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WWJ Newsradio 950’s midday anchor Brooke Allen is a wife, mother, and unabashed optimist. Here, she shares her approach to remaining hopeful about the future.

By Courtney Conover – Brooke Allen is a woman who knows what she likes—and it includes connecting with Metro Detroit listeners every weekday. And drinking coffee. Lots and lots of coffee. A graduate of Wayne Memorial High School’s class of 1988, Allen went on to study...
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Wayne DDA: The year 2021 in review

By Sarah Shurge – Many of the events you attended and enjoyed in Wayne throughout 2021 could not have been possible without the City of Wayne Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and you probably didn’t even know it. The DDA has many purposes, some of which are to correct...
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WCCCD offers lifelong learning opportunities to seniors

Lifelong learning is the continuing pursuit of knowledge to build skills, explore new ideas, enhance understanding and enrich life. Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) offers the over-60 learner the opportunity to attend classes at no cost. “We are living longer than...
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Post, Smythe, Lutz & Ziel celebrate 60 years

By Sarah Shurge – Three Cleary University graduates and one of their professors decided to create a small business in 1961. 60 years later, that business has grown and is still going strong. Post, Smythe, Lutz & Ziel, LLP (PSLZ) was originally founded as an accounting...

January 2022 NEWS BRIEFS

Wayne Fire Department Promotions Wayne Fire Department announced new promotions to Captains and Lieutenants. Congrat- ulations to Captain Jason Reeves, Captain Troy Marlewitz. Lieutenant Cullen McKee, and Lieutenant Jeremy Tima. New Police Officers Officers Andrew Marra and James...
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The case for conscious, controlled breathing

Job demands. Relationship woes. Parenting. Grandparenting. Garden-variety stressors. Worries. Life. Regardless of who we are or what we do, our lives are not without some level of agitation. And with so many factors and circumstances out of our control, the one thing we do have...
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State Wayne Theater celebrates 75th anniversary

By Courtney Conover – Let’s rewind and go back in time… Back when a brand-new men’s tie sold for next to nothing (just over a buck); meanwhile, the bikini made its debut in Paris, France… Back when both Dean Martin’s and B.B. King’s musical careers began, and...
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Knights of Columbus’ Coats for Kids Program

By Sarah Shurge – As we enter the winter season and the cold weather approaches, many people’s first thought goes to the holidays. What decorations will be put up? What meals will be eaten? What gifts will be received? What seasonal activities will be participated in? For...
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Makers Market now open Downtown Wayne

By Sarah Shurge – The City of Wayne Downtown Development Authority (DDA) opened an exciting new experience for entrepreneurs in the City of Wayne. The Downtown City of Wayne Makers Market is being operated by the DDA with the purpose of supporting small business, while also...
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Special Christmas memories shared

By Carolyn Marnon When thinking about Christmas, we all have special memories that always come to mind or are part of the family stories we tell when we are together. Several Wayne residents and several Wayne business owners shared their own special memories with The Wayne...