A word of advice. If you have yet to experience Kingston’s Taste of Waynedale, you better do it this year. Kingston announced that this, their 10th year, will be their final year of sponsoring the event. Marketing Director Camille Garrison states “Waynedale has a couple of large scale new events
Officials at the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water have found the best-tasting water in the first of four regional competitions held throughout the state Indiana. On February 7th, 2018, during one of the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water’s training sessions in Albany, Indiana the winner of the first
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is reminding Hoosiers to practice safety as rainfall and flooding issues continue throughout the state.
Many counties in the state are under a flood watch or warning, and motorists are encouraged to turn around and find an alternate route if a road is closed
Indiana broadcast stations will participate in a statewide tornado drill on Tuesday, March 20th as a part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
The National Weather Service test of the statewide Emergency Alert System (EAS) will be at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (9:15 CT) and will be issued for
A historic first day of Sunday carryout alcohol sales, in Waynedale, and throughout Indiana, occurred on March 4, 2018. Indiana has banned Sunday liquor sales, outside of restaurants and bars, since becoming a state in 1816.
“Shoppers were really excited to be able to buy liquor today,” said Brian
Hitting the trail with trash bags in hand this clean-up crew filled 18 trash bags full of debris from the 2-mile stretch that the Waynedale Trails and Sidewalks has adopted on the St. Mary’s Pathway-from Airport Expressway to Tillman Park. They worked from 9am to noon on Saturday, March 10, 2018.
With area schools preparing for Spring Break, Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) is gearing up for the expected traffic increase by planning a number of activities and events during the month of March and early April for passengers traveling in the terminal.
Throughout the Spring Break period,
Winter weather with its strong winds has left unsightly trash and debris on the side of the road, in ditches, in vacant lots and along our riverbanks. It’s time to clean-up and we need your help.
Volunteers of all ages are asked to show their community pride and join in the annual Great American
A city program is aiming to give a hand up for homeowners with repair needs who may not be able to get traditional financial help.
The City of Fort Wayne’s Homeowner Repair Loan Program is a means for local residents to get some much needed cash to help with roof or furnace repair or replacement
A UCLA-like basketball dynasty is in the making at one Waynedale elementary school.
Basketball clearly is king at Maplewood Elementary School, with the school’s students winning four city championships in the last seven years. Since 2011, the school’s team has been in the city finals seven times
MidWest America Federal Credit Union recently presented a check for $1,128.84 to Wayne High School as part of an ongoing Affinity Visa® debit card program. The partnership with Wayne High School and other Fort Wayne Community high schools allows supporters to select a debit card with the school of
The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) hosted its 5th Annual Do Re Mi: A Dinner and Music Review on Saturday, February 3, 2018, in the International Ballroom on the IPFW campus. Over 260 people attended this event, which introduces attendees to the organization’s greatest asset: the professionally
I have lived in Waynedale since 1970. I have seen changes in that time. One, is that as a community, we are not as clean as we used to be. I bike and walk around our fine little hamlet. I like seeing what my neighbors are doing with their front yards, to get some ideas.
We have a lot of homes where
Ultra-marathoners, marathoners, runners, walkers, coaches, high school students and parents enjoyed an evening with keynote speaker Desiree Linden on Sunday, January 28 at the Parkview Mirro Center during the 40th Annual Fort Wayne Running Club banquet.
Desiree referred to the runners as “friendly”
A national February bird count hosted an exceptional visitor this year at Fox Island County Park.
The event, called the 21st annual Great Backyard Bird Count, is sponsored nationally by Cornell University, and takes place in backyards, parks, nature centers, hiking trails, school grounds, balconies
Wanna make a trip to the happiest place in town? Whether you’ve experienced bingo at a local bingo hall or at your church, Stars Academy Bingo is like no other experience you’ve had before! From the enthusiastic and friendly volunteers, the beautifully decorated red, white and blue building-in
The other day an older lady and her husband approached me about a household project they were about to undertake. As I started through my checklist on how to paint a bathroom, I quickly discovered that it was total uncharted waters for both of them.
I am frequently amazed by the projects that my customers
In November an announcement was made that Aunt Millie’s, the over 100-year-old commercial breadmaking facility on Pearl Street in Fort Wayne will be closing at the end of March or beginning of April 2018. Due to some confusion, this does not mean that the company will no longer bake bread. Aunt
It was Cupcake Day at Kingston Healthcare-Winchester Road on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Rotaract Club of Fort Wayne joined residents as they baked and frosted cupcakes making this Waynedale Healthcare community a better place.
The Rotaract Club is a group of young professional adults who meet
Looking to get outside to beat the winter blues this year? Fox Island may be just the place for you.
The 605-acre park offers a wide variety of cold-weather activities that will let folks get back to nature, even during the colder winter weather. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and trail hiking are
The big red barn known as Hair Barn Classics is a warm and familiar sight on Bluffton Road, but it wasn’t always themed as such. The original Barbershop that sat there was purchased by Bob Hey in 1960 and named Bob’s Barber Shop. In 1972, he rebuilt in the same location, enlarged and constructed
One local woman is hanging on to an essential part of her family history that just also happens to be a significant piece of Waynedale’s story, as well.
Sharon Herrbert steadfastly hangs on to some photocopied paper ledgers of her great grandfather’s funeral business, as well as at least one contract,
One local man is trying to make a difference in the lives of our deployed service members – one package at a time.
Retiree Tony Johnston is the head of a group calling themselves, “War Beard.” The organization, which is about four years old, started primarily to send care packages to deployed
Jerry and Carol (Sorg) Smith of Yoder, Indiana are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married on February 20, 1968 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Yoder.
They are the parents of Michelle Smith, Yoder and Jodi (Tim) Bottoms, Roanoke.
They have 3 granddaughters, Nicole Smith, Emma and Evie