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Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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To THE WAYNEDALE NEWS,

c/o Ray McCune-Scouting Smoke Signals

We are pleased to report that the Boys Scouts from Troop 344, chartered through Waynedale United Methodist Church, earned 2nd place overall in competition at the Miami District annual Klondike Derby recently. The Derby was held Saturday, January 12th at the Anthony Wayne Council's Camp Chief Little Turtle located at Pleasant Lake, Indiana – north of Fort Wayne.

The Scouts demonstrated a variety of skills as they raced from station...

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COMMENTS FROM OUR SUBSCRIBERS 2002

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We enjoy the Waynedale News immensely. Hope you always keep it a "hometown" paper. Alvin & Marilyn Hutchins-Muldoon Rd.

Enjoy paper and really enjoyed latest article on Wiley. (God Bless Him.) Patricia Dull-Prairie Grove Dr.

I HOPE YOU LAST INDEFINITELY. I REALLY ENJOY AND USE THE ADS YOU USE. Roseanna Freeman-Bradbury Ave.

Keep up the good work! Mike & Lisa Palmer-Fairoak Dr.

As long as I have been getting The Waynedale News it came by mail. The last one I got two. One by mail and...

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IN FAITH

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ECHO FROM ETERNITY 

Vince Foster served as deputy counsel to President Bill Clinton until the night of July 20, 1993, when he allegedly committed suicide in a Washington, D.C. park.

 

Controversy has swirled around the circumstances of his death to this day.

Regardless of where you come down on that issue, I want to share something related to it that I think you'll find interesting. Just eight weeks before his death, Foster was asked to speak to students graduating from the University...

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THAT'S THE WAY I SAW IT

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Old-Time Baseball Player Charlie Koons Dies

 

The Fort Wayne Old-Timer's Baseball Association lost its oldest member January 1, 2002 when Charlie Koons passed away. Known by many baseball players in the early 1900's, who have also passed away, Charlie was a Fort Wayne Baseball Legend.

One of his exploits was making the trip with the City Light Tigers to Cleveland for a national tournament. The opposing team scored seven first inning runs off Charlie. The manager, thinking the game was...

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HOMETOWN VIEWS

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Oooooohhhhh I just have to tell you where we went to eat the other night. I was so excited – until we got there and had to wait in line for thirty minutes, in a crowded space, while carrying around a germ laden contraption 'thingy' that blinked every two or three seconds to let us know it was still alive, and when it finally 'went off' it blinked its dozen or so lights and yelled something at us that sounded like a muffled Lithuanian trying to speak English with a southern accent. And it...

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EDITORIAL

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GUEST EDITORIAL-This is an editorial written by an American citizen, published in a local newspaper in another town, and sent to us by a relative. I concur with it and I think you will also.

 

IMMIGRANTS, NOT AMERICANS, MUST ADAPT

I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we are offending some individual or their culture. Since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, we have experienced a surge in patriotism by the majority of Americans. However, the dust from the attacks had barely...

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