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Kickin’ it for 40 years

By Carolyn Marnon – Where have you been able to get your “kicks” in Wayne for the past 40 years? At Kicks, of course. This family business, owned by Ron and Christine Rose, has been producing national champions in Tae Kwon Do since 1977. After 40 years in business, Kicks is...

Senior living opens its doors at Wayne Tower

By Carolyn Marnon – Originating from a Christian commitment of service, the mission of National Church Residences is to provide high quality care, services and residential communities for all seniors. One such community is here in Wayne, Wayne Tower, 35200 Sims. These...

Who is Councilman Jeremiah Webster?

By Carolyn Marnon – Just who is Jeremiah Webster? “I’m 30, have two kids (Nolan-5 and Kylie-8), wife Amara, married for three years. We actually got married at the First Congregational Church, born in Wayne at Annapolis,” answers Jeremiah Webster, the young man running to...

Justice Richard Bernstein to speak in Wayne

Justice Richard Bernstein will be speaking at the March 20 meeting of the Wayne Rotary Club. He will speak about law and justice. Justice Bernstein became the first blind justice, elected by voters statewide, to the Michigan Supreme Court in November 2014. With a commitment to...

Recall election information: know before you vote May 8

By Carolyn Marnon – The City of Wayne will be holding a special election on Tuesday, May 8 for the Recall of Ward 1 Councilman, Christopher Sanders. According to Gregory P. Mahar, Director of Elections, Wayne County Clerk’s Office, election results are unofficial until the...

March 2018 News Briefs

  Absentee ballots If you are age 60 or older or plan to be away on Tuesday, May 8, the day of the Recall Election, you may obtain an absentee ballot. The deadline to request a ballot is Saturday, May 5, at 2:00 p.m. Wayne City Clerk Matthew Miller advises residents to...

Watch out for leprechauns!

By Carolyn Marnon – Wearing green shirts and leprechaun costumes on St. Patrick’s Day are traditions that started in the 17th century, when people wore green ribbons and shamrocks on March 17 to honor Saint Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint. Pinching people who...

Distinguished Young Woman to be named March 9

The Distinguished Young Women of Wayne-Westland Scholarship Program will be holding its 51st Annual Scholarship Program on Friday, March 9, at Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne at 7:00 p.m. Fourteen contestants from Wayne, Westland and Inkster will compete for thousands of...

Local couples talk about love and marriage

By Carolyn Marnon – Look around you and I am sure you will find many couples who have been happily married for a number of years. Here are just a couple stories from around the community. Dwayne and Shawna Walker They’ve been together through thick and thin for 18 years....

Judge orders recall election for May 8th

By Carolyn Marnon – “I think the law is pretty clear that it’s likely the plaintiff will prevail on the merits,” said Chief Judge Robert J. Colombo, Jr. from his Third Judicial Circuit Court courtroom in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on Friday morning, February 2,...
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