September has been crowned the month to move through a new Turnstone event that encourages supporters and community members to move 100 miles throughout the month. Funds raised from Turnstone’s inaugural
Through my various walks and bike rides, just in Waynedale and Foster Park, I have seen many discarded face masks on the street. Any person responsible enough to wear a mask should follow that through
My name is Preston Steele, and I am working on my Eagle Scout project in which I would like to build a pavilion at the Law enforcement shooting range which is used by Wells County law enforcement as
On September 2nd, The Waynedale News celebrated its 88th year in print! Usually, we don’t make much of the historic newspaper’s birthday, but given the current circumstances of the shut down and
Organizers say the week dedicated to promoting the Waynedale area and its businesses was a success! Due to the pandemic and safety of guests, the “SHOP Waynedale” event was held in place of the
Community Harvest Food Bank met with Kroger representative Eric Halvorson at Shared Harvest Farm in Markle, IN, for a check presentation and update on the successful “Farm to Food Bank” program.
Fort Wayne SOUP hosted its 3rd virtual event of 2020 on Thursday, September 3. This was the organization’s fourth event of 2020 and 15th since its inception in 2017. To date, it has awarded over $20,000
The City of Fort Wayne’s 2020 Census self-response rate has reached 70.3%, surpassing the self-response rate of 69.8% achieved in 2010. The national self-response rate is 64.7%, Indiana’s self-response
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s free AskRose homework helpline has started a month earlier than normal to help middle school and high school students get a head start on understanding their
As part of its ongoing effort to ensure that voters and election officials have the information they need to successfully use the U.S. Mail to vote in the November general elections, the U.S. Postal
For residents near Foster Park the past year has been a traffic nightmare due to the closure of the direct access to Rudisill Blvd. from the Broadway / Bluffton Road intersection. Although there was
In 1998 the Indiana German Heritage Society was approached by a group from Adams County for help in saving the historic Wyneken house. They made a strong case for the importance of a restored Wyneken
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana (HFNEI) is honoring the veterans who were scheduled to go on canceled flights this year by presenting each with a yard sign.
HFNEI President, Dennis Covert states, “The
“In 1992, about 250 volunteers gathered to help spruce up what was then the YWCA campus on North Wells Street. That event has now grown into an opportunity for thousands of volunteers to come together
Area residents are invited to review the draft recommendations of the Southeast Strategy Update 2020, which is designed to encourage new investment in the southeast quadrant of Fort Wayne.
As the government debates additional aid for Americans impacted by the pandemic, many of the initial relief programs have expired or will do so in the coming weeks, leaving many people seeking additional
The Fort Wayne City Utilities and Parks and Recreation departments have partnered with local artist Andre Portee to create a new mural project on the basketball court of Carl O’Neal Memorial Park
To support community businesses on the south end of Fort Wayne, a group of volunteers have come together to create a community-wide event called “SHOP Waynedale.” The event will be held during the
Fort Wayne Community Schools will start the 2020-21 school year with 29 school buses equipped with stop arm cameras, one more tool to assist in reducing the number of stop arm violations that occur.
Emily Franks from Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
The Coca-Cola Leaders
As with many event causalities that occurred due to the COVID-19, the annual Walk in Waynedale was no exception and has been postponed until 2021.
But the group of volunteers who typically plan that
Erin’s House for Grieving Children hosted Roberto Clemente Jr. as the 2020 Common Bond featured speaker on Thursday, July 30 at Parkview Field for a socially distanced fundraising event.
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to open its fall exhibition season with the national traveling exhibition Posing Beauty in African Culture, opening August 22 and continuing through October 18,
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter continues to offer education programs and caregiver support groups online and by phone.
August education programs include Dementia Conversations:
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced today that the City of Fort Wayne is working with Brightpoint to help local small businesses survive and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The City’s Office