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Lions Head Equipment Manager Tim O’Neill

By Courtney Conover – As a freelance writer, it is not uncommon to have a personal connection to a particular subject. But in my 22-year career, I’ve never had the opportunity (and privilege) of interviewing someone who resides in my hometown and works for the Detroit...
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Back to school again

It’s already that time of year where summer comes to an end, teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, and students head back to class. Schools throughout the Wayne-Westland Community School District (WWCSD) had Open House before the last weekend of the month. Students...
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Garden City Hospital opens Community Health Center

By Sarah Shurge –  “This is a major investment in this community’s health, today as we open the brand new Westland Community Health Center,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer at the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new health center in Westland. The ceremony...
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Wayne Historical Museum receives funding

By Sarah Shurge – The mission of the Wayne Historical Society is to display, preserve, and promote the history of the City of Wayne. But what happens when the building that is dedicated to preserving history, is in dire need of repairs? With holes in the roof, water spots...
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Construction continues at Wayne Memorial

By Sarah Shurge – Over the past several months, Wayne Memorial High School has slowly but surely been getting a makeover. If you have driven down Glenwood Rd. within the last few months, you may have noticed some trees have been cut down, dirt has been moved, and...
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Concerts in the park return!

By Carolyn Marnon – The free summer Concerts in Goudy Park kicked off Wednesday, August 4, with Atomic Radio. Myke, Darrin, Dave and Randy covered popular hits while concert-goers were busy getting their dancing shoes back in the groove after a one-year hiatus due to the...
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15th annual Family Fest at CrossPointe

By Sarah Shurge – The much anticipated Family Fest at CrossPointe Community Church is returning this year. For 14 years, the event has been a hit with the community but then the pandemic happened. CrossPointe wanted to keep the tradition alive but didn’t feel it would be...
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August 2021 – News Briefs

HUGE RUMMAGE SALE! The First Congregational Church of Wayne, #2 Towne Square, (next to McDonald’s) is having a huge rummage sale Thursday, September 30, through Saturday, October 2. The church has not been able to hold their twice-yearly rummage sales for two years due to the...
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Experience the Jurassic Journey at Hype

By Sarah Shurge – Over 100 real size dinosaurs are coming to Hype Athletics. Bring the family and come participate in the Jurassic Journey, an educational experience, from August 6th through 15th. The event will be open from 9 a.m. through 9 p.m. at Hype Athletics on Howe...
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Recreation Center purchased by Hype Athletics

By Sarah Shurge – Hype Athletics is here to stay. After an almost year-long process, due to COVID-19 and processing delays, Ali Sayed, Founder and CEO of Hype, purchased the recreation building from the City of Wayne. Hype had been leasing the building since August 2015....
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International Film Festival coming to Wayne

By Sarah Shurge – Are you a film producer but your work hasn’t been seen yet? Do you enjoy watching other people’s film productions? Have you wanted to experience other cultures but maybe haven’t gotten the opportunity to travel? If you answered yes to any or all of those...
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Battle’s journey to becoming an Olympian

By Sarah Shurge – Anavia Battle is now an international name. At the age of 22, Battle made her first U.S. team, which just so happened to be the U.S. Olympic team. On Saturday, June 26th, Battle qualified for the U.S. Olympic team after placing third in the 200-meter dash...