SHAW PUBLISHES BOOK IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

“Brainstorms! A Big Hole and the North Pole”

This is Allen Shaw’s second book in the “Brainstorms” series. It again follows the imaginary travels of a young boy and his grandfather. This time there is a trip to the North Pole, but there is a surprising twist at the end of their journey, that

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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS, WCIT STYLE – Community Spotlight

Still looking for that special accent to complete your holiday décor? Visit the Waynedale Library to shop for a beautiful wreath and help support the Waynedale Corridor Project! 12 local businesses have decorated wreaths as part of a community silent auction that is sponsored by the Waynedale Community

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KEEPING CONNECTED ‘NEXT DOOR’ IN WAYNEDALE

An innovative new networking site is connecting Waynedale neighbors – both virtually, and in reality.
Available online, Nextdoor Waynedale is helping neighbors be the eyes and ears for each other when it comes to things as varied as unexplained neighborhood noises, crime watch activities,

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LIFTING SPIRITS, VISITING DOGS PUT SMILES ON FACES

Laura Harrow lay quietly in her chair, blanket pulled up around her-until Duffy entered the room.
Laura’s face lit up like a Christmas tree. Her wide smile grinned from ear-to-ear as the therapy dog gently approached.

“Oh my. Oh my,” said Laura, amid puppy licks. “Let me show you pictures of

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GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

The Sunshine Circle of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church recently sent a check to Lutheran World Relief for the following items: A Hen and Chicks, and a Piglet.

These are gifts that keep on giving. The eggs from the hen and sometimes even a chick is given by the original receiver to a relative, friend

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‘GIA’, A RESCUED AND DISABLED DOG WITH A PURPOSE

Born with a disability, a dog named Gia, was given to a rescuer. After a thorough exam from a veterinarian, it was decided that Gia’s leg needed to be amputated, due to a congenital birth defect. This tagged Gia as a tripawd-a three-legged dog.

Amanda, the dog’s rescuer and trainer, realized

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FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS

St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Rd., Fort Wayne, will host a Festival of Lessons and Carols on Monday, Dec. 18, at 7:00 p.m. There is no charge, but a free-will offering will be taken up to benefit the Saint Vincent de Paul Society of the parish. All are welcome.

Presented by the

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PARTNERS 1ST OFFERS SUPPORT TO THE COMMUNITY

On November 29th, Partners 1st Federal Credit Union held a Grand Opening for their new location in Waynedale. Located near the BMV at 6731 Old Trail Road, the new branch has a completely remodeled interior and a coat of fresh paint on its exterior. When the credit union moved into the vacant space,

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CHRISTMAS SERVICES AT PRAIRIE GROVE CHAPEL

Christmas time is here again, and for the Waynedale community that means a special event that has become a staple of the season in the past few years! Prairie Grove Chapel will once again be holding their annual Christmas services on Saturday, December 23 at 5pm and 7pm.

The Prairie Grove Chapel and

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SHOP (UP)LIFTING: ENCOURAGING HOLIDAY RETAIL WORKERS

For some, the upcoming holiday season will not be very jolly.

December holiday may bring to mind fantasies of creamy mashed potatoes warming one’s stomach or an imagined cart filled with doorbusters, such as a 55-inch television available for purchase for $300. But, for the retail worker, such thoughts

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ONE LAST TIME AT ELMHURST HIGH

Every dust-covered clock hovering over the guests on tours of the long-vacant hallways of Elmhurst High School registered the exact same time: 2:49 p.m. Frozen in time was the last bell of the last school day in 2010.

The significance of the clocks wasn’t lost to the event’s tour guides. “That

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ELMHURST: A FOND GOOD-BYE

We came to walk the halls once more,
Knowing ‘twould be the last
We thought of teenage hopes and dreams
In that now distant past.

Lifelong friendships were formed right here
As thru the years they grew.
We smile fondly to recall that
Romance oft blossomed too.

We remembered favorite teachers,
Those

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FOURTH GRADE SAINTS COME ALIVE

A five-year tradition continued as information about the lives of 42 saints was shared by Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School fourth graders. This month-long study of saints was spearheaded by teachers Sarah Darling and Katie Burchardt. The project involved students researching the lives of

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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES WAYNEDALE CORRIDOR PLAN

“In an effort to ensure that the corridors of Lower Huntington Road and Bluffton Road continue to positively serve the residents and businesses of the Waynedale community, we have developed a 5 to 10 year plan, which includes the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles through sidewalks, lighting,

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MAINTAIN YOUR WEIGHT OVER THE HOLIDAYS – For Your Health

Tis the season not to decide you want to lose weight! However, there is a way to survive the holidays without gaining a ton of weight, while still enjoying all the activities and parties.

No one should ever be on a diet; it should be about life style, one that I have seen hundreds of patients successfully

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YES! TO OUR CUSTOMERS

We want to take a moment and share with you the exciting things that have happened at Yes! Automotive since we opened one year ago.

Thanks to your support, for the past three months we have been the 2nd largest independent dealer in Allen County. Additionally, we are currently the fastest growing new

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FURNACE FILTERS… AND WALNUTS? – Homeowner Rx

Last month, two big things that we were asked for in the hardware store were furnace filters and nut gathers. This time of year everybody needs a new furnace filter. And what was up with all the walnuts?

FURNACE FILTERS:
40 years ago, when I started in dad’s hardware store, there was one type

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WAYNEDALE’S FRONT DOOR IMPROVEMENTS

A City of Fort Wayne project has brought a new and improved look to the intersection of Bluffton Road and Airport Expressway.

Completed by City crews during the week of October 16, the project actually began when the land was surveyed in April of this year. A request for bids on the work went out soon

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HUNTER DEER DONATIONS TO FEED INDIANA’S HUNGRY

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry’s would like to remind all hunters and landowners about our deer donation program! After you’ve filled your freezer, please help us to feed those in need within your community by donating to the Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry’s “Meat” the need program. Just take

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ALLEN COUNTY PARTNERS WITH PB DEVELOPMENT ON SHELL BUILDING IN GM AREA

The Allen County Board of Commissioners, Allen County Council and PB Development LLC recently announced a partnership to construct a 100,000 square foot shell building at the northwest corner of Lafayette Center Road and Fogwell Parkway.

“Business prospects are looking for opportunities to expand

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ALLEN CO VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS: VETERAN’S DAY ACTIVITIES

The annual Veterans Day Parade on Parnell Avenue, sponsored by the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations, will be held Saturday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m., with a ceremony immediately following the parade.

The parade line up will start at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of State Street and Parnell

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BLAUVELTS CELEBRATE 72 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

On November 29, 1945, which in that year was Thanksgiving Day, Richard and Kathleen Blauvelt were married. The marriage vows took place at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Richard and Kathleen have 6 children, 21 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren.

The Blauvelt’s

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HISTORIC FORT WAYNE’S OLD FORT GETS A NEW ATTRACTION

Tom Grant of Historic Fort Wayne is excited to start with demonstrations in their brand new brick oven, located inside the walls of the Old Fort on Spy Run. This historic landmark and popular education center has been maintained since 2004 by Historic Fort Wayne, who recently got news that their license

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

On Friday, November 3, 2017, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School’s STARBASE 2.0 team launched their high-altitude balloon while the entire student body counted down and cheered on.

The launch was the last step in a 10-week STEM project for 20 seventh and eighth graders, and their science teacher,

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CELEBRATING RESIDENT VETERANS

Kingston Residence Assisted Living celebrates our Veterans who proudly served our country. Pictured Back Row L – R: Richard McIntosh; Harrison Hull; Ted Egts. Front Row L – R: Walter Grantham; Bill Colburn; and Archie James. Not pictured are John Zimmerman. In memory: Richard Jones, John Hornberger,

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