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KICKS brings home gold, silver and bronze

By Carolyn Marnon – At the United States of America Tae Kwon Do National Championships held last July in Austin, TX, the KICKS competition team brought home 10 medals. From the youngest team member (aged 7) to the oldest (aged 40), the team of state competition medal...

Concerts in Goudy Park every Wednesday night in August

Blackjack Band – Wednesday, August 5 On Wednesday, August 5, Blackjack Band will perform at Goudy Park. The band will arrive at 6:30 p.m. and the concert should start at 7:30 p.m.. They will be performing two sets. It is free admission for the public. There will be tents...

World Trade Center steel presented to Carpet One

By Carolyn Marnon – Who could imagine running back into New York City to help wherever you can during the horrors of 9/11 and then 14 years later, you are presenting a piece of steel from that wreckage to thank someone for their generous support of the Stephen Siller Tunnel...

The DQ Team

By Courtney Conover – If you want to know where Jenn Petrou’s priorities lie, look no further than the front passenger seat of her minivan. “[You’ll find] the next Blizzard of the Month poster, an employee schedule, and some Sesame Street and Spider-Man DVDs,” Jenn says....

Celebrating 50 years

By Sarah Shurge – The name you can trust since 1965. Harlow Tire and Auto Service began on May 25 in 1965. Jim Harlow, at the age of 21 started it himself. His wife, Margaret was only 19. Harlow’s just celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary in May. “We are honest...

Broome Auto Parts celebrates 60 Years

The year was 1955.  Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois.  Disneyland first opened it’s gates in Anaheim California.  Gunsmoke and Captain Kangaroo first aired on the CBS network.  James Dean died in a horrific car crash.  The 1st Ford Thunderbird was...

Northside Hardware is making big improvements

By Carolyn Marnon – Several months ago, Northside welcomed brothers Sam, Sal and Bashar Yono as its new owners. The trio also own two other True Value Hardware stores, one in Detroit and one at the Detroit/Dearborn border.  They are Iraq Christian Chaldeans who have lived...

Airport disaster and preparedness training exercise

By Carolyn Marnon – On June 3, a plane crash scenario impacting the entire metro Detroit area required the use of Oakwood Hospital-Wayne’s facilities as part of a regional disaster drill that was held in partnership with the Wayne County Airport Authority and numerous other...

Wayne administrator one of eight nurses honored

Rhonda Berndt, RN, MSN, NEA-BC – When Rhonda Berndt, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, took on the challenge of improving patient satisfaction scores at Oakwood Hospital – Wayne, she concentrated on the one area that would provide the biggest impact: communication. “Research shows if you...

Wayne Main Street update

By Lindsey Wooten – Adopt-A-Planter In the past, volunteers like you have helped make Downtown Wayne beautiful by participating in the Adopt-A-Planter Program.  We are very excited to invite your business, organization or family to be involved in enhancing the beauty and...