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Oakwood Wayne honors employee with scholarship

Remembering Alissa – Five years later – By Jenny Johnson – It was not your typical lunch invitation. Rayma Hogan, a 37- year employee at Oakwood Hospital Wayne was invited to lunch in July by former Oakwood CEO Cathy Cronin and Jay Bonnell, controller, Oakwood...

STEP making a difference

Did you know that the City of Wayne is home to one of the most impressive and progressive vocational programs in the state? The Tried and True Thrift Store on Michigan Avenue in Downtown Wayne has been under the ownership of Services To Enhance Potential (STEP) since June of...

Wayne sees growth in business expansion

The City of Wayne might have some challenges ahead with a $500,000 budget deficit and the loss of some long-term and experienced employees. But there are some good things on the horizon. The Main Street program is trying to revitalize the downtown area and several businesses have...

Meet new Wayne-Westland Superintendent

By Jenny Johnson – The first day of school was exciting not only for students and teachers in the Wayne-Westland Community School District but also for the new Superintendent Michele Harmala. Harmala began her tenure her in Wayne-Westland on July 1. Since then she has been...

Warrior of Wayne

By Jenny Johnson – How far can you throw a 16- pound stone how about an 18-foot long log? John Tracy will compete at the World Master Championship in Scotland this month as part of the  Scottish Highland Games. This will be the first time the Wayne resident will compete in...

Residents needed for Neighborhood Watch

The Wayne Police Department is looking for citizens to participate in the Neighborhood Watch Program.    The Neighborhood Watch Program will divide the city into geographical “neighborhoods.”  Each neighborhood will have a Neighborhood Watch Group consisting of citizens who live...

Family Fun Fest…A free community event

By Jenny Johnson – Family Fest is back! CrossPointe Community Church, 36125 Glenwood, is hosting their annual one-day festival 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. Last year they had over...

Council tables millage proposals

By Jenny Johnson – City Council has decided to not yet ask residents to support a 5-mill property tax levy in November. Because of the approximately $500,000 deficit the city is facing, council had been debating the tax increase for residents to help fund a 345 millage to...

Concerts in the Park returns

Thanks to the generous support of several business owners and civic organizations Concerts in the Park are back. They will be each Wednesday from 7:30-9 p.m. from Aug. 6 to Sept. 3 at Goudy Park. They will follow the Farmers Market, which runs Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. The schedule...

Making Wayne Smile for over 30 years

By Jenny Johnson – Businesses in Wayne are thriving! For more than 30 years Village Dental, 35100 E. Michigan Avenue, has been part of the Wayne community. Dr. Mohamed Saad joined Dr. Mark Haas in the practice in January 2012. “I didn’t like hearing that the economy in...