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Jeff and Mary PowersBy Carolyn Marnon – Powers Woodcrafts, a specialty woodworking and crafts store, has just recently opened its doors to the public. Powers Woodcrafts is locally owned by husband and wife team, Mary and Jeff Powers. They wanted to share their love of art...

Former City of Wayne firefighter remembered

By Carolyn Marnon – Retired Lieutenant of the Wayne Fire Division Owen McGill died last month; he was 90 years old. Born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada in 1927, Owen McGill moved to Wayne, Michigan in October 1942 where he attended Fordson High School in Dearborn and Wayne High...

Where can I take my valentine?

Elvis sighting in Wayne! Yes, you too can see Elvis is still alive! He will be appearing live and in concert on Saturday, February 10, at the Knights of Columbus, Notre Dame Lounge, 3144 S. Wayne Rd. Tickets for the show and dinner are $15 per person. A cash bar will be...

Anointed Fish House featured on channel 4

By Carolyn Marnon – With the Lenten season soon upon us, many will be looking for a place to get their meal on Fish Friday. Look no further than Anointed Fish House here in Wayne. Located at 4310 Wayne Rd where Nemo’s used to be, Tameca Stringer can set you up for a...

JUDGE ORDERS RECALL ELECTION IN MAY

Wayne residents Robert Boertje, represented by his attorney, Scott Ruark of O’Reilly Rancilio P.C., came before Wayne County Third Circuit Court Judge Robert Colombo Jr. requesting the clerk be ordered to issue a Call for Election. After hearing from the attorneys arguments,...

Recall petitions denied

January 10th update – By Carolyn Marnon – The recall petitions that were submitted to the Wayne County Clerk in December for the recall of city councilman Christopher Sanders were denied on January 10th.  According to Lisa Williams-Jackson, Director of Communications, Office of...

Shopping big!

By Carolyn Marnon – And the winner is….Kelly Skiff! Wayne Main Street, in partnership with the Wayne Downtown Development Authority, sponsored a $1000 shopping spree contest last month before Christmas. Kelly was chosen as the lucky winner to shop at five stores in downtown...

Krissy’s Pantry helps seniors meet their pet-care needs

By Carolyn Marnon – Jackie Olweean (sounds like Halloween) noticed that a huge company in Arizona was asking for monetary donations to a program that would help senior citizens with the costs of caring for their pets, most notable of which was food. There are times when a...

January 2018 News Briefs

Police community meeting Police community meetings are still being held at the Wayne Police Department. The next one will be Thursday, January 25, at 7:00 p.m. Calling Wayne Westland high school junior girls! Orientation for Wayne-Westland Distinguished Young Women Program is set...

HYPE hyped it up in 2017

By Carolyn Marnon – HYPE Recreation Center has surpassed the 2000 member mark in the little over two years they have been in the old Wayne recreation center. When HYPE took over in August 2015, membership at the old rec center was approximately 150. Ali Sayed, Chief...