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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...

Downtown Façade program launched

Lindsey Wooten – The Wayne Main Street Design Committee announces the launch of the Wayne Main Street Façade Incentive Grant program. An information meeting for business and building owners who are located in the Main Street district will be held on Tuesday, February 17th,...

JROTC provides life skills and confidence

By Jenny Johnson – It is not a military recruiting program. The JROTC at Wayne Memorial High School was created in 2004 with the mission of motivating young people to be better citizens. They are recognized as leaders and an award winning team at Wayne Memorial High School...

Plante Moran hired for financial triage

The City of Wayne has hired Plante Moran to help run the city’s finance department and help reconcile the 2014-15 budget and prepare the 2015-16 budget. Plante Moran is an auditing firm that will spend the next six months working with the city. Former Wayne Finance Director Tim...

Soaring with the Blue Angels

By Cierra Eschenbacher – Wayne Memorial principal Kevin Weber went flying high this September when he had the opportunity to go on a stunt-filled ride with the famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels in one of their F/A-18 Hornet planes. After being approached by a representative for...

K & S gives car to deserving Wayne mom

By Jenny Johnson – “Oh my God mom, you are getting a car,” shrieked Rebecca Foster when her mom Frances Dudash was surprised with a 2006 Taurus donated to her by K & S Auto Service in Wayne. It was the best Christmas gift. Frances Dudash is a Wayne resident and...

2014 Year in Review

  The City of Wayne has seen some significant changes this year. While the administration and council have seen some familiar faces leave their positions and they have continued to deal with a budget deficit, there have been some positive developments that show Wayne is...

President speaks at Ford Michigan Assembly Plant

  By Jenny Johnson – President Barack Obama visited the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne on Jan. 7. This visit was his first stop on a three-city tour that will highlight proposals that will be included in his Jan. 20 State of the Union address. Building on the...

Wayne native honored in Hockey Hall of Fame

By all accounts Kevin Allen has scored an infinite number of hat tricks in his career and he’s done it without ever taking the ice. Allen is an esteemed writer whose beat covering the National Hockey League (NHL) for USA Today has culminated into an admirable and awe inspiring...