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Local couples talk about love and marriage

By Carolyn Marnon – Look around you and I am sure you will find many couples who have been happily married for a number of years. Here are just a couple stories from around the community. Dwayne and Shawna Walker They’ve been together through thick and thin for 18 years....

Judge orders recall election for May 8th

By Carolyn Marnon – “I think the law is pretty clear that it’s likely the plaintiff will prevail on the merits,” said Chief Judge Robert J. Colombo, Jr. from his Third Judicial Circuit Court courtroom in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on Friday morning, February 2,...

Loving a program that lets girls shine

By Carolyn Marnon – It’s almost time for the annual Wayne-Westland Distinguished Young Women program where high school junior young ladies gather together to compete for scholarship money. The program will be at the Stottlemeyer Auditorium at Wayne Memorial High School on...

Johnson announces campaign for State House seat

By Carolyn Marnon – Westland city councilman Bill Johnson recently announced his campaign to fill the 16th State House seat that is being vacated by Rep. Robert Kosowski due to term limits. Mr. Johnson spoke of the double desks in the House of Representatives chambers. He...

February 2018 News Briefs

Zebra Safari coming soon Get your tickets to the annual Zebra Safari sponsored by the Zebra Parent Advisory Council at Wayne Memorial High School. Proceeds from this event benefit the Class of 2018 for their Farewell Event and other student activities. Entertainment will be...

Now open in Wayne

Jeff and Mary PowersBy Carolyn Marnon – Powers Woodcrafts, a specialty woodworking and crafts store, has just recently opened its doors to the public. Powers Woodcrafts is locally owned by husband and wife team, Mary and Jeff Powers. They wanted to share their love of art...

Former City of Wayne firefighter remembered

By Carolyn Marnon – Retired Lieutenant of the Wayne Fire Division Owen McGill died last month; he was 90 years old. Born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada in 1927, Owen McGill moved to Wayne, Michigan in October 1942 where he attended Fordson High School in Dearborn and Wayne High...

Where can I take my valentine?

Elvis sighting in Wayne! Yes, you too can see Elvis is still alive! He will be appearing live and in concert on Saturday, February 10, at the Knights of Columbus, Notre Dame Lounge, 3144 S. Wayne Rd. Tickets for the show and dinner are $15 per person. A cash bar will be...

Anointed Fish House featured on channel 4

By Carolyn Marnon – With the Lenten season soon upon us, many will be looking for a place to get their meal on Fish Friday. Look no further than Anointed Fish House here in Wayne. Located at 4310 Wayne Rd where Nemo’s used to be, Tameca Stringer can set you up for a...

JUDGE ORDERS RECALL ELECTION IN MAY

Wayne residents Robert Boertje, represented by his attorney, Scott Ruark of O’Reilly Rancilio P.C., came before Wayne County Third Circuit Court Judge Robert Colombo Jr. requesting the clerk be ordered to issue a Call for Election. After hearing from the attorneys arguments,...

Recall petitions denied

January 10th update – By Carolyn Marnon – The recall petitions that were submitted to the Wayne County Clerk in December for the recall of city councilman Christopher Sanders were denied on January 10th.  According to Lisa Williams-Jackson, Director of Communications, Office of...

Shopping big!

By Carolyn Marnon – And the winner is….Kelly Skiff! Wayne Main Street, in partnership with the Wayne Downtown Development Authority, sponsored a $1000 shopping spree contest last month before Christmas. Kelly was chosen as the lucky winner to shop at five stores in downtown...