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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.

LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS

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BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL 

BLHS CHEERLEADING COMPETITON

BLHS will host its 4th Annual National Cheerleading Association Regional on February 9th. Doors open at 7am with registration until 9am. The competition begins at 10am with the Varsity Squads. The cost is $15 per Cheerleader, per team, $10 per best Cheerleader, $5 per spectator. For more information, contact Anita Correll, at BLHS at 456-1261.

BLHS OPEN HOUSE

BLHS announces its 8th Annual Open House on Sunday, January 20th...

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HOW DO YOU DELIVER 10,000 WAYNEDALE NEWSPAPERS? THESE ARE SOME OF THE PEOPLE THAT NOT ONLY BRING YOU YOUR PAPER, BUT MAKE IT A FAMILY EVENT.

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Elizabeth, Jamison, and Meredith Lindsay carry papers in the Old Mill area. They are the children of Carol Rogers and James Lindsay. James, the director, generally takes them to their delivery area and orchestrates the delivery process.

Larry Kimmel, (right) is seen in front of the Christmas tree with his son Lance and his daughter Brittney. Larry's wife Kara, of Beautiful You Styling Salon, also helps with the delivery. Larry carries a two hundred plus bowling average at Hillcrest Lanes....

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A SALUTE TO ONE OF WAYNEDALE’S FINEST

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OFFICER CORNELL WILEY of the Fort Wayne Police Department

(A little about our own 'WAYNEDALE MARSHAL')

Officer Wiley began his career in the City of New York Parks Enforcement Task Force Division. He attended the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and graduated with honors. He then joined the Indiana State Capitol Police. On December 5, 1995, Officer Wiley joined the Fort Wayne Police Department and is currently assigned to the Waynedale area. Since then he has been nicknamed "The Waynedale...

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MOM DAD I’M BORED…

Details Learning the rules and skills of soccer is 7 year old Soccer League Player Angelique Wilson,  and Tiny Tot Indoor League Player Daniel Wilson, 5 years old with Program Director, Neil Condon.

There's nothing to do? Well, how about ice skating, bowling, cross-country skiing or at the YMCA you could play basketball, gymnastics, pool, table tennis, swim, or even climb the wall.

 

KICKING ALLOWED AT THE YMCA

The Southeast Family YMCA has just completed their first season of Youth Indoor Soccer. The "Y", located at 5125 Werling Drive, about 5 minutes from Waynedale, has not held Indoor Soccer Leagues since 1997. Re-vitalization of the soccer leagues to Southeast Family YMCA has...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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ATTENTION KOREAN WAR VETERANS!

Quiet Warriors Chapter is looking for others who served our country during the Korean War Era. We are part of the Korean War Veterans Association, and welcome you to join us on Jan. 5th for Breakfast 9 a.m. and a Meeting at 10 a.m. at Parkwest Fish of Stroh, 3824 W. Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne and join other veterans with similar experiences. Come and bring a friend. For more information, call: (219) 747-0601

 

AMEICAN LEGION POST #241

LUNCH SPECIALS MONDAY...

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FORT WAYNE, INDIANA TO SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

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The 15.7-mile route for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Torch Relay has been finalized. Eighty torchbearers from Northeast Indiana will carry the Olympic flame through each of the city's four quadrants on Thursday, January 3, 2002.

The city of Fort Wayne is honored to participate in this historic event that unites communities across the country with the spirit of the Olympics. I hope citizens take advantage of this rare opportunity to cheer on our torchbearers and to witness a moving, patriotic...

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

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50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Chester and Crystal Gwozdz recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party for friends and family.

The couple have three sons, Sam of Atlanta, Georgia and David and Kevin of Fort Wayne.

Chester is a World War II Veteran and is a retired Pillsbury Corporation employee with 30 years service. Crystal is a homemaker.

HIDEAWAY DONATES FUNDS

Details Pictured (foreground) Marty Jasper hands a check to Captain Brad Springer, Denny Spurgeon, Holly Melser and Gary Milhouse (background).

Fort Wayne Fire Department was the recipient of a check for $1300.00. Marty Jasper, manager of the Hideaway, located at 6807 Elzey, explained that the donations had been collected from local merchants and patrons during a Dec. 7th 'Pearl Harbor Day Party'. Marty presented the check to Brad Springer, Station Captain with the proceeds to be distributed to the Firefighters of Station #5.

Station #5 has been located on Bluffton Road since 1958. The station is active 24 hours a day, seven days a...

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‘POST OF THE YEAR’ AWARDED TO EXPLORER POST

Details SSgt Tony Vining presenting Explorer Colonel Gary L. Goldsberry with ‘Officer of the Year’ honors.

Explorer Post 2868, the military career exploration program of the 122nd Fighter Wing, held their annual awards dinner on November 28, 2001. The dinner was attended by present and previous members, parents and supporters of the program, and was held at the Village of Coventry Pizza Hut in Fort Wayne.

As well as recognizing ten years of service, the post honored the accomplishments of members throughout the past year. "It is the highlight of the year for these members to be recognized for...

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