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Community celebrates 150 years

By Carolyn Marnon – In honor of the City of Wayne’s Sesquicentennial (150 years old!) celebration this year, the City recently received three honors: a County of Wayne Resolution honoring the city for celebrating 150 years as a community signed by District 11 Wayne County...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Bionic Zebras set goal to raise $15,000

By Carolyn Marnon – Team 313: The Bionic Zebras of Wayne Memorial High School have set what might seem like a lofty goal of raising $15,000 this year. This would cover competition entrance fees, the costs associated with designing, building and programming an...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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September News Briefs 2019

Peace and veterans memorial updates The Peace Memorial in the courtyard outside the library will be restored. The Wayne Downtown Development Authority recently approved $8900 for the restoration of the fountain base. There will be no restoration of the fountain water feature...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Strong communities make for strong recovery

By Carolyn Marnon – National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Tony...
Posted On 15 Sep 2019
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Wayne Memorial welcomes new athletic director

By Carolyn Marnon and Ryan Wright – Married 14 years to his middle-school sweetheart, Jason Malloy and his wife, Ornella, have been together since middle school. They have two daughters, Ariana (age 11) and Jada (age 9). “I love my family. I love spending time with them. I...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019

Volunteer painters being sought to help Friends

By Carolyn Marnon – Volunteers are being sought for the 23rd Annual Friends: People Helping People event in Wayne on Saturday, September 7. FPHP helps residents, usually elderly or disabled, to paint and spruce up the outside of their homes. Neighbors usually nominate a...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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School Superintendent update

By Carolyn Marnon – Wayne Westland Community School District Superintendent Dr. Shelley Holt, who was put on paid administrative leave on June 20 pending an investigation into allegations made against her, filed a $2 million lawsuit against Wayne Westland Community Schools,...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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14th annual family fest has new events

By Carolyn Marnon – The 14th Annual Family Fest held every August at Crosspointe Community Church, 36125 Glenwood, in Wayne promises to bring some new events this year. According to Suzanne Eidson, the festival’s coordinator, there will be a Survivor Obstacle Course, Micro...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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August 2019 News Briefs

HYPE Tuesday walking group Every Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. a free walking group for all ages will meet in the lobby of HYPE Athletics Center of Western Wayne (4635 Howe Rd.). All are welcome to attend. Amy, the leader, will meet you in the lobby. Family fun day Friday, August...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019
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Community helps students and teachers go back to school

By Carolyn Marnon – Although it seems like summer just started, it’s already August and time to think about getting the kids ready to go back to school. For students and teachers, this can be a costly event. So many school supplies and backpacks to buy, getting the kids...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019