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.

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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This Article is expected to be sent to all the major newspapers in Indiana, with a special explanatory set of bullet points for the editorial boards of those papers. However, the article is debuting in The Waynedale News. As the Chairman of the Indiana Sentencing Reform Commission, and the author of the Forensic Diversion legislation, I am charged with the task of explaining where the State is currently headed with the reform of its correctional system. The Forensic Diversion program is the...

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Recently there's been quite a bit of controversy regarding the route of the Three Rivers Festival Parade. After the parade route was changed over 500 residents of the West Central Neighborhood Association signed a petition asking the TRF Board to resume routing the festival parade down W. Wayne Street through the West Central area. Unfortunately, after some consideration, the festival board declined the request. Some might think that this issue isn't important unless you happen to be a...

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Plans Underway for Veteran's Stand Down & Healthy Cities Health Fair

 

Wayne Township is proud to announce that the 14th annual Healthy Cities Health Fair & 8th Annual Veteran's Stand Down will once again be held at our main office located at 320 East Superior Street. This event has grown substantially each and every year since finding a home in our building, and we are very thankful to our tremendous community partners whose efforts have resulted in an experience equivalent to the level of...

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