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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...

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...

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?...

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...

Wayne’s old house

By Carolyn Marnon – The oldest house in Wayne is believed to be a 2,660-square foot Italianate home built around 1872 and sits on a nearly quarter acre lot. The home was recently highlighted in the November/December 2017 issue of This Old House magazine on page 118. The...

Recall effort aims to remove Sanders and 3 others

By Carolyn Marnon – “Step down, Sanders!” “Just resign, Chris!” Attendees at Wayne City Council meetings have been shouting these phrases or ones similar to it for more than a few months as they try to encourage Councilman Chris Sanders to resign his council position due to...