Recently, there has been a rise in reports of car break-ins in many neighborhoods in the Waynedale community. However, individuals checking cars for unlocked doors and stealing valuables inside is not a problem unique to just Waynedale. According to The City of Fort Wayne Police Department’s spokesperson,
It’s harvest season for most local produce. Maybe you’ve been reaping the benefits of your own gardening efforts and enjoying tasty fruits and vegetables from your own back yard. But, if you don’t have a garden yourself, you can easily find local produce from farms not too far from Waynedale.
Volunteers at the Southwest Conservation Club on Bluffton Road are beginning to see the impacts of their efforts to revitalize one acre of land back to it’s native roots.
The prairie was originally planted in December of 2016 with the assistance of a $1,000 grant from the Indiana Native Plant 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
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
In Waynedale, we’ve recently seen quite a few 90-degree days, and it’s certainly not the last of them. Throughout the community, families beat-the-heat by taking a dip in one of Waynedale’s neighborhood pools. Both Avalon Summer Sports Club in the Avalon Place neighborhood and Pocahontas Swim
It’s summer time, and one of the best ways to get around the community is to use the new trails along Bluffton Road. This addition to the community’s infrastructure provides accessibility and promotes a healthy lifestyle. However, Waynedale still has a learning curve to overcome regarding safety
A bald eagle was recently released back to the wild at Eagle Marsh after months of surgery and physical therapy.
Presumably struck by a vehicle, the eagle was originally found lying on the side of Yohne Road, near Fox Island in February. This is when the Sherriff’s office called Pam Whitacre, Volunteer
“Nature, assisted by the hand of man, has done much for Illsley Place,” developer W.E. Doud proclaimed in 1923 at the time the neighborhood was originally plotted. Through a partnership between ARCH and the Illsley Place Neighborhood Association, the public will soon have an opportunity to step-back-in-time
On Sunday, June 3, The Southwest Conservation Club was host to the Outdoor Writers Association of America’s (OWAA) 91st annual conference. With an attendance of over 170 media-related guests from throughout the United States, the ‘Breakout Day’ event at the Conservation Club in Waynedale was
Over the past 3 weeks, alumni Don and Hope Dressler have been working to preserve key elements of the gym floor at Elmhurst High School. A race for time against the excavator which will be coming to that side of the building within the next few weeks, the couple have been working to preserve the ‘E’
On April 15, 2016 the non-profit Southwest Conservation Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana caught fire around 10:30pm. First spotted by the caretaker, firefighters were called to the scene who fought the blaze for over two hours.
The damage was vast and extensive. The origin of the fire has been reported
The Waynedale Community Picnic invites all Waynedale residents to come for a day of fun sponsored by local businesses and organizations on Saturday, August 22 from 10am to 3pm at the Waynedale Park. The event is organized and held the day of by volunteers. All activities and food are cost free, but
With the onset of the new year, the Waynedale business community has become noticeably revitalized. Throughout 2014, it has been exciting to watch the progress of the many companies giving their storefront a facelift. The improvements not only make Waynedale look better from the street, but also show
Maybe you’ve seen the guys in the bright yellow vests volunteering around Waynedale or have dropped off some used eye glasses to some of the collection boxes, but how much do you know about the Lions Club? Just over a year ago, I met some of the Waynedale Lions at the Waynedale Picnic, was greeted
In celebration of its 82nd year of publishing, The Waynedale News will be hosting an Anniversary Party on Friday, September 12 from 4pm – 6:30pm at The Waynedale News Office, 2505 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. The event is open to the public to tour The Waynedale News Office, learn
My name is Alex Cornwell, I am the president of the Avalon Place Civic Association. The idea of reducing printing rates arose at one of our board meetings. It seemed to us that if many associations printed their newsletters and other documents at one place, we could all share in a volume-based discount.
This coming year, we are excited and proud to bring you the latest original local news and entertainment from the South/ Southwest Fort Wayne community. We would like to extend our gratitude to you, as one of our 35,000 faithful readers who receive The Waynedale News at home or pick it up at one of
The Waynedale News is currently accepting resumes for a web & graphic design full time position. The ideal applicant shows strong print and digital(web) design and development skills.
Responsibilities of this position are as follows:
– Creating newspaper advertisements for clients.
Here at the Waynedale News, we are asked quite often, “Why only positive news?” Our response is generally something along the lines of “the other news outlets have negative news covered” or “we want to encourage a positive outlook on the community.” But exploring
We at the Waynedale News would like to wish all a happy and productive New Year. We would like to thank every single one of our 35,000 readers for your support of our positive, local, family friendly news and entertainment in 2012. We plan to continue providing the latest newspaper to your doorstep
By 9am on Saturday, August 25th Elmhurst High School parking lot was once again full of cars. This time in place of students filling the lot, it was the general public who was invited to walk through the school to view and bid on various items from Elmhurst’s past. The auction was organized
In an era of internet and technology, The Waynedale Newspaper enters its 80th year of printing community news and original entertainment for the Waynedale area. On September 2, 1932 the first issue of The Waynedale News, then titled The Waynedale Press, was printed in the garage of editor Arden McCoy.
In small towns they say, “When there’s nothing to talk about, talk about the weather.” On the evening of June 29th the weather was exactly what was on the tip of every Waynedaler’s tongue. This talk of the town was more than just passing time, it was personal. At approximately
With American flags held high the crowd lined the once quiet, now bustling street. The sounds of the band faint off in the distance fueled the anticipation of this year’s Waynedale Memorial Day Parade. When the sun sought its 9am spot in the sky, the cars, floats and banner carriers began to