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Dealing with a difficult diagnosis

By Courtney Conover – Natalie McCurry Rhaesa, 50, is the baby of the McCurry family, but that’s not her only distinguishing characteristic. “My four siblings all have names that start with D—Donna, Donald, Jr. (who goes by Jim), Dianna, and Doug—and then there’s me,” says...
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September 2022 News Briefs

Wayne Public Library is now open on Mondays! The Wayne Public Library, 3737 S. Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184 is going to be opening on Mondays again starting in September! The library started closing on Mondays in 2009 to cut costs, so it has been 13 years! The new hours will be:...
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First Congregational Church welcomes Rev. Bob Cooper

By Sarah Shurge – It’s a simple question, “Did you always want to be a minister?” And when it’s asked to a minister of over 20 years, you probably would expect the answer to be “yes.” However, when Rev. Bob Cooper was asked that question, his answer might surprise yo...
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24-hour childcare now open in Wayne

By Sarah Shurge – On July 11th, a new daycare opened in Downtown Wayne. But not just any daycare, a 24-hour daycare. Tiny Stepping Stones Childcare LLC. is a child care agency that is open 24 hours, seven days a week. Chyna Knowles owns an elderly care agency, Comforting...
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Wayne Memorial welcomes new principal this year

By Sarah Shurge – Every new school year brings a fresh start. New classes, new students, new opportunities. However, that is not the only thing new this upcoming year for Wayne Memorial. The Wayne Westland Community Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Cory Gildersleeve as...
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Rotary Club of Wayne – Serving the community for 100 years-and counting

By Courtney Conover – One chance encounter has the power to change everything. The Wayne Rotary experienced this principle firsthand. In fact, the story of this club’s establishment is so serendipitous that one might find it unbelievable if it weren’t true… It all started...
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Fat Man Nok’s serving the community

By Sarah Shurge – Life is full of inspiration. Small everyday things can influence your future without you even realizing it. The smell of hot dogs when you walked into Home Depot. The “Big Boy” statue outside of Big Boy wearing his retro red and white suspenders hoisting...
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Movie night under the stars in Goudy Park

By Sarah Shurge – If you’re looking for a fun end-of-the-summer event, be sure to come to the Movie Night Under the Stars in Goudy Park! The movie night will be held Friday night, August 26th, in Goudy Park, located at 3355 S. Wayne Rd. The event will start at 5 p.m. The...
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Check out free concerts in Goudy Park

By Sarah Shurge – Have you patiently been waiting for free concerts in Goudy Park to return to downtown Wayne? If so, get ready because they are finally back! Each show will be Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. at Goudy Park, located at 3355 S. Wayne Rd. The dates of the...
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Driving the Family Business at Jack Demmer Ford, “The Demmer difference” is more than just a motto. It’s a blueprint for success.

By Courtney Conover – From toy doctor kits and baby dolls to miniature squad cars and play food, it’s a known fact that a child’s play often imitates real life. This principle certainly applies to Jim Demmer, vice president of Jack Demmer Ford here in Wayne. “I recall being...