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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
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After pressure from the community, school board acts

By Carolyn Marnon – On June 14, the Wayne-Westland Board of Education received a written complaint from a former District employee regarding the conduct and actions of the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Shelley Holt. Dr. Holt has been in the position for two years,...
Posted On 20 Jul 2019
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Longtime Wayne resident celebrates her 90th year

By Carolyn Marnon – Wayne resident Irene “Virgie” Mack celebrated her 90th birthday last month after being honored with a resolution by the City Council at their May 7 meeting. After City Clerk Tina Stanke read the resolution, Virgie seemed surprised when she commented “I...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019
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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...