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
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 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.
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
On December 4th, a festive event took place at the Masonic Lodge in Waynedale. Members of HIKE, a philanthropic organization supported by Job’s Daughters, hosted Cocoa and Cookies With Santa in order to raise money for their mission to provide financial assistance to children needing hearing devices
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
Saint Aloysius Cemetery, an official Wreaths Across America (WAA) location, will host a wreath-laying ceremony, joining more than 1,000 other locations across the country for National Wreaths Across America Day. Here in Fort Wayne there are 60 grave sites at St. Aloysius and 7,000 in Lindenwood Cemetery
Come celebrate the season by supporting the community and bidding on a holiday wreath! As a fundraiser for Waynedale community improvement, many local businesses from the Waynedale Business Chamber have decorated wreaths that are up for bid at the Waynedale Library; 2200 Lower Huntington Rd, Fort
The Street Department crews are picking up leaves and have picked up over 1166 loads! This week…
Crew One: Indian Village, Getz Road, South Bend Drive and Interurban Acres.
Crew Two: Highland Park Forest, Irvington Park, Park Place Condos, Brookwood Civic, Bloomingdale, Hamilton
St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, will host a Festival of Lessons and Carols on Monday, December 19, at 7 p.m. There is no charge, but a free will offering will be taken up to benefit the Saint Vincent de Paul Society of the parish. All are welcome.
Presented by the
On November 17, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School students, faculty and staff gathered at an all-school assembly for a unique reason – to support 2nd grader Anthony Gabriel who is fighting lymphoma cancer at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, to shave heads and to rally against