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Who’s that coming down the street?

By Carolyn Marnon – You might have seen them recently-the amber lights on top of cars patrolling the neighborhoods of Wayne. The Wayne Neighborhood Watch Patrol began using the amber lights during their patrols on Tuesday, December 4. The volunteer-based neighborhood patrol...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018
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Local 900 and Ford celebrate new Ford Ranger

When many of Michigan Assembly Plant’s 3,000 workers gathered Monday, October 22, at the plant, they celebrated a rebirth in more ways than one. The festivities marked a renaissance for a plant just outside of Detroit that has experienced the highs and lows of the American auto...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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2018 Diamond of the community named

By Carolyn Marnon – “I was forced to do a Mother-Daughter project by a mother that would not take “no” for an answer,” says 2018 Diamond of the Community Patt Hartford about her first experience volunteering. The event was put on by the Washington School PTA. “I was scared...
Posted On 11 Oct 2018
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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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Locally-made tortillas found at area stores

By Carolyn Marnon – Wander the Hispanic food aisle at Fresh Choice Food Center, and you will come across products made by Tortillas Tita, a small business located in an office/industrial area off Michigan Ave. Founded by husband and wife Martha Jaramillo and Francisco...
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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60 seconds on, 30 seconds off

By Carolyn Marnon – Earlier last month, Planet Fitness held a ribbon cutting to officially open their latest facility at 34610 W. Michigan Avenue in Wayne. There are 42 gyms in the P. F. Michigan Group franchise which covers the Detroit area, Grand Rapids, Toledo, Midland,...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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September 2018 News Briefs

Tai Chi classes This gentle form of exercise can help maintain strength, flexibility and balance; this could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life. There is growing evidence that this mind and body practice has value in treating or preventing many health problems....
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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Wayne resident will turn 108

By Carolyn Marnon – Winifred Eberts was born at home in Wyandotte almost 108 years ago on August 18, 1910. When she was 2 years old, her parents moved to a small produce farm in Taylor, otherwise known as a “truck farm” because fruits and vegetables from the farm were...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018