A word of advice. If you have yet to experience Kingston’s Taste of Waynedale, you better do it this year. Kingston announced that this, their 10th year, will be their final year of sponsoring the event. Marketing Director Camille Garrison states “Waynedale has a couple of large scale new events
Now you can view images of your favorite Indiana parks and trails on Google Maps. The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce that they have collected images of local trails and pathways in partnership with Google Maps. In 2016, the Indiana Parks and Recreation Association
A historic first day of Sunday carryout alcohol sales, in Waynedale, and throughout Indiana, occurred on March 4, 2018. Indiana has banned Sunday liquor sales, outside of restaurants and bars, since becoming a state in 1816.
“Shoppers were really excited to be able to buy liquor today,” said Brian
Hitting the trail with trash bags in hand this clean-up crew filled 18 trash bags full of debris from the 2-mile stretch that the Waynedale Trails and Sidewalks has adopted on the St. Mary’s Pathway-from Airport Expressway to Tillman Park. They worked from 9am to noon on Saturday, March 10, 2018.
A city program is aiming to give a hand up for homeowners with repair needs who may not be able to get traditional financial help.
The City of Fort Wayne’s Homeowner Repair Loan Program is a means for local residents to get some much needed cash to help with roof or furnace repair or replacement
A UCLA-like basketball dynasty is in the making at one Waynedale elementary school.
Basketball clearly is king at Maplewood Elementary School, with the school’s students winning four city championships in the last seven years. Since 2011, the school’s team has been in the city finals seven times
MidWest America Federal Credit Union recently presented a check for $1,128.84 to Wayne High School as part of an ongoing Affinity Visa® debit card program. The partnership with Wayne High School and other Fort Wayne Community high schools allows supporters to select a debit card with the school of
A national February bird count hosted an exceptional visitor this year at Fox Island County Park.
The event, called the 21st annual Great Backyard Bird Count, is sponsored nationally by Cornell University, and takes place in backyards, parks, nature centers, hiking trails, school grounds, balconies
It was Cupcake Day at Kingston Healthcare-Winchester Road on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Rotaract Club of Fort Wayne joined residents as they baked and frosted cupcakes making this Waynedale Healthcare community a better place.
The Rotaract Club is a group of young professional adults who meet
Looking to get outside to beat the winter blues this year? Fox Island may be just the place for you.
The 605-acre park offers a wide variety of cold-weather activities that will let folks get back to nature, even during the colder winter weather. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and trail hiking are
The big red barn known as Hair Barn Classics is a warm and familiar sight on Bluffton Road, but it wasn’t always themed as such. The original Barbershop that sat there was purchased by Bob Hey in 1960 and named Bob’s Barber Shop. In 1972, he rebuilt in the same location, enlarged and constructed
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is back on “regular TV on Channel 15.2. I always enjoyed watching the show because it uses science and observation to uncover who committed a crime and how. When people bring quilts to me to be restored, I need to carefully examine them to determine what caused the
One local man is trying to make a difference in the lives of our deployed service members – one package at a time.
Retiree Tony Johnston is the head of a group calling themselves, “War Beard.” The organization, which is about four years old, started primarily to send care packages to deployed
Jerry and Carol (Sorg) Smith of Yoder, Indiana are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married on February 20, 1968 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Yoder.
They are the parents of Michelle Smith, Yoder and Jodi (Tim) Bottoms, Roanoke.
They have 3 granddaughters, Nicole Smith, Emma and Evie
Waynedale’s branch of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles has a new location.
The old license branch at 6721 Old Trail Road has closed, and a new office recently opened in the Wayne Plaza Shopping Center located at 6011 Bluffton Road, according to Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Director of Communications
There’s a new face in the kitchen at the American Legion Post #241, and they’re serving up some delicious fare.
While the Post’s food service was once manned mostly by Legion members, it’s now operated by a company called King Arthur’s Trolley, and more specifically, by chief cook Carlton
Something that only happens once every several years is happening this year! In February, March and April two special days fall on the same date: Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday (February 14) St. Patrick’s Day and International Quilting Day (March 17) and April Fool’s Day and Easter (April
St. Aloysius Catholic School, Yoder, participated in the Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving to Catholic School campaign. The campaign is coordinated through the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA). The Day of Giving was a 24-hour period beginning January 30 at 9 a.m. and lasting through
At 300 years old, The Masonic Fraternity is the oldest in the world. Medieval stone masons were responsible for building the great Cathedrals of Europe and organized into guilds. As society changed, wealthy and eminent patrons were brought into the guilds and the teachings of the guild were passed
There was a lot of fun and enthusiasm on a Sunday afternoon in November when more than a couple dozen jammers played their fiddle, acoustic guitar, upright bass, mandolin and banjos at the local Southwest Conservation Club on Bluffton Road.
“Gathering monthly, informal bluegrass jams have been happening
Yes, it’s cold! Niagara Falls froze. Temperatures of -45 degrees were recorded in Minnesota. And even lower in South and North Dakota. Numerous record low temperatures were reported all over the country. Here in the Waynedale area, temperatures were recorded as low as -13 degrees °F on Tuesday,
It’s Girl Scout Cookie time! You can buy them online or if you know a Girl Scout, you can support her sales when she comes to your door. And, you can even find Girl Scouts selling their cookies inside Waynedale’s Kroger Store or outside of Jefferson Pointe’s Walmart this year.
There are 12 varieties.
When Waynedale resident Paul Fields realized he’d have trouble helping his wheelchair-bound wife in and out of his home, luckily, he had somewhere to turn.
Fields heard from friends at his church about a local group called NeighborLink, and was able to get their help to get a brand-new wheelchair
On a cold, Thursday afternoon, students from New Tech Academy at Wayne High School visited the FWCS Family and Community Engagement Center, 230 E. Douglas Avenue, where they donated $1,252 to the FWCS Clothing Bank. The FWCS Clothing Bank is available for any FWCS student in need of items such as