We are beginning the season of hydrangeas with their large, beautiful blooms. They can add a lot of beauty without lots of maintenance. Three critical factors in success with their growth are maintenance of moisture (don’t like to stand in water but do need to drink a lot), proper lighting, and
Have you ever attended a large event in Waynedale? If you have, you may not have realized that you were a part of something special and unique not found anywhere else in Fort Wayne.
For as long as most people can remember, Waynedale has held a Memorial Day Parade, attracting over a thousand people
Michael J. Colley, 52, of Fort Wayne passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018. He was born on September 6, 1965. He worked at Interstate Cold Storage. He enjoyed spending his time riding his motorcycle and singing karaoke. Surviving family include his son, Mikey (Tracie) Colley; grandchildren, Colton James,
Marvin Bauermeister, 90, of Fort Wayne passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was born on December 31, 1927 in Ossian, a son of the late August and Lora (Bieberich) Bauermeister. He served in the Army during World War II in Japan. He owned his own fuel business before retiring in 2004 at the age
If you have ever had a dog as a pet that you loved, then you know that life is better with a dog.
My wife, Marty, and I love dogs, almost as much as dogs love people. We have our own beloved, 40-pound Golden Retriever/Briard mix named Taffy. We adopted her from Animal Care & Control. And, we have
Doc was just getting up to leave the philosophy counter as Herb walked in. Herb was grinning and flexing muscles and had the look of eagles in his eyes. We stared.
“Herb,” said Doc. “You know, you can overdo a good thing.”
“Why Doc … whatever do you mean?”
“I realize that getting more
Grant Umber from Umber’s Do it Best Hardware in Fort Wayne is attending the Spring 2018 class of the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Retail Management Certification Program in Indianapolis.
The industry-focused retail management and leadership development program is a college-level
Donald W. Eschenbacher, 81, of Yoder, IN passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on July 8, 2018. Born in January, 1937 in Bay City, MI, he was the son of the late Harold & Esther Eschenbacher. Donald was a 1954 graduate of Handy High School in Bay City, MI, and served his country
Summer is a great time for travel adventure comedies, and Netflix has released some new originals to fit the bill.
Ibiza is a new movie about three friends on a romp through Spain that hides a sweet romance at the heart of a sometimes raunchy travel comedy. In Ibiza, Harper (Gillian Jacobs) has spent
JOIN OUR CATERING TEAM!
Business is GREAT! Lighted Gardens is currently looking for “people pleasers” to join our locally owned Catering Company. Positions available for Prep Cooks, Servers, Catering Attendants and Bartenders. Candidates should be well groomed, reliable and have adequate
Upon retiring, many people relocate to enjoy a more favorable climate, or to be closer to grown children, or to live in an area they’ve visited and enjoyed. If you, too, are thinking of moving someday, you’ll want to study possible locations, but you also need to be aware that where you eventually
Edith M Martin, 81, of Ossian, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born September 13, 1936 in Auburn, IN to the late Lacy F. and Florence M. (Custer) Mettert. She had worked in food service most of her life, having waitressed at Al’s Restaurant and then working
KAREN’S KITCHEN DONUTS
When: Sat, July 21
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free Will donation
EMBARK – WAYNEDALE TRAILS CELEBRATION
When: Sat. July 21, 12-4p
Add’l: Encouraging the public to use the trails and sidewalks to visit area businesses who
A leader in community improvement since its origination in 2015, The Waynedale Business Chamber (WBC) has recently elected Dave Umber of Umber’s Do It Best as their new President to lead the service organization into the future.
Over the past 3 years, Jordan Cornwell of The Waynedale News laid the
J. Allen Shaw, released his third children’s book on July 1st. “Life Stinks! So Why Can’t I?” Taking a break from his Brainstorm series, Shaw wanted to take children on a different type of journey. This humorous book takes the main character through a horrible day but is humbled when she realizes
Imagine being a child who’s just had a long day at school, and not much for dinner. You’re ready for a good night’s sleep, but your family’s too poor to even afford to get you a bed, pillows, sheets, or blankets of your own.
That’s the problem that one local teenager is hoping to remedy with
I joined some other men and women to take the youth of our community to a water slide for the evening. I went down the slide only once and felt my body would never be the same. Most of the other adults felt the same way about the slide, so while the youth continued to see who could go the fastest
The Wayne Township Trustee Office celebrated our 2018 scholarship winners at the monthly board meeting on July 12th. Eleven students ranging from 5th to 11th graders received certificates and new internet-ready Amazon Fire 7 tablets, and four recent high school graduates going on to higher education
So, for the last month, our customer’s bug of choice has been the Japanese Beetle. By now those ugly little critters have done their 1st round of damage, more on that later, and now it’s the mosquito that is getting our attention.
Hopefully everybody has weathered the storm of the attack of the
In December of 2017, Indiana’s Department of Child Services (DCS) made news headlines across the state when the agency’s ability to adequately protect Hoosier children was called into question.
To get a full understanding of the issues facing DCS, Gov. Eric Holcomb called for the Child Welfare
The 63rd basic recruit class of the Fort Wayne Police Department has graduated and they’ve become fully commissioned officers. The class is made up of 18 males and 3 females. These men and women have demonstrated a commitment to providing excellent public safety services for our City. Additional
This spring my friend, Nancy Watts, and her husband, John, went on a small group trip to Uzbekistan, a Central Asian nation and former Soviet republic. They traveled there because Nancy, a quilter and textile enthusiast, wanted to learn first-hand about the history of the “Silk Road” the ancient
Betty Jane (Harris) Osborne widow of Harry Dale Osborne will celebrate her 100th birthday on July 11, 2018. Her 4 children, Jackie Groves, Judy Lehman-Wright, Timothy Osborne, & Thomas Osborne, 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren wish to let her know how much
Recently, I announced plans for Fort Wayne to become a TenPoint Coalition city. This is the next step in our Fort Wayne UNITED efforts to influence the lives of young people, families and neighborhoods by implementing proactive strategies to reduce violence and emphasize the importance of education,