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Sanders removed from November ballot

By Carolyn Marnon – On August 28, the Honorable Robert J. Colombo Jr of the Third Circuit Court ordered “The Wayne County Clerk must immediately remove Christopher J. Sanders from the ballot as a candidate for Mayor in the City of Wayne, Michigan in November 2018 general...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018
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July News Briefs

History of the Wayne Civic Players Join the Wayne Historical Society for a night of theatrical history with Bob Weibel. Bob was a 30-year member of the Wayne Civic Players, a community theater group that ran from the 1950s-1980s. He will have a powerpoint presentation showing...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018

DECEMBER 2017 News Briefs

Letters of intent signed Wayne Memorial High School senior and varsity basketball player Camree Clegg signed her National Letter of Intent on Friday, November 10, 2017. Next fall, she will attend Clemson University in South Carolina and play basketball for the Clemson Tigers....

Community supports Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center, located at Adams Upper Elementary School, 33475 Palmer, Westland, is a resource that all families in Wayne-Westland Community Schools can use. It serves students in all buildings in the district by providing resources and referrals to local community...

Running without wind

By Carolyn Marnon – As he races around the track at Wayne Memorial High School, you can see lightning shooting out from Montel Hood’s running shoes.  Maybe it was just the sunlight hitting the soles of his shoes that fooled the eye into thinking one was seeing lightning...

Distinguished Young Women awarded next month

By Carolyn Marnon – Twelve to fourteen young women from Wayne and Westland are preparing for the annual Distinguished Young Women awards on December 4.  Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that inspires high school girls to develop their full,...

Fifty Amp Fuse rocks Goudy Park

  By Carolyn Marnon – When Fifty Amp Fuse, now known as Your Generation in Concert™, came to Goudy Park for the Concerts in the Park series last month, the crowd was the largest of the 5 week series. The group brought an energy to the concert-goers that had people...

Hometown dinner kicks off Christmas season

Dee Ryan – If you haven’t seen some of your friends for ages—next year come to the Congregational Church’s Turkey Dinner.  On Thursday night, half of Wayne was there.  The other half showed up for Friday night’s dinner.  Both nights, November 7 and 8, saw huge crowds...

Wayne Ripple Effect, A Michigan Main Street Community

By Lindsey Wooten – Wayne Ripple Effect, a non-profit volunteer driven downtown revitalization effort, recently achieved a tremendous goal of becoming a Michigan Main Street Community. Main Street is a national program that was created by the National Trust for Historic...

Maple Manor celebrates Centurians birthdays

By Jenny Johnson – Maple Manor of Wayne had a very special birthday party. They celebrated the birthdays of their residents who have reached the age of 100 or more. Edna Wooten and Mamie Williams celebrated their 102 birthdays and Ruby Johnson celebrated her 101 birthday....