Retired NBA star and former Little Brother, Brad Miller, hosted the 15th Annual Brad Miller Gala, Auction, and Golf Outing to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. The three-part event began on Saturday, August 25, 2018 with a Gala and Auction held at the Memorial Coliseum, A Sunday Classic Golf Outing
3 bushels of apples have been peeled, sliced and wrapped in fresh dough, creating 400 seasonal desserts you can only get once a year in Waynedale: ready-to-bake apple dumplings, assembled by Waynedale Chapter 600 of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Waynedale Worthy Matron Marylou Blinn says the tradition
Koko Carpenter sat perfectly still, watching carefully as a stranger painted a tiny lady bug on her dainty hand.
The four-year-old little girl was remarkably calm amidst the swirl of activity all around her as the annual Monarch Festival was held at Eagle Marsh on September 9.
Hosted by the Little River
Saint Aloysius hosted its first Farmers Market on Saturday, August 18, 2018. What a fun idea brought to fruition on this sunny morning in late summer! Parishioners donated freshly picked produce from their gardens while others brought homemade bakery items. Some made salsa, honey, crafts, and much
Dear Waynedale Community,
It is such a privilege and blessing that I have been called to serve as Administrator for Englewood Health and Rehab! It is great to be back at home in Fort Wayne!
A little bit about me: I was born in Fort Wayne and raised in New Haven, IN where I graduated from New Haven High
A fundraiser will be held in Fort Wayne on Saturday, September 22nd, with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. The Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Ave in Fort Wayne, will host the event. Come join in on the fun and enjoy the first ever Kickin’ Casino Night & Silent Auction from 7:00 —
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 241 was honored to have, Lauren Berta, one of the delegates that they sent to Hoosier Girls State, to speak at our monthly meeting on Monday Sept. 10th.
She talked about how her experience at Hoosier Girls State enhanced her understanding of how U.S. government works.
While driving down Lower Huntington near the heart of Waynedale you might have admired the stunning jewel-toned stained glass windows or the majestic bell tower of Saint Therese Church.
The origins of St. Therese, also known as Church of the Little Flower, can be traced back to 1937 when Bishop John
For the past 15 years, the skies had been relatively clear for the annual Waynedale Community Picnic, but this year, the organizers and volunteers faced huge downpours until around noon. For the organizers of the Picnic, event cancelation is just not a viable option because of the huge number of people
On September 2, 1932 the first Waynedale Newspaper rolled off the presses. Since then, The Waynedale News continues to be the messenger and community information hub. With the increase in social media use and the decline of newspapers world-wide, The Waynedale News continues to be something that many
Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center brings back a pair of spectacular keyboardists, each with a long list of credentials, for a fundraiser benefitting Riley Hospital for Children. The event is scheduled for Friday, September 21st, with the show beginning at 7:30 PM.
The concert will feature a varied assortment
A long-time Waynedale restaurant has a new look and feel thanks to recent renovations.
After having been closed for work for several months, the Dairy Queen at 501 Lower Huntington Road finally opened for business again on June 1. The spot had been closed since about September of 2017.
Since the place
Mariana Sweat born May 4, 2018. Front row (l-r): Charles and Joan Klenke – Great-Great-Grand Parents Back row (l-r):Dawn Anders – Grandmother, Sue Sweat – Mother, Dianne Diehl – Great Grandmother; all of Huntington.
Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry will be holding its annual Dinner & Auction on Saturday, September 8th, 2018, at Middaugh Hall (DeKalb County Fairgrounds) in Auburn, Indiana. This event will consist of a buffet-style dinner catered by Dutch Heritage, raffles, silent auction, and live auction. All
For every one of my 45 years in the hardware business, customers have been coming in asking for DW-40…..er, I mean WD-40. Whatever name our customers give it, we know what they want. When something is sticking, squeaking, or just not quite doing what it’s supposed to, WD-40 is one of the 1st
Southwest Honey Co. recently completed a 2-year USDA study designed to evaluate changes residents hope to make to benefit pollinators, local growers and the environment. The organization accomplished this through an innovative pollinator appreciation program that took a hands-on approach to teaching
A local park is sporting a new and improved disc golf course, courtesy of the Fort Wayne Parks Department and a local club.
Featuring new tee pads, new mulch on several fairways, and new signage throughout the course, a better disc golf course was unveiled at Tillman Park last month.
The park’s course
The annual Tox-Away Day event held on the first Saturday after Labor Day is an event of the past. Residents can now properly dispose of their household hazardous waste (HHW) products every Tuesday.
The Allen County Department of Environmental Management (ACDEM) expanded the program in July to fulfill
My father, Charly Butcher, passed away on August 15th. Movies were something that Dad and I enjoyed together, and one of my first memories of the movies is actually him taking me to see The Adventures of Milo and Otis and falling asleep. I was only around three years old, so at first I was scared,
“Everybody deserves a chance!” That’s the philosophy behind a new Fort Wayne company that helps job-challenged individuals become qualified for employment. A Chance Re-Employment and Training Agency, LLC, recently was launched by local entrepreneur Stephanie Martin, MBA, MHA, to fill a void
The Waynedale Community Picnic is celebrating its 16th year! For those who have never attended the picnic or are new to Waynedale, you are in for a treat!
The picnic is a favorite tradition that Waynedale community members look forward to attending each year. The picnic is a free, family-friendly event
Recently, there has been a rise in reports of car break-ins in many neighborhoods in the Waynedale community. However, individuals checking cars for unlocked doors and stealing valuables inside is not a problem unique to just Waynedale. According to The City of Fort Wayne Police Department’s spokesperson,
Tractor Supply Company in Fort Wayne is dedicating the entire month of August to showing its appreciation for animals. The rural lifestyle retailer will host a variety of animal-centric happenings and deals as part of Out Here With Animals, its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the
It’s harvest season for most local produce. Maybe you’ve been reaping the benefits of your own gardening efforts and enjoying tasty fruits and vegetables from your own back yard. But, if you don’t have a garden yourself, you can easily find local produce from farms not too far from Waynedale.
Our pets become part of the family over the years, and when one dies, the sadness family members feel can be overwhelming. Yet people are often ashamed that they are grieving, and many downplay the loss, thinking “it’s only a pet.” But the loss of a beloved pet can affect the entire family.