Steve & Susan Reddin of Yoder celebrated their 50th anniversary on November 2nd. The couple married in 1968 at the Church of God in Zanesville. Mr. Reddin is retired from Bailey Trucking and Mrs. Reddin is retired from Prentice Products. They are the parents of daughter, Lisa (John Jr.) Olry &
“One of the best kept secrets in Waynedale” continued its tradition recently, doling out breakfast goodies to all in attendance.
The Waynedale Masonic Lodge No. 739 recently hosted their monthly Community Breakfast, welcoming anyone who had an empty morning belly and was willing to give
Incorporated on January 24th, 1962 and comprised of 385 homes, Lake Shores Community Association, is one of the larger neighborhoods in Waynedale. Airport Expressway divides the lots into an East side with 179 homes and the West side made up of 206 homes. The houses were all built between 1962 and
Families are invited to visit Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elementary, middle and high schools during Tuesday Tours on Nov. 13, 20 and 27 and Dec. 4 and 11.
Each school in the District will offer tours during school hours to allow families to see the work going on in each building prior to the Dec.
It’s hard to believe my time in public service has come to an end. Thirty years ago I was elected to my first term as a Fort Wayne city councilman, where I served for eight years, and I then spent the next 22 years as the State Senator representing Senate District 16, serving for 12 of those years
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced that the City’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services is the recipient of a $680,000 grant to remediate lead paint in older homes. The City will partner with the Allen County Department of Health to identify children with elevated blood lead levels and
The long-standing Village Bowl at Quimby Village is finally no more.
Demolition on the venerable old building was completed about the middle of October, according to officials from Sweetwater Sound, the company that owns the Quimby Village property.
“The building was so dilapidated,” said Jeff Osterman,
A couple of years ago AEP determined that the trees along our property were interfering with their electric lines. Our twenty-year-old row of sunburst locusts had to be removed. That uncovered the fact that more changes were needed to prevent erosion and other damage along the portion of ground facing
On Sunday, October 21, Bravas Quality Meats held “Meet Your Meat” which was free and open to anyone curious about the supply chain they are building with Wood Farms (11402 Indianapolis Rd), restaurants, chefs and home cooks. There was free lunch, informational packets and hay-ride tours of the
We know we said we wouldn’t, our children said we shouldn’t and our friends said we couldn’t, but we moved again anyway! This was number 13 in nearly 52 years of marriage. That’s an average of four years living in each apartment or house, which doesn’t sound very long even though we stayed
John Workman’s been laboring at Fort Wayne’s Haunted Castle and Black Forest so long, both his sons have assisted with the popular Halloween attractions.
“Both of my boys have spent time working here,” Workman said proudly. “And I’ve been volunteering here for about 20 years.”
On a recent
After recent weeks of hotter-than-usual weather, this week’s significant drop in temperature across the state should get things moving toward the fall colors Hoosiers love.
The best fall color formation happens with bright, warm days, cool nights and moist soils, according to Carrie Tauscher, the
Earlier this month Bennie Lewis announced his retirement from the Wayne Township Trustee Office. Lewis was one of the people here who helped make the annual Holiday Celebrations successful as he had previously worked with the Fort Wayne McMillen Center where the party has been held for the last three
Fort Wayne residents, City Council Members, City staff and owners of Red River Waste Solutions Inc. joined Mayor Tom Henry, to announce improvement plans for residential garbage and recycling collection.
In August, Mayor Henry formed the Mayor’s Working Group on Garbage and Recycling to look at issues
The name of this month, of course, is October. It comes from the Latin, “octo,” for “eight,” because in the Roman Calendar this was the eighth month. But in the Gregorian Calendar, which we use, this is the tenth month.
When we discover something curious of this nature – statements, facts,
Last month I gave you the history of WD-40, so I figured this month it was time for a little history on the other staple in everybody’s toolbox, duct tape!
During WWII, a lady that worked in an ordinance factory, Vesta Stoudt, mother of 2 Navy sailors, noticed that the tape they were sealing ammunition
Quality. Integrity. Community. Three words that are the foundation of Rich’s Auto Center. For the past 20 years, Rich and Cindy Elzey, with their successful family owned auto repair business, have been an integral part of the Waynedale Community.
Formerly the home of Putt Putt Miniature Golf course,
Hunters can help monitor the deer populations in northwest and northeast Indiana for chronic wasting disease (CWD) by voluntarily submitting harvested deer to the DNR for testing during the 2018-2019 deer hunting season.
The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife has established a CWD core surveillance
Fort Wayne’s Turnstone Center recently celebrated its 75th anniversary with an event designed to celebrate – and assist – our community.
On the very day of its birthday – October 8 – the center, located at 3320 N. Clinton Street, held the annual Community Health & Information Fair from
David Siples shepherded his two puppies around the moist grass, as they ran, scratched and sniffed everything in sight.
On a recent cool and breezy autumn afternoon, the Waynedale man brought his two dogs to Pawster Park to let them run, play and socialize with other local canines and their owners.
The Ossian Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority is excited to be getting close to our dream of seeing an amphitheater being built in the Archbold Wilson Park in Ossian. Plans have been finalized by the Ossian Park Board and the Sorority membership is working hard to have a successful “Baskets and Bags”
For his efforts to preserve Smith Air Field and help persons dealing with drug addiction, Robert “Bob” Wearley was presented with the 2018 Linda & Jerry Vandeveer Impact Award today by the Allen County Commissioners.
The ceremony was held at the airfield’s Hangar 2, which Wearley hopes some
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Layla Wigmore at a special American Red Cross blood drive held in her name Saturday, Sept. 29, from noon to 6 p.m. at Sweetwater Sound Music Center in Fort Wayne.
Layla Wigmore is an 8-year-old third grader with a big smile and a big heart for helping
Bishop Luers High School announced the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Knight Award and the Honorary Distinguished Knight Award after a Mass opening Homecoming festivities on Sept. 14. Bishop Luers High School is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018-2019.
Bruce Keller, a graduate of the Class
The Waynedale Business Chamber (WBC) will host it’s first “5 O’Clock Mingle” in early October. The networking event is designed to bring the business community of Waynedale together in an interactive social environment.
5 O’Clock Mingle will be held at Rich’s Auto Center (2135 Sand Point