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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

July 2019 News Briefs

Kite building and decorating Come to the Wayne Public Library, 3737 S. Wayne Rd, on Tuesday, July 2, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. for a kite building and decorating workshop for children ages 4-11. Take the kite home and enjoy hours of flying! Knit and crochet night The Wayne Public...
Posted On 21 Jul 2019

Board of Education approves closing three schools

At their May 21 meeting the Wayne-Westland Community Schools Board of Education voted to accept the recommendation from the Demographics and Utilization subcommittee to close three schools over the next three years. The recommendation was approved in a 6-0 vote. In August 2020...
Posted On 15 Jun 2019

New church plant moves to downtown

By Carolyn Marnon – There’s a new church in town, and it wants you to know it plans to become visible to the community. Hill Crest Bible Church began worship services on November 4. They rent space at the First United Methodist Church. A grassroots church founded by Lead...

Former children’s librarian hired as library director

By Carolyn Marnon – In her free-time, she likes doing triathlons where she swims, bikes and runs! She has lived in Michigan all her life, except for a short period of time spent in Wisconsin. She loves reading Young Adult novels and social science non-fiction books. She was...