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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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Citizens rally behind Wayne Animal Shelter

By Carolyn Marnon – Many who follow City Manager Lisa Nocerini and/or any of the Wayne-oriented groups on social media know how much Lisa’s beloved dog, Jack Bear, was her “child.” Jack Bear died August 30, 2017. In honor of Jack Bear, a fundraiser was set up to benefit the...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Former resident promotes “rising stars”

By Carolyn Marnon – Matt Arnett lived in Wayne until he was 22-years old. He left Wayne for Rochester in 2005 when he took a job as a TV producer for the Detroit Pistons, eventually winning an Emmy award. He recently returned to Wayne with the Uganda, Africa soccer team he...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Beware of construction

By Carolyn Marnon – The portion of Wayne Road that runs from Michigan Avenue to Glenwood Road will be undergoing construction now through November. The road is undergoing an asphalt resurfacing, concrete pavement repairs, sidewalk ramps, structure epoxy overlay, guardrail,...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Citizen group asks residents to help the library

By Carolyn Marnon – Citizens to Restore Wayne’s Library have been working tirelessly to inform the residents of Wayne about the one mill increase they are requesting voters to approve on August 7 in the primary election that would provide additional funding for the Wayne...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Final mass at St. Mary’s School brings tears

By Carolyn Marnon – The church was filled with children, young and old, as they all gathered to celebrate the final Mass at St. Mary Catholic School on June 6. The mass commemorated the school’s 94 year history and that of its dedicated administration, faculty and families....
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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July News Briefs

History of the Wayne Civic Players Join the Wayne Historical Society for a night of theatrical history with Bob Weibel. Bob was a 30-year member of the Wayne Civic Players, a community theater group that ran from the 1950s-1980s. He will have a powerpoint presentation showing...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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A time to celebrate freedom

Darlene Hawley – This July 4th we will celebrate the Declaration of Independence for the 242nd time. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress of our thirteen colonies voted on a resolution declaring independence from the British. On July 4th, the Declaration of...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Wayne employee hits 60 year mark with city

By Carolyn Marnon – After 60 years with the City of Wayne, you would think DPW (Department of Public Works) Administration Assistant Patty Ditmore would be ready to move on to the golden years of retirement and all that retirement brings with it. It’s not happening. “I like...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Let’s play ball

By Carolyn Marnon – State Representative Robert Kosowski procured a $100,000 grant from the State of Michigan to help with the development of parks and recreation in Wayne. The grant was to be used for an athletic facility; the baseball fields at Forest Park were chosen for...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018