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Welcome back to another Spotlight Series with Sarah! I started this series to get to know the city more personally by visiting, experiencing, and reviewing hidden gems in the City of Wayne, while my readers can get to know me better in the process. In April 2017, I received my...

Check out Indie Art and Craft Jam in Goudy Park

By Sarah Shurge – If you appreciate handmade, boho, and whimsical, then there is an upcoming event in Wayne for you. Mark your calendars because the Indie Art and Craft Jam will be Sunday, May 19th from 12-5 pm at Goudy Park. The Indie Art and Craft Jam will have over 40...

Identical twins commemorated 50 years of owning matching cars with photoshoot

By Sarah Shurge – The year was 1972. Two identical twins purchased two Ford Gran Torinos from Jack Demmer Ford in Wayne. Their vehicle’s VIN numbers only one number apart. Flash forward to the year 2022, those same identical twins had a 50-year photoshoot with those same...

Dairy Queen displays student art projects

By Sarah Shurge – “It’s a way to bring art, community and ice cream together,” said Amber Thomas, Wayne Memorial Art teacher. Thomas has been teaching at Wayne Memorial High School for six years. Every day she asks her students daily questions. Towards the end of the school...

Check out Lanterns Church on Sundays in Taft Galloway

By Sarah Shurge – When you think of church, most of the time you think of a building. A location. A place to go. “A building is a safe place to gather, to worship, to be seen, to be welcomed at, but we understand the real truth, that church is the followers,” said Ryan...

Believe the HYPE – From recreation to philanthropy, owner Ali Sayed explains how HYPE Athletics is changing the game

By Courtney Conover – A doctor. That’s what Ali Sayed, owner of HYPE Athletics, wanted to be when he grew up. “I wanted to be a doctor because I knew they made a lot of money,” explains Sayed. “And I didn’t have that when I was a kid.” Although Sayed attended school in West...

Beaumont opens new Breast Care Center

By Sarah Shurge – A new and expanded Breast Care Center opened on Monday, June 28th, at Beaumont Hospital, Wayne campus. The $5 million facility has the latest in screening and diagnostic technology, and will provide a full array of breast care services located under one...

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

Sometimes marriage comes sooner and later

By Carolyn Marnon – There was going to be a huge wedding at the church in Warren, Michigan where Wayne resident Ashley Herald’s father is the pastor.  There would be all the pomp and circumstance that comes with a dream wedding. The flowers, the decorations, the bridal...
Posted On 17 May 2020

Oil under Wayne – The Imperial Oil Co.

By Tyler Moll – Did you know that for over 100 years there has been oil coursing under the ground on the west end of the city? Did you know that the oil that came through Wayne helped the US win WWI and WWII? Lets start at the beginning. In 1899 the company headquarters of...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019