As this year comes to a close and we reflect on the accomplishments and memories of 2019, our newspaper staff began preparing for our year-end publication. We asked ourselves whom we should highlight
Richard A Stevenson, Wayne Township Trustee, announced his retirement at a press conference held at his office on Superior Street on Friday, December 6, 2019. First elected in 2006, Trustee Stevenson
The Clyde Theatre recognized the 100,000th concert-goer during the sold-out Temptations show Friday night.
Tamara Drew (pictured here with her son Drew Hennebry) was greeted by a confetti cannon in the
For many, the holidays bring about a spirit of giving and community. In fact, almost one third of giving occurs in just the month of December alone. It’s a time of year when we begin to look around
Congratulations to 4th grade students at Waynedale Elementary who collected more than 600 items in just 2 weeks (Nov. 4-15) during their recent Pet Food drive for the SPCA!
A recent spate of meetings sponsored by the city is shifting its planning work from municipal offices out into the neighborhoods and in front of the people of southeastern Fort Wayne.
Working with a
Fall is here and do you find yourself yearning for a tender Apple Dumpling nestled in a pool of gooey sauce? Mmmmm, yes! Available only one time a year and made by dedicated United Methodist Women,
On Saturday, October 12, the Wayne Township Trustee Office held the first Annual Family Fun Day at our property downtown on Superior Street. Several hundred attendees—mostly children and their families–enjoyed
If you’ve been a Rich’s Auto Center customer or a guest, you would have likely met Charlie, the resident ‘Shop Dog.’ Charlie is typically lounging in the back of the shop, watching all the vehicles
He has been a strong voice and advocate for the Waynedale community. She has worked to improve the quality of communication between emergency services and persons with severe communication disabilities.
Phyllis Philpot knows first-hand just how crucial the local agency NeighborWorks’ goodwill is.
When her daughter recently began falling unexplainably, the family thought she had suffered a stroke,
After a career in the skies, Linda Honegger recently got the chance to return to the wild, blue yonder.
The 74-year-old resident of Coventry Meadows Assisted Living center took the facility’s bus to
On Saturday, September 14, 2019, the Elmhurst High School graduating class of 1959 held their 60th class reunion. We are one of the first few classes to hold a reunion since the final bricks came tumbling
Chris Saylor knows the value of the Southwest Conservation Club’s (SWCC) education efforts. In fact, his children are direct beneficiaries.
“We really see our club as a chance to educate and support,”
I’m proud to share with you that on September 2nd, I celebrated my 10th year as your Publisher of The Waynedale News! And best yet, the newspaper celebrated its 87th anniversary,
As butterfly activists go, Milo Workman had to be the day’s most impressive.
The nine-year-old youngster was holding court amidst a swirl of activity at the recent Monarch Festival on a balmy,
If you’ve noticed a bit more orange and white as you motor down South Calhoun Street these days, there’s good reason for it.
A brand-new facility is flashing up the venerable south-side thoroughfare,
On July 25, Paula Booth, coordinator for Monarchs and Milkweed project, was voted winner of Fort Wayne’s third event of 2019. Monarchs and Milkweed is a project to convert 2000 square feet of Concordia
On August 2 around 10:00pm, a gentleman collapsed on the dance floor at the American Legion Post 241. “Everything happened so quickly, I didn’t realize what was happening until I saw a group of
A local business is sporting a brand new color-spangled wall to help celebrate a recent Waynedale event, as well as its long-time existence at its current location.
A new mural is splashed all over the
Saturday, August 10 was a beautiful, sunny morning for more than 50 area residents to congregate for a local Prayer Walk. Organized by Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, the Walk was designed to circle
Eagle Marsh, the sweeping wetland restoration on Fort Wayne’s southwest border, has just grown by 35 acres. Little River Wetlands Project, the local nonprofit land trust which co-owns Eagle Marsh,
Bart Ruch has been part of Sunday skeet shooting at the Southwest Conservation Club (SWCC) so long, he can remember when he had a job hand-loading the targets himself.
Nowadays, of course – just like
60 years ago on July 25, 1959, Ed and Mary Lou Fox said “I do.” After meeting in kindergarten they were married at the age of 19. They have been blessed with 4 children, 13 grandchildren, and 9
The big day is next weekend, Saturday, July 27 from 1-4pm! For the volunteer organizers of “A Walk In Waynedale,” their hard work is about to be on display for the community, bringing a day of fun