The long-awaited weather siren has now been installed and is currently sitting 65 feet above the Waynedale landscape. On June 22 at the Southwest Fire District’s Station #1 (7001 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809), Federal Signal Corp., the general contractor for the project attached the siren
Charles (Zeke) Klenke celebrates his 90th Birthday on Monday July 10th! Happy Birthday, Dad.
– Your three Angels; Dianne, Patricia & Jennifer
On Sunday, July 9, 2017 you can experience Fort Wayne in a unique way. By joining the City’s first Open Streets Event anchored by the historic, Calhoun Street. The event closes streets to traffic and opens for pedestrians, bicyclists and rollerblading ? as well as, fun-filled activities in
All are welcome! The Community Garden seeks to provide fresh, wholesome, locally grown produce to those in the Huntington Community who have limited access to it. This summer, weather permitting, the garden will be open the same hours as last year: Mondays from 4-6pm, Wednesdays from 10am-12pm, and
“Honey! There is a funny noise coming from the bathroom!” Ever walk by your bathroom and hear something that sounds like water running? Then you begrudgingly walk in and suddenly the sound disappears. Hmmm. Floor is dry. Faucet isn’t dripping. Hmmm. Then out of the blue an hour later, you hear
Betty King celebrated her 100th Birthday on Tuesday, June 20th!
A party, complete with music, friends and family, was held in her honor at her home, Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road.
On a recent summer afternoon, workers bustled in and out of the Eagles Post #248, pushing in and shoving out yellow handcarts loaded down with shiny, new flooring.
But the brand new surfaces weren’t for the walkways of the post’s popular lounge. The Eagles are replacing their time-worn bowling
The new outdoor warning siren that’s coming to Waynedale brings with it some true risks that area residents might not have considered. Chief among those risks are over reliance and desensitization.
For their own safety, all residents of the Waynedale area must understand that emergency managers refer
Southwest Honey Co. and the Allen County Public Library have teamed up to bring the k-12 “Explore the Honey Bee” program to 12 of the 14 library branches over the next month. The event at each branch is cost free to attend and lasts about 90 minutes. Children and parents are encouraged to come
This week, we celebrate Pollinators! We celebrate the vital role that bees, butterflies, bats, hummingbirds, and other organisms play in pollinating essential crops and flowers in our ecosystem. Gov. Eric Holcomb had proclaimed June 19-25 as Pollinator Week in Indiana.
Pollinators are responsible for
The Waynedale Community Picnic Committee is gearing up for the 15th annual Waynedale Community Picnic on August 26, 2017. The picnic is a long-standing tradition in the community that boasts over 2,000 attendees each year. The picnic, held at Waynedale Park, is FREE to the public and would not be
Beginning this weekend, The Waynedale Business Chamber’s Corridor Committee will be collecting input from a survey developed to better understand what people do in Waynedale, how the community is currently perceived, what improvements should be made, and what type of businesses to attract. The survey
If you are looking for fireworks in Waynedale on the “Fourth” of July, you won’t find them.
BUT, you can catch an even better celebration on the “Third” of July!
“For the past several years the Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E.) #248 on Bluffton Road has provided a fireworks display better
The members of Waynedale Masonic Lodge #739 and their families celebrated Flag Day, June 14, by properly retiring worn United States flags, and by dedicating a new flag pole at their Lodge located at 7039 Elzey Street in Fort Wayne. The public was welcomed to join Masons and their family members at
The City of Fort Wayne announced the Indiana Michigan Power Center in downtown Fort Wayne will again be the location for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show on Tuesday, July 4.
Lutheran Health Network and Old National Bank will again serve as financial sponsors for the fireworks display.
Jaxton Orr won the 2017 Hobie Bass Open (youth division) on Kentucky Lake! Jaxton is 14-years-old and is the same Fort Wayne resident that set the state record on July 19th last year for the largest spotted gar caught.
Every year, the Hobie Bass Open draws professional kayak anglers from all over the
Throughout its 79 year history, The Southwest Conservation Club has survived its share of devastating historical events, but in April of last year, a fire in the clubhouse brought the Club and its members tearfully to its knees. However, in the spirit of perseverance, the Club pooled its resources,
Bishop Luers, Wayne and South Side High Schools have announced their top students – the Valedictorians and Salutatorians – for 2017.
The high-performing students at local high schools have a wide range of interests and will be attending various colleges next year.
At Bishop Luers High School,
When envisioning the future, what items should be focused on that will lead to a better quality of life for residents in Waynedale? There are two organizations that have spent the past year studying that question.
The Waynedale Business Chamber’s Corridor Committee and The City of Fort Wayne’s
Five ladies, in their 80s, comprise THE SUNSHINE CIRCLE of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church on Reservation Drive here in Waynedale.
At Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Bible Studies are held on the third Tuesday of the month (except during the summer months). Each of the ladies take turns leading the Bible
The Covington Art Fair will mark its 25th consecutive year on June 24th and 25th at Covington Plaza shopping center, 6382 W. Jefferson Blvd. Show times are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
The Covington Art Fair is one of the largest fine arts fairs in the region, featuring artwork
John Sorg, a Health Teacher at Bishop Luers High School, was recently recognized for 25 years of donating blood to the American Red Cross.
According to the American Red Cross, “Donors share a generous spirit, a desire to give back to their community and help others. Blood donors play an integral
As you may have noticed within the past couple weeks, construction has begun for sidewalks on Bluffton Road’s west side. This section of sidewalk will connect to the sidewalks on Lower Huntington Road to the south and will stretch almost to Foster Park West on the north.
The sidewalk is intended
EDITOR’S NOTE: Some of our readers may remember an interview written by Bob Stark. Here is an update on one of our own, who grew up in Waynedale, Jim Hansen. Jim Hansen’s book, First Man, is a biographical story of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon. And today, more news on this exciting
This Memorial Day all of us should be encouraged to remember and appreciate the people who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. Though I never saw action, I am both proud and privileged to have served in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Memorial Day is both a solemn occasion, often involving