Elmhurst High School has served as a place full of youthful memories for the tens of thousands of alumni who attended the school since its construction in 1929. In November, alumni, their immediate families, and school staff will have a final opportunity to tour their former school and ‘Meet &
A new book being crafted by a group of dedicated Elmhurst High School graduates is looking to keep classmates and friends connected after more than 50 years, appropriately titled, “50+ Years Later.”
Several members of the Elmhurst class of 1965 are putting together a volume to tell the stories
Kingston Residence is proud to announce that eleven residents and two Kingston ambassadors completed the 2017 Fort 4 Fitness Senior Marathon! These residents needed to walk 26.2 miles throughout the summer months before the culmination at Parkview Field on September 29th. Through a combination of
Fort Wayne’s most anticipated Halloween event full of frightful family fun is back! The 10th annual Fright Night Downtown is Saturday, October 21. With 27 ghoulishly great activities for people to enjoy throughout the day and evening, Fright Night has something for everyone!
“This year marks the
I featured Billie in our Community Spotlight in June of 2016. She recently passed away on August 9th. And between those dashes, despite her illness, she continued to tirelessly advocate for Belle Vista Association. So it is profoundly fitting that someone who dedicated her life to her neighborhood,
City construction of the Waynedale trails project is moving along at a good clip, even though some businesses along Bluffton Road are being impacted by the work.
The project is building trails along the east side of Bluffton Road, from Lower Huntington Road to West Foster Park, according to Frank Suarez,
Southwest Honey Co. has been working hard over the past couple of years to generate awareness within our community of the difficulties that honey bees are facing on a daily basis. Many have shown support by purchasing honey or perhaps attended an educational event “Explore the Honey Bee” for kids
The Dare to Dream Youth Ranch session scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2017, serving the ‘Littles’ from its long-standing relationship with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana, Inc., will also introduce an exciting new partnership with the Student National Pharmaceutical Association
Could your business use a facelift? It’s possible that your business may qualify for a Façade Grant covering up to 50% of the expenses of a project.
The Waynedale News and Kingston Residence of Fort Wayne will hold its 3rd annual summit for any business or commercial property owner who is interested
The most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade hit a string of Caribbean islands on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Hurricane Irma was a Category 5 with whipping winds reaching 185mph, along with flooding. The islands were decimated.
As the weather warnings from officials grew, millions of people fled
A plethora of Monarch Butterflies were tagged and released at the Monarch Festival on Sunday, September 10. From Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne, IN these butterflies are migrating their way to central Mexico for the winter.
Visitors were able to view the monarch from caterpillar to adult
Last fall my wife and I were on a camping trip in central Indiana. We noticed on the opposite side of the camping aisle a flag pole displaying the American Flag and another flag supporting the Black, White and Blue colors. We googled it and investigated what the Black, White and Blue was all about.
Camille Garrison and Dave Umber, Waynedale community leaders, have been selected as the winners of the 2017 Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Award. They will receive a $1000 donation to the charity of their choice, the Globe of Leadership, a $1000 personal award and inclusion in an advertisement
Local nonprofit Little River Wetlands Project will hold its 2017 Monarch Festival at its Eagle Marsh preserve, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne on Sunday, September 10, from 1 to 5PM. Everyone is invited to attend this free family-friendly event to learn about, celebrate and nurture monarch butterflies.
Eighty-five years ago this Saturday (September 2nd), Editor-in-Chief Arden McCoy was inking the press plates for the first time and preparing to print the first issue of ‘The Waynedale Press.’ With a press in his garage in the 6800 block of Old Trail Road, McCoy’s dream was to unite the small
Kingston Residence will host their 10th Annual “Good Old Days ~ Across the Decades” Event on Friday, September 8th from 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at 7515 Winchester Road.
Music Express three-piece band will feature Big Band songs and The Old Fort Model A Car Club will have a number of cars on display.
The Waynedale Community Picnic found its humble beginnings 15 years ago as a small little-known get-together for families in the community to enjoy in true small-town fashion. Then, looking forward, it would have been hard to imagine that the event would morph into a large-scale event, such as we
Hanson Aggregates Midwest LLC (“Hanson”) has concluded its purchase of the vacant Elmhurst High School building and associated property. The sale of the property required the acquisition of two parcels totaling almost twenty-eight acres: over fifteen acres on which the vacant school is located,
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
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,
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