ANNUAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION – Voice Of The Township

With the Friday after Thanksgiving—yes Black Friday—we all start thinking about the people on our holiday shopping lists. Here at the Wayne Township Trustee Office we have been busy too, amassing prizes and gifts for the children who will be joining us for our Holiday Celebration. Our seventh annual event will be held, once again, at the McMillen Park C
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BREAST MILK DONOR DRIVE NOV. 26

The Milk Bank and Lutheran Children’s Hospital are hosting a breast milk donor drive Nov. 26 from 3 to 7 p.m. Mothers who have extra milk are invited to visit the third floor conference room at Lutheran Children’s Hospital, 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd., to drop off their supply, fill out a medical history form and have their blood drawn for testing. Anyone inte
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ELEVATED LEAD LEVELS FOUND IN FORT WAYNE HOMES’ WATER

City Utilities continues to meet the high standards for the water delivered daily to our homes and businesses. Water produced and distributed from our Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant always meets or is better than state and federal requirements. But, as we’ve reported before, lead service lines, lead solder and lead plumbing fixtures that are insi
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HONORING THE FALLEN

A Waynedale veterans group celebrated the recent Veterans’ Day with a powerful memorial to service people lost in the line of duty.

In celebration of Veterans’ Day, the American Legion Post 241 put on display its “Honor the Fallen Wall,” showing hundreds of pictures of the myriad of servicemen and servicewomen lost in the line of duty since Sept. 11

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THE TALE OF THE FORT WAYNE ART SCHOOL

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to present to the community an exhibition that celebrates the storied history of the Fort Wayne Art School from 1888 to its evolution as the fine arts department of today’s Purdue University Fort Wayne. “1026 West Berry Street: The Fort Wayne Art School,” opened on November 17 and will remain on view until Februar
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SERVING THE COMMUNITY WITH A HEARTY BREAKFAST

“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 the Masons a donation of their choice.

Located at 7039 Elzey Str

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IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD – Community Spotlight

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 2017.

The monthly Lake Shores community newsletter shares cu

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FAMILIES INVITED TO SEE SCHOOLS DURING TUESDAY TOURS

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. 14 deadline to submit school choice lottery applications. Du

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THANK YOU INDIANA, IT HAS BEEN AN HONOR – Straight From The Senate

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 as the Senate President Pro Tempore.

Reflecting on my time in public

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CITY AWARDED GRANT TO REMEDIATE LEAD PAINT IN HOMES

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 remediate lead paint in their homes, or the homes where they a
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QUIMBY VILLAGE CONTINUES CONSTRUCTION

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, Vice President of Performance Improvement

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WORKING TOGETHER – Voice Of The Township

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 Superior Street, and new landscaping was needed. We wen
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BRAVAS CUSTOMERS TREATED TO WOOD FARM TOUR & LUNCH

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 farm. Overall, the event intended to emphasize the import
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HATS OFF, BUT NOT TO ME!

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 in the home where we raised our four children for more than 12 ye
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