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Murder outside Recreation Center details learned

By Carolyn Marnon – Sixteen year-old Antoine Perry, Jr. was in 29th District Court on December 28 for allegedly murdering a 19-year old outside HYPE Recreation Center on November 26, 2018. Antoine faced four charges: homicide-felony murder, armed robbery, and two charges of...

Former children’s librarian hired as library director

By Carolyn Marnon – In her free-time, she likes doing triathlons where she swims, bikes and runs! She has lived in Michigan all her life, except for a short period of time spent in Wisconsin. She loves reading Young Adult novels and social science non-fiction books. She was...
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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