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School resource officer returns

By Carolyn Marnon – As the bell rings and students, teachers and administrators make their ways through the halls of Wayne Memorial High School, there is a new face that melts into the crowd. Jordan Arndt is back in high school, although he’s dressing differently than he...
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Officer Schmidtke receives prestigious Chiefs award

Only one or two police officers from the entire state are selected for the award each year. On June 25, Lt. Kevin Schmidtke of the Wayne Police Department received the prestigious Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police Distinguished Service Medal. According to the Wayne Police...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019

Judge orders recall election for May 8th

By Carolyn Marnon – “I think the law is pretty clear that it’s likely the plaintiff will prevail on the merits,” said Chief Judge Robert J. Colombo, Jr. from his Third Judicial Circuit Court courtroom in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on Friday morning, February 2,...

Stop, drop and shop with a cop

By Carolyn Marnon – Stop, drop, and come shop with a cop makes a nice rhyme. At least shopping with a cop became a possibility on Tuesday, December 19, as students from three elementary school families were chosen to Shop with a Cop at Westland Target. Educators from...

Residents needed for Neighborhood Watch

The Wayne Police Department is looking for citizens to participate in the Neighborhood Watch Program.    The Neighborhood Watch Program will divide the city into geographical “neighborhoods.”  Each neighborhood will have a Neighborhood Watch Group consisting of citizens who live...

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...