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Wayne Family Dental serves families

By Carolyn Marnon – You probably pass by the building housing Wayne Family Dental on the corner of Wayne Road and W. Michigan Avenue ever so often.  Get to know the people who operate this fine establishment. Dr. Bhavani Swarna is the owner and dentist of Wayne Family...

Hays named Wayne Memorial’s #1 fan

Ron “Corky” Hays moved to Wayne (Norwayne) in 1956 at the age of 13.  He attended Adams Jr. High the first full year it was open (1956), he was in the 8th grade. Deno DeLuca was his gym teacher and basketball coach at Wayne Memorial High School.  Mr. DeLuca would let students in...

Local Masons help their community

March Reading Month On March 29 and 30, members of the Wayne Masonic Temple, along with their wives, branched out to the first grade classrooms of eleven elementary schools in the Wayne Westland Community School District to present a book to every first grader in the district....

Sgt. Cahill chosen as 2016 Police Officer of the Year

The Wayne Police Department’s Citation Board voted Sergeant Brent Cahill as the 2016 Police Officer of the Year. Sgt. Cahill was awarded a plaque from the Wayne Police Department at the March 22 City Council meeting with family, friends, and fellow officers present....

Citizen to celebrate 105th birthday

Edna Wooten is celebrating a big birthday this month…she turns 105 on April 22nd.  Longtime Wayne resident and currently living in Maple Manor, Edna says she enjoys living at Maple Manor.  “The staff take really good care of me, they are like family to me.” Edna moved from...

LED lights coming to Wayne

City Manager Lisa Nocerini announced at the February 21 City Council meeting that Wayne had received a letter from the Department of the Treasury granting the City over $347,000 to be used specifically to convert the city street lights to LED lighting. Gov. Rick Snyder says $5.1...

Karma is back with great food menu

By Carolyn Marnon – Karma Coffee and Kitchen opened on Michigan Avenue in November 2016. You may remember Karma Coffee when they occupied the space next to Dairy Queen on Wayne Rd. Although the owners are the same, Dave and Jennifer Romero, the business is not the same. The...

Series of budget meetings continues

By Carolyn Marnon – The most recent budget meeting of the Wayne City Council was held Tuesday, February 28, at City Hall.  Although it is an open meeting, very few residents were in attendance. The meeting started with an overview of upcoming water and sewer capital...

Hometown ‘Champion’ succeeds at being a champion

By Carolyn Marnon – When she was in 6th grade, Katie Horton was tested and diagnosed with dyslexia. She had been having trouble with reading and went through a long process to get diagnosed.  Now a student at Florida State University, it does take her a lot longer to study....

Rotary: Service above self

By Darlene Hawley – Last month, on February 23, an organization called “Rotary International” celebrated its founding 112 years earlier.  It took place in Chicago with a man named Paul Harris who served as the first president.  (In later years, Paul Harris Awards would be...

4th graders reach out to homeless

By Carolyn Marnon – Friday, February 17, was National Random Acts of Kindness Day, a day that is celebrated by individuals, groups and organizations nationwide to encourage acts of kindness. It also happened to be the day that Kelly Weber’s 4th grade class of 26 students at...

March 2016 News Briefs

Community clean-up day Help make Wayne more beautiful by volunteering to help at the next Wayne Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, March 25, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Refreshments will be provided and volunteers will receive a free t-shirt. Register today by calling Wayne Main...