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After 21 years in office Mayor Haidous to bid adieu

By Jenny Johnson – The American Dream can be achieved with a lot of hard work, discipline and support. Lebanese-born Al Haidous has lived in Wayne for more than 40 years and first became involved in local government in the 1980s. The owner of Al’s Friendly Market, at the...

WMHS Cross Country wins KLAA south division title

By Jenny Johnson – The Wayne Memorial High School Boys Cross Country team had a winning season with a Dual Meet season of 6-0.  They clinched the KLAA South Division Title. It was Wayne’s first Cross Country Division Title in 13 years and the first since joining the...

Luxury seats coming to State Wayne Theater

Are you looking to enhance your movie-going experience? Phoenix Theaters State Wayne is undergoing renovations and will feature fully reclining seats in every auditorium with the latest in digital picture and sound technology. These state-of-the-art features will not change the...

Norwayne earns Historic distinction

The Norwayne neighborhood has had a rich history in the Wayne-Westland area since World War II. Last month they were recognized as a National Historic District. There was a celebration at Jefferson-Barns Elementary School, which is located in the heart of the Norwayne...

Oakwood prepares for possible Ebola cases

If Ebola is diagnosed in Michigan, Oakwood Health hospitals and staff are prepared and have a comprehensive system-wide approach. Oakwood Hospital-Wayne conducted an Ebola Preparedness drill last month as part of its regular cycle of emergency response training. Emergency room...

What is on the ballot to vote on Nov. 4

By Jenny Johnson – Registered voters in the City of Wayne will have a lot to consider on the November ballot. Voters throughout the State of Michigan will vote for Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Senator and State Representative. At the federal level...

Oakwood Wayne honors employee with scholarship

Remembering Alissa – Five years later – By Jenny Johnson – It was not your typical lunch invitation. Rayma Hogan, a 37- year employee at Oakwood Hospital Wayne was invited to lunch in July by former Oakwood CEO Cathy Cronin and Jay Bonnell, controller, Oakwood...

K&S donating car to Wayne family to celebrate 30 years

By Jenny Johnson –  Ray and Jim Kull of K&S Auto Service are always going the extra mile for their customers.  This month they will celebrate their 30th anniversary and they have a special way of recognizing it. They give back to the community by donating a 2006 Ford...

Wayne sees growth in business expansion

The City of Wayne might have some challenges ahead with a $500,000 budget deficit and the loss of some long-term and experienced employees. But there are some good things on the horizon. The Main Street program is trying to revitalize the downtown area and several businesses have...

Meet new Wayne-Westland Superintendent

By Jenny Johnson – The first day of school was exciting not only for students and teachers in the Wayne-Westland Community School District but also for the new Superintendent Michele Harmala. Harmala began her tenure her in Wayne-Westland on July 1. Since then she has been...