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Goodfellows to raffle off Chevy Camaro

The City of Wayne Goodfellows has a long-standing tradition of ensuring that no child in Wayne goes without a Christmas. To raise money, various fundraisers are done throughout the year along with a Christmas party in December. The funds raised during these events are used to...

April 2015 – News Briefs

Leader Dogs A representative from the Leader Dogs for the Blind will present the process of training these special friends at 6:30 p.m. on April 8 at the Wayne Public Library. A four-legged friend will be on hand to display his/her obedience skills. This free program is sponsored...

Wayne Main Street hosts Building Basics Workshop

Lindsey Wooten – The Wayne Main Street Design Committee announces the upcoming application period of the Wayne Main Street Design Services program. An information meeting for business and building owners who are located in the Main Street district will be held on Monday,...

Wayne Memorial Bowling team wins State Championship

By Samantha Tillman, WMHS sophomore – The Wayne Memorial High School boys bowling team finished with a first place win at the state championship on March 6 and 7, being the first boys’ bowling team to win states in the history of Wayne Memorial. Coach Bob Jawor (whom the...

Police Department to host monthly meetings

Wayne Police Chief Al Maciag and his department will begin hosting monthly meetings to hear concerns of the residents and business owners. The first meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, at the Wayne Activity and Banquet Center located at 35000 Sims Avenue, Wayne,...

In memory of my daughter, Isabella Harmony Shuh (9/30/2005-3/08/2006)

Buddy Shuh – At about 8 a.m. on March 8th of 2006, my phone rang. It was Children’s Hospital in Detroit. They told me that it was time, and that I probably needed to hurry. You see, they knew that my wife and I wanted to be present when our five month old daughter passed...

Mobile libraries coming to Wayne and Westland

The Wayne and Westland Rotary Clubs, along with help from the construction technology students at the William D. Ford Career Technical Center, are providing Little Free Libraries for the community. Little Free Libraries is a “take a book, return a book” box full of books where...

New voting precincts and wards

There will be a change to the voting process in Wayne starting with the May 5 election. In November 2014 voters in the city approved a ward voting system. To implement these changes there will be a change to polling locations and all voters will get new voter registration cards....

Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office Denies Warrant for Wayne Teacher

On March 18, 2015, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office was presented with a warrant request from the Wayne Police Department for a male teacher employed at the Roosevelt McGrath School in Wayne, Michigan.  On March 11, 2015, a complaint was made to the Wayne Police by a...

New businesses open doors in Wayne

By Jenny Johnson – Fresh Choice Food Center, a new grocery store, opened its doors at 8 a.m. on Jan. 19. It didn’t take long for the parking lot to fill up and the grocery carts to be put to good use. The clean bright full service supermarket with easy to read signs and six...