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Murder outside Recreation Center details learned

By Carolyn Marnon – Sixteen year-old Antoine Perry, Jr. was in 29th District Court on December 28 for allegedly murdering a 19-year old outside HYPE Recreation Center on November 26, 2018. Antoine faced four charges: homicide-felony murder, armed robbery, and two charges of...
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Small Business Saturday an overwhelming success

By Carolyn Marnon – It all started with a post on Facebook that had Wayne resident Jamie Butts venting her frustration about how the Kroger at Michigan Ave. and Merriman Rd. had thrown almost all the worldly goods a homeless man had into a dumpster. The homeless man,...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018
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Local 900 and Ford celebrate new Ford Ranger

When many of Michigan Assembly Plant’s 3,000 workers gathered Monday, October 22, at the plant, they celebrated a rebirth in more ways than one. The festivities marked a renaissance for a plant just outside of Detroit that has experienced the highs and lows of the American auto...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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Wayne businessman takes charge to change law

Pictured left to right: Vern Amos, Rep. Robert Kosowski, Brian Ewanciw, Kathy Rockwell, Chris Miller, Marina Carabellese (staff), and Renee Hermanowski (staff). Seated: Governor Rick Snyder.By Carolyn Marnon – When Brian Ewanciw, owner of Icon Computers and Wayne Bicycle...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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Passing on the family legacy

By Carolyn Marnon – Built in 1926, no one could have predicted the future of 35234 W Michigan Ave. Four years later, in 1930, Gus Roussakies was born in Warren, Ohio during the depression. Gus, a U.S. citizen, travelled with his family to Greece when he was just a year old....
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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Locally-made tortillas found at area stores

By Carolyn Marnon – Wander the Hispanic food aisle at Fresh Choice Food Center, and you will come across products made by Tortillas Tita, a small business located in an office/industrial area off Michigan Ave. Founded by husband and wife Martha Jaramillo and Francisco...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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Mayor and businessman seeking to represent you

By Carolyn Marnon – Michigan’s 13th Congressional district, which includes the City of Wayne, “is home to three stadiums, two casinos, two major hospital systems, a major university, a robust community college system, our international airport, and many world-class cultural...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Credit Union “Wonderful Wednesdays” events

Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union (WWFCU) is thrilled to announce that it’s expanding its schedule to include Wednesdays. The decision to add the extra day was motivated by member requests and the credit union’s desire to better meet its members’ needs. “We realize that our...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Free bicycle tune-ups Saturdays in June

This June, Wayne Main Street (WMS) will be partnering with the Wayne Bicycle Club and Wayne Bicycle Shop to host three bicycle safety inspection events. The events will take place Saturdays in June from 12:00 (Noon)-4:00 p.m. running from June 13 – 30 at the Wayne Bicycle Shop,...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018

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...