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  • FWACC LAUNCHES NEW LIFE-SAVING REHOMING PROGRAM
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:04 am

    In an effort to save as many lives as possible, Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is implementing a new initiative, called the Pet Assistance and Rehoming program, aimed at preventing pets from having to enter the shelter by keeping them

  • CONSERVATION EDUCATION CREATES NEW OPPORTUNITY AT OLD CLUB
    by Michael Morrissey on September 13, 2019 at 4:03 am

    Chris Saylor knows the value of the Southwest Conservation Club’s (SWCC) education efforts. In fact, his children are direct beneficiaries. “We really see our club as a chance to educate and support,” said the current club President, who

  • CELEBRATING 10 YEARS! – From The Publisher
    by Alex Cornwell on September 13, 2019 at 4:02 am

    Alex Cornwell during TV news interview at the ‘A Walk In Waynedale’ event in July 2019.Greetings Waynedale! I’m proud to share with you that on September 2nd, I celebrated my 10th year as your Publisher of The Waynedale News! And best yet, t

  • ‘BLINDED BY THE LIGHT’ HIGHLIGHTS THE BEST OF ‘THE BOSS’ – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on September 13, 2019 at 4:02 am

    When I was in the tenth grade, I fell a little in love with Lisa Loeb. I stole her CDs from my mom and I listened to them constantly. I wanted glasses like hers and to play songs on the guitar like her. Eventually, I got the glasses, but the talent at

  • Mid-Sept. Worship & Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    WAYNEDALE BAPTIST CHURCHwww.WaynedaleBaptistChurch.org 633 Lower Huntington Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46819 (260) 747-5400 Worship Times: Wed. 6:30p Bible Study Sun. 8a 10:30a (deaf ministry upon request) 6:30p 9:30a Sunday School . . . WE A

  • ‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ ISN’T JUST FOR KIDS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Teacher, Kami (left) with 2018-2019 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class. The class helped 24 adult learners improve their English skills this year.As summer turns to fall, most families with school-age children begin b

  • Sept. 13, 2019 – Local Ads
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT SERVICES IS HIRING! Full time janitorial jobs near FW airport! All shifts! Exceptional wages and benefits. Call 260-373-0292. _________________ GARAGE SALE 8808 Winchester Ridge Dr. Friday (Sept 20) 9-5p Saturd

  • PLANTING SEEDS OF HOPE AT MONARCH FESTIVAL
    by Michael Morrissey on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    As butterfly activists go, Milo Workman had to be the day’s most impressive.The nine-year-old youngster was holding court amidst a swirl of activity at the recent Monarch Festival on a balmy, rainy September afternoon, sitting at a vendo

  • VEORIDE LAUNCHES TEST PROGRAM FOR E-SCOOTERS AND BIKES
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    VeoRide, a shared mobility company based in Chicago, is launching a test program of e-scooters and pedal bikes today in downtown Fort Wayne. VeoRide was recently issued a permit from the City of Fort Wayne Right of Way Department to begin a 1

  • ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN EMERGENCY?
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    September is National Preparedness Month, and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) encourages Hoosier families to take the necessary steps to make sure households are prepared for all types of disasters. “Preparation ca

  • BROADWAY BUSINESSES PRAISE COMPLETION OF OVERPASS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Leaders of the Businesses on Broadway association, City Community Development and Public Works staff, and 5th District Councilman Geoff Paddock celebrated the completion of the Broadway railroad overpass beautification project tod

  • ENJOYING THE FALL SEASON – Voice Of The Township
    by Richard A. Stevenson - Wayne Township Trustee on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    During the fall season the weather is cooler and many plants become dormant. Leaves change to an array of different and vibrant colors. I’m always looking for enjoyable inexpensive events for our clients to take part in. Most of our clients

  • Carole L. Overmyer, 77
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Carole L. Overmyer, 77, of Fort Wayne passed away on September 8, 2019 at Kingston Residence where she had resided since March 2011. Carole was a daughter of the late Ted and Dorothy Overmyer and was born in Hartford City, Indiana. She was a m

  • ADDISON AGEN & NEIGHBORLINK TO HOST BENEFIT CONCERT
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    NeighborLink Fort Wayne is excited to announce that they are partnering with Brotherhood Mutual and local musical talent, Addison Agen, for a one night, all ages concert to raise awareness for the needs of vulnerable homeowners in the For

  • MAYORAL FORUM ON QUALITY OF LIFE ANNOUNCED
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Arts United, PBS39, the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics, and the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne will present a live, televised town hall style discussion with mayoral candidates Tim Smith (R) and Tom Henry (D) at the Au

  • Mid-September Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    FISH FRY & PORK TENDERLOIN When: Fridays, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 Where: Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive. Add’l: All you can eat fish and pork tenderloin with scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, dessert and coffee. Full service bar av

  • LEAVING YOUR JOB? WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR 401(K)?
    by Shawn D. Wall on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    If you’re in the early stages of your working life – or even in the not-so-early ones – the chances are pretty good that you will change jobs at some point. When that happens, you’ll probably leave a few things behind – but will one of them be your

  • GET #READYTOVOTE!
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 13, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding eligible voters that September is National Voter Registration Month. Hoosiers who need to register should do so today at www.IndianaVoters.com or on a smart phone using the Indiana V

  • COMMUNITY HARVEST HOSTS STATE REPS. FOR HUNGER DISCUSSION
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Community Harvest hosted several Indiana State Senators and Representatives on Wednesday, August 21 for a food bank tour and discussion on hunger relief in northeast Indiana. This is part of a larger effort to find sustainable solutions

  • HOW SHOULD YOU RESPOND TO WILD SWINGS IN FINANCIAL MARKETS?
    by Shawn D. Wall on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    What’s going on with the financial markets? Specifically, what’s behind the price swings of the past several weeks? And, more important, how should you, as an individual investor, respond? To begin with, the recent volatility was not rea

  • INDIANA TECH’S WARRIOR PARK OFFICIALLY OPENS
    by Michael Morrissey on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    If you’ve noticed a bit more orange and white as you motor down South Calhoun Street these days, there’s good reason for it. A brand-new facility is flashing up the venerable south-side thoroughfare, beaming the orange and white pride of In

  • FALL IS COMING SOON – News From The Hills
    by Alyce Faye Bragg on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Twilight trails dusky fingers across the land tonight, cooling the edges of the sun-scorched day and bringing night to the hills once more. There is a definite note of fall felt in the air now, reflected in the cooler nights and seen in the mor

  • FORT WAYNE PETS RANK 10TH IN MOST CASES OF HEARTWORM
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) issued the Top 10 Cities Heartworm Report reflecting positive heartworm test results from the last 30 to 45 days with Indianapolis, Indiana, ranking #4 and Fort Wayne ranking #10 in the nation

  • Upcoming September Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    CAR, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE SHOW & CRUISE-IN When: Labor Day, Mon. Sept. 2, 8a-2:30p Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles #248, 4940 Bluffton Rd. 46809 Add’l: Car Show, 50/50 Drawing, Door Prizes, Drink, Breakfast and Lunch Specials. Cash pr

  • HOME REMEDIES – Homeowner Rx
    by Dave Umber on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Vinegar and what!! My wonderful wife told me the other day that it was time again to clean the walls of our fiberglass shower stall. I’ve spent many Saturday afternoons scrubbing with all sorts of cleansers, creams and contraptions mostly t

  • BUTTERFLY SANCTUARY PROJECT WINS FORT WAYNE SOUP FUNDING
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    On July 25, Paula Booth, coordinator for Monarchs and Milkweed project, was voted winner of Fort Wayne’s third event of 2019. Monarchs and Milkweed is a project to convert 2000 square feet of Concordia Lutheran High School’s outdoor campu

  • CHOOSING A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
    by Daris Howard on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    When I first met my wife, she was a music major and played in a dance band. I was in athletics. My children have tended to follow their mother’s interests more than mine. Every one of them is an excellent musician. To be honest, I do play the harmo

  • HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ANNOUNCES NEW SOUTHEAST FORT WAYNE PARTNERSHIP
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne & Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center are pleased to announce a new partnership in the Mount Vernon Park Neighborhood of southeast Fort Wayne. Habitat is honored to come alongs

  • Mary Lou Rethlake, 64
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Mary Lou Rethlake, 64, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Born on June 27, 1955 in Limestone, Maine to the late Jim and Marge (Blackstone) Shelton. She was a teacher’s aide at Waynedale Elementary School for many years.

  • BEWARE OF COUNTY TREASURER IMPERSONATOR
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The Allen County Treasurer’s office has received reports of possible scams being perpetrated on the citizens of Allen County. A person claiming to represent the Treasurer’s office came to a taxpayer’s home and said they were there to co

  • PHONE ‘SILENCE IS GOLDEN’
    by Vince LaBarbera on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    “Silence is golden” is a proverbial saying often used in circumstances where it is thought that saying nothing is preferable to speaking. That proverb could apply today for many cell-phone users. When it comes to communicating with one an

  • MASON’S COOK-OUT FOR COMMUNITY
    by Michael Morrissey on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Bob and Sara Frock have been involved with the Waynedale Masonic Lodge for so long, they knew exactly how great the group’s annual cookouts and picnics are. The Fort Wayne couple was parked at one of the long, stretching tables inside the Way

  • GRASSLAND HABITAT WORKSHOPS FOR PRIVATE LANDOWNERS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Private landowners are invited to attend upcoming native grassland and pollinator habitat workshops offered this summer and fall. Each workshop will be led by DNR Grasslands for Gamebirds and Songbirds (GGS) biologists. During the wor

  • September Worship & Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    ST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCHwww.StThereseFW.org 2304 Lower Huntington Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46819 (260) 747-9139 Office Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8a – 3p Mass Times: Sunday 8:00 am & 11a Weekdays T & Th 5:30p W & F 8:30a Saturday 8a & 5

  • KILLDEER, SHOREBIRD OF THE FIELDS – Life In The Outdoors
    by Neil A. Case on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    I was driving near home one cool, clear pleasant morning recently when I saw the birds. Two of them. They flew up from the side of the road, almost beside me, then across the road in front of me. The instant I saw them, instinctively, I stomped on

  • TROUBLE ON THE DANCE FLOOR
    by Erica Jones on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    On August 2 around 10:00pm, a gentleman collapsed on the dance floor at the American Legion Post 241. “Everything happened so quickly, I didn’t realize what was happening until I saw a group of people huddled up on the floor.” Commander Ken H

  • FORT WAYNE NATIVE IS YOUNG ECO-HERO AWARD WINNER
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Sammie Vance (age 10) is one of the sixteen young environmental activists from across the globe honored by Action For Nature as a 2019 Young Eco-Hero, an award that recognizes eco-conscious youth aged 8 to 16 for their creative initiatives

  • FREE LAND OFFERED TO NEW URBAN FARMERS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The Allen County Community Development Corporation (ACCDC) and Purdue Extension – Allen County are partnering to offer a voucher for a free parcel of land to individuals completing the Urban Agriculture Certificate (UAC) program. The U

  • HOOSIERS FEEDING THE HUNGRY HOSTS “MEAT” THE NEED BENEFIT
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry will be holding its annual “Meat” the Need Benefit on Saturday, September 7th, 2019, at Kruse Plaza in Auburn, Indiana. This event will consist of a buffet-style dinner catered by Dutch Heritage, raffles, s

  • THE WALL OF OPPORTUNITY – Voice Of The Township
    by Richard A. Stevenson - Wayne Township Trustee on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Looking over job postings on the “Wall of Opportunity”I’m looking forward to attending the Annual Labor Day Picnic at Headwaters Park again this year (Monday, September 2nd, from 11AM to 3PM). It’s a big event; well over a thousand people c

  • FLAMINGO FUN! – Around The Frame
    by Lois Levihn on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Janice Bradtmiller’s a People’s Choice award winning Flamingo quilt with its card trick pattern border.Once again, I had a great time at the Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association Show. The corn-on-the-cob still at $1 an ear wa

  • ‘AMERICAN FACTORY’ DEPICTS CULTURE CLASH IN THE RUST BELT – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    American Factory, a new Netflix Original documentary, follows a group of workers after a General Motors plant closes in Dayton, Ohio and a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in its place. As the 2,000 American workers transition to t

  • August 30, 2019 – Local Ads
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    FULL TIME HELP WANTED Merry Maids. Monday thru Friday. No weekends. Day time hours. Paid Vacations. Enjoy your paid holidays off. Paid training starting at $9.00 an hour. Wages increase after training. Must have own car. Driver’s licens

  • MILKWEED, MONARCHS & MORE! – Green-Thumb Gardener
    by Marla McAfee on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    There is a great deal of interest in the support for monarch butterflies in the past few years! The decline of milkweed growing wild with the increased use of herbicides over the years is one of the factors in their population decline as well.

  • ADULT CIVICS EDUCATION COURSE
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 30, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Registration is open for the Allen County Bar Foundation’s annual six-week Constitution 101 course, which starts Oct. 1. This popular non-credit class uses the high school “We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution” textbook as t

  • Late Aug. Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 16, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    KAREN’S KITCHEN DONUTS When: Sat. August 17, 6a– 10a Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge 7039 Elzey St. Cost: Free Will donation CAR, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE SHOW & CRUISE-IN When: Labor Day, Mon. Sept. 2, 8a-2:30p Where: Fraternal Order of Eag

  • Justine R. (Brite) Walter, 95
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 16, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    Justine R. (Brite) Walter, 95, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at her home. Born Feb. 21, 1924 on a farm near Preble, she was the daughter of Julius and Gertrude (Geels) Brite. She graduated from Decatur Catholic High S

  • Nöella Kruse, 101
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 16, 2019 at 4:02 am

    Nöella Kruse, 101, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Hospice Home. She was born on Jan. 23, 1918, in Lublé, France. She married Henri Janssens, losing him during World War II in Belgium. She then met and married Charles Kru

  • SLOW. STOP. STAY. SCHOOL CAMPAIGN
    by The Waynedale News Staff on August 16, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Allen County’s four public school districts, with the support of Parkview Health Trauma Services, launched a public service campaign reminding drivers to stop for school buses. East Allen County Schools, Fort Wayne Community Schools,

  • ‘THE FAREWELL’ DELIVERS DRAMA & LAUGHS – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on August 16, 2019 at 4:01 am

    “Based on a true lie,” The Farewell is the story of a family concealing from its matriarch, Nai Nai (Shuzen Zhao), that she is dying from lung cancer. The story opens on Billi (Awkwafina) struggling to make ends meet and find her way as a young w

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