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On Monday, August 31, Arcadia Publishing released Legendary Locals of Fort Wayne. This is the latest installment in the Legendary Locals imprint. Authors Randolph L. Harter and Craig S. Leonard are local authors who researched many notable families in Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne sits astride the confluence where the St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Rivers form the Maumee River. Though occupied for over 10,000 years, its modern history begins just over 200 years ago with Gen. Anthony Wayne and his Miami...

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The colder months are a great time to enjoy delicious, hearty meals like dense stews, mashed potatoes, and hot chocolate. Problem is, with a diet like that you’ll be sure to pack on the pounds before spring rolls around again. Fortunately, there are plenty of healthy and tasty substitutes for popular treats that prove “flavorful” and “nutritious” aren’t always mutually exclusive. Here are seven guilt-free substitutes for some classic comfort foods:

Cauliflower instead of mashed potatoes...

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Bill and Linda Stark

Traditionally Labor Day is a much anticipated three-day weekend, bittersweet as it wraps up the summer with a final barbeque while celebrating the work force. But this year many unexpected good things happened to unsuspecting, but deserving people in the community.

Pastor Ted Jansen of Waynedale United Methodist Church challenged his congregation on Sunday, September 6th to witness to their faith by carrying out loving acts and service to others in the Waynedale area. “I want us to experience...

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Dennis E Hensley

According to Taylor University professor Dennis E. Hensley, “With today’s technology, if you live long enough, you can get famous twice for the same thing.” Dr. Hensley, a resident of Fort Wayne, is chairman of the Department of Professional Writing at Taylor and the author of 60 books.

“Back in the mid-1980s I coauthored a series of three mystery-romance novels with Holly G. Miller under our pen name of Leslie Holden,” recalls Hensley. “The books were published by Harvest House, and they...

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The City of Fort Wayne is promoting the use of bicycle lights by giving away 100 bike light sets on September 23, 2015. At approximately 7:00 p.m., a Fort Wayne Police bicycle patrol officer, City Community Development and Public Works staff, and Parkview trauma employees will hand out free bike lights at the downtown Allen County Public Library and Foster Park.

According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, there were 618 bicycling deaths in the U.S. in 2010, and...

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90th birthday Patricia Meyer

Patricia Meyer, a Waynedale resident since 1953, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on October 3rd.

Birthday wishes can be sent to her at Residence Village, 6050 S 800 E92, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.

St E Rockets

This fall, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School middle school students are meeting after school to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) concepts through the Starbase 2.0 program, a school program from the 122nd Fighter Wing Indiana Air National Guard.

On September 15, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School middle school students met to build and launch bottle rockets with components they were given. The Starbase 2.0 program simulates a rocket building effort to land a...

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Artlink Contemporary Gallery are inviting local artists to submit design ideas for ten wooden benches that will be installed along the downtown riverfront. Designs will be accepted now through November 1, 2015 with winning artwork selected through a jury process. Each winning design will earn the artist a $500 honorarium.

“We continue to make great progress in our efforts to create a downtown riverfront everyone can enjoy,” said Mayor Tom Henry. “We are moving...

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Mt Calvary bus

In the absence of FWCS busing this school year, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Child Care and Preschool has contracted with Community Transportation Network to transport school-age children to and from Waynedale and Maplewood Schools. Mt. Calvary’s before and after school program for school-age children has grown in the last eight years.

All of the families presently attending expressed a desire to keep their children at Mt. Calvary, even though Y programs were available at FWCS. This assured them of a...

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