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Recall election information: know before you vote May 8

By Carolyn Marnon – The City of Wayne will be holding a special election on Tuesday, May 8 for the Recall of Ward 1 Councilman, Christopher Sanders. According to Gregory P. Mahar, Director of Elections, Wayne County Clerk’s Office, election results are unofficial until the...

Judge orders recall election for May 8th

By Carolyn Marnon – “I think the law is pretty clear that it’s likely the plaintiff will prevail on the merits,” said Chief Judge Robert J. Colombo, Jr. from his Third Judicial Circuit Court courtroom in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on Friday morning, February 2,...

Johnson announces campaign for State House seat

By Carolyn Marnon – Westland city councilman Bill Johnson recently announced his campaign to fill the 16th State House seat that is being vacated by Rep. Robert Kosowski due to term limits. Mr. Johnson spoke of the double desks in the House of Representatives chambers. He...

February 2018 News Briefs

Zebra Safari coming soon Get your tickets to the annual Zebra Safari sponsored by the Zebra Parent Advisory Council at Wayne Memorial High School. Proceeds from this event benefit the Class of 2018 for their Farewell Event and other student activities. Entertainment will be...

Former City of Wayne firefighter remembered

By Carolyn Marnon – Retired Lieutenant of the Wayne Fire Division Owen McGill died last month; he was 90 years old. Born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada in 1927, Owen McGill moved to Wayne, Michigan in October 1942 where he attended Fordson High School in Dearborn and Wayne High...

Anointed Fish House featured on channel 4

By Carolyn Marnon – With the Lenten season soon upon us, many will be looking for a place to get their meal on Fish Friday. Look no further than Anointed Fish House here in Wayne. Located at 4310 Wayne Rd where Nemo’s used to be, Tameca Stringer can set you up for a...

JUDGE ORDERS RECALL ELECTION IN MAY

Wayne residents Robert Boertje, represented by his attorney, Scott Ruark of O’Reilly Rancilio P.C., came before Wayne County Third Circuit Court Judge Robert Colombo Jr. requesting the clerk be ordered to issue a Call for Election. After hearing from the attorneys arguments,...

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...