Front Row: Charles and Joan Klenke from the Waynedale area and their newest Great, Great Grandchild, Brooklyn Simmons from Huntington. Brooklyn was born 14 weeks early, on September 4th and weighed 1 lbs. 2 ounces. She was in the neo-natal unit at Parkview Hospital until her release in December (her
Whenever you heard that phrase from your mom, under your breath didn’t you always say “let’s send it to them?”
Last month when I featured Marcus Marquart in this column, I didn’t have room to explore one of his comments. His remarks revolved around his respect for his mother, Ruth Marquart
On May 3, 2017 a check was presented by The Waynedale Business Chamber to City of Fort Wayne and Allen County officials for $5,000. The presentation served as a milestone for the Chamber’s efforts to procure the $26,000 Emergency Siren for the Waynedale area.
After nearly a year of discussions and
A local family pool in the midst of an extensive upgrade got a big financial boost recently from a fundraiser.
Pocohontas Pool, located at 3030 Ojibway Trail in Indian Village, is in the midst of refurbishing its pool and buildings, and the pool’s Swim and Dive Team held a fundraiser at the Fraternal
Volunteers from the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer visited the campuses of Dupont, Lutheran and St. Joseph hospitals Wednesday to place between 150 and 200 pink ribbons in support of this year’s “Turn the Town Pink” campaign.
Turn the Town Pink is an annual effort to raise awareness
Almost a year after the origination of the initiative, a weather siren for the Waynedale community has been approved to be installed within the next three months. The purchase order for the $25,983 siren has been placed, which includes a new siren, pole, and installation at Southwest Firehouse Station
One of Fort Wayne’s oldest Little Leagues is one that calls Waynedale home – and one that is backed by some of Waynedale’s most prominent businesses.
From a rain barrel decoration contest to talks about honeybee science, this year’s Earth Day Fort Wayne celebration offers activities, presentations and learning stations—all focused on protecting our natural environment.
On Sunday, April 30, from 1-5PM, join staff and friends of LRWP at Eagle
The Annual Waynedale Easter Egg Hunt held on Saturday, April 15th at the Southwest Conservation Club was enjoyed by over 200 children. The event was sponsored by the Waynedale Community Improvement Team and organized by Beulah Matzak.
Beulah states, “Our appreciation goes out to the many generous
The oldest marathon in the world and generally regarded as the most prestigious, the 121st Boston Marathon was held on Patriots Day, Monday, April 17, 2017. A total of 30,000 marathoners ran ‘The Boston’ this year, of which nearly half were women!
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer registered and ran the
As we enter into the season for tornadoes and inclement weather, The City of Fort Wayne, Allen County and The Waynedale Business Chamber have reached an agreement to install an emergency siren within the next 3 months. Allen County Commissioners voted today and approved an Interlocal Collaboration
Mornings with Mommy is a new community program being offered in the Waynedale area starting in May. It isn’t preschool and it isn’t childcare. It’s something different. Mornings with Mommy uses themed educational playdates for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. It is a fun and easy way for
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana (HFNEI) will make its 23rd flight to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 26.
Flight #23 currently consists of 27 WWII, 53 Korean and five Vietnam veterans. There are three veterans who are dual war veterans, one who is a Battle of Bulge veteran and one female veteran
Camille Garrison of Kingston Residence presents $3,750 from Kingston’s latest fundraiser, The Taste of Waynedale, to Waynedale Business Chamber President Jordan Cornwell, in donation to go towards the Waynedale Corridor Project.
Kingston’s 2017 Taste of Waynedale kicked off official fundraising
Tyler Prince is a senior at Bishop Luers High School, a right-handed first baseman, DH and pitcher for the Knights. This 6-foot-3, 200-pound baseball player started playing ball at the age of 7. He played with the Hoagland Youth League and was selected to play on the All-Star team every year from
The cross-country team of Norwell High School, in Wells County, has enjoyed a nearly untouched wetland all to themselves for 20 years. But when the team runs the trails at eight miles per hour, some of the charm and raw beauty can be lost on teenagers. All of that is about to change.
In 1997, the Northern
The Easter Bunny will be hopping down the bunny trail that leads to the Southwest Conservation Club on Saturday, April 15 for the Waynedale Annual Easter Egg Hunt. A tradition in Waynedale since 2011, the event is always both popular and well attended. Children 12 and under are invited to collect
It’s time to spring clean in Waynedale and we need your help!
Recent heavy winds that downed power lines and tree limbs earlier this month also sprayed a generous amount of trash and debris throughout our neighborhoods polluting our roadways and ditches In preparation for the city-wide Great
“The best food yet!” That comment was overheard more than once during the 9th Annual Taste of Waynedale. With several new restaurants joining the lineup amid the favorites, there was a large variety of delicious food from which to choose.
You really could “have it all”. From Nine Mile’s Arkansas
A handful of Wayne High School students got an amazing surprise for their home-grown business ideas on a recent afternoon.
At the New Tech Academy at Wayne, a combined English and Economics class of about 75 students is going through a project of starting their own businesses – all the way from conception
ARCH, in conjunction with TekVenture, is excited to announce they will be hosting a Preservation Expo on April 1, 2017 from 10a.m. – 4p.m. The Expo will be held at TekVenture, which is located at 1550 Griffin Street, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This event will feature several demonstrators and lectures
As you may already know, the deadline for filing the Federal and State income taxes is Tuesday, April 18th. This is the third year in a row that taxes fall due on a day other than the traditional April 15th. You can thank Abraham Lincoln for those three extra days you have to submit your returns
When you enter Marquart’s Custom Creations at 3418 McArthur Street, your first impression is that Mike and Frank from the show The American Pickers would be in seventh heaven. But don’t go calling Danielle just yet to invite them, because owner Marcus Marquart won’t part with any of the signs
Bob Roth, a Mason for 64 years, celebrated on Saturday, March 25, his unusually long years of service to Masonry. Few Masons serve as long.
Indiana Grand Master Carey Carter and Dominic Hamblin, worshipful master of Waynedale Lodge 739, presented the Award of Gold for Roth’s 50th year of service
Area Catholic school students sang the National Anthem at the Komet Hockey game for the You Can Lend A Hand Program.
From left to right: Vivienne Clark-Most Precious Blood School, Lillian Holzinger-Huntington Catholic, Leah Pranger-St. John New Haven, Olivia Wright-St. Vincent De Paul, Noelle