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City sells State Wayne Theater

At their July 1 meeting Wayne City Council voted 6-0 to sell the State Wayne Theater to Insight Holdings II, LLC. The city acquired the State Wayne Theater in 1991. Since then it has been used to show first run and second run films and for live theater. Mayor Pro Tem Jim Hawley...

Family Fest 2014

For the ninth year CrossPointe Community Church, 36125 Glenwood, is ready to welcome 5,000 guests to their campus for their annual Family Fest. From 12-5 p.m. on Aug. 23 members of the church will provide a free day of family friendly fun for the entire community. This includes...

What’s on the August Primary Ballot?

Registered voters in the City of Wayne have a lot of decisions to make on Aug. 5. The primary ballot will have candidates for state and county officials and ballot proposals. Register to vote The last day to register to vote for the Aug. 5 primary is July 7. To register to vote...

Race heats up for Wayne County Executive

The most hotly contested race on the Aug. 5 primary ballot is the Wayne County Executive race. Incumbent Robert Ficano is facing nine challengers in the democratic primary. They are Phil Cavanagh,  Cindy Darrah, Warren C. Evans, Russell George Leviska, Kevin M. McNamara, Bettie...

Oakwood joins Beaumont and Botsford Hospitals

Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations into a new $3.8 billion health care organization following unanimous approval by their boards on June 23. The organizations’ common vision is to...

Hometown Superintendent

By Jenny Johnson – “In 1952 I moved in to Wayne as a one-year old and my relationship with Wayne started,” said Greg Baracy, superintendent Wayne-Westland Community Schools. “I am very grateful for the support the community has given our team over the years. It has allowed...

Main Street director hired for downtown

By Jenny Johnson – The Wayne Ripple Effect has hired a Main Street Executive Director. Lindsey Wooten previously worked in Howell another Main Street Community. Her role is to facilitate volunteers who are acting to revitalize the community. She will generate a newsletter...

Maple Manor celebrates Centurians birthdays

By Jenny Johnson – Maple Manor of Wayne had a very special birthday party. They celebrated the birthdays of their residents who have reached the age of 100 or more. Edna Wooten and Mamie Williams celebrated their 102 birthdays and Ruby Johnson celebrated her 101 birthday....

Farmers Market opens for season

By Jenny Johnson – Get ready for fresh and local grown plants, flowers and produce. The 2014 Farmers Market is back for another season. From May 7 until Oct. 29 the Farmers Market will be open every Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. at Goudy Park, behind Wayne City Hall, 3355 S....

National Peace Officers Day

By Dee Ryan – The Wayne Historical Museum will observe National Peace Officers Day, which is May 15, 2014.  The Museum will host a display honoring the Wayne Police Department in the month of May, 2014. In the year 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that...