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
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
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
John Workman’s been laboring at Fort Wayne’s Haunted Castle and Black Forest so long, both his sons have assisted with the popular Halloween attractions.
“Both of my boys have spent time working here,” Workman said proudly. “And I’ve been volunteering here for about 20 years.”
On a recent
After recent weeks of hotter-than-usual weather, this week’s significant drop in temperature across the state should get things moving toward the fall colors Hoosiers love.
The best fall color formation happens with bright, warm days, cool nights and moist soils, according to Carrie Tauscher, the
Earlier this month Bennie Lewis announced his retirement from the Wayne Township Trustee Office. Lewis was one of the people here who helped make the annual Holiday Celebrations successful as he had previously worked with the Fort Wayne McMillen Center where the party has been held for the last three
Fort Wayne residents, City Council Members, City staff and owners of Red River Waste Solutions Inc. joined Mayor Tom Henry, to announce improvement plans for residential garbage and recycling collection.
In August, Mayor Henry formed the Mayor’s Working Group on Garbage and Recycling to look at issues
The name of this month, of course, is October. It comes from the Latin, “octo,” for “eight,” because in the Roman Calendar this was the eighth month. But in the Gregorian Calendar, which we use, this is the tenth month.
When we discover something curious of this nature – statements, facts,
Last month I gave you the history of WD-40, so I figured this month it was time for a little history on the other staple in everybody’s toolbox, duct tape!
During WWII, a lady that worked in an ordinance factory, Vesta Stoudt, mother of 2 Navy sailors, noticed that the tape they were sealing ammunition
Quality. Integrity. Community. Three words that are the foundation of Rich’s Auto Center. For the past 20 years, Rich and Cindy Elzey, with their successful family owned auto repair business, have been an integral part of the Waynedale Community.
Formerly the home of Putt Putt Miniature Golf course,
Hunters can help monitor the deer populations in northwest and northeast Indiana for chronic wasting disease (CWD) by voluntarily submitting harvested deer to the DNR for testing during the 2018-2019 deer hunting season.
The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife has established a CWD core surveillance
Fort Wayne’s Turnstone Center recently celebrated its 75th anniversary with an event designed to celebrate – and assist – our community.
On the very day of its birthday – October 8 – the center, located at 3320 N. Clinton Street, held the annual Community Health & Information Fair from
David Siples shepherded his two puppies around the moist grass, as they ran, scratched and sniffed everything in sight.
On a recent cool and breezy autumn afternoon, the Waynedale man brought his two dogs to Pawster Park to let them run, play and socialize with other local canines and their owners.
The Ossian Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority is excited to be getting close to our dream of seeing an amphitheater being built in the Archbold Wilson Park in Ossian. Plans have been finalized by the Ossian Park Board and the Sorority membership is working hard to have a successful “Baskets and Bags”
For his efforts to preserve Smith Air Field and help persons dealing with drug addiction, Robert “Bob” Wearley was presented with the 2018 Linda & Jerry Vandeveer Impact Award today by the Allen County Commissioners.
The ceremony was held at the airfield’s Hangar 2, which Wearley hopes some
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Layla Wigmore at a special American Red Cross blood drive held in her name Saturday, Sept. 29, from noon to 6 p.m. at Sweetwater Sound Music Center in Fort Wayne.
Layla Wigmore is an 8-year-old third grader with a big smile and a big heart for helping
Bishop Luers High School announced the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Knight Award and the Honorary Distinguished Knight Award after a Mass opening Homecoming festivities on Sept. 14. Bishop Luers High School is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018-2019.
Bruce Keller, a graduate of the Class
The Waynedale Business Chamber (WBC) will host it’s first “5 O’Clock Mingle” in early October. The networking event is designed to bring the business community of Waynedale together in an interactive social environment.
5 O’Clock Mingle will be held at Rich’s Auto Center (2135 Sand Point
In the wake of widespread damage caused by Hurricane Florence, Secretary of State Connie Lawson today cautioned investors to watch out for opportunistic investment or charitable scams.
“Natural disasters bring out the best and worst in people. While news stemming from Hurricane Florence has rightfully
On October 20th Lucy and James Hoffman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at Park Edelweiss on Elmhurst drive with their family and friends. They were highschool sweethearts since 1967 and got married in 1968. They have two boys Ben and Matt, and 3 grand-children. In their spare-time they
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
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 —