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Dispatch celebrates 10 years in community

By Carolyn Marnon – “We want to create a vehicle for people to have a connection to their community,” said John Rhaesa, Publisher, in the first issue of The Wayne Dispatch that appeared November 2008. The paper is celebrating its 10-year anniversary as a staple of the Wayne...
Posted On 16 Nov 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 Marching band wins competitions

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Memorial High School Zebra Marching Band was awarded first place in Class A at the Gibraltar Invitational in late September with the top score for all 8 competing bands. The band also received recognition for Outstanding Musical Performance....
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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Sanders removed from November ballot

By Carolyn Marnon – On August 28, the Honorable Robert J. Colombo Jr of the Third Circuit Court ordered “The Wayne County Clerk must immediately remove Christopher J. Sanders from the ballot as a candidate for Mayor in the City of Wayne, Michigan in November 2018 general...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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Red carpet movie premiers in Wayne

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 26, for the next big movie event benefitting Wayne Memorial High School’s Champions of Wayne program. Champions of Wayne is partnering with Phoenix Theaters to present the world premiere of “Liz”, the Michigan premiere of “Rogers Park”,...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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Toast of Wayne to raise funds for Wayne Main Street

Wayne Main Street recently announced the date for Toast Wayne, the organization’s annual fundraiser. Toast Wayne, formerly Jazz on the Avenue, will take place on Thursday , October 4, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at the iconic Standard Federal building (35150 W. Michigan Avenue) in...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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60 seconds on, 30 seconds off

By Carolyn Marnon – Earlier last month, Planet Fitness held a ribbon cutting to officially open their latest facility at 34610 W. Michigan Avenue in Wayne. There are 42 gyms in the P. F. Michigan Group franchise which covers the Detroit area, Grand Rapids, Toledo, Midland,...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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Wonderful Wednesday night concerts in the park

By Carolyn Marnon – What are you doing on Wednesday evenings this summer? The Concerts in the Park music series is going on at the Goudy Park amphitheater while the summer nights are heating up. We have already grooved to the tunes of Steve King and the Dittilies as part of...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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$20,000 bowling tournament coming to Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – “The tournament you don’t have to win to make a profit” is coming to Wayne Bowl in January 2019. Mike Lucente’s Hamtramck Singles Classic found a new home for its 69th season when Hazel Park Bowl permanently closed its doors at the end of July. First...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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