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November 2019 News Briefs

Christmas boutique open on Sundays The United Methodist Women from First United Methodist Church of Wayne will open their Annual Christmas Boutique on the following Sundays: November 17 and 24, December 1, 8 and 15. The boutique will be open from 11:00 a.m. to Noon. There will be...
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“Have Gavel, Will Travel” justice comes to town

By Carolyn Marnon – “Have Gavel, Will Travel” found Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth T. Clement travelling from her home in East Lansing to the 29th District Court in Wayne August 14 and 15 to interact with people at the lower court level. The new initiative “is...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Turning town teal yields survivor stories

By Carolyn Marnon – For the 7th year, Wayne will be turning teal with ribbons raising awareness of ovarian cancer. The teal ribbons will be placed throughout the city on September 1 by employees and friends of Independent Carpet One in Westland. Cathy Buchanan, co-owner,...
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Hall-of-fame hockey player subject of movie that will raise funds for Champions of Wayne program

By Carolyn Marnon – Champions of Wayne is partnering with Phoenix Theatres for the Annual Premier Red Carpet Fundraiser and an exclusive private screening of “Willie” on Wednesday, September 25. Tickets are $50 per person and are available at www.championsofwayne.org....
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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