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  • PUT FALL LEAVES TO WORK IN YOUR LANDSCAPE
    by Melinda Myers on October 25, 2019 at 4:02 am

    Raking fall leaves can seem like a chore and a never-ending one, at that. Reduce time and effort spent managing fall leaves by putting this valuable resource to work in your landscape. Use your mower to recycle leaves right where they fall. A

  • PATTI HAYS (D) – 4th District Candidate
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:02 am

    We are two weeks away from the municipal election and never has the voter in Waynedale had an opportunity to make a real difference with their vote. From the Memorial Day parade to the Walk in Waynedale street fair, I have met residents who are

  • LEARNING CENTER REDESIGNED FOR ART EXPLORATION FOR ALL AGES
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to announce the unveiling of the newly renovated John S. and James L. Knight Learning Center. The Center has been redesigned for students and families to build authentic and creative hands-on experie

  • Late Oct. Worship & Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 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 . . . FAM

  • THANK YOU
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    A sincere thank you for all of the kind expressions of caring concern for me over the past several weeks with the passing of my husband, Don. The outpouring support from the communities of Waynedale and Elmhurst has been overwhelming and gre

  • SCHOOLS KICK OFF 5TH ANNUAL ‘U CAN CRUSH HUNGER’ COMPETITION
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    For the fifth year, Community Harvest Food Bank and six area schools are partnering in a food drive competition to benefit families in northeast Indiana. University of Saint Francis, Indiana Tech, Huntington University, PFW, Mancheste

  • FIRE PREVENTION WEEK, DETECTORS INSTALLED
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Fort Wayne UNITED’s TenPoint Coalition Foot Patrols walked in the Oxford community with the Fort Wayne Fire Department today to deliver and install smoke detectors to area residents during Fire Prevention Week. The number one line of def

  • JASON ARP (R) – 4th District Candidate
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    As your city councilman over the last few years, I have been your advocate for fiscal sanity, holding the politicians and your local government accountable. I’ve had the privilege to work with residents and neighborhood leaders to resolv

  • APPLE DUMPLINGS THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY
    by Camille Garrison on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    (l-r) Theresa Poorman and Sharon Glant prepare dumplings last year.Fall is here and do you find yourself yearning for a tender Apple Dumpling nestled in a pool of gooey sauce? Mmmmm, yes! Available only one time a year and made by dedicated U

  • Oct. 25, 2019 – Local Ads
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Help Wanted Light industrial assembly work. Part of full-time. 260-747-9653 _________________ CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST Complete Remodeling, Room Additions, Pole Barns, Garages, Roofing, Masonry, Concrete & More. The J & R

  • Late Oct. Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    CHARLIE’S (DOG) BIRTHDAY BASH When: Sat. Oct. 26, 1p–3p Where: Rich’s Auto Center, 2135 Sandpoint Road, 46809 Add’l: We’re hosting a birthday party for our shop dog, Charlie to benefit the Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry. Guests can enter for a d

  • NATIONAL ESTATE PLANNING WEEK
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    PBS39, Fort Wayne announced today that the station is joining local community organizations in a public awareness campaign to promote National Estate Planning Awareness Week, from October 21 – 27, 2019. Estate planning is one of the most

  • CARDBOARD CAPERS
    by Vince LaBarbera on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Some say Halloween is for children. But they haven’t met my friend, Rod King. You see, Rod is a cardboard craftsman. He can fashion about anything out of cellulose fiber. He’s made tunnels, hills, roads and a village for his train layout, fas

  • TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT MYTHS SURROUNDING 529 PLANS
    by waynedalerllc on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    If you want to help pay for your children’s college educations, you might want to consider contributing to a 529 plan. With this plan, your earnings grow federally tax-free, as long as the withdrawals are used for qualified higher educatio

  • MICHELLE CHAMBERS (D) At-Large Candidate
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    We are living in a nation on edge. From Wall Street to Main Street, shocking headlines and breaking news stories are causing political and emotional uneasiness and dare I say racial division like many of us have never seen. As I walk door to do

  • CHIPMUNKS! – Homeowner Rx
    by Dave Umber on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The other day a customer stopped in the store, and after we completed his hardware needs, he looked up at me and said, “How do you pick your topics for that newspaper article you do?” I told him that a lot of them come from everyday talks with my cu

  • GLYNN HINES (D) At-Large Candidate
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:01 am

    In April of 1999 I was selected by the precinct committee persons to replace the late Cletus Edmonds for the 6th district City Council seat. I have since been elected 5 times to maintain my servant-leadership role as the current longest serv

  • PREPARING PLANTS FOR WINTER – Green-Thumb Gardener
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 25, 2019 at 4:00 am

    We get many questions and calls this time of the year about preparing plants/gardens for winter. Here are some things to help your plants survive whatever Mother Nature has to offer this season. Plants, especially evergreens, are very sus

  • 1ST ANNUAL FAMILY FUN DAY – Voice Of The Township
    by Richard A. Stevenson - Wayne Township Trustee on October 25, 2019 at 4:00 am

    At Wayne Township’s 1st Annual Family Fun Day, Diane Rogers leads “Drums not Guns” entertainment.On Saturday, October 12, the Wayne Township Trustee Office held the first Annual Family Fun Day at our property downtown on Superior Street

  • TUBERCULOSIS ALERT FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 12, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The Allen County Department of Health is advising some patrons of Cali Nails in Southgate Plaza get tested for tuberculosis after investigating an active case connected to that location. This alert affects that Cali Nails location only.

  • CHARLIE HOSTS BIRTHDAY BASH IN SUPPORT OF PET FOOD PANTRY
    by Alex Cornwell on October 11, 2019 at 4:02 am

    If you’ve been a Rich’s Auto Center customer or a guest, you would have likely met Charlie, the resident ‘Shop Dog.’ Charlie is typically lounging in the back of the shop, watching all the vehicles being serviced, and waiting for his next scr

  • Linda J. Christlieb, 72
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Linda J. Christlieb, 72, of Fort Wayne passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019. She was born on May 31, 1947 in Fort Wayne, the daughter of the late George and Dortha (Swaim) Wonderly. She worked at home raising her family. She and her husban

  • AROUND THE FRAME TURNS TEN – Around The Frame
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Where has the time gone? It hardly seems possible that ten years have gone by since I wrote my first column for the Waynedale News. I clearly remember how it all began: Former 4th District Councilman Mitch Harper rented space in the Macedonia

  • IS YOUR ‘DIGITAL ESTATE’ IN ORDER?
    by Shawn D. Wall on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    If you spend a lot of time on the internet, you’re not just shopping or being entertained, or following the news or participating in an online community. You’re probably also dealing with accounts and information that eventually can becom

  • COLUMBUS DAY CONTROVERSY – Voice Of The Township
    by Richard A. Stevenson - Wayne Township Trustee on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    This Monday, October 14th is Columbus Day, one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. It’s a holiday celebrated every second Monday of October, and has been a federal holiday since 1937. There won?

  • STUDENTS WIN 1ST PLACE FOR OPIOID CRISIS APP
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Four students from Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne participated in the AT&T FirstNet Hackathon on Sept. 13–14 as part of a team comprised of fifteen students from seven Ivy Tech campuses across Indiana. The collaborative Ivy Te

  • TWO CHOSEN TO RECEIVE ALLEN COUNTY SERVICE AWARDS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    He has been a strong voice and advocate for the Waynedale community. She has worked to improve the quality of communication between emergency services and persons with severe communication disabilities. And together, the two are the lat

  • NEIGHBORWORKS VOLUNTEERING TO IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY
    by Michael Morrissey on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Phyllis Philpot knows first-hand just how crucial the local agency NeighborWorks’ goodwill is. When her daughter recently began falling unexplainably, the family thought she had suffered a stroke, and got her a walker to keep her safe, b

  • FLOWERS ON THE RIVER FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    YWCA Northeast Indiana held their annual Flowers on the River event in Lawton Park on Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. The annual event marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There was a short program in the gazebo of La

  • HOWL-O-WALKOWEEN DEBUTS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is combining its Walk for Animals and Halloween Pet Parade events into one fun-filled Howl-o-walkoween. Drawing from elements of both events, the Howl-o-walkoween will feature a one-mile walk and a p

  • NEW FEEL, NEW VIBE, SAME MISSION AT HEART WALK
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Residents of Fort Wayne rallied together in support of the Northeast Indiana Heart Walk that took place on September 21 to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living all while paying tribute to those touched by the mission. Hundr

  • WHIMSICAL VISUALS & QUIRKY HUMOR – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    My younger sister is a much tougher critic than I am. She also, however, does not really enjoy movies or TV. So, when she actually wanted to watch a show, Mom and I obliged. My sister’s pick was Good Omens, a comedy about the end of the world. Stre

  • ‘WATER’S COOL AT SCHOOL’ PROGRAM LAUNCHES IN FORT WAYNE
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The Delta Dental Foundation today announced a $100,000 commitment as part of the “Water’s Cool at School” program to replace old water fountains in 21 schools in Indiana with new filtration and bottle filling stations. A launch event was h

  • Fall Worship & Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    PEACE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCHwww.PeaceLutheranfw.org 4900 Fairfield Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46807 (260) 744-3869 Worship Times: Sun. 9a Wed. 6:30p Bible Class Sun. 10:30a . . . TRUNK OR TREAT When: Sunday, October 27, 1-3pm Where: Shar

  • Upcoming October Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    SOFTBALL FUNDRAISER When: Sat. Oct. 12, 1p Where: Indiana Tech’s Warrior Park Add’l: CASS Housing and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne announce a collaborative softball fundraiser. This event is free to the community. www.CAS

  • DNR OFFERS ADVICE FOR HUNTERS ON DEER DISEASES
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    During deer hunting season, Indiana DNR encourages hunters to stay informed about deer diseases and best practices for handling any carcass or other raw meat. There are three deer diseases that hunters should be aware of this season: epiz

  • Oct. 11, 2019 – Local Ads
    by The Waynedale News Staff on October 11, 2019 at 4:01 am

    PART TIME PARKING CASHIER Downtown Fort Wayne – Qualified candidates must be able to accurately figure time, parking fees, light housekeeping, and light manual labor. You must have a valid Indiana driver’s license. Dependable, r

  • LOCAL BREWERS TEAM-UP TO SUPPORT THE ST. JOE WATERSHED
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:02 am

    Water is one of the most important substances on earth. City Utilities produces Water that Works at a rate of 12 billion gallons a year. It’s water that supports good health, to fight fires, and to keep our homes and businesses running smooth

  • ‘HUSTLERS’ IS NO ROBIN HOOD – At The Movies With Kasey
    by Kasey Butcher on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    I saw a headline about the new film, Hustlers announcing that not even J-Lo could save this joyless movie. Then, I heard that a friend of mine, who I generally think has good taste, saw it and really enjoyed it. That piqued my curiosity and I had

  • LOCAL AUTHOR PUBLISHES 4TH CHILDREN’S BOOK
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Waynedale author, J. Allen Shaw, released his fourth children’s book in August. “Brainstorms! Fuzzy Frogs and Slippery Bears,” is Shaw’s most imaginative and colorful book to date. Shaw is part of the Fort Wayne Christian Writers Guild t

  • SPENDING TIME WITH PETS PROVIDES BENEFITS FOR OLDER ADULTS
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Social isolation is becoming an increasingly common issue, with one in five Americans reporting they feel lonely. Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings, with nearly half saying they often feel lonely. A new survey by Home I

  • IN SEARCH OF AN OPENING SONG OR … SOMETHING
    by Vince LaBarbera on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Many years ago, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to see a show in Las Vegas starring the late comedian George Burns. The only disappointment about his appearance was that it didn’t include his wonderful wife, Gracie Allen, who died

  • Upcoming Fall Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    DESIGNER PURSE BINGO When: Fri. Sept. 27 Where: Ivy Tech Coliseum Campus, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd. Add’l: Join us for a night of fun and bingo while supporting the mission of the Volunteer Center! Over 40 designer purses will be given out as priz

  • Sept. 27, 2019 – Local Ads
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    BOAT FOR SALE 14ft smoker craft, pedestal seats, livewell, electric trolling motor 25hp, Evinrude Shorelander trailer for $3500 in Fort Wayne 208-270-0192 _________________ LOCAL HONEY Our honey is raw, local (from Fort Wayne & Wa

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE GREAT TREE CANOPY COMEBACK
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    On Saturday, October 26, from 10am – Noon, Friends of the Parks of Allen County invites citizens to partner with area parks & trails departments, non-profits, businesses, neighborhoods, and community volunteers to plant new trees i

  • SENIOR SAINTS TAKE STAGE
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The Senior Saints will be presenting their annual musical program at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive, on Sunday, October 6 at 4:00pm. The group is directed by Marsha Wright and consists of 60 singers and instrumenta

  • FALL GOTTA-DO LIST – Homeowner Rx
    by Dave Umber on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    It’s time! Like it or not, it’s time to get started on your fall gotta do list. It seems like all of a sudden September has come and gone and the cold chill of winter is just around the corner. So here are a few ideas to help you get started. At our hou

  • SUNFLOWERS FOR FOOD OR BEAUTY? – Green-Thumb Gardener
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    The common sunflower (Helianthus annuus) originated in the Americas in 1000BC and was cultivated for food. These flowers are sought by consumers for their bright, cheery looks both in gardens and cut-flower arrangements. The common sun

  • SENIOR TAKES FLIGHT ONCE MORE
    by Michael Morrissey on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Linda in the plane with her flight instructor.After a career in the skies, Linda Honegger recently got the chance to return to the wild, blue yonder. The 74-year-old resident of Coventry Meadows Assisted Living center took the facility’s

  • October Worship & Events
    by The Waynedale News Staff on September 27, 2019 at 4:01 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) . . . TRUNK ‘N’ TREAT When:

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