Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) hosted a celebration of the famous FWA tradition of welcoming passengers to Fort Wayne with a locally baked cookie from Ellison Bakery, by handing out its three
In June, for the third consecutive month, Waynedale United Methodist Church Food Bank handed out free meals to the community via a drive thru. Last November, they served Thanksgiving dinner, and continued
Residents supporting the Waynedale Trails and Sidewalks Initiative met Saturday, June 13th to clear litter from the Saint Mary’s Pathway. Volunteers collected 12 bags of trash along the trails and
Indiana is set to enter its fifth and final stage of Governor Holcomb’s “Back On Track Indiana” plan on July 4. Hospitals and testing sites in Allen County have continued to report around 35 new
Funded by a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, area streams and rivers are getting a boost with the construction of four new rain gardens along Fort
Health officials want to remind the community COVID-19 is still here, local hospitals are still seeing a steady increase in hospitalizations and recommended precautions to slow the spread should still
Months after closing in early April, assumedly because of COVID-19 shutdowns and lack of business, many speculated about when or if Azar’s Big Boy would reopen. Then, on Monday, June 8, social media
On July 9, Lester R. Carey, a WW II veteran, marks his 100th birthday. Though born and raised in Pennsylvania, he and his wife lived in Waynedale for 55 years and his four daughters are all Elmhurst
For the eighth consecutive year, falcon father Jamie and mother Moxie squawked loudly and angrily Monday as their baby chicks that hatched atop Indiana Michigan Power Center (IMPC) were briefly removed
The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Tuesday approved a three-year contract with Dr. Mark Daniel to be the next superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools.
The move returns
The Southwest Stewards 4-H Club had big plans for their first official year as a new Club in Allen County. And, a community service project was on that list! However, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit
Debra Honn, third-grade teacher at Indian Village Elementary School, and Lisa Clegg, English Language Learners teacher at Northrop High School, have been named the 2020 Fort Wayne Community Schools
When I think of staunch longtime Waynedale supporters, GMI Insurance quickly jumps to mind. They are an organization who pulls out all the stops at community events with their support. Located on Bluffton
The final announcement came last Friday, May 15, that the annual Waynedale Memorial Day Parade would not be held this year after speaking to organizers at American Legion Post 241, VFW Post 1421 and
It may be true the Great American Clean Up was officially postponed until Saturday, September 19 due to the pandemic. However, a group of local Waynedale volunteers felt compelled to honor the original
Capt. Marc Crawford, a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, right, relieves Capt. Jack Fay, a native of Scarborough, Maine, left, as commander, Surface Division ELEVEN during a change of command ceremony.
We’ve missed you!
As you have likely noticed, our April 10th issue was cancelled because the many businesses that we depend on for our primary source of funding and advertising are now closed. So,
April is National Volunteer Month and I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight two of our own long term Waynedale residents. Rosemary Ankenbruck and Rita Mahoney have been Hospitality Hosts
A protective or decorative garment worn over the front of one’s clothes, the English word “apron” originally came from “naperon,” the old French word for napkin or small tablecloth. Men were
Travis Barnes has always felt a duty to help people whenever and wherever he could. That proved true before he became a student at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Less than a year after the 9/11 attacks,
High above Fort Wayne rests a sure sign of spring: The peregrine falcon nest on the roof of the city’s tallest building has new additions.
Two eggs were recently viewed in the nest atop Indiana Michigan
In this time of uncertainty, and with Governor Holcomb’s recent “Stay-at-Home Order” it is vital that our community continue to support one another and the businesses that exist to support us.
As a child, Nathan Grile grew up in Avalon Place Neighborhood, swam in Avalon Pool and adventured Waynedale. Over the past two years, Nathan, now older, has been focused on building a quality used car
Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control received an “Outstanding Mentor Award” from the Huntington Humane Society for its work to assist the agency through fundamental changes.
FWACC Director Amy-Jo
The Waynedale News has been a long-standing tradition in the area, but as a free newspaper most people may not realize that this tradition comes with a large price tag that we pay in order for the newspaper