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The latest breaking news stories from around the Waynedale, (South / Southwest Fort Wayne) Indiana community are all found here. These articles are written by our local writers and contain area events, happenings and general public interest coverage. If you have a news tip, idea for an article or suggestion, please click here to submit your Waynedale news.

CARACTURE ARTIST DONATES DAY OF WORK TO BURN VICTIM BREANNE BOLLINGER

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The skies were clear, the sun was bright, and the temperatures were warmer this year for the second annual Waynedale Days' Picnic in the Park.

Back this year for the second time also was "Caricatures by Darlene". Children and adults were having fun getting their caricatures done. This year had a different twist; Darlene was taking donations for Brenda Bolinger, a girl from the Zanesville/Markle area that is recovering from burns she sustained last fall. Darlene collected a total of $125 and...

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MILITARY NEWS

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DAUGHTER OF FORT WAYNE WOMAN HELPS TO BRING USS COLE BACK TO FLEET by Ligia Cohen

The guided missile destroyer USS Cole- DDG-67, dubbed "The Determined Warrior", recently returned to its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia after 14 months of extensive repairs for damage from a terrorist attack in Yemen, in October 2000. The return of the USS Cole to the fleet is a testament of the determination of her Sailors, who not only fought to keep her afloat in the days following the attack, but also worked...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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FLAG DISPOSAL

Boy Scout Troop 44 is collecting old American flags to be destined for disposal by fire. There will be a flag burning ceremony held later on this summer at the Waynedale Scout Cabin, corner of Lower Huntington Road and Ardmore Avenue. You can drop off all your old worn, torn, faded flags at THE WAYNEDALE NEWS.

 

AMVETS POST #33

MESSAGE FROM COMMANDER SHORTY GEIGER

Homeless veterans, this is a national issue. On the 1st and 2nd of May 2002, I was given two very distinct and...

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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

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VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY

LOCAL STUDENT NAMED ORIENTATION ASSISTANT

Megan Schroeder of Fort Wayne was named as an orientation assistant for summer 2002 at VU. Orientation assistants help run Focus sessions, VU's orientation for new students, and they help incoming freshmen become acquainted with campus and student life. Schroeder is a freshman mathematics and secondary education major in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is the daughter of Richard and Barbara Schroeder and is a graduate of...

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THE WAYNEDALE NEWS SALUTES AREA VALS AND SALS

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The Waynedale News Salutes Area Vals and Sals, by rls

Each year the local high schools honor their top students. The Salutatorian is the student (or students in case of a tie) which has held the second highest GPA over their high school career. At commencement exercises, the Salutatorian presents the salutatory, which welcomes all guests.

The Valedictorian is the person or persons that have achieved the highest grade point average during their high school career. At commencement ceremonies...

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KIDS! GO “FORE“ IT

Details Rick Hemsoth, one of the Dedicated Park Leaders who has planned and directed the Lifetime Sports Academy.

One year ago this month construction began on a golf course designed just for kids. This summer kids ages 8 to 18 can begin playing on a "new" 9-hole course at McMillen Park. The course was designed by Ernie Schrock and is sponsored by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, Mad Anthonys and private organizations. The Golf Learning Center is a new concept for this area featuring shorter holes (nine par-3 holes), flatter greens, carefully sculpted bunkers and natural turf tees. They...

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MILITARY NEWS

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MCCARTHY NAMED AIR GUARD ENLISTED MEMBER OF THE YEAR FOR 2002

Technical Sergeant Jeffery D. McCarthy, son of Nancy G. McCarthy, Waynedale, was recently presented with the award by The Indianapolis Armed Forces Day Coordinating Council and The American Legion National Headquarters for Exemplary Achievement and Outstanding Service. It was signed by Robert W. Spanogle, National Adjutant of The American Legion, and Robert G. Moorhead, Chairman of the Armed Forces Day Coordinating...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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From Kingston Residence

CLAUDE BROCKWAY

Claude served as a Staff Sergeant in the Fort Wayne 122nd Fighter Squadron. He spent over 20 years in the Air Guard, some of which was reserve time. Claude served in World War II, the Berlin Crisis, and the Korean Conflict. During WWII, Claude was a Porter Master in charge of getting supplies/ammunition to the Front. One of his greatest sacrifices for the war effort was giving up his job as an Inspector at International Harvester and serving in the...

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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

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TAYLOR UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE CAMPUS

TUFWC AND INDIANA READING CORPS HOST SUMMER WRITING WORKSHOP

TUFWC and IRC will hold Summer Writing Workshop, Mondays-Thursdays, June 3-13, from 9am to 11am in Founders Hall Tutorial Center. There is no cost for the workshop, enrollment is limited.

The two-week writing workshop offers children, grades 4-6, fall of 2002, the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to write and publish their own book. Skills will be developed, step-by-step, under the...

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