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Wayne Memorial graduate builds his own Empire

By Kimberly Mortson – If you talk to Antoine McKay for even five minutes there’s no question he’s a great actor. Why? Because his genuine “nice guy” personality overpowers the fictionalized “thug” persona he’s portrayed in two of his most recent acting roles including the...

Mobile libraries coming to Wayne and Westland

The Wayne and Westland Rotary Clubs, along with help from the construction technology students at the William D. Ford Career Technical Center, are providing Little Free Libraries for the community. Little Free Libraries is a “take a book, return a book” box full of books where...

Wayne resident runs community theater group

  By Alex Lundberg – For the last 10 years, a group of dedicated actors and musicians have been bringing entertainment to Wayne residents from a humble stage in the middle of an industrial park in Westland. After dozens of performances and acting and stagecraft...

Wayne native honored in Hockey Hall of Fame

By all accounts Kevin Allen has scored an infinite number of hat tricks in his career and he’s done it without ever taking the ice. Allen is an esteemed writer whose beat covering the National Hockey League (NHL) for USA Today has culminated into an admirable and awe inspiring...

Kick Back…Relax…Recline!!!

By Jenny Johnson – Ready for a great family movie weekend? State Wayne Phoenix Theatre is ready to wow you with an enhanced movie going experience. They have completed renovations that include all new carpet, theater lighting, bigger screens in two theaters and luxury...

Wayne Youth to Send Rockets to the Rescue

By Jenny Johnson – Imagine this. A natural disaster has left people without food on a remote, isolated Pacific island, and the youth of Wayne and surrounding communities have been asked to build a rocket that can be launched from the mainland, travel over the ocean and...

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...

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...

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...

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...