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WMHS Class of 2019 Valedictorians

Wayne Memorial High School has announced six Class of 2019 Valedictorians and one Salutatorian. Valedictorians in alphabetical order: Chloe Adama-White Daughter of Lynn Adams Chloe is graduating with a 4.31 Cumulative GPA She will be attending Tuskegee University Majoring in...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Updates begin on Wayne’s outdated master plan

According to Wayne Mayor John Rhaesa, “The City of Wayne received notification from the State of Michigan that they will be providing technical support to the City to update the outdated master plan. This incredible opportunity has been made possible with the support of the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Two elementary schools go to war with each other

By Carolyn Marnon – “Penny Wars was the best time I’ve ever had with a fundraiser,” said Hoover Elementary School parent liaison Jessica McMahen. “I had no idea it would lead us to collect over $1,000 in only two weeks or the amount of fun we had while running it! The name...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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June 2019 News Briefs

Concerts in the park scheduled The 2019 Concerts in the Park schedule has been released. The concert series, presented by the Wayne Rotary Club, is held at the amphitheatre in Goudy Park on Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. July 17-Major Woody (Rock, Dance, Alternative, R & B,...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Officer Chad Colwell Wayne’s police officer of the year

By Carolyn Marnon – Wayne Police Officer Chad Colwell was recently named Wayne’s 2018 Police Officer of the Year. Officer Colwell was hired as police officer by the City of Wayne in December, 2015. As a member of the Road Patrol, Officer Colwell consistently works hard...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Downtown Days coming August 9 and 10

Downtown Days is moving to August. Downtown Days will be held in Veterans Plaza at 34841 Veterans Plaza Street, next to the Wayne Public Library in historic Downtown Wayne on Friday, August 9 from 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 10 from 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Wayne Main...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Board of Education approves closing three schools

At their May 21 meeting the Wayne-Westland Community Schools Board of Education voted to accept the recommendation from the Demographics and Utilization subcommittee to close three schools over the next three years. The recommendation was approved in a 6-0 vote. In August 2020...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Longtime Wayne resident celebrates her 90th year

By Carolyn Marnon – Wayne resident Irene “Virgie” Mack celebrated her 90th birthday last month after being honored with a resolution by the City Council at their May 7 meeting. After City Clerk Tina Stanke read the resolution, Virgie seemed surprised when she commented “I...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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Children and Christmas

By Carolyn Marnon – Christmas will be here before we know it! As the adults rush around to get the holiday lights up before a blizzard, too much snow or ice accumulates, and get the inside of the house decorated, and bake cookies and shop for all their favorite people, the...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018
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Holiday Night, fun for everyone

Wayne celebrated the 1st day of December with community fun and activities for all ages. The Wayne Memorial Marching Band performed holiday classics and The Village Dancers kicked off the event with toe tapping sounds of the season. Carolers, Men’s Choir, Children’s Choir, Bells...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018