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Wayne Memorial graduate builds his own Empire

By Kimberly Mortson – If you talk to Antoine McKay for even five minutes there’s no question he’s a great actor. Why? Because his genuine “nice guy” personality overpowers the fictionalized “thug” persona he’s portrayed in two of his most recent acting roles including the...

Annual river clean-up planned for May 30

  By Kurt Kuban – On a recent Sunday, I spent the afternoon kayaking with some good friends. While it was a fairly crisp spring day, the sun was out and it warmed our faces as we cruised past giant trees towering overhead, their buds just starting to show themselves. The...

Wayne Farmers Market opens for season

Shop local at the Wayne Farmers Market. Get ready for fresh and local grown plants, flowers and produce. The 2015 Farmers Market is back for another season. From May 6 until October 28 the Farmers Market will be open every Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. at Goudy Park, behind Wayne City...

May 2015 – News Briefs

Memorial Day Parade The annual Wayne Westland Veterans Day Parade will be at 1 p.m. on May 24.  This year the parade will march through Westland. Staging will begin at 10 a.m. at Wayne Ford Civic League on Wayne Road in Westland. The parade will travel north on Wayne Road, west...

Strong Arm Robberies (Westwick Square and Attwood Park)

The Wayne Police Department is currently investigating four robberies that occurred in the City of Wayne. Three of the incidents occurred in the Westwick Square Cooperative, located near Annapolis and Venoy Road. The other occurred near Attwood Park, located at 4901 Howe Road....

Kevin Allen, WMHS Distinguished Alum

By Meagan Dowell – Some people may know him as the NHL writer for USA Today, or the author of books about sports icons like Darren McCarty and Chris Chelios.  He’s also known as a 2014 inductee into the NHL Hall of Fame.  He is Kevin Allen, Wayne Memorial’s 2015...

You’ve got job security, Mom

By Courtney Conover –  To moms everywhere, Your day might be over and the house may finally be calm and quiet as you read this, but we all know your job is far from done. You’re probably the first one up in the morning, yet you’re the last one in bed at night. You can’t buy...

Citizens speak loud and clear on road proposal

By State Representative Bob Kosowski – The citizens of Michigan have spoken loud and clear that Proposal 1 was not the right remedy to fix our roads. With nearly 1.4 million Michiganders voting no and 351,000 voting yes, it was the largest margin of defeat for a proposed...

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...