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Celebrating fall in early Wayne

By Darlene Hawley – October brings cooler days and nights, shorter days with the sun setting earlier and rising later and the changing of the color of the trees and bushes. Green leaves become brilliant shades of red, yellow, orange and rust.  Tourists and residents of our...

Broome Auto Parts celebrates 60 Years

The year was 1955.  Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois.  Disneyland first opened it’s gates in Anaheim California.  Gunsmoke and Captain Kangaroo first aired on the CBS network.  James Dean died in a horrific car crash.  The 1st Ford Thunderbird was...

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...

Safe Crossings – Dawson protects our kids for 27 years

By Jenny Johnson She has been on the job protecting the children of Wayne for 27 years. Just before Christmas Pat Dawson retired from her job with the City of Wayne as the crossing guard supervisor. “I’ve loved it,” she said. She began as a substitute crossing guard at Schweitzer...

Fire Department and Oakwood Annapolis train for tornado

Practice makes perfect. That is why the Wayne-Westland Fire Department and the staff at Oakwood Annapolis Hospital in Wayne partnered up to practice a tornado drill. Dozens of volunteers acted as tornado victims so the hospital staff and fire department could test their ability...
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