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DECEMBER 2017 News Briefs

Letters of intent signed Wayne Memorial High School senior and varsity basketball player Camree Clegg signed her National Letter of Intent on Friday, November 10, 2017. Next fall, she will attend Clemson University in South Carolina and play basketball for the Clemson Tigers....

Scarecrow show shines

By Carolyn Marnon – “Don’t Dream it, Be it!” was the theme behind the Michigan Rocky Horror Preservation Society’s scarecrow submission for Wayne Main Street’s annual Scarecrow Show on Michigan Avenue and Wayne Roads. The scarecrow received 509 likes during Facebook voting...

Wayne resident is one of your fire fighters

By Carolyn Marnon – There are 18 fire fighters working for the Wayne Fire Department. Of those 18, six of them are what are called “grant” firefighters. The City of Wayne was able to hire these six through the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants...

Wayne Downtown Days, July 13 thru 15

By Carolyn Marnon – What was once known as Sidewalk Sales during July has taken on a new name. Downtown Days have emerged to be more inclusive of other activities that can take place during this annual event in Downtown Wayne. Downtown Days will be held Thursday, July...

Wayne Farmers Market has a new market manager

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Farmers Market season kicks off on Wednesday, May 4, with a Cinco de Mayo theme, kid’s activities and music.  A new face you will see at the market is that of Jean Smith, the new Market Manager. Jean is a mother of six and a full-time student...

Lucky in Love

By Carolyn Marnon – Love stories…there are plenty of them out there, but sometimes they are hard to find.  Luckily, 6 love stories have a Wayne connection. Claudia and Harold Rediske Claudia and Harold Rediske met in the early 1970s.  Claudia worked for a dentist in...

Tragedy on Chamberlin

By Carolyn Marnon – At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, the Wayne Police Department was dispatched to an address on Chamberlain Street.  Upon arrival, police officers found 58 year old Dan Dart deceased at his residence. He had suffered multiple injuries. ...