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HYPE hyped it up in 2017

By Carolyn Marnon – HYPE Recreation Center has surpassed the 2000 member mark in the little over two years they have been in the old Wayne recreation center. When HYPE took over in August 2015, membership at the old rec center was approximately 150. Ali Sayed, Chief...

Recall moving forward

By Carolyn Marnon – They needed 1,183 signatures to submit a recall petition to Wayne County. Backers of a petition to recall Wayne Councilman Chris Sanders had a goal of obtaining at least 1200 signatures in the 60 day window they had to get the required number of...

Wayne’s old house

By Carolyn Marnon – The oldest house in Wayne is believed to be a 2,660-square foot Italianate home built around 1872 and sits on a nearly quarter acre lot. The home was recently highlighted in the November/December 2017 issue of This Old House magazine on page 118. The...

Mentors championed

By Carolyn Marnon – We all know of the wonderful Champions of Wayne program at Wayne Memorial High School where students are mentored each semester towards reaching a goal (or goals) and then receive $200 if they accomplish the goal. What we don’t talk about are those...

Every second counts, plan ahead

By Carolyn Marnon – “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” is the 2017, theme for National Fire Prevention Week being held October 8-14. Steps to prevent fires should be taken every day as we go about our lives, not just during the month of October which just happens to be...

Hype Halloween event to be bigger this year

By Carolyn Marnon – Last year, approximately 1750 children lined up to trick or treat at the 1st Annual HYPE Up for Halloween Walk in Wayne. According to Brian Haddad, Facility Manager, “We did not expect the turn out that we had last year. Although we were very excited...

The train comes to Wayne

By Darlene Hawley – Wherever you live in Wayne, you are aware of the trains. You can hear their whistle and the clickety clack of their wheels on the rails at all times of the day and night. The Rouge River, which flows through our town, is especially helpful in carrying...

Mastering the art of gardening

By Carolyn Marnon – Do you feel good when you drive down the street and see a beautiful yard? What about when you take a walk and see flowers blooming in a garden? There are many people who are lucky enough to have green thumbs. There are those who are lucky enough to get...

July 2017 News Briefs

Councilman Sutton Resigns Mayor Rowe read Council Sutton’s letter of resignation to the community at the July 5th Wayne City Council meeting. From the letter Sutton stated: “After a great deal of contemplation, I am writing you this letter to inform you of my decision to resign...

WMHS Class of 2017 Valedictorians

Nicholas Ryan Adamson Son of Kevin and Kari Anderston Nicholas is graduating with a 4.02 Cumulative GPA He will be attending Washtenaw Community College Studying Forensic Science Makayla Carpenter Daughter of John and Amanda Buckley Makayla is graduating with a 4.14 Cumulative...
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