On Saturday, January 21, McDonald’s located at 6810 Bluffton Road in Fort Wayne hosted a Coffee with a Cop program (and Cookies with a Cop for kids). Guests could visit McDonald’s and grab a small cup of coffee free, and talk to local officers about their community, different laws and any questions
Groundhog Day is not the most popular holiday in February. It is hard to compete with Valentine’s Day when the event consists of waking up at 7am to see if a groundhog walks around for a little while. Groundhog Day has stood the test of time though, and that is for one reason; hope. We gather on
A local businessman draws upon lessons and values learned growing up in Waynedale. Corey Ford is the owner and operator of Fort Wayne Escape Room, one of Fort Wayne’s most exciting and unique enterprises. Ford spent 18 years of his youth in the Waynedale community, and his time spent here influences
Are you overwhelmed providing care for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementia? All of us need a break sometimes. That need is even more critical if we are responsible for providing care for another person.
Respite care, whether in-home or at an adult day center, gives the caregiver time to work
Shelby Gruss, who as a Senior played on the 2010 Girls Basketball STATE RUNNER-UP BASKETBALL TEAM, has just been chosen to play on the 2017 U. S. Women’s Wheelchair Basketball National Team, following a 3-day selection (tryout) camp at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Their
Fort Wayne police want to warn citizens of a theft that continues to be perpetrated by a male theft suspect. Nearly a dozen incident reports, the suspect will approach victims under the pretense that he needs to use their phone, has been locked out of his house, or is looking for his grandmother’s
For too long, the many who walk or bike along Bluffton Road have been in danger of becoming injured in an auto accident on the high-traffic thruway. But come this spring, Waynedale will begin its transition to a safer and better connected pedestrian travel than ever before.
As part of an expansion
The morning of December 8, 2016, was downright chilly. At 7:15 a.m., the overnight temperature had dropped to 22 degrees with 20 mph winds whipping around snow flurries. Daybreak on this morning was gloomy and grey at the Southwest Conservation Club (SWCC) on Bluffton Road. Turns out, it was a perfect
The Waynedale Lions Club has once again teamed with Waynedale Elementary, the PTA and other local organizations to raise funds for local children in need. This year’s fundraiser was held on Friday, November 11 from 4-7pm at Waynedale Elementary School located at 7201 Elzey Street, Fort Wayne, IN.
It’s the beginning of a new year; a clean slate with a fresh new calendar just waiting to be filled with productive and meaningful activities. This year, instead of proclaiming all the things you aren’t going to do any more, choose something that you will do to help others and yourself at the
Ivadine Long, best known to friends and family as “T” joined the centurion club as she celebrated 100 years young on Saturday, December 10th. An open house was held in her honor at the Assisted Living where she resides.
An open house complete with tiara, throne, cake, ice cream and homemade caramel
Everyone loves the beauty and innocence of a baby. In January of 2016, as an expression of that love, St. Therese parishioners and school children had an opportunity to “spiritually adopt” a child who was newly conceived. Many parents tragically experience the loss of a child due to miscarriage
The children of Gregory and Susan (Schwan) Rockstroh happily announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary.
Greg and Sue were married on January 14, 1967 at Saint Therese Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sandy (Statz) Wilson and Stephen Rockstroh (proxy was Michael Rockstroh) were the attendants.
A staple in the Waynedale community since Barrett’s Dime Store leased the space to them many years ago, Waynedale Grooming Salon offers full service grooming services and natural pet foods. Having spent 38 years in the business, owner and head groomer Lynn Swager has a true passion for animals.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School held its annual ‘Goodies for God’ charity drive. Teachers Mrs. Jessica Patton and Mrs. Julie Peters asked their first grade students to each bring in five dozen individually bagged goodies to be sold for 25 cents a piece. The money raised was donated to
The public is cordially invited to join Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control in celebrating the holidays with homeless dogs, cats, and an assortment of small animals located at 3020 Hillegas Road on Wednesday, December 14 from 3 – 7 P.M.
Tour the shelter, see the animals in our care, enjoy the
L-R: Pam Wolfe-Race Director, Mike Clendenen, Stephan Hilker, David Broerman, Larry Arnett, Jonathon Gottschalk, Cynthia Cornwell and Amanda Fall-Executive Director of Central YMCA
The 17th annual River City Rat Race 5k/10k raised an all-time high of $14,438.13 from this year’s race to benefit the
The Bishop Luers Swim team was looking for a service project to do and this seemed like a good fit. Besides FWCS; Concordia, Dwenger and Canterbury all use the Natatorium as our “Home” pool. It’s a great way to give back to FWCS.
So far the response has been great and approval has been given
Chief of Police Steve Reed joins with Holiday Cab to announce the return of the program that provides free cab rides home to impaired drivers during this holiday season. In its 29th year of service, the Holiday Cab program runs from Thursday, Dec. 15th to Sunday, Jan. 1st from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
On December 6, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School preschoolers through 4th graders performed in the annual Christmas program with both a matinee and an evening performance for fellow students, staff, families and friends.
For the matinee performance, the all-day and 4-year-old preschoolers of
Two-EE’s Winery has been named Visit Indiana’s Best Winery Experience of 2016. This honor comes on the heels of being them awarded “Indiana Traminette of the Year,” at the 2016 Indy International Wine Competition, the country’s largest independent wine contest.
Nestled on a hillside in Huntington
There are many reasons why a person should love and embrace the Christmas season here in Waynedale. One of them is Waynedale’s little white-framed chapel service along Old Trail Road, where a Hallmark Christmas will happen.
The chapel was built in the late 1850s. It is a pre-Civil War structure built
Johannes and Marianne Klaffke, Fort Wayne, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
They were married on December 29, 1956 in Osnabrueck, Germany at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The newlyweds immigrated by ship to the land of opportunity in 1957, arriving in New York harbor on May 1 and traveling
The voices of children will be wafting all around town this holiday season as the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir completes their rounds.
Children from third grade all the way up to 12th grade are welcome to audition for the group. Any child is welcome to try out who “is interested in pursuing their
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 likely had a hand in helping organize the event, either brainstorming