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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,...

Loving a program that lets girls shine

By Carolyn Marnon – It’s almost time for the annual Wayne-Westland Distinguished Young Women program where high school junior young ladies gather together to compete for scholarship money. The program will be at the Stottlemeyer Auditorium at Wayne Memorial High School on...

Johnson announces campaign for State House seat

By Carolyn Marnon – Westland city councilman Bill Johnson recently announced his campaign to fill the 16th State House seat that is being vacated by Rep. Robert Kosowski due to term limits. Mr. Johnson spoke of the double desks in the House of Representatives chambers. He...

February 2018 News Briefs

Zebra Safari coming soon Get your tickets to the annual Zebra Safari sponsored by the Zebra Parent Advisory Council at Wayne Memorial High School. Proceeds from this event benefit the Class of 2018 for their Farewell Event and other student activities. Entertainment will be...