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Starting Friday, January 16, Girl Scouts across Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Steuben and Wells counties will once again be selling Girl Scout Cookies. The sale will continue through Saturday, March 14, 2004. Consumers can purchase cookies immediately from a Girl Scout that has the cookies in-hand or use their order form for delivery at a later date.

Here in Waynedale, Girl Scout Cassie Kiel, a student at South Side High School will be knocking on your door with a brand-new cookie for you...

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CANTERBURY SCHOOL PLANS OPEN HOUSE

Early childhood program open house is planned for Thursday, January 15 and Friday, January 16, 2003 at Canterbury School located at 5601 Covington Road.

Families can come either day between 9:00am and 1:00pm. They will have the opportunity to tour the school and visit classrooms. Canterbury's Early Childhood Program encompasses half-day programs with a wide variety of experiences in language, literature, music, art, drama, science, math and social studies...

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MOORE COMPLETES BOOT CAMP 

Marine Corps PFC David W. Moore, son of Debi S. and David L. Moore of Yoder, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William E Armington of Fort Wayne, and a 2000 graduate of Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, recently completed 12 weeks of boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Boot camp is designed to challenge new Marines recruits both physically and mentally.

Moore and fellow recruits began their training of intense physical conditioning by performing...

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U.S. Senator Evan Bayh announced the names of the fifty-three Indiana high school students he has nominated for admission to the United States Service Academies. Among the fifty-three Hoosiers are fifteen nominees from the Northeast Indiana region.

Two of Bayh's Northeast Indiana-region nominees from The Waynedale News area are: Stephanie G. Koehl, Fort Wayne, South Side High School, U.S. Military Academy and Daniel Cohen, Fort Wayne, Homestead High School, U.S. Naval Academy

The nominees...

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VETERAN'S MEMORIAL SERVICE

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (formerly known as the V. A. Hospital, 2121 Lake Ave., will have a Memorial Service in honor of the Veterans who have passed away from October through the end of December, 2003. If you know of a Veteran's name who has passed away in this time period, call: (260) 426-5432, Ext. 1413, and it will be read in the Bell Service portion of the Memorial Service. All are welcome to attend. The service is January 17, 2004 at...

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Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive in Fort Wayne, is once again opening its doors to those who want to walk in a quiet and enclosed area, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, beginning at 8am. The activity is held in the Family Life Center, which is designed to help families with physical and spiritual needs.

Mrs. Betty Rekeweg, parish nurse at Mount Calvary runs the program, so members and non-members alike can get the exercise they need to maintain good health. Mrs...

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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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