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Ghost hunting: is it real?

By Carolyn Marnon – Friday the 13th. It can strike fear into anyone. Long considered an unlucky day in Western superstition, it has inspired a 19th century secret society (the Thirteen Club), an early 20th century novel (Friday the Thirteenth), a horror film franchise...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Building in Wayne makes local news

By Carolyn Marnon – “Danger: This structure is declared unsafe for human occupancy or use.” This is the red sign visible on the doors of the apartments located at 35732 and 35736 W. Michigan Ave. You might know the building-it’s the Tudor Revival that might remind you of a...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Experience the sauce

By Carolyn Marnon – “I’m not a store shelf sale to make money. I’m selling you something I created that I put my heart and soul into,” says Benjamin Welch, owner of Chili Sauce and Dogs, a local food truck. “It’s truly an art.” Who is Benjamin Welch? Benjamin is a 2003...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Call it a Comeback Beavers, wild turkeys now living along revitalized Rouge River

By Kurt Kuban – I began organizing Rouge Rescue in Wayne back in 2001. In the months leading up to that first river clean up, I was walking along the Rouge trying to figure out where to start. Everywhere you looked there was trash — shopping carts, tires and just...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Downtown clean-up day an overwhelming success

On a beautiful April morning (Saturday, April 21), over 150 volunteers gathered in downtown Wayne to participate in Wayne’s Annual Clean-Up Day. Volunteers were broken up into teams and positioned throughout downtown, charged with picking up trash and removing debris that had...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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May 2018 News Briefs

Who’s on the 2018 November city ballot Mayor – 2 year term John P. Rhaesa – Mayor Christopher Sanders – Mayor City Council Ward 4 – 4 year term Brian Ewanciw Anthony Wayne Miller Ward 5 – 4 year term Eric Cleereman Kelly Skiff Ward 6 – 4 year...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Wayne rotary donates quilts

By Carolyn Marnon – David Carpenter started quilting fifteen years ago. His first quilt, a log cabin quilt with animals on muslin was on display outside the Home Economics department at Wayne Memorial High School at one time. It now graces the back of the couch in his home....
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Historic recall in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – The election to recall City Councilman Christopher Sanders has finally occurred despite obstacles to get the recall on the ballot. After a dispicable and slanderous campaign by Councilman Sanders. Councilman Jeremiah Webster defeated him by approximately...
Posted On 10 May 2018

Ethics Team continues reign as State Champions

By Carolyn Marnon – State champions for the second year in a row, the Wayne Memorial Ethics Bowl team is heading off to the April 20 National Championship in North Carolina where they will face off against approximately 24 teams in their quest to become National Champions....
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

Walk for your health

Healthy Wayne, the community group that supports healthy lifestyles, is gearing up for their 3rd annual Healthy Wayne Community Walk which will take place on Wednesday, April 25. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Goudy Park Amphitheater behind City Hall, 3355 S. Wayne Rd....
Posted On 12 Apr 2018