In an era where the digital tide has reshaped the landscape of media and journalism, the enduring presence of The Waynedale News in Fort Wayne, Indiana, stands as a beacon of community spirit and resilience. . . Read More
The Waynedale community of Fort Wayne is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Perla Nieto, a beloved employee at the Waynedale Kroger store, who was fatally stabbed in an unprovoked attack while on duty. . . Read More
As the story goes, during the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Hysterium Fungus infection spread rapidly, leading to the closure of the Hysterium Asylum. Rumors persist that the spirits of doctors, nurses, and patients still wander the shadowy hallways . . . Read More
You may have noticed a little more vibrance in the Waynedale Community lately. In early September, volunteers from the Waynedale Events group installed four fall planters at some landmark locations around the community. . . Read More
Are you ready to find that pot of gold in Waynedale yet? From gift cards to gift baskets, many prizes are up for grabs in the new community-wide “Waynedale Shamrock Search” game, announced in the previous edition of The Waynedale News. . . Read More
The long-awaited day is here! We are proud to release the secret we’ve been working on for quite some time and teasing Waynedale News fans on social media about.
As a thank you to our community for supporting us for the past 90 years, The Waynedale . . . Read More
A Huge Thank You To Our Community!
On September 2nd, The Waynedale News celebrated its 90th year in print! This historic landmark for the newspaper did not come easy. Throughout the years, myself and many Publishers before me, made decisions and sacrifices . . . Read More
Volunteers of the Waynedale Community Improvement Team (WCIT) are working hard to bring new community events to Waynedale and they’re calling on any businesses or non-profit organizations in the area to participate to show their support, a chance . . . Read More
A group of volunteers in Waynedale are putting up a top prize of $500 to the person or family who most accurately solves a Scavenger Hunt and collects the most Stamps by visiting businesses in the community. . . Read More
Late Monday, June 13 evening, residents were abruptly awoken with a phone alert and shortly after, a horrendous storm that primarily ravaged neighborhoods throughout South and Southwest Fort Wayne. Leaving nearly 40,000 homes without power, entire . . . Read More
Can you feel it? It’s the beginning of a new era in the Waynedale community!
On February 15, 2022, Waynedale celebrated its 101st year since it’s founder, Abner Elzey, began the unincorporated town on that day in 1921. . . Read More
As day breaks in a new year, we can’t help but reflect on the many people, businesses and community organizations that make our lives meaningful and great! Understandably, it’s often challenging to stay positive after 2 years of the global pandemic . . . Read More
Hung at the Waynedale Library with care, holiday wreaths now await for your viewing and bid to take home in support of the Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative. This long-standing annual fundraiser returns once again to feature many festively . . . Read More
Filled with the spirit of the holidays, from the bottom of our hearts, we would like to thank everyone for reading, donating and supporting us to keep the historic Waynedale Newspaper going! . . Read More
With the fear of shortages and feelings of food insecurity over the past year and a half, at one point or another, many have asked themselves, “would I be able to fend for myself if society broke down?” . . Read More
Generally speaking, when you tell someone that you’re throwing a birthday party for a dog, people do a double take. But that hasn’t deterred the fine folks at Rich’s Auto Center (2135 Sandpoint Rd) from holding a public party in honor of their . . . Read More
Throw some confetti, we’ve made it! On September 2, The Waynedale Newspaper will officially be 89 years old.
For many small businesses especially in this industry in this economic climate, each day that passes is a celebration. . . Read More
When most people think about trash, they don’t usually consider what they are putting in their recycling bin as part of that category. However, the not-so-secret, secret about recycling is that much of what you are putting into the recycling ends . . . Read More
In just the first two short months of 2021, the Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry has helped provide food for 4,000 pets in homes of 964 families! This is a staggering statistic when you think about the 14,500+ pounds of dry food prepared by volunteers who . . . Read More
What does a hundred years mean? For our community, a hundred years ago, on February 15, a vision was sought by Abner Elzey. As he stood on the corner of Lower Huntington Road and Old Trail, and wished for a community in which anyone could build a home . . . Read More
Each year, thousands of families in the Fort Wayne area are faced with the heartbreaking decision of whether they should surrender their beloved family pet to the shelter, because they cannot afford to feed and take care of them. . . Read More