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Historical society and museum host silent auctions

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Historical Museum and the Wayne Historical Society are trying to have more events throughout the year. They are also trying to find new ways to fundraise. People have items in their homes that they no longer use and would love to see go to a...

Cardio-Drumming comes to Goudy Park

By Carolyn Marnon – According to Erin Robichaud Moore, “Cardio drumming is the absolute best cardio workout there is!” She goes on to explain the it entails placing an exercise ball on top of a large bucket and using a pair of drumsticks to beat a rhythm. “With music...

Wayne Downtown Days, July 13 thru 15

By Carolyn Marnon – What was once known as Sidewalk Sales during July has taken on a new name. Downtown Days have emerged to be more inclusive of other activities that can take place during this annual event in Downtown Wayne. Downtown Days will be held Thursday, July...

Local volunteers needed for Wayne Rouge Rescue event

There’s been lots of good news flowing out of our Rouge Rescue in recent years. After generations of neglect, the river began to make a comeback a couple decades ago.  Municipalities in the Rouge River watershed, like Wayne, began to implement pollution controls to meet federal...

Seniors living it up with lemons

By Carolyn Marnon – “The Spirit of America” bonds nursing home residents, volunteers, caregivers and staff as they work together each day to encourage independent living for the residents and patients at Maple Manor Rehab Center here in Wayne. To celebrate National Nursing...

New child identification phone app rolled out in Michigan

By Carolyn Marnon – Michigan Masons have stepped up to help with a comprehensive child recovery and identification program. The Michigan Child ID Program provides parents a “Child ID Kit” that contains all the vital information necessary to expedite law...

May 2017 News Briefs

Wayne: Its Early Farms and Practices Join the Wayne Historical Society on Thursday, May 11, at 7:00 p.m. for “Wayne: It’s Early Farms and Practices” program. Come learn about Wayne’s early farming history and the unique things Wayne was known for. Did you know Wayne and Michigan...

Making a Difference for Girls

By Natalie Rhaesa – What does it mean to be changed?  If you were to look up the word ‘change’ in a dictionary or google search, you would see phrases such as: “to become different,” or “to be transformed.”    Change is powerful.  Some believe change is good, others believe...

Art sparks excitement in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – “What are all those people doing standing on the sidewalk?” must have been going through the minds of Wayne Road drivers last month as they witnessed the mass of people standing outside Helium Studios on April 13. Passing cars honked their horns as Wayne...

Meet Wayne Main Street Executive Director

How did you learn about Wayne Main Street? Initially I came across the posting and applied for the position not knowing a whole lot about Wayne Main Street.  After applying I was able to do research on both Wayne Main Street and the Main Street model.  I immediately became...