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WMHS Class of 2017 Valedictorians

Nicholas Ryan Adamson Son of Kevin and Kari Anderston Nicholas is graduating with a 4.02 Cumulative GPA He will be attending Washtenaw Community College Studying Forensic Science Makayla Carpenter Daughter of John and Amanda Buckley Makayla is graduating with a 4.14 Cumulative...

Local volunteers needed for Wayne Rouge Rescue event

There’s been lots of good news flowing out of our Rouge Rescue in recent years. After generations of neglect, the river began to make a comeback a couple decades ago.  Municipalities in the Rouge River watershed, like Wayne, began to implement pollution controls to meet federal...

Committed to bringing Wayne together

By Maxwell Cameron – Beautiful public spaces, a historic downtown, and robust community pride- these are the key ingredients for a vibrant community, and attributes Wayne possesses in abundance. Just as significant, our city has an organization working to bring these...

Scholarship winners dine with Ladies Literary Club

By Carolyn Marnon – The Ladies Literary Club, established in 1896, is the oldest continuously meeting club in Wayne. Established by women for women in Wayne who didn’t have a chance to be educated back in the late 1800s, the goal was to learn about subjects such as...

Seniors living it up with lemons

By Carolyn Marnon – “The Spirit of America” bonds nursing home residents, volunteers, caregivers and staff as they work together each day to encourage independent living for the residents and patients at Maple Manor Rehab Center here in Wayne. To celebrate National Nursing...

June 2017 News Briefs

CORRECTION: Retiree health care stipend plan approved A health plan was approved 4-2 by City Council on April 18 to provide City of Wayne retirees with a stipend for health care while reducing city spending. Pre-65 retirees would receive $241.50 per month if single, $508 couple,...

Downtown days coming to Downtown Wayne

Downtown Wayne will host the first annual Downtown Days event July 13th thru the 15th. The event will feature a slate of activities and promotions meant to draw people into downtown Wayne. While Downtown Days may be new, the event is an expansion of the Sidewalk Sales activities...

New child identification phone app rolled out in Michigan

By Carolyn Marnon – Michigan Masons have stepped up to help with a comprehensive child recovery and identification program. The Michigan Child ID Program provides parents a “Child ID Kit” that contains all the vital information necessary to expedite law...

Making a Difference for Girls

By Natalie Rhaesa – What does it mean to be changed?  If you were to look up the word ‘change’ in a dictionary or google search, you would see phrases such as: “to become different,” or “to be transformed.”    Change is powerful.  Some believe change is good, others believe...

Red Wings vs. Road Runners: it’s a win!

By Carolyn Marnon – The Detroit Red Wings and the Roosevelt-McGrath Road Runners have many things in common. Students at the elementary school learned all about them at a recent Detroit Red Wings School Assembly. The assembly was interactive and provided positive messages...

Sharing scholarship makes everyone a winner

By Carolyn Marnon – Wouldn’t you like to be part of a program where girls share in the scholarship money available?  Wouldn’t you like to have fun while doing it? It’s possible when you participate in the Distinguished Young Women program. Distinguished Young Women (DYW) is...

Art sparks excitement in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – “What are all those people doing standing on the sidewalk?” must have been going through the minds of Wayne Road drivers last month as they witnessed the mass of people standing outside Helium Studios on April 13. Passing cars honked their horns as Wayne...