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Pro champion drag racer from Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – After over 30 years of drag racing within members of the Kull family, Wayne resident Steven Kull is the first in the family to win a championship. Steven Kull was recently named Pro-class champion at Milan Dragway for the 2018 race season. He said there...
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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Mack makes macramé and more

By Carolyn Marnon – Her home brims with quilts she has made. Lap quilts, bed quilts, quilted wall hangings, even a wooden chair has been “quilted” with pictures taken from magazines and decoupaged on. “I’ve always done something,” says Wayne resident Henrietta Mac...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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17 going on 117

By Carolyn Marnon – Creighton Wodarski claims he is 17 going on 117. Born in Toledo, the majority of his life has been spent in Wayne. His extended family has lived in Wayne for almost 80 years. He and his mother live in the house his grandparents purchased in 1943. It is...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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2018 Scarecrow Show dates announced

Wayne Main Street is welcoming Scarecrows back to Downtown Wayne. The organization recently announced the program dates for this year’s Scarecrow Show. Now through September 24, community members will be able to register to participate in this year’s event. Those who are...
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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A rose by any other origin would be just as sweet

By Carolyn Marnon – “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” goes the William Shakespeare quote. However, what could be sweeter than Wayne Memorial High School cheerleaders selling roses? Every Wednesday throughout the summer concert series at Goudy Park, the...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Summer summons music downtown

By Carolyn Marnon – With the warm days of summer come the sweet sounds of music from the Goudy Park Amphitheater on Wednesday nights. The Wayne Rotary announced the 2018 line up, so mark your calendar now so you don’t miss a chance to relax, have some snacks, meet with...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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