at 8:45am you’ll begin learning how to be a wildflower detective by recognizing the clues a wildflower gives us. You will be using guidebooks, magnifiers
Germans migrated to North America in the 19th century and many of them settled in Fort Wayne.
We are fortunate to have the Fort Wayne Mannerchor/Damenchor, a men’s and women’s choir that sings traditional German songs, here in the Waynedale area. They are one of four German heritage groups in Fort