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The first publication of The Waynedale News came out on September 2, 1932. The name of the paper at that time was The Waynedale Press. Arden McCoy was the editor and the paper was a single sheet. It was hand-delivered door to door just as it is today. It is now distributed to over 11,000 people on the southwest side of Fort Wayne. Listed below are the hard working carriers that bring you the "good news" about Waynedale and the Fort Wayne area.

Meredith Lindsay, 11 and Jamison Lindsay, 9 both...

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Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Mary T. Anderson, daughter of Martha J. Anderson, recently departed on a routine, scheduled deployment to the Mediterranean Sea while assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Cole, home-ported in Norfolk, VA.

Anderson's ship will be joining the 6,500 Sailors and Marines already deployed aboard the ships of the USS Enterprise Carrier Strike Group. Enterprise is the first U.S. carrier to deploy since the end of major military operations in Iraq.

The primary...

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AMERICAN LEGION POST #241-Charlie Rathsack, Commander

New Weekly Kitchen Menu Luncheon Specials Served From 11am to 1pm

"Stop in and have one of our "Home Cooked" and delicious lunches from 11am to 1:30pm daily Monday through Friday."

Food every evening: Monday-50-cent Draft Beer,

Tuesday-Sliders,

Wednesday-Wings,

Thursday-Evening Food Specials-prepared by the Honor Guard, Auxiliary, or Sons of American Legion

Friday Night Dinners will be served from 5pm to 7:30pm

Now Serving! 4-piece...

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The Christmas season is upon us and that holiday spirit is in full force-toys are flying off the shelves, fruit is being sold by the box full, money is being dropped into the traditional red kettle in front of the Walgreens store. And, throughout Waynedale special Christmas trees offer help for a family or child in need.

One of those special trees is called an "Angel Tree". You see, a child is often forgotten during Christmas when their parent is in prison. Angel Trees see to it that...

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Indiana University recruit, James Hardy had a record setting night in a game against Harding Saturday, December 13, 2003. The game was played at Harding High School. Elmhurst struggled against the Hawks physical inside defense and lost in overtime.

Elmhurst trailed by 10 points going into the fourth, but rallied back and outscored the Harding Hawks to put the game into overtime.

Elmhurst will get a chance to play Harding again at the SAC Holiday Tournament, which will be played Monday...

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Just west of The Waynedale News, on Lower Huntington Road, sets the office of Marvin Crell. Marvin Crell's office began as Greider's Grocery. The store was owned and operated by Howard Greider. The business was started during the 1929 depression and it began with the purchase of $13 worth of canned goods. Howard's uncle, Ralph Greider owned two other grocery stores in Waynedale.

In the summer of 1946, at the age of 42, Howard Greider passed away due to cancer. Shortly after his death...

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On my honor I will do my best

Sometimes when a boy sets out to do his best the people around him are unsettled by the fact that he looks and acts differently than the other boys. Maybe his haircut isn't traditional or he doesn't always dress in khakis and a polo shirt. He seems to question everything. He isn't fond of authority. He challenges everyone he comes in contact with, not afraid to speak his mind; he sometimes infuriates those around him with his "attitude."

 

To do my duty to...

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Two members from the Wayne High School Class of 2006 have been selected as part of the Youth Leadership Fort Wayne program for the 2003-2004 school year. Cierra Kindy and Antonio Hollis (not available for photo) will be attending five day-long sessions. A Saturday orientation and an overnight retreat are part of the schedule of events.

YLFW is a community leadership development program for high school sophomores who have demonstrated leadership potential. The goals of the program are to: 1)...

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Charles Rathsack, Commander of American Legion Post 241 in Waynedale presented a check for $1,500.00 to Jane Avery, Executive Director of Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, Inc. to help provide for the needs of hungry people in our area. ‑The need for food this year is more than double what it was a year ago. Many people are needing to ask for food help for the first time in their lives due to the flood and many job losses in our area.

AMERICAN LEGION POST #296

Larry Thiele, Commander

"Helen and I and everyone from Post #296 wish to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. How nice it is to be back home again!"

Come check out our NEWLY REMODELED post. Since the flood of July 03 we have all new bar-all new cabinets-all new carpet. We are totally remodeled and open to the public.

Come and get it every Thursday! Serving Broasted Chicken 11-2pm and 5-9pm

Friday Nights Fish Fry

Kids Christmas Party Saturday, December 20th...

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