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Bike club rolls through city

By Carolyn Marnon – Brian Ewanciw, owner of Icon Computer Solutions, and his girlfriend Jamey McCloskey bought bicycles last year and started riding. They soon found that bike riding was boring when it was just the two of them. They asked a few friends if they wanted to...

New city council person voted in

The city council, through a round-robin process of elimination that lasted 12 rounds on August 1, welcomed Jeremiah Webster as the new council person. Mr. Webster will fill the at-large city council position vacated by R. Terry Sutton IV with the term ending November 12, 2018....

The Village days

By Darlene Hawley – In my last article I wrote about the founder of our community, Ezra Derby, who bought 80 acres and the log tavern built in 1824 by George M. Johnson. Derby proceeded to “grow” the community by building a saw mill, a home, store and blacksmith shop and...

Wayne Rocks

By Carolyn Marnon – Not only does Wayne rock because of the awesome concerts in the park that the Wayne Rotary has lined up for Goudy Park this summer, but Wayne rocks as a result of the kindness movement that was put into motion locally by Bernadette Brock. It was a simple...

Concerts in Goudy Park even bigger

The Wayne Rotary Concerts in Goudy Park series continues and keeps getting bigger. All concerts are at the amphitheater at Goudy Park at 7:30 p.m. Only four shows left for the season. August 9 – Kung Fu Diesel “Kung Fu Diesel is 3 piece, 3 chord American Rock & Roll band born...

State senator visits Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – Michigan State Senator Debbie Stabenow visited Wayne on August 4 to advocate for the Great Lakes and river restoration. She also visited several local small businesses, including Karma Coffee and ICON Computer Solutions. About 40 people gathered by the...

Help bring bike racks to Downtown Wayne

Wayne Main Street recently announced a new crowdfunding campaign through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity. The campaign will support the project to install new bike racks throughout downtown Wayne and run Pop-Up Bike Repair & Safety workshops in partnership...

Senior Alliance marks first year in new location

By Carolyn Marnon – Drive down Venoy Road and you might just miss it. The Senior Alliance recently celebrated its first year at its new location. Some things have improved, some have remained the same, and some didn’t turn out like they were originally envisioned. Back in...

Cardio-Drumming comes to Goudy Park

By Carolyn Marnon – According to Erin Robichaud Moore, “Cardio drumming is the absolute best cardio workout there is!” She goes on to explain the it entails placing an exercise ball on top of a large bucket and using a pair of drumsticks to beat a rhythm. “With music...

Concerts in Goudy Park even bigger

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Rotary has coordinated this summer’s Concerts in the Park series. Councilman John Rhaesa, the new President of the club, has been busy booking the bands and getting sponsors for this annual event. All concerts are at the amphitheater at Goudy...

Mastering the art of gardening

By Carolyn Marnon – Do you feel good when you drive down the street and see a beautiful yard? What about when you take a walk and see flowers blooming in a garden? There are many people who are lucky enough to have green thumbs. There are those who are lucky enough to get...

July 2017 News Briefs

Councilman Sutton Resigns Mayor Rowe read Council Sutton’s letter of resignation to the community at the July 5th Wayne City Council meeting. From the letter Sutton stated: “After a great deal of contemplation, I am writing you this letter to inform you of my decision to resign...