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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...

Warrior of Wayne

By Jenny Johnson – How far can you throw a 16- pound stone how about an 18-foot long log? John Tracy will compete at the World Master Championship in Scotland this month as part of the  Scottish Highland Games. This will be the first time the Wayne resident will compete in...

Residents needed for Neighborhood Watch

The Wayne Police Department is looking for citizens to participate in the Neighborhood Watch Program.    The Neighborhood Watch Program will divide the city into geographical “neighborhoods.”  Each neighborhood will have a Neighborhood Watch Group consisting of citizens who live...

City Manager Joe Merucci Resigns

In a 7-0 vote city council accepted the resignation of Joseph Merucci, effective October 11, 2014 and approved his request for a personal leave of absence with pay and benefits, effective immediately through the date of his resignation. Council also voted to appoint Police Chief...

Get ready for Scarecrows

By Lindsey Wooten – The Downtown Wayne Scarecrow show will return this year. The event is presented by Wayne Main Street (formerly known as Wayne Ripple Effect). How it Works: For $20, each group or individual will design and build a scarecrow using a pre-made frame and...

Wayne resident wins Emmy

By Jenny Johnson – Wayne has a lot of award winning residents. But this June Steve Julin added an Emmy to that collection. Julin, a Wayne resident and 1985 Wayne Memorial High School alumni won for Best Magazine Show in Michigan. Great Lakes~Great Tastes is a half hour show...

Family Fun Fest…A free community event

By Jenny Johnson – Family Fest is back! CrossPointe Community Church, 36125 Glenwood, is hosting their annual one-day festival from 12-5 p.m. on Aug. 23.  Members of the church will provide a free day of family friendly fun for the entire community. Last year they had over...