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The DQ Team

By Courtney Conover – If you want to know where Jenn Petrou’s priorities lie, look no further than the front passenger seat of her minivan. “[You’ll find] the next Blizzard of the Month poster, an employee schedule, and some Sesame Street and Spider-Man DVDs,” Jenn says....

Celebrating 50 years

By Sarah Shurge – The name you can trust since 1965. Harlow Tire and Auto Service began on May 25 in 1965. Jim Harlow, at the age of 21 started it himself. His wife, Margaret was only 19. Harlow’s just celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary in May. “We are honest...

Broome Auto Parts celebrates 60 Years

The year was 1955.  Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois.  Disneyland first opened it’s gates in Anaheim California.  Gunsmoke and Captain Kangaroo first aired on the CBS network.  James Dean died in a horrific car crash.  The 1st Ford Thunderbird was...

Northside Hardware is making big improvements

By Carolyn Marnon – Several months ago, Northside welcomed brothers Sam, Sal and Bashar Yono as its new owners. The trio also own two other True Value Hardware stores, one in Detroit and one at the Detroit/Dearborn border.  They are Iraq Christian Chaldeans who have lived...

Goodfellows to raffle off Chevy Camaro

By Sarah Shurge – The City of Wayne Goodfellows are known for their goal that no child in Wayne goes without a Christmas.  In 2010, the Goodfellows assisted over 300 families throughout the year and supported various local organizations who provide support for others in the...

Airport disaster and preparedness training exercise

By Carolyn Marnon – On June 3, a plane crash scenario impacting the entire metro Detroit area required the use of Oakwood Hospital-Wayne’s facilities as part of a regional disaster drill that was held in partnership with the Wayne County Airport Authority and numerous other...

Visingardi wins first façade grant in downtown

By Lindsey Wooten – Wayne Main Street’s board of directors approved Paul Visingardi’s application for Wayne Main Street’s Façade Grant Incentive program. The Façade Grant program was developed by the Design Committee to help improve the appearance of buildings in Wayne Main...

JULY 2015 News Briefs

Kelly Miller Circus The Kelly Miller Circus, “America’s One-Ring Wonder”  is coming to Attwood Park in Wayne on Saturday, August 8 for two performances: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Each performance lasts approximately 2 hours.  Tickets obtained in advance are $12 for adults, $6 for...

Five Little Free Libraries are now around Wayne

By Dee Ryan – Lois VanStipdonk sends this information:  Perhaps you noticed little boxes on poles filled with books. The Wayne Rotary has been busy installing five Little Free Libraries around Wayne. Each is filled with donated books.  The Libraries were built by students...

Marker and Walk keep Garden Club busy

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Garden Club started June off with their annual salad luncheon held at the First Congregational Church of Wayne on June 10.  Immediately following the lunch, club members, city officials and other interested citizens headed over to the little...
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