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Wonderful Wednesday night concerts in the park

By Carolyn Marnon – What are you doing on Wednesday evenings this summer? The Concerts in the Park music series is going on at the Goudy Park amphitheater while the summer nights are heating up. We have already grooved to the tunes of Steve King and the Dittilies as part of...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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$20,000 bowling tournament coming to Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – “The tournament you don’t have to win to make a profit” is coming to Wayne Bowl in January 2019. Mike Lucente’s Hamtramck Singles Classic found a new home for its 69th season when Hazel Park Bowl permanently closed its doors at the end of July. First...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Nashville quartet to give free concert

Ground-breaking Nashville-based New Legacy Project will be in concert on Wednesday, August 8, 7 pm, at the West Wayne Freewill Baptist Church, 4040 S John Hix Road. This is a non-denominational event and admission is free. Formerly the Blackwood Legacy, they are best known for...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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A rose by any other origin would be just as sweet

By Carolyn Marnon – “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” goes the William Shakespeare quote. However, what could be sweeter than Wayne Memorial High School cheerleaders selling roses? Every Wednesday throughout the summer concert series at Goudy Park, the...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Citizens rally behind Wayne Animal Shelter

By Carolyn Marnon – Many who follow City Manager Lisa Nocerini and/or any of the Wayne-oriented groups on social media know how much Lisa’s beloved dog, Jack Bear, was her “child.” Jack Bear died August 30, 2017. In honor of Jack Bear, a fundraiser was set up to benefit the...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Former resident promotes “rising stars”

By Carolyn Marnon – Matt Arnett lived in Wayne until he was 22-years old. He left Wayne for Rochester in 2005 when he took a job as a TV producer for the Detroit Pistons, eventually winning an Emmy award. He recently returned to Wayne with the Uganda, Africa soccer team he...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Beware of construction

By Carolyn Marnon – The portion of Wayne Road that runs from Michigan Avenue to Glenwood Road will be undergoing construction now through November. The road is undergoing an asphalt resurfacing, concrete pavement repairs, sidewalk ramps, structure epoxy overlay, guardrail,...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Wayne resident will turn 108

By Carolyn Marnon – Winifred Eberts was born at home in Wyandotte almost 108 years ago on August 18, 1910. When she was 2 years old, her parents moved to a small produce farm in Taylor, otherwise known as a “truck farm” because fruits and vegetables from the farm were...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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August 2018 – NEWS BRIEFS

Free yoga Beaumont Healthy Wayne presents Yoga in Downtown Wayne on Tuesday, August 14, and Tuesday, August 28, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Goudy Park. All are welcome to attend this free class, but it is most appropriate for those 9 years and older. Certified yoga instructors will...
Posted On 29 Jul 2018
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Mayor and businessman seeking to represent you

By Carolyn Marnon – Michigan’s 13th Congressional district, which includes the City of Wayne, “is home to three stadiums, two casinos, two major hospital systems, a major university, a robust community college system, our international airport, and many world-class cultural...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Summer summons music downtown

By Carolyn Marnon – With the warm days of summer come the sweet sounds of music from the Goudy Park Amphitheater on Wednesday nights. The Wayne Rotary announced the 2018 line up, so mark your calendar now so you don’t miss a chance to relax, have some snacks, meet with...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Come celebrate Wayne Downtown Days!

By Carolyn Marnon – Downtown Days are returning to Wayne July 12-14. You can start planning a weekend of fun now with this info to get you started. All events are what is scheduled/planned at the time of this writing. “Wayne Downtown Days is an important part of this...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018