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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...

Human trafficking awareness month starts here

By Carolyn Marnon – Learning how to recognize the signs of human trafficking is one of the first steps you can take to put a stop to this terrible dilemma that can strike any community. By Presidential Proclamation, January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking...

January 2019 News Briefs

Photo preservation lectureWestland Historic Village Park will be hosting a Photo Preservation lecture on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at their location at 857 N. Wayne Rd. Do you have photo albums or shoe boxes full of negatives? Have you ever wondered how you can...

Police Chief Maciag retires

By Carolyn Marnon – After 21 years serving with the Wayne Police Department, Police Chief Alan Maciag retired on December 21, 2018. At the city council meeting on December 18, Chief Maciag said he had met many great people in the community during his 21 years in the Wayne...

Murder outside Recreation Center details learned

By Carolyn Marnon – Sixteen year-old Antoine Perry, Jr. was in 29th District Court on December 28 for allegedly murdering a 19-year old outside HYPE Recreation Center on November 26, 2018. Antoine faced four charges: homicide-felony murder, armed robbery, and two charges of...

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...
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Children and Christmas

By Carolyn Marnon – Christmas will be here before we know it! As the adults rush around to get the holiday lights up before a blizzard, too much snow or ice accumulates, and get the inside of the house decorated, and bake cookies and shop for all their favorite people, the...
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Holiday Night, fun for everyone

Wayne celebrated the 1st day of December with community fun and activities for all ages. The Wayne Memorial Marching Band performed holiday classics and The Village Dancers kicked off the event with toe tapping sounds of the season. Carolers, Men’s Choir, Children’s Choir, Bells...
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Newly elected Wayne City Council sworn in

By Carolyn Marnon – Former city councilman John P. Rhaesa was sworn in as City of Wayne Mayor at the November 20 city council meeting. “I look forward to serving the city. I just want to see our city come back together and start getting back to work and have our council...
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Small Business Saturday an overwhelming success

By Carolyn Marnon – It all started with a post on Facebook that had Wayne resident Jamie Butts venting her frustration about how the Kroger at Michigan Ave. and Merriman Rd. had thrown almost all the worldly goods a homeless man had into a dumpster. The homeless man,...
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Help the Wayne Bionic Zebras build their robot

Team 313, The Bionic Zebras is an after-school program at Wayne Memorial High School. The program provides students with educational opportunities to learn and engage in STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills. The Team aspires to become a major contender at the...
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Who’s that coming down the street?

By Carolyn Marnon – You might have seen them recently-the amber lights on top of cars patrolling the neighborhoods of Wayne. The Wayne Neighborhood Watch Patrol began using the amber lights during their patrols on Tuesday, December 4. The volunteer-based neighborhood patrol...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018