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Cast members (l to r):  Brent Blalock, Carrie Rice, Steve Troxel, Thom Houston, Andrew Etter, DonEtte Harold, Lila Wittig, Dave Swanson, Cherie Ditto, Alyssa Gorrell, Tina Hadjakis, Karen Grieser, Karen Davis, and Brian Shetterly. (not pictured-James Williams).

Edwards Productions Inc., a nonprofit traveling troupe is teaming with the catering company, Save Your Fork, to provide a menu of dinner theatre in Fort Wayne. Adding a little spice for their next production will be the Jewish interactive comedy, "Grandma Sylvia's Funeral".

Sylvia Schildner Grossman always said she wanted all her friends to be at her funeral. Well—-she was hit by a garbage truck on Hallandale Bench Boulevard in Florida, and now everyone is going to "Grandma Sylvia's Funeral"...

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Don and Carol Nagel of Fort Wayne celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 26, 2002. Don and Carol are both retired and they have 6 children, 18 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. They love to work on their business, "Saint Joseph's Workshop". They make rosaries, crosses and sell statues of Our Lady of Fatima.

Congratulations to Don and Carol and many more years of happiness together.

AMERICAN LEGION – For God and Country

PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION

"For God and Country, We associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend The Constitution of the United States of America. To maintain law and order.

To foster and perpetuate one hundred percent Americanism. To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars. To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the Community, State, and Nation. To combat the autocracy of...

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The Fort Wayne unit of the Indiana Air National Guard, the 122nd Fighter Wing "Blacksnakes," is pleased to announce Mrs. Pamela Hestermann as the new Family Readiness and Support Manager.

"Mrs. Hestermann will be a strong asset to the Wing in matters regarding family communications and events," said Colonel Perry Collins, the Blacksnakes' Vice Commander.

Pamela Hestermann comes highly qualified for the position, especially considering her professional experience; she retired as a Master...

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Place the contents of your wallet on a photocopy machine. Do both sides of each license, credit card, etc., so you will know what you had in your wallet and all of the account numbers and phone numbers to call to cancel. Keep the photocopy in a safe place.

A corporate attorney sent this out to the employees in his company. I pass it along, for your information. We've all heard horror stories about fraud that's committed using your name, address, SS#, credit, etc. Unfortunately I (the author...

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(This column is for all schools in the Waynedale area – news submitted by local high schools and grade school journalism students iarewelcome and will be published as space permits – credits and bylines given.)

COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY

What: College Goal Sunday kick-off – celebrities and financial aid professionals will talk with high school students about how financial aid can help them afford college. College Goal Sunday 2002 will help students and their families complete the application that...

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West bound on Lower Huntington Rd

In the summer of 2000, Beulah Stoker, president of the Southeast Neighborhood Association requested a turn arrow at the intersection of Bluffton and Lower Huntington Roads. Beulah, as well as other members of the association were concerned that the increased traffic in the Waynedale area was creating a dangerous traffic situation at that intersection. During periods of heavy traffic, drivers would sometimes have to wait through more than one signal cycle. There was also a problem with...

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L to R (front row):  Tony Stefanek, sales rep.; Cathy Gibson, Office mgr., Joe Stefanek, president; Jesse Ringen, Tent Dept. mgr. (back row):  Kathy James, Party Planner & Decorator; Jeff Bierbaum, sewing mgr.;  Phil Furnas, General mgr.

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and who better to serve you for sending out those balloons than, Ace Tent Rental & Party Supplies. Yes, Ace Tent Rental & Party Supplies, 7673 Bluffton Road is now your one stop party shop. They can provide you with everything from holiday decorations to balloons, candles and paper goods.

Ace Tent was established in 1985 on Alma Avenue. They moved to their present location 8 years ago. Joe Stefanek, current President-CEO began working at the age of...

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Last Tuesday morning, 01-08-02, I drove over to Wayne High School to attend Mark Souder's Town Meeting. The meeting started at 9:30am and the press release said Mark would be discussing the war on terrorism, homeland security, and other issues of importance. As usual, I was running late. I walked through the main doors and saw that there was an armed security person present. Oh no, I thought, I didn't bring my ID with me. I walked through the glass doors and asked the security guy where...

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