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We all know the hands that rock the cradle rule the world, and those hands typically belong to moms. But how do mothers become such wise sages?

They learn by trial and error and from other moms, say older mothers.

"I know my mom learned on me," said Waynedale resident Lynda Heidelberg, who is a mother herself of two grown daughters.

Her mother, Loretta Porter, 90, a resident of Glenbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Wayne, said it was easy mothering Heidelberg and her brother...

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On Saturday, May 31, 2014 women and girls are coming together to celebrate sisterhood! Third through fifth grade girls and their mentors will be celebrating the completion of the Girls On The Run program with a 5K Fun Run/Walk called the Diva Dash. And they would like for you to run with them!

"Georgetown Square will come alive as 70 or more girls from 4 schools have fun running 3.2 miles," said Gail Gerber, chairman for the race.

Girls on the Run of Allen County is committed to inspiring...

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Two weeks and five games into the 2014 season has been a roller coaster ride. Varsity started the year with a strong outing by Nick Hyuck who only gave up 1 unearned run over 7 innings leading his team to a 4-1 victory at New Haven. The next day in a double header at Heritage the team had a day to forget. In the first game they were blown out 21-0. In game 2 Varsity was up 5-2 through 5 innings but Heritage rallied scoring 2 in the sixth and seventh to get the sweep. Hyuck took the mound once...

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Major Brad Reynolds talks to the preschoolers in front of the A-10 fighter jet.

On April 14, the St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School four-year-old preschoolers visited the National Guard 122nd Fighter Wing Air Base located near the Fort Wayne International Airport.

The preschoolers started their tour in the main hangar that houses the A-10 fighter jets. The preschoolers got an up-close view of the A-10 fighter jets. Fighter jet pilot Major Brad Reynolds spoke to the preschoolers about various features of the fighter jet, including a pilot ejector seat, where a pilot can eject...

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Local business and community leaders had the opportunity to learn more about the cutting edge educational programs offered at Fort Wayne Community Schools during the Seeing is Believing Tour Thursday, April 17.

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. and the Fort Wayne Area PTA Council partnered with FWCS to provide a bus tour of the district with stops at three schools – Towles Intermediate School, Harrison Hill Elementary School and South Side High School. The leaders boarded an Excursions Trailways bus at...

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JMEDICAL-JEFF

J Medical, a supplier of new and used medical equipment to residents in Waynedale, will celebrate their first year of business in May 2014. Owner Jeff Siples said he has really enjoyed meeting so many new people and reports over 70% of his business comes from people driving by on Lower Huntington Road and seeing his sign. He only advertises in The Waynedale News but is looking forward to adding a website soon.

Jeff opened his store after leaving a long time position, where he managed a larger...

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From Tuesday, April 29 through Sunday, May 4, guests from across the country will gather in Archbold for the 38th annual Quilt Show at Sauder Village. Again this year, the talents of quilters from throughout the Midwest will be celebrated with a display of more than 400 quilts, unique quilting demonstrations, shopping, special exhibits, workshops and more!

"Our six-day Quilt Show celebrates the rich tradition of quilting while showcasing the fine craftsmanship of quilters from throughout the...

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As you emerge from your home this spring, you may notice the structure has suffered some damage from winter. Unfortunately, this is also the season for home repair fraud.

It is estimated that Americans will spend approximately $133.9 billion on contracted home improvement projects and do-it-yourself repairs this year. The home repair industry is thriving. This condition makes it lucrative for con artists, and each year Americans lose millions of dollars on fraudulent repairs.

But homeowners...

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Ginger Giessler, an English and Language Arts teacher at New Tech Academy at Wayne High School, was presented with a resolution at the Statehouse. Ms. Giessler was the 2013 recipient of the Milken Award.

"It was a pleasure to recognize such an outstanding teacher," said State Representative Casey Cox (R-Fort Wayne). "I am glad that this educator is being honored for going above and beyond for her students. Ms. Giessler's exemplary work has not gone unnoticed."

Known as the "Oscars of...

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