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A Celebration of Life

On Feb. 8 several Vietnam Veterans were honored by Angela’s Hospice Veterans Organization for their service to the Navy over 40 years ago.  The group formed such an extraordinary bond of brotherhood that they came together in Wayne from all over the United States for a pre-wake...

Churches needed for food program

The Wayne-Westland Fish Organization is looking to add new churches to participate in their food pantry program. Wayne-Westland Fish provides food on a one-time emergency basis to individuals and families in the Wayne-Westland area. The program’s goal is to provide food to those...

Buddy Up 2.0 a success

The season may be over but their journey has just begun for more than 300 participants in Buddy Up 2.0. The seven- week program focused on nutrition, exercise and spiritual health. Led by season 13 Biggest Loser contestant and Wayne resident Buddy Shuh,  Buddy Up 2.0 added...

Ripple Effect earns Wayne the state’s coveted Main Street designation

Wayne, MI— Governor Snyder announced today that Wayne has earned the state’s coveted Main Street Select Level designation, which will give the city five years of intensive aid to revitalize the downtown. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), tasked with making...

Kosowski’s Guest Delivers Invocation at Legislature

LANSING – State Representative Robert Kosowski was honored to have his guest deliver the opening invocation for a legislative session this week. The Rev. Venice C. Douglas came from Westland Lutheran Our Savior to read a prayer before the House of Representatives began its work....

First Semester Champions announced

The Champions of Wayne program is changing lives. On Feb. 11 they hosted their winter awards banquet. Students are paired with an adult mentor and given a customized academic goal.  If they achieve it, they earn a financial reward at the end of the semester. This past semester...

Visioning Sessions Jumpstart Development of Wayne’s Financial Future

Moe than 60 residents, businesses and City officials kicked it into high gear to identify short-term solutions for Wayne’s financial future. Jim Ghedotte, Finance Director, presented information and Fire Chief Michael Reddy provided clarification relative to the fire department’s...

Governor Snyder Announces Michigan Main Street Community Designation for Three Rivers, Grayling, and Wayne

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Rick Snyder today announced that three communities have been selected by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) to take part in the Selected Level Michigan Main Street program. Those communities are the City of Three Rivers, the City of...

City to contact Office of Fiscal Responsibility

NEWS UPDATE:  Tonight in a 5-2 vote City Council voted to have the administration contact the Office of Fiscal Responsibility with the State of Michigan. This is not the same as bringing in an emergency financial manager. The Office of Fiscal Responsibility will help the city...

Fragile Heart – Mom shares son’s battle

By Jenny Johnson – “Tomorrow is a gift not a given,” said Sarah Price mother of four-year old Joshua who has Congenital Heart Defect and is in heart failure. Joshua is awaiting his fourth open- heart surgery and will require open-heart surgeries every two to five years. So...