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UPDATED MARCH 25th: Total cumulative cases by city in Wayne County: 411

Total cumulative cases: 411 Total deaths as of 03/24/2020: 9 (excluding City of Detroit) *Information from Wayne County Department of Public Health ALLEN PARK 3/21/2020 ALLEN PARK 3/21/2020 ALLEN PARK 3/21/2020 ALLEN PARK 3/21/2020 ALLEN PARK 3/22/2020 ALLEN PARK 3/23/2020 ALLEN...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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Veteran receives the first class of 2020 diploma

By Carolyn Marnon – Welcome to the Class of 2020 Avery Hall! A Korean War veteran, Avery left Wayne Memorial High School at the age of 17 to enlist in the Army. He had wanted to join the Army and go to Korea when he was just 16, but he says his folks wouldn’t sign the...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Local government association elects 2020 leadership

The Conference of Western Wayne (CWW), an association of 18 chief elected local officials in Michigan’s largest county, announced today that it has selected its new 2020 leadership team. The CWW 2020 Executive Committee is comprised of Chairperson Mayor Kerreen Conley...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Local young woman is 7-time big ten champion

By Carolyn Marnon – Wayne Memorial High School graduate Anavia Battle has the fastest 200-meter dash time for 2020 out of all professional and collegiate athletes. Anavia registered a 22.66 which also became a facility record at a recent track and field event at Clemson...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Plante Moran give update on city finances

Carolyn Marnon – Many associate the month of March with the color green. St. Patrick’s Day boasts green beer and green leprechauns. The coming of spring heralds the renewal of trees and plants to lush greenery. One other item that is green is money. We’re often told money...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Distinguished Young Woman of Wayne-Westland to be named March 6 during local scholarship competition

The Distinguished Young Women of Wayne-Westland Scholarship Program will be holding the 53rd Annual Scholarship Program on Friday, March 6, at Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne at 6:30 p.m. Nine contestants from Wayne, Westland and Inkster will compete for thousands of dollars...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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29th district court judge retires after 16 years

By Carolyn Marnon – After 15 years on the bench serving the people of Wayne, 29th District Court Judge Laura Mack has retired effective March 1. Judge Mack was appointed to the bench by Governor Jennifer Granholm on January 12, 2004 to replace Judge Carolyn Archbold who...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Sensory equipment helps Taft-Galloway students

By Carolyn Marnon – What do pizza and Taft-Galloway Elementary School in Wayne have in common? They both have the attention of Fredi the Pizzaman, a Melvindale businessman whose “Fredi the Pizzaman Foundation” recently funded some special classroom equipment. Taft-Galloway...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Wayne graduates making sport headlines

By Ryan Wright – Wayne Memorial has been silently producing Division 1 (D1) talent over the past couple of years. Not only is WMHS producing student athletes, but the athletes are actually making waves across the nation. In February 2017, graduate Anavia Battle became first...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Wayne resident making dough with new business

By Carolyn Marnon – Crystal Murphy was homeless with two young sons. She had been living with her dad until he lost the trailer they were living in. They had nowhere to go. They went from house to house, staying with people they knew. They eventually ended up in Toledo,...
Posted On 15 Feb 2020
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“How we tied the knot” residents share love stories

By Carolyn Marnon – Can there really be too many Judy’s? According to Judith Shelton, yes there can be, which is why she prefers to be called Judith. However, to her doting husband, Stan, there can only be one and his Judy happens to be the apple of his eye. Stan Shelton...
Posted On 15 Feb 2020
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Brooke’s books benefits students of all ages

By Carolyn Marnon – “Community Circle’s first literacy campaign is coming to an end! We were able to help all ranges of grades,” organizer Brooke Johnson exclaimed. “This week I will be packaging and delivering the books to the schools that answered my email that I sent...
Posted On 15 Feb 2020