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University of Saint Francis

Dr. Marcia Sauter, Vice President for Academic Affairs at USF, has announced students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2002 semester. These students have maintained a 3.5 grade point average on a four-point scale and have carried at least 12 credit hours.

Area students on the Dean's List are: Bethany Lockwood majoring in Nursing and Jennifer N. Weachock majoring in Education (Visual Arts). 

 

Marian College

Marian College is the only Catholic...

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Every year about 200 wishes come true for children in Indiana. Lorena, age 14 of Waynedale, was granted her most favorite wish, to visit Disney World.

You see, for many children, attending school, playing in the backyard, and running through a sprinkler on hot summer days are done with little effort. But for Lorena, diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, energy is low and optimism is not so promising. It is for kids like Lorena that MAKE-A-WISH Foundation of Indiana comes into play.

Lorena's...

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Greg Scott and John Jr. show three Northern caught on Stony Lake.  The Northern Pike have a double row of Y bones that require a special fillet technique.  These fish provided a fine Thursday evening meal for the camp.

The best way to get to Bear Lake from Fort Wayne is to go north to the Soo Locks, then east 150 miles to Lang Lake. Then take a boat ride 18 miles through four sets of narrows to Bear Lake. After arriving this spring, there were chores to do. The water intake pipe needed to be placed out in the lake and water pumped into the head tank. It's nice to know there are still places where you can pull your drinking water right out of the lake.

This year there were ten of us which is a larger...

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Top row (L-R):   Casey Hale, Mike Miller, Chad Teetsel, Ben Stiffler, John Gayday, Greg Kreiger, Coach Mark Koos Bottom row (L-R):  Mike Ybarra, Travis Sliger, Ryan Potchka, Steve Purdy, Andy Piatt, Ryan Shaffer, Dwayne Brown. Not shown: Eric Sherrill, Cole Hale, Bryan Cox

On Thursday, May 30, 2002 the Elmhurst Trojans played in the second game of the Division 3A Sectional after receiving a bye for the first game. The games were played at Indiana Tech and the Trojans were matched up with long-time rivals, the Wayne Generals, who also received a bye. Steve Purdy started out the game by pitching for the Trojans and with excellent defense behind him the score was 6-5 after the sixth. Mike Ybarra came in and closed, earning him a save for the game. The Trojans also...

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Pastors who participated in the installation of Rev. Gary Miller as Senior Pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church: Front row; Rev. Arnold Piering, Rev. Joe Adams, Rev. Gary Miller, Rev. David Easterday, Rev. Ron Francis  Back row; Seminarian Greg Bearss, Rev. Herbert Gerken, Rev. Warren Messmann, Rev. David Adams, and Dr. James Koerschen

Rev. Gary Miller was installed as the senior pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive, on Sunday, June 9, 2002. Presiding at the installation was Rev. Arnold Piering, pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne and counselor for the Fort Wayne South Circuit.

Rev. Miller comes to Mount Calvary after serving congregations in Cleveland and Archbold, Ohio. While leading congregations in the Ohio District Rev. Miller also held several district positions.

Rev. Miller...

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On Tuesday, June 18, 2002 the newly renovated and expanded facility for Older Adults, Villa of the Woods, 5610 Noll Avenue was dedicated with Bishop John M. D'Arcy presiding.

Villa of the Woods is a licensed residential living facility serving older adults and participates in the State of Indiana Medicaid Room and Board Assistance Program. The center was established in 1976 and is located at the former Bishop Luers Convent. With the renovation and expansion, the facility is now able to...

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QUIET WARRIORS CHAPTER KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION NEWS

Due to the closing of Parkwest's Fish of Stroh, our "Quiet Warriors" will be meeting on July 6, 2002, at Minnie's Banquet Hall in the Colony Service Center, 6433 Bluffton Rd., Ft. Wayne, IN., across from the Kentucky Fried Chicken. We welcome you to join us for Breakfast at 9 a.m. and Meeting at 10 a.m. Spouses and friends are welcome. For more information, call:(260)747-0601

 

LOCATION FOR FLAG DISPOSAL

The department of Veterans...

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Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool in Waynedale was recently recognized for reaching the third level of the Paths to QUALITY program of the Early Childhood Alliance in Northeast Indiana. This program works with and identifies early childhood centers who strive to provide quality educational programs for the families and children they serve. In attaining this level, Mount Calvary's Preschool has met the following criteria:

Level 1: Health and safety needs are met, including criminal history...

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IPFW – (INDIANA UNIVERSITY/PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE)

AREA COFFEE HOUSE TO DISPLAY WORKS BY LOCAL WAYNEDALE ARTIST

A display of art by a new talent in the Waynedale area is now being featured in Daddieo DaVinci's dining room. The work of Miss Lindsey Marshall to be on display. The artist is a native of the Waynedale/Yoder area and is presently studying graphic design at IPFW in Fort Wayne. Miss Marshall attended Purdue University in West Lafayette and is now helping serve customers at...

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