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Oil under Wayne – The Imperial Oil Co.

By Tyler Moll – Did you know that for over 100 years there has been oil coursing under the ground on the west end of the city? Did you know that the oil that came through Wayne helped the US win WWI and WWII? Lets start at the beginning. In 1899 the company headquarters of...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019
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July 2019 News Briefs

Kite building and decorating Come to the Wayne Public Library, 3737 S. Wayne Rd, on Tuesday, July 2, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. for a kite building and decorating workshop for children ages 4-11. Take the kite home and enjoy hours of flying! Knit and crochet night The Wayne Public...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019
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Board of Education approves closing three schools

At their May 21 meeting the Wayne-Westland Community Schools Board of Education voted to accept the recommendation from the Demographics and Utilization subcommittee to close three schools over the next three years. The recommendation was approved in a 6-0 vote. In August 2020...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019

New church plant moves to downtown

By Carolyn Marnon – There’s a new church in town, and it wants you to know it plans to become visible to the community. Hill Crest Bible Church began worship services on November 4. They rent space at the First United Methodist Church. A grassroots church founded by Lead...

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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Passing on the family legacy

By Carolyn Marnon – Built in 1926, no one could have predicted the future of 35234 W Michigan Ave. Four years later, in 1930, Gus Roussakies was born in Warren, Ohio during the depression. Gus, a U.S. citizen, travelled with his family to Greece when he was just a year old....
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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A time to celebrate freedom

Darlene Hawley – This July 4th we will celebrate the Declaration of Independence for the 242nd time. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress of our thirteen colonies voted on a resolution declaring independence from the British. On July 4th, the Declaration of...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Historic recall in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – The election to recall City Councilman Christopher Sanders has finally occurred despite obstacles to get the recall on the ballot. After a dispicable and slanderous campaign by Councilman Sanders. Councilman Jeremiah Webster defeated him by approximately...
Posted On 10 May 2018

Anointed Fish House featured on channel 4

By Carolyn Marnon – With the Lenten season soon upon us, many will be looking for a place to get their meal on Fish Friday. Look no further than Anointed Fish House here in Wayne. Located at 4310 Wayne Rd where Nemo’s used to be, Tameca Stringer can set you up for a...

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...