DEVASTATING FIRE BLAZES SOUTHWEST CONSERVATION CLUB

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

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JOIN IN ON THE FUN AND COMMUNITY TOGETHERNESS AT THIS YEAR’S WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY PICNIC

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

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WAYNEDALE BUSINESSES CLEAN UP WONDERFULLY!

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

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WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A LION

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

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$1 WAYNEDALE DOG MEALS AT ANNIVERSARY PARTY

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

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INCREASE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION’S ACTIVITY!

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.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR WAYNEDALE! 2014

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

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WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN POSITION – OPEN

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.

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POSITIVITY KEEPS YOU HEALTHY

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

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HAPPY NEW YEAR WAYNEDALE!

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

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YEEEEP! ELMHURST AUCTION RAISES FUNDS FOR FWCS

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

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YOUR NEWSPAPER CELEBRATES 80-YEAR HISTORY IN WAYNEDALE

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.

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WAYNEDALE HIT WITH BRUNT OF STORM

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

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WAYNEDALE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

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

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INTRODUCING THE 2012 WAYNEDALE.COM VISITORS GUIDE

Imagine your family and friends gathered around the dinner table on Thanksgiving, and one of your out of town guests ask, “Wait, what’s Waynedale? I thought we were in Fort Wayne?” Normally, that and any follow up questions may be a hard question to answer. You could say “Uhhh,

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CELEBRATING OUR ANNIVERSARY

Greetings Waynedalers! I am proud to announce that September 2nd marks the 79th year anniversary of The Waynedale Newspaper and our completion of the second year as your new publishers. We would like to thank all of our readers for their patronage as well as their news tips, articles, donations, and

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A SHOWCASE FOR WAYNEDALE

What a great hometown Waynedale is, we have so many things to offer to residents and visitors. Wouldn’t it be great if we could showcase all the great things about our community all in one place? Soon we can, and show it off to friends, family and visitors we will!

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OUR BELOVED NEWSPAPER

We, the people of Waynedale, have a great amount of pride and sense of ownership with regards to our community newspaper. Whether it’s me, a publisher piecing together the content, managing staff and figuring out how we’re going to pay for it all, or it’s you, a reader looking for

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DO YOU READ YOUR NEWS ONLINE?

Where do your friends and neighbors go to receive their news? More internet users turn to The Waynedale News website for their local news and entertainment than ever before. In 2010 waynedalenews.com received over 80,000

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SHARING THE JOY OF MUSIC WITH THE COMMUNITY

Music has bridged gaps between cultures as a universal language of which all can appreciate and enjoy. It is everywhere we go and everyone has their favorite songs to console them in the hard times and to help celebrate the good times. Lately, high school band interest has dwindled as more kids are

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RECENT WAYNEDALE NEWS FAN MAIL

Here at The Waynedale News we receive an abundance of letters, e-mails and calls regarding our printed and online (www.waynedale.com) community newspaper. Many responses are overwhelmingly positive in nature supporting

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LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

Hello Waynedale,

We have been extremely busy at our office lately with many great things I would like to share with you.

In the past, we had many requests to keep our website (www.waynedalenews.com) up to date. As always,

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LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

After discussions with and letters from our valued readers, two issues have come to my attention that I feel must be addressed. As it is our utmost goal and responsibility to keep the Waynedale community safe and our readers happy, it is my hope that heading off these conceptions first off will ultimately

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Alex Cornwell

A VISIONARY FOR WAYNEDALE – Community Spotlight
by Camille Garrison

I’d be surprised if you didn’t know Alex Cornwell. Armed with his affable grin, you can depend on him to be involved at any major Waynedale happening like the recent Christmas Wreath Auction or upcoming Easter Egg Hunt. He most

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