Waynedale Politial Commentaries

What are your Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana politicians working on for you? Local, regional and state wide politics can be found here written by your elected officials.

As I enter my sixth year as Wayne Township Trustee, I think back about how successful my office has been at achieving my goal of developing community partnerships. These collaborations are vital in the problem-solving process because they incorporate multiple viewpoints and ideas. Many of our successes have been a direct result of joining together with other government, not-for-profit, and religious organizations. Throughout the year I have been able to give examples of how Wayne Township...

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Greetings! I hope you've had a great summer! Things have been fairly quiet in the 4th District (which extends from the airport on the south to Goshen Road on the north and Covington Shopping Center on the west to the West Central area on the east) this summer. The crime rate remains low in the "Waynedale News" area but one particular problem continues to stand out—thefts from vehicles parked at shopping centers and similar sites. Our excellent Fort Wayne Police Department officers are...

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Strengthening Our Community Through Cooperation

 

We here at the Wayne Township Trustee's Office recognize that the needs of our community cannot be met by only one agency. There are many organizations that make up that fabric of social service, and recent years national policies have shifted to recognize the value of charitable and faith-based organizations that work with government. With an ever-expanding indigent population, the coordination of services is essential to maximize...

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Capt. Hugh Reusser served with the U.S. Army Reserves and was on active duty with the 113th Medical Company from April 2003-April 2004, (Combat Stress Control) in Iraq.  When not on active duty he is at Health Care for Homeless Veterans at Fort Wayne, Indiana, VA Medical Center.  In Iraq his CSC team was attached to the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) from June 3 to August 3, 2003, near Al Fallujah.

WAYNE TOWNSHIP SALUTES OUR VETERANS

 

The Wayne Township Trustee's Office is extremely proud of our efforts to help veterans and their families in this community.‑ Two Wayne Township family members, and one of our closest community partners are directly involved in protecting us from international terrorism through their efforts in the United States Reserves.‑ SGT Shaun A. Crook of the 113th SPT BN will soon be arriving in Afghanistan.‑ Our thoughts and prayers are with him.‑ SPC Jason Hile...

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The Park Board recently made available the findings of the comprehensive study of the Fort Wayne park system. The public surveys which were conducted during the study showed that the citizens of Fort Wayne appreciate our parks and want a balanced emphasis on both open green space where we can take a stroll and relax and more organized activities such as water parks, swimming, tennis, winter sports, etc. One of the most strongly emphasized messages from citizens and from the consultants as...

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Some of us recall a time when a person could graduate from a local high school and virtually be assured of obtaining a "good job" at one of the manufacturing plants that dotted the Fort Wayne area. Many of the those jobs fed the Detroit automotive industry with wires, valves, tires, engines and other parts used to produce new shiny cars and trucks for the nation. A person could go to work at age eighteen, stay with the same employer until age 65, and make a living that supported a family and...

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