We’ve had a real cold spell this fall that is reminding me that the winter holiday season is just around the corner. We have already filled our Christmas Bureau spots with children from our client
While Memorial Day is the official holiday when we remember and honor military personnel who have died in the service of our country, Veterans Day is intended to recognize and thank all those, living
We are two weeks away from the municipal election and never has the voter in Waynedale had an opportunity to make a real difference with their vote.
From the Memorial Day parade to the Walk in Waynedale
As your city councilman over the last few years, I have been your advocate for fiscal sanity, holding the politicians and your local government accountable. I’ve had the privilege to work with residents
We are living in a nation on edge. From Wall Street to Main Street, shocking headlines and breaking news stories are causing political and emotional uneasiness and dare I say racial division like many
In April of 1999 I was selected by the precinct committee persons to replace the late Cletus Edmonds for the 6th district City Council seat. I have since been elected 5 times to maintain my servant-leadership
On Saturday, October 12, the Wayne Township Trustee Office held the first Annual Family Fun Day at our property downtown on Superior Street. Several hundred attendees—mostly children and their families–enjoyed
This Monday, October 14th is Columbus Day, one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. It’s a holiday celebrated every second Monday of October, and has been
September is bringing her usual glory this year; beautiful days when the sun seems to be coming in on a different slant, showing off the rich colors of our Midwestern autumn. Just down the road from
During the fall season the weather is cooler and many plants become dormant. Leaves change to an array of different and vibrant colors.
I’m always looking for enjoyable inexpensive events for
Community Harvest hosted several Indiana State Senators and Representatives on Wednesday, August 21 for a food bank tour and discussion on hunger relief in northeast Indiana. This is part of a larger
I’m looking forward to attending the Annual Labor Day Picnic at Headwaters Park again this year (Monday, September 2nd, from 11AM to 3PM). It’s a big event; well over a thousand people come out
National Senior Citizens Day recognizes the contributions senior citizens make in communities across the United States. It is annually observed on August 21. Some people celebrated Senior Citizens Day
Fort Wayne Community Schools will be back in session August 13th, and here at the township we are gearing up for the new school year. While some children may wish for endless summer vacation, I always
Earlier this year I wrote about the importance of mothers and fathers in the raising of a healthy generation of young people who can not only live happy, productive lives themselves, but can help make
Well, it’s been a busy time at our office for the last few months. After the deadline for applying for our two annual scholarships, the Recognizing Achievement Scholarship and the Academic Encouragement
Mayor Tom Henry today announced an initiative designed to enhance garbage and recycling collection services in the City of Fort Wayne. Beginning Monday, July 1, several employees of the City of Fort
I learned recently that there is a new book out by David Blight about Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), and since the 4th of July is coming up and I look forward to our local traditions of fireworks and
Last month I wrote about the importance of our mothers in setting each of us on our individual paths through life by giving us their unconditional love. This month, in honor of Father’s Day, I’d
Once again I am looking forward to participating in Waynedale’s Memorial Day Parade on May 27th. This will be my 13th year to be a part of this wonderful community get-together as the Wayne Township
Mayor Tom Henry joined representatives from Miller-Valentine Group and Vincent Village today in celebrating the grand opening of Bottle Works Lofts, the historic rehabilitation of the former Coca-Cola
Being the optimist that I am, I’m looking forward to a sunny and mild Mother’s Day on this Sunday, May the 12th. Mother’s are so important in our personal lives and in the life of our communities.