Anthony Wayne Rotary along with The Fort Wayne Rotary Club will host the 5K Run / Walk to Eradicate Polio on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Shoaff Park in Fort Wayne. The cost to participate is $25 (early registration) per person. All proceeds raised go to fight polio and will be matched two-for-one
Gerti Wyss celebrated her 95th birthday with family on July 15th at Hoagland Park. All seven of her children were in attendance: Diana Cole, Bluffton, Indiana, Nick (Cheryl), Ron (Jean), Ken (Jean), Dan (Linda), Fort Wayne, Indiana, Russ (Sheila), Hoagland, IN and Tom, Miami, Florida. Also attending
We all want our kids to be successful. But if you are praising them only for their wins, and never their losses, you could be sabotaging their futures. Quite often, parents teach their children that mistakes are shameful, failure is bad and success alone is acceptable. But mistakes are necessary for
Even after decades, the Elmhurst class of 1967 is staying close.
This summer will mark 50 years since those folks tread the hallowed halls of Elmhurst High School, 3829 Sandpoint Road, and the class plans to mark the milestone anniversary with a 50-year reunion gala this summer.
The group plans to get
Fifth District City Councilman Geoff Paddock will be hosting a special Fifth Tuesday meeting of the Fort Wayne City Council focusing on the Opioid Crisis in Fort Wayne. The meeting will be held in Room 30 of the City Council Chambers (Committee Room) on August 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
“We have a
Pastor Nathan Whittaker was installed as the Senior Pastor for Mount Calvary Lutheran Church on Sunday, July 30th. Pastor “Nate” Whittaker is a recent graduate of the Lutheran Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He is married to his wife Tricia. They have two beautiful daughters Rachel,
The scarecrows watching you motor down Bluffton Road are there for more than just fooling passing motorists into thinking someone is scrutinizing them from the side of the road.
The dress-clad, flower-hatted dummies are there to watch over the Waynedale Community Garden, an urban patch of farmland
Science Central is helping Fort Wayne get ready for the first solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in almost 100 years!
We have sold out of viewing glasses, but are restocking our supply of solar viewer cards so that everyone can still enjoy the solar eclipse. Remember, never look directly at the sun, even
The 15th Annual Waynedale Community Picnic is so close you can almost hear the laughter and fun happening at Waynedale Park. The picnic organizers, Megan Ryan and Maria Sutherland are excited to be able to gather the community together for another year of such a fun event that has surely become one
Waynedale Lions Club recently donated four planter boxes at a value of $500 to Kingston Residence Assisted Living, 7515 Winchester Road.
Activity Director for Kingston, Rachel Fox states, “The raised garden beds helps our residents connect with strong memories from simpler times. While reminiscing,
Monarch Season has begun here in Fort Wayne, Indiana with the sightings of Monarch butterflies everywhere; including Little River Wetlands Project-Eagle Marsh, in our neighborhoods and backyards. The Monarch butterfly is said to be the most beautiful of all butterflies. And considered the “King”,
Bishop Luers varsity football kicker and punter Peyton Howe is dedicating his senior season to fighting childhood pediatric cancer by becoming a Kick-It Champion. For every extra point or field goal that the Bishop Luers Knights score, money is generated for pediatric cancer research – for
Rick Ritter believes in giving back. A disabled veteran following a three-year stint in the Marine Corps, he “feels blessed on so many counts.” Beating prostate and skin cancers and soon to be turning 70 years old, Rick remembers those friends who served and never lived beyond the age of 20. It
The Waynedale Community Picnic is celebrating its 15th year! For those who have never attended the picnic or are new to Waynedale, you are in for a treat!
The picnic is a favorite tradition that Waynedale community members look forward to attending each year. The picnic is a free, family-friendly event
Nearly 100 people gathered under a makeshift tent outside the old Clyde Theater on Thursday, July 27 to watch area dignitaries make the first movements toward renovations at the long-vacant building.
The Clyde Theater at Quimby Village – as it was called years ago – was built by Clyde Quimby and
A local man is planning a field trip of sorts to witness an historic solar eclipse this summer.
Bob Dispenza, who has managed Metea County Park for the last 16 years, is organizing a bus journey that will motor local folks all the way to southern Illinois to witness the eclipses’ totality as it races
Thirteen Bishop Luers students, two alumni, plus teacher Carrie Bubb went on service trip to Haiti, which took place July 16-28. At orientation meetings Bubb shared history and offered insights on the service trip.
Bubb, a French teacher at Bishop Luers, said, “The goal of the trip is not just to
The History Center continues the Miami Indian Heritage Days this Saturday, August 5 at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne.
Learn about the lasting heritage of the Miami and other regional Native American groups. Each year local artists, performers, and presenters are featured
Neighborhood associations in and around Fort Wayne can earn money this summer by painting fire hydrants within their neighborhoods. City Utilities will provide the paint and the necessary tools, and will pay neighborhood associations $5 for each hydrant painted within their addition.
The revitalization of a neglected commercial district or neighborhood often begins with improvements to a single building or storefront. Even simple changes such as the removal of materials, repairs or a new paint job can signal positive change and often stimulate similar improvements in neighboring
At the most recent Wayne Township Trustee Board Meeting held on the 11th of July, I presented sixteen students with our new Academic Encouragement Awards consisting of a Certificate of Achievement and a new Amazon Fire 7 tablet for each winner. The purpose of this award is to encourage younger students
Meyer’s Barber Shop is a Waynedale staple, although surprisingly only about half of their clients are from the immediate area. The other half coming in and out of the barber side are from local factories that dot the Waynedale and Airport Expressway landscape. One regular customer drives in from
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana (HFNEI) is pleased to announce that Steel Dynamics, Inc. will sponsor Flight #25 scheduled for September 27, 2017. Sponsoring the Honor Flight represents a $75,000 donation by Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Honor Flight President Dennis Covert states, “We are elated and grateful
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