Camille Garrison

I have worked for Kingston Health Care since 2001, first as an Activity Director at the Kingston – Dupont Memory Care Assisted Living and currently as the Marketing Director for Kingston Residence Assisted Living on Winchester Road. I love my job because I have the best of both worlds; I get

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Shawn D. Wall

Shawn graduated from Ball State University in 1991 with a degree in finance. He started building his practice with Edward Jones in Waynedale. He has been in the same location since 1992 continuing to build relationships on hard work and the desire to see people fulfill their retirement dreams.

Shawn

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Allen Shaw

Allen is a lifetime resident of Waynedale. He graduated from Elmhurst High School and was a formal choral director there as well. He also graduated from Fort Wayne Bible College, where he met his wife Deb (Lehman) Shaw. He coached gymnastics at South Side High School and was a Worship Pastor at Life

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Vince LaBarbera

Vince LaBarbera is a Fort Wayne native. He attended Cathedral Grade School, Central Catholic High School and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in communication arts. He also earned a master of science degree in journalism and advertising from Northwestern University’s

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State Senator David Long

David C. Long is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate representing the 16th district.

He serves as the President Pro Tempore of the Indiana State Senate.

Prior to his election to the Senate, David Long served from 1988 through 2005 as a member of the Fort Wayne Common Council from the Fourth

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Ron Coody

In April 2002 my family moved from Fort Wayne to Istanbul, Turkey on a work assignment. This is not the first time we have lived outside the United States. In 1993 we worked in the former Soviet Union in the newly formed republic of Kazakstan, a vast country of mostly empty Asian steppe whose few

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Lois Levihn

I’m Fort Wayne native Lois Levihn author of Around the frame. I grew up close to Waynedale graduating from Wayne High School and IPFW. I’ve been a writer since 2009 when the new owners Alex and Michael were looking for new columnists.

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Alyce Faye Bragg

The oldest of seven children; born on Big Laurel Creek in Clay County, West Virginia in 1935. Mother of six children; grandmother of 22, and great-grandmother of 23.

Born and raised in the country, and still lives on the same farm where she was raised. Has a sincere love for nature and the beauty of

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John Stark

John Edward Stark was born to Irene Elizabeth and Edward William Stark on April 11, 1945. He attended grade school at Waynedale Elementary School, middle school at Maplewood School, High School at Elmhurst High School and was graduated in 1963. After his High School graduation he married Patricia

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Hal Vizino

Have you ever heard of Poughkeepsie, New York? That’s my hometown! It’s located 75 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. My high school class of 1950 is celebrating its 60th reunion this fall. Following my gradation, I attended Earlham College in Richmond Indiana…a long

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Dr. Jayme Nill, D.C.

Dr. Jayme Nill, D.C., a Fort Wayne native, received his undergraduate degree of Science from Ball State University with a major in Biology.  He then went on to chiropractic school at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois near Chicago.  While in attendance, he did

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John Barleycorn

After Robert Stark purchased Waynedale’s newspaper in 2000 he called a friend and asked him to write a column about alcoholism. The friend was skeptical that the column would last more than a few months for a lack of interest. Ten years later The Waynedale News has changed ownership and “Here’s

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The Waynedale News Staff

Our in-house staff members work with community members and our local writers to find, write and edit the latest and most interesting news worthy stories. Their responsibilities also include working on additional Waynedale community projects such as collecting historical information / items, events,

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Jim Schindler

At the age of three, Jim Schindler was put into St. Vincent’s Villa, a Catholic orphanage. After he finished the fifth grade, he was placed in a foster home along with his brother, where they were terribly mistreated. In spite of his unhappy poverty stricken childhood, he managed to maintain

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Cindy Cornwell

I am a transplant to the Fort Wayne area. I was born and raised in south central Wisconsin where my mother and father still live. I have two sons; Alex-who is a co-owner of The Waynedale News and also owns a web-design company called Acorn Design and a graduate of University of St. Francis, my youngest

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Kasey Butcher

I am proud to be a Ft. Wayne native and really love the Summit City, especially the festivals and great places to eat downtown. I am also a big Tin Caps fan. I graduated from Homestead High school and then went on to Ball State University, where I earned my B.A. in English Literature with a minor

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Mayor Tom Henry

A lifelong Fort Wayne resident, Mayor Thomas C. Henry is committed to public and community service. He was elected to his first term as Fort Wayne’s Mayor November 6, 2007. From 1984 to 2004, he served on Fort Wayne’s City Council, representing northwest Fort Wayne residents in the 3rd

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Mrs. Waynedale

BIRTH – Mrs. ‘D’ as we call her here at The Waynedale News, says she was “borned” and raised, but doesn’t tell us where in the United States, if in deed she was born in the United States which is not unlike the story we get from our country’s present top leader.

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Alex Cornwell

A VISIONARY FOR WAYNEDALE – Community Spotlight
by Camille Garrison

I’d be surprised if you didn’t know Alex Cornwell. Armed with his affable grin, you can depend on him to be involved at any major Waynedale happening like the recent Christmas Wreath Auction or upcoming Easter Egg Hunt. He most

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Richard A. Stevenson

Wayne Township Trustee Rick Stevenson was elected Trustee in November of 2006 and took office in January of 2007. He is very passionate about helping those in need and considers it a privilege to be in a position to be able to help.

Trustee Stevenson was born in Fort Wayne to a family of eleven children

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Michael Alberico

Hello, my name is Michael Alberico. I was the co-owner and publisher of The Waynedale News for nearly four years (2009 – 2013). I am a native of North Carolina that relocated with my family to the Waynedale area as a youngster. I grew to love the area throughout my years there while attending

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Rev. Thomas “Dancing Feather” Ebbing

I was born and raised in Ft. Wayne, and my wife Jane and I now live south of Albion, IN. I retired from the Ft. Wayne Fire Department in 1995 after 23 years of service. I am of Mohawk Indian ancestry on my mother’s side. I am an ordained Christian minister, and I have been a teacher of the Native

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Glenn Chesnut

Glenn F. Chesnut was Professor of History and Religious Studies at Indiana University in South Bend for 33 years, where he was one of their most popular teachers, winning Indiana University’s Herman Frederic Lieber Award for excellence in teaching in 1988. He has written a number of books on

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Mitch Harper

Mitch Harper represents the 4th District on Fort Wayne’s Common Council. The 4th District includes Waynedale, Time Corners and Aboite. He was first elected in 2007 and was reelected in 2011.

Mitch Harper was born in 1956 in Fort Wayne and is a lifelong resident of Allen County. His great-great

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