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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.

HOME REPAIR FRAUD CRIME PREVENTION TIPS

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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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WAYNE HS TEACHER PRESENTED WITH HOUSE RESOLUTION

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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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SETTLERS PLANT SALE

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May 2, 2014
10 a.m. — 4 p.m.

May 3
8 a.m. — noon
1424 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Follow signs to the outside basement entrance of the house
Historic Swinney Homestead Annual Open House and Bake Sale
May 2, 2014
10 a.m.—4p.m.

1424 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
April 15, 2014 – The garden is covered with snow!
Greetings from Settlers' Herb Gardeners,
Settlers are potting up perennials from their gardens to add to the "diggings" at the Herb Sale. Any garden or houseplants you...

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BISHOP LUERS HS NATIONAL HONORS SOCIETY INDUCTEES

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Fort Wayne-Bishop Luers National Honors Society would like to congratulate the following inductees on their academic standard of excellence, volunteerism, excellent record of behavior in and out of school and their leadership roles in Bishop Luers and within the community; Takyra Merritt, Madison Busch, David Johnson, Emily Klepper, Dena Short, Emma Wolfe, Madeline Reimbold, Carly Grabner, Alexander Steffen, Ethan Brown, Isabella Case, Jordan Turpchinoff, Dana Baldus, Noah Johnson, Michael...

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JOIN JANET AT LAPPER 2014

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Janet Steadman first learned about Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana when her late husband was diagnosed with lung cancer. A coworker, who was a Cancer Services volunteer, told her she could get the help she needed at Cancer Services.

Then when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 she became a client of Cancer Services.

"When I came down with it I knew right where to turn," Steadman said.

Cancer Services was able to help her navigate the myriad decisions she needed to make and...

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WAYNEDALE FLOOD CONTROL

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Mayor Tom Henry told residents joined residents to break ground for a flood control project that will protect the area in the future.

The low-lying area along the Fairfield Ditch in Waynedale, in particular along Dalevue Drive and Fernwood Avenue, has experienced chronic flooding since the 1950s. For more than 10 years, the City worked closely with the Army Corp of Engineers to find solutions for this flood zone area. It was hoped that the project could receive federal assistance, but with...

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CELEBRATORY WALK AIMS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF HEARING HEALTH

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The Fort Wayne Breakfast Sertoma Club, in partnership with Carter Hearing Clinics, ENT Associates & The Hearing Center, and Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS), invites everyone to CELEBRATE SOUND Don't Walk in Silence on May 17, 2014 at Foster Park at 10 AM.

Maybe you haven't heard, but for 50 million Americans, hearing loss is a significant health issue. From newborn babies to senior citizens, hearing loss can impede learning, lead to social isolation, and even be life...

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ELMHURST LITTLE LEAGUE TURNS 60

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Can you believe it has been 60 years since the first Elmhurst Little Leaguer stepped foot on the one and only diamond that used to be located on Hayden Road, which is now Ardmore Avenue, next to Elmhurst High School. Elmhurst Little League has now expanded to 4 diamonds, a concession stand and large parking lot located on Mason Drive.

As a former player and current coach I have spent 20 plus years at the Elmhurst diamonds during the summer. I have really enjoyed my time at Elmhurst and...

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CLEAN SWEEP

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None of us like to see trash and debris on the side of the road, sidewalk or river bank – and that's why residents are being asked to pitch in and be part of the City of Fort Wayne's Great American Cleanup™ event.

Volunteers of all ages are asked to show their community pride and join in on the annual Great American Cleanup™ on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Residents, families, churches, youth organizations or schools are asked to register at www.cityoffortwayne.org/greatamericancleanup or by...

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