Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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Leonid Meteor Shower

 

The 2002 Leonid Meteor Shower promises a memorable show in the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 19th. A storm of shooting stars and possible bright fireballs will zoom across the heavens in a dazzling array that may not be repeated for another hundred years.

Begin looking between midnight Monday, November 18, and sunrise on Tuesday, November 19th. An early morning outburst is expected to generate a sharp peak of activity around 5:30 a.m. EST Tuesday morning...

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Do you have what it takes to visit the scariest place in the Fort Wayne area? The Haunted Cave. This Halloween Party started 10 years ago for family and friends. "It just kept getting bigger and bigger, so we decided to open it up to the public," stated Tim Stone, one of the owners of The Haunted Cave. The Cave is currently 10,000 square feet of terror and getting bigger each year. It is located between Ardmore and Smith Roads, just off of Engle Road across from Kapp's Landscape on the corner...

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TO EACH IS GIVEN GIFTS

 

I met Mary through a series of Emails that started when she contacted the Waynedale News. Her request was sent to me, by our editor, and thus started our friendship of communication. Mary is a gifted person, although I am sure she doesn't see herself as such, which is true of many artists. She is fascinated with cemeteries. Not just interested. No, more than that. She has sought out cemeteries in many states, studied the tombstones, and taken photographs of those...

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Scoutmaster Jack Shepard with a display of Pinewood Derby Cars and Trophies.

IT'S OFFICIAL: Cub Scout Pack 3044, formerly of Maplewood Elementary School, is alive and well and will now start meeting at Waynedale's own Boy Scout Cabin, corner of Lower Huntington Road and Ardmore Avenue. Thanks to the combined efforts of Miami District Exec. Dave Kinnee, Boy Scout Troop 44 Scoutmaster Jack Shepard, and Chartered Organization Representative Ray McCune, Cub Scout Pack 3044 has been rechartered for the rest of 2002 and for the year of 2003. The Pack committee is now...

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Dear Cousin,

 

October is showing her true colors as autumn moves into the hills. Puffy white clouds move lazily across a remarkably blue sky, casting dappled shadows on Pilot Knob. Although the trees are still mostly green, a smudge of red can be seen in the distance where a maple tree stands in solitary splendor. The dogwoods are turning also, and it won't be long until our hills are garbed in their autumn finery.

The air is crisp as a Winesap apple, and just as refreshing. Nights are...

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This recipe came from the Feast Of The Hunters' Moon put on by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association in Lafayette, Indiana the weekend of October 19-20, 2002. Thanks to Leon Dickson and E.J. Pheasant for letting THE WAYNEDALE NEWS sample some of the bread they were baking in an old fashion clay 'beehive' oven. They built a fire in the oven, and baked their bread inside after the fire was pulled out.

 

COMMON BREAD OR FRENCH WATER BREAD

 

In a large bowl, mix together:

5 cups warm...

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