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“Have Gavel, Will Travel” justice comes to town

By Carolyn Marnon – “Have Gavel, Will Travel” found Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth T. Clement travelling from her home in East Lansing to the 29th District Court in Wayne August 14 and 15 to interact with people at the lower court level. The new initiative “is...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Tropical smoothie cafe opens in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – Bringing it’s relaxed coastal atmosphere to downtown Wayne, Tropical Smoothie Café opened August 9 in the Rite Aid plaza at the corner of Wayne Rd. and E. Michigan Ave (35131 E. Michigan Ave.) If you aren’t familiar with Tropical Smoothie Café, the...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Community celebrates 150 years

By Carolyn Marnon – In honor of the City of Wayne’s Sesquicentennial (150 years old!) celebration this year, the City recently received three honors: a County of Wayne Resolution honoring the city for celebrating 150 years as a community signed by District 11 Wayne County...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Strong communities make for strong recovery

By Carolyn Marnon – National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Tony...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Hall-of-fame hockey player subject of movie that will raise funds for Champions of Wayne program

By Carolyn Marnon – Champions of Wayne is partnering with Phoenix Theatres for the Annual Premier Red Carpet Fundraiser and an exclusive private screening of “Willie” on Wednesday, September 25. Tickets are $50 per person and are available at www.championsofwayne.org....
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School Superintendent update

By Carolyn Marnon – Wayne Westland Community School District Superintendent Dr. Shelley Holt, who was put on paid administrative leave on June 20 pending an investigation into allegations made against her, filed a $2 million lawsuit against Wayne Westland Community Schools,...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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Community helps students and teachers go back to school

By Carolyn Marnon – Although it seems like summer just started, it’s already August and time to think about getting the kids ready to go back to school. For students and teachers, this can be a costly event. So many school supplies and backpacks to buy, getting the kids...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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Summer concerts continue to entertain

By Carolyn Marnon – Wednesday night concerts in Goudy Park have a strong following. The July line-up had people dancing in front of the stage as well as dancing in their seats. The August line-up is sure to continue the dance fest. Check out the vendors surrounding the...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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Your summer concert season has arrived!

July 17-Major Woody The 2019 Summer Concerts in Goudy Park will kick off on Wednesday, July 17, with Major Woody, a band that has not performed in past summer concerts. This Livonia cover band, formed in 1992, performs pop, rock, Motown and classics. There have been a few member...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019
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Wayne loses community icon and diamond

By Carolyn Marnon – An icon of the community has died. William “Wild Bill” Copland died June 18 after a fight with cancer. He was 81. As “Taps” played into the sky outside the doors of St. John’s Episcopal Church on a warm 81° summer morning, mourners packed the rows of...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019