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State Rep. Kosowski named legislator of the year

The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) as the League’s 2017 Legislator of the Year. The award was formally presented to Rep. Kosowski during the League’s annual Capital Conference Awards Gala March 21 in Lansing. Rep. Kosowski represents...

Wayne Family Dental serves families

By Carolyn Marnon – You probably pass by the building housing Wayne Family Dental on the corner of Wayne Road and W. Michigan Avenue ever so often.  Get to know the people who operate this fine establishment. Dr. Bhavani Swarna is the owner and dentist of Wayne Family...

Staying connected

By Darlene Hawley – Communication is an extremely important part of every individual’s life.  We all must communicate with each other to maintain ties with family, friends and the world around us.  For many years, mail delivery served as a communication link between...

Hays named Wayne Memorial’s #1 fan

Ron “Corky” Hays moved to Wayne (Norwayne) in 1956 at the age of 13.  He attended Adams Jr. High the first full year it was open (1956), he was in the 8th grade. Deno DeLuca was his gym teacher and basketball coach at Wayne Memorial High School.  Mr. DeLuca would let students in...

LED lights coming to Wayne

City Manager Lisa Nocerini announced at the February 21 City Council meeting that Wayne had received a letter from the Department of the Treasury granting the City over $347,000 to be used specifically to convert the city street lights to LED lighting. Gov. Rick Snyder says $5.1...

April 2017 Community Calendar

Nankin Transit Service available to residents Nankin Transit is a connector bus system that offers curb to curb service for seniors and the disabled who reside in Wayne, Westland, Garden City and Inkster. Nankin Transit operates anywhere within the four cities and one mile...

What’s everybody reading in town

By Dee Ryan – City Clerk, Matt Miller writes “ I am almost finished with “Once in a Great City—A Detroit Story” by David Mariniss.  A wonderful history of the City with a look at all walks of life, from poor South West Detroit kids to Motown greats, to the Ford...

Goodfellows to raffle off Chevy Camaro

The City of Wayne Goodfellows has a long-standing tradition of ensuring that no child in Wayne goes without a Christmas. To raise money, various fundraisers are done throughout the year along with a Christmas party in December. The funds raised during these events are used to...

Haidous passes gavel to Hawley

By Jenny Johnson – Mayor Al Haidous presided over his last city council meeting on Nov. 18. He officially resigned to move on to his new job as Wayne County Commissioner for District 11 In his resignation letter Haidous wrote, “ It has been an honor and privilege to serve...

Luxury seats coming to State Wayne Theater

Are you looking to enhance your movie-going experience? Phoenix Theaters State Wayne is undergoing renovations and will feature fully reclining seats in every auditorium with the latest in digital picture and sound technology. These state-of-the-art features will not change the...