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Now open for veterans

Crossing Bridges founder Shawna Walker (center) and her husband Dwayne Walker (right with banner) celebrate their Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new location in Downtown Wayne. Shawna’s husband Dwayne, a Desert Storm Vet, served 13½ years in the Marines and...

District welcomes three new administrators

Wayne Westland Community Schools Superintendent Shelley Holt recommended the following administrative placements to the Board of Education on December 21, 2017. The Board approved the placements. Jennifer Curry – Assistant Superintendent, Standards, Learning &...

Stop, drop and shop with a cop

By Carolyn Marnon – Stop, drop, and come shop with a cop makes a nice rhyme. At least shopping with a cop became a possibility on Tuesday, December 19, as students from three elementary school families were chosen to Shop with a Cop at Westland Target. Educators from...

Recall petition 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,...

Recall moving forward

By Carolyn Marnon – They needed 1,183 signatures to submit a recall petition to Wayne County. Backers of a petition to recall Wayne Councilman Chris Sanders had a goal of obtaining at least 1200 signatures in the 60 day window they had to get the required number of...

Deputy Fire Chief Gilstorff retires

By Carolyn Marnon – He spent 23 ½ years serving the community as a member of the Wayne Fire Department. December 1 was an emotional day for Deputy Chief Fred Gilstorff as he said good-bye to his work family and headed into the sunset–his retirement years. Retirement?...

DECEMBER 2017 News Briefs

Letters of intent signed Wayne Memorial High School senior and varsity basketball player Camree Clegg signed her National Letter of Intent on Friday, November 10, 2017. Next fall, she will attend Clemson University in South Carolina and play basketball for the Clemson Tigers....

Downtown Wayne kicked-off the Holiday Season with Fun!

The City of Wayne had a special reception for a very special guest….SANTA CLAUS! Hundreds of Wayne residents came out on this chilly December 2nd night to welcome Santa and enjoy the festivities with family, friends and neighbors. The evening began with Christmas Carols...

Celebrating the Holidays in Wayne

By Darlene Hawley – It’s December and the holidays are fast approaching. We all have traditions that make the holiday special. Many of our special traditions are part of our childhood and the childhoods of our parents and their parents before them. We carry on the...

Where everyone can know your name

By Carolyn Marnon – Would you like a place where you could make new friends and gather with others socially? Wayne has such a place where you will be welcomed with open arms! Moose Lodge #835, 38050 Michigan Avenue, is looking for new members and invites you to come check...