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  • UMBER’S HARDWARE SET TO CLOSE IN SURPRISE DECISION
    by Alex Cornwell on January 31, 2020 at 5:02 am

    In the wake of Avalon Pool, Baer Field Motorsports Park and the Waynedale Bakery recently closing, this week, Umber’s Do It Best Hardware in Waynedale announced that it too will close its doors. The announcement came as a shock to many on Fac

  • CONGRATULATIONS TO FORT WAYNE UNITED DIRECTOR IRIC HEADLEY
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:02 am

    Congratulations to Fort Wayne UNITED Director Iric Headley. The Indiana Civil Rights Commission recently selected Iric as the recipient of the Freedom Award. The award was given by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb at the 29th annual Dr. Mar

  • NATIONAL RADON ACTION MONTH
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:02 am

    Every January millions of people declare that with the changing of the year they should bring changes to their lives, and with that comes New Year’s Resolutions. Whether it be to travel more, save money, or simply try new ‘out-of-the-box’ a

  • AIR PLANTS PULL NUTRIENTS FROM AIR – Green-Thumb Gardener
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:02 am

    Tillandsia, commonly called air plants, are epiphytes. As their common name implies, they pull moisture and nutrients from the air. They have no use for soil and any roots they might grow are used for grasping things, not for gathering wate

  • Jan. 31, 2020 – Local Ads
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    WINTER CLEANUP SERVICES Total Estate Clean-up, All Types of Tree Works, Stump Grinding, Snow Removal & Hauling Services. The J & R Company Since 1975 Licensed & Insured BBB Accredited Greater Fort Waynewww.jandrcompany.c

  • SHOULDER SURGERY
    by Daris Howard on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    After finding out there was a bullet in my arm, I hoped that was what was causing the pain in my arm. I figured that if a bullet was removed, there would be less trauma and healing than if it was torn ligaments. But I was to have no such luck. The doct

  • TAKE GREATER CONTROL OF YOUR 401(K)
    by Shawn D. Wall on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    If your employer offers a 401(k) or similar plan, you’ve got a powerful retirement-savings tool at your disposal. And yet, how well you do with your 401(k) depends greatly on your choices and actions. What steps can you take to maximize the b

  • February Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    COMMUNITY BREAKFAST When: Sat. Feb. 1, 6a-10a Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge, 7039 Elzey St. 46809 Cost: Free-will donation NATURES NOTEBOOK: CITIZEN SCIENCE When: Sun. Feb. 2, 10a Where: Promenade Park, 202 West Superior Street Add’l

  • CLEAN WATER THE GOAL OF ‘INDIANA FUTURE CITY’ COMPETITION
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Demonstrating why engineering and technology are so important to ensuring clean water will be the objective of middle school students at the 19th Indiana Future City Regional Competition on Saturday at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Sev

  • IVY TECH MASSAGE CLINIC REOPENS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Healthy Essence, the student-run massage clinic at Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne campus, will open to the public this semester from Feb. 3 to May 1. Students from the Therapeutic Massage program will provide hour-long full-bod

  • February Worship & Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    WAYNEDALE UNITED METHODIST CHURCHwww.WaynedaleUMC.com 2501 Church Street Fort Wayne, IN 46809 (260) 747-7424 Worship Times: Sun, 8:45 & 11a Sunday School 10a Weekday Preschool Ages 2-5 (Sept – May) . . . FREE COMMUNITY DINNE

  • FW PARKS & REC. SENDING NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY TO CITIZENS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a Community Needs Assessment Survey to gather crucial feedback about parks, facilities and programs offered to Fort Wayne citizens. A randomly selected group of citizens wil

  • GET HELP WITH YOUR TAXES – Voice Of The Township
    by Richard A. Stevenson - Wayne Township Trustee on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    The 2020 tax season is underway, and for the second year in a row the Wayne Township Trustee office is hosting volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program to help citizens prepare and file their state and federal taxes. Trained and

  • CELEBRATE THE SPECIAL, WACKY DAYS OF FEBRUARY
    by Vince LaBarbera on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    February is the third and last month of the meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere. And, even though there are 29 days in the month because of leap year, February is the only month of the year that can pass without a single full moon.

  • FWA CELEBRATES MILESTONE TENTH YEAR OF CONSECUTIVE GROWTH
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Over the last ten years, FWA has experienced consecutive year-over-year growth. This includes breaking the all-time record for passenger traffic traveling through the airport in 2016, only to break that record again in 2017, again in 20

  • ‘CHEER’ & ‘THE ACCIDENT’ OFFER INTENSE HUMAN DRAMA – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Now streaming on Netflix, Cheer runs for six, one hour-long episodes, following the Navarro College cheerleading team as they prepare to compete for their 14th national championship. The docuseries sheds light on the backstories of a ha

  • CAN MAIN STREET SAVE US ALL?
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    The last few decades have been a whirlwind. Globalization has redrawn boundaries we’ve long lived by and counted on. Technology has transformed everything about how we work, shop, and even socialize. There’s turmoil on the political fro

  • ADAPTIVE BALLROOM DANCE LAUNCHES IN FORT WAYNE
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Award-winning dancer and Paralympian, Cheryl Angelelli and her professional partner, Tamerlan Gadirov, recently visited Fort Wayne to help launch northeast Indiana’s first adaptive ballroom dancing program. Angelelli and Gadirov

  • Lucille Dull, 95
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Lucille Dull, 95, of Fort Wayne passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020. She was born on June 21, 1924 in Dugger, Indiana, a daughter of the late Gerald E. and Edith L. (White) Azbell. She graduated from Manchester College. She worked as a sc

  • WHERE ARE THE WINTER BIRDS? – Life In The Outdoors
    by Neil A. Case on January 31, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Dark-eyed juncos and tree sparrows fly back and forth to the bird feeder outside my dining room window every day now, except when the wind is strong and the weather especially wintry. They’re winter visitors, birds from northern Canada. On

  • MAJOR GREEN TAKES COMMAND IN HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:00 am

    The 122nd Fighter Wing held an Assumption of Command ceremony on January 12, 2020 for the 122nd Communications Flight where for the first time in the wing’s 73 year history an African-American female officer, Maj. Jennifer-Ruth Green, ha

  • COLLECTIVE EFFORTS ARE AIMED AT REDUCING DRUG IMPACT IN FW
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 31, 2020 at 5:00 am

    Mayor Tom Henry joined representatives from The Lutheran Foundation, Fort Wayne Police Department and the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division to announce that another portion of the City’s quality of life plan that was a

  • ‘JUST MERCY’ DELIVERS A DRAMATIC STORY AND COMPELLING MESSAGE – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    Often in the current true crime boom, issues around criminal justice reform can get lost in all the stories about serial killers or compelling cases of wrongfully convicted men. Just Mercy features such a case but also puts it in the context

  • KNOX ELECTED AS TRUSTEE – Voice Of The Township
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    On Friday, January 10, 2020, Austin Knox was unanimously elected Wayne Township trustee at a caucus of Democratic precinct committee leaders of the township. This followed Richard Stevenson’s retirement from the post last month which h

  • Charles Walter (Zeke) Klenke Jr., 92
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Charles Walter (Zeke) Klenke Jr., 92, of Fort Wayne was called home by his Savior on Thursday December 26, 2019. He was the son of Charles and Frieda Klenke. He graduated from New Haven High School with the class of 1945. He served in the Army Ai

  • WORLD WETLANDS DAY EVENTS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Volunteers of Little River Wetlands Project gathered at Hop River Brewing Co. to clean and package seeds that will be distributed to partnering school and organization greenhouses.Wetlands—swamps, marshes and other wet areas—are now

  • RACE FOR THE WARRIOR AT AIRPORT
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Looking to participate in your first 5K or 10K race? Love to walk with your furry friends? Are you a seasoned runner looking for a new challenge? Or, are you looking for a great cause to support? Northeast Indiana Base Community Council has th

  • FUNDRAISING SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN ENTERING FOSTER CARE
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    The City of Fort Wayne joins the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne and the national non-profit organization Comfort Cases to announce a month-long fundraising effort to provide support for local children entering the foster care syste

  • January Worship & Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    ELMHURST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 2908 Kelmar Dr. Fort Wayne, IN 46809 (260) 747-6412 Regular Worship Times: Sunday School 9:30a Sunday Morning Worship 10:30a Sunday Evening Service 6p “Hour of Power” Wednesday 7p Sunday School For All Age

  • FLU PROMPTS VISITOR RESTRICTIONS AT HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Public health officials are recommending temporary visitation restrictions for area hospitals, healthcare facilities and nursing homes in response to recent increased flu activity. Allen County Health Commissioner, Dr. Deborah Mc

  • WAVE YOUR TEAM’S PENNANT! – Around The Frame
    by Lois Levihn on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    These vintage NFL pennants reflect the changes in the mascots over the years.The Super Bowl game will soon be here and it looks like there may be an unfamiliar champ as regular contenders, New Orleans and New England, have already been knock

  • Jan. 17, 2020 – Local Ads
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    DOWNTOWN PART-TIME PARKING CASHIER Downtown Ft. Wayne locations, working AM and PM shifts ‚ stand and sit for extended periods of time‚ light manual labor (picking up trash, clean windows, etc.) Accurately figure time and parking fees. B

  • STUDENTS TAPE PRINCIPAL TO WALL!
    by Michael Morrissey on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Since October, students and teachers at Maplewood Elementary undertook a drive to collect as many socks as they could to donate to local charities, with an unusual reward for the class that gathered the most socks to donate. The drive was or

  • 1920’S: WHAT WAS IT LIKE TO GROW UP A CENTURY AGO?
    by Camille Garrison on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    I was always fascinated by the stories my 93-year-old Grandmother would share about her youth. I remember her telling us about the hobos that would visit her home near the railroad. Hobos were migrant workers or homeless vagrants who hoppe

  • SAFETY ISSUES ON BLUFFTON RD BRIDGE PROMPT WEIGHT LIMIT
    by Michael Morrissey on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    A recent inspection of the Bluffton Road Bridge has found safety issues that forced the city to issue new weight limits for the structure. The new boundary sets a 12-ton maximum, as proscribed by Fort Wayne’s City Engineers. According to a r

  • January Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    MICHIANA REGIONAL SEED SWAP When: Sat. Jan. 18, 10a–2:30p Where: Goshen College Add’l: Join fellow gardeners, growers, and plant enthusiasts. Gather to exchange seeds, compare and discuss varieties, attend educational sessions, and

  • Diana J. (Krill) McIntosh, 73
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Diana J. (Krill) McIntosh, 73, of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor. She was born December 3, 1946 in Fort Wayne as a premature baby with Larsen’s Syndrome (A skeletal/muscular condition which can includ

  • Doug “Double D” Dalberg, 61
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Doug “Double D” Dalberg, 61, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Doug was born November 4, 1958 in Janesville, Wisconsin, a son of the late Lyle and Beverly (Gutweiler) Dalberg. He retired from General Motors in 2008 and most recently w

  • VOLUNTEERS SUPPORT VETERANS WITH HOLIDAY GIFT BAGS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

    Community volunteers and sponsors helped to bring joy and much needed supplies to veterans over the holidays by preparing and distributing holiday gift bags at homeless veterans’ shelters, Liberty Landing and Safe Haven. Volunteers wh

  • WHAT’S IN STORE FOR US IN 2020?
    by Vince LaBarbera on January 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

    It’s hard to believe we’re living in the year 2020 (MMXX)! It’s a leap year in the Gregorian calendar containing 366 days with February 29 as the extra day. It’s also an Olympic year with summer games in Tokyo. This new year, in fact, is marked w

  • LET’S MAKE 2020 THE YEAR OF COMMUNITY
    by The Waynedale News Staff on December 20, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    If you looked only at the big picture, you’d have to say we live in deeply troubled times. It seems we’ve never been more polarized. Political discourse feels more like a war zone than a thoughtful national conversation. But what happens whe

  • CAMILLE GARRISON ~ A SHINING STAR – Community Spotlight
    by Alex Cornwell on December 20, 2019 at 5:03 am

    Camille Garrison displays her Waynedale Star Award with Alex Cornwell, the Publisher of The Waynedale News.As this year comes to a close and we reflect on the accomplishments and memories of 2019, our newspaper staff began preparing for o

  • ALLEN COUNTY SPCA HAS RECORD-SETTING #GIVINGTUESDAY
    by The Waynedale News Staff on December 20, 2019 at 5:02 am

    The Allen County SPCA set a new #GivingTuesday record with a total of $70,044.33 donated in 24 hours! Thanks to two anonymous $15,000 gifts promising to double donor dollars, the Allen County SPCA set a goal to raise at least $30,000 on Decem

  • NETFLIX CHRISTMAS MOVIE ROUNDUP – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on December 20, 2019 at 5:02 am

    I have been looking forward to doing the research for this column ever since Halloween. Here is your roundup of new Christmas movies streaming on Netflix for 2019. Holiday in the Wild stars Kristin Daivs as Kate, who is on her second honeymoo

  • 750 MEMORIAL WREATHS PLACED BY FT WAYNE CIVIL AIR PATROL
    by The Waynedale News Staff on December 20, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Fort Wayne’s own Civil Air Patrol Squadron and Lindenwood cemetery joined the more than 1,500 participating locations across the country and 24 locations overseas on Saturday, December 14, 2019. National nonprofit Wreaths Across Amer

  • RECORD INVESTMENTS SUPPORT HEALTHY, VIBRANT NEIGHBORHOODS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on December 20, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Over the past six years, nearly 3,000 infrastructure improvements were completed in Fort Wayne neighborhoods totaling $180 million. This year continued that work with a record $31 million investment on roads, alleys, sidewalks and tra

  • USPS ASKS CUSTOMERS TO PLEASE CLEAR SNOW AND ICE
    by The Waynedale News Staff on December 20, 2019 at 5:01 am

    The U.S. Postal Service is asking customers to please help our letter carriers deliver mail safely by clearing snow and ice from sidewalks, stairs and mailboxes. “Snow and ice make delivery dangerous and slow,” said Greater Indiana Distr

  • YEAR-END – TIME FOR SOME NEW YEAR’S FINANCIAL RESOLUTIONS
    by Shawn D. Wall on December 20, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Have you thought about your New Year’s resolutions for 2020? When many of us make these promises, we focus on ways we can improve some form of our health. We vow to get more physically healthy by going to the gym, or we promise to improve our ment

  • MICKEY & FRIENDS – Homeowner Rx
    by Dave Umber on December 20, 2019 at 5:01 am

    This time of year, my customers are starting to get all their outdoor projects completed. The air is really getting cold, the snow is starting to fly, and it’s time to hunker down for the winter inside your home. Well guess what else wants to hu

  • ONLINE SHOPPING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON? BE SURE TO STAY SAFE
    by The Waynedale News Staff on December 20, 2019 at 5:01 am

    The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to encourage online shoppers to be extra vigilant to protect their important financial data.

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