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Wayne library part of 1 million downloads record

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Public Library has partnered with a group of 49 other TLN (The Library Network) libraries to establish Download Destination, a group of southeastern Michigan TLN (The Library Network) libraries making OverDrive digital materials available to...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021

Wayne Police Department Awards

The Wayne Police Department has an Awards Committee made up of the Chief of Police and a selection of patrol and command officers. The Awards Committee meets each year to review incidents from throughout the previous year and make selections about awards for department employees....
Posted On 10 Feb 2021
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Reaching for a star

“Maybe it’s time for me to shine a little bit,” Trudy Ellis said. As a senior citizen Ms. Trudy, as she likes to be called, has been digging into the treasure-trove of creativity that God gifted her with and seeing where it leads her. Last year, she designed a logo for a Detroit...
Posted On 12 Jan 2021
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Readers share their special ornaments

Christmas ornaments can have deep meaning for people. Several readers shared about their own special ornaments. My favorite ornament hung on my family’s Christmas tree all through my childhood. When I got married and my mom asked what ornaments from her tree I would like, I...
Posted On 12 Jan 2021
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New face at city council meetings

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne City Council looked a little different at the November 17 city council meeting. Gone was former councilman Jeremiah Webster (who did not run in the latest election) and in his place was newly elected councilman Alfred Brock. If you don’t...
Posted On 12 Jan 2021
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Veterans continue to serve in our city

By Carolyn Marnon – November 11 is Veteran’s Day in the U.S. It is a time to honor all who have served our country. We are lucky that we have several military veterans who are currently serving the City of Wayne. These highlighted veterans are all employees of the Wayne...
Posted On 14 Nov 2020
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Former recalled City of Wayne Councilman and accomplice charged with false report of a felony

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Christopher James Sanders, 51, of the City of Wayne, Michigan and Jimmie Lee Chandler, 28, of Van Buren Township, in connection with the alleged planting of a starter pistol and fake drugs in a city employee’s car. It is...
Posted On 04 Oct 2020
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Tips on staying safe from covid-19 this Halloween

By Carolyn Marnon – The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recently released information on how to celebrate upcoming holidays in ways which will lower the risk of COVID-19. It is recommended that safer, alternative ways to celebrate Halloween are used. If you...
Posted On 04 Oct 2020
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The “road of the future” coming to Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – The majority of motor vehicle crashes involve human inattention or error according to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.) The road of the future could change those statistics. On August 13, Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer of...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020
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New library program provides homework help

By Carolyn Marnon – No one knew as we rang in the new decade at midnight on January 1 the incredible upheaval that would enter our lives just three months later. COVID-19 changed the way our students would study and learn during a crazy and unknown time. Now it is 6 months...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020