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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...

Tips for holiday online shopping

Well, it’s here. The holidays are upon us, and the countdown is on to find the perfect gifts for family and friends. And with each passing year, more consumers turn to online shopping to find their items of choice. An August YouGov survey of nearly 2,500 adults revealed that 62%...

Six tips for better sleep

Honestly, tell the truth: Is the quality of your sleep satisfactory? If you’re like most Americans, the answer is no. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, forty percent of people aged 40 to 59 reported that they are getting less than recommended amounts...

When playtime feels like a chore

It doesn’t matter if you’re a parent, grandparent, aunt, or uncle. Caregivers, babysitters, and older siblings aren’t necessarily immune, either. No matter how much you love and cherish the little one(s) in your life, you may inwardly cringe when you hear that request: “Will you...

Do this ONE THING more this August

As far as clichés go, reading in a singles ad that someone enjoys “long walks on the beach” likely ranks among the top. But it turns out, there appears to be evidence of why placing our bare feet on the earth is such a calming, peaceful exercise. Walking barefoot—also known as...

Air Force veteran speaks at memorial flag raising

By Carolyn Marnon – A large crowd gathered around Wayne’s new Veteran’s Memorial Wednesday, September 30, for the official flag raising ceremony. The majority of attendees wore masks. Chairs were socially distanced. Many stood encircling the space. Over $100,000 was raised...
Posted On 04 Oct 2020

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

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

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

Celebrating the Holidays in Wayne

By Darlene Hawley – It’s December and the holidays are fast approaching. We all have traditions that make the holiday special. Many of our special traditions are part of our childhood and the childhoods of our parents and their parents before them. We carry on the...