Alzheimer's Journey: A Caregiver's Guide

 12/09/2016 - 14:26
Alzheimer's Journey

Saline District Library will host a presentation on the Caregiver's Guide to the Alzheimer's Journey on Sunday, December 11, from 2-3:30 pm. Caring for a loved one with dementia is a journey that can be very long… sometimes as long as 20 years. The journey which begins with the loss of a few words or memories becomes a path with many twists and turns that challenge everyone involved.

Council Weighs Traffic Safety, Business Access After Raised Sidewalk Installed

 12/09/2016 - 03:26

Of the many issues discussed by Saline City Council Dec. 5, the one generating the most discussion from citizens and business people was the plans to repair the problems created by the high sidewalk on the west side of North Ann Arbor Street near Michigan Avenue.

Santa Kicks of Weekend of Holiday Fun at Saline Rec Center

 12/09/2016 - 02:51

Scores of children met Santa Claus at the Saline Rec Center Thursday evening.

They sat on Santa’s lap, told Santa what they wanted for Christmas and then posed for pictures for mom and dad. They also played games and enjoyed cookies and cocoa.

Saline District Library youth librarian Paula Schaffner read Twas The Night Before Christmas and told other stories to the children.

Partners Detail Plans for Saline's $9 Million, 63-Room Hotel

 12/08/2016 - 00:53

One never knows what they’ll leave with when they shop at Junga Ace Hardware. Last December, Mark Kuykendall was looking for a filter for his furnace so he popped in to see his long-time friend, Jim Junga at his Michigan Avenue hardware store. Their conversation blossomed into a plan to build a $9 million, 63-room and 47,000-square foot full-service Best Western Plus hotel on Michigan Avenue

Motorcycle, ATV and More Stolen from Saline Township Home

 12/07/2016 - 17:18

A Saline Township resident reported that someone stole a Poulan chainsaw, generator, Kawasaki motorcycle and Honda Rancher all terrain vehicle from their property on the 8800 block of Schill Road in Saline Township.

The burglary took place between 6 p.m., Dec. 2 and 10 a.m., Dec. 3.

Deputies from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate. Anyone with information can call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office confidential tip line at 973-7711 or 1-800-SPEAKUP.

Police Arrest Domestic Assault Suspect After Locating Him at Wal-Mart

 12/07/2016 - 17:10

Police arrested a domestic assault suspect at Wal-Mart early in the morning Dec. 7. A 26-year-old Tecumseh man was arrested after allegedly assaulting his 37-year-old girlfriend at her place of employment on Woodland Drive in Saline at around 11 p.m., Dec. 6.

According to Saline Police Department Sgt. Jay Basso the woman was transported to hospital for treatment of injuries. The suspect fled the scene on foot. The man was located and arrested by police officers at Wal-Mart in Pittsfield Township.

Police Arrest Domestic Assault Suspect After Locating Him at Wal-Mart

 12/07/2016 - 17:10

Police arrested a domestic assault suspect at Wal-Mart early in the morning Dec. 7. A 26-year-old Tecumseh man was arrested after allegedly assaulting his 37-year-old girlfriend at her place of employment on Woodland Drive in Saline at around 11 p.m., Dec. 6.

According to Saline Police Department Sgt. Jay Basso the woman was transported to hospital for treatment of injuries. The suspect fled the scene on foot. The man was located and arrested by police officers at Wal-Mart in Pittsfield Township.

Gallery: 3rd Quarter Woes Doom Saline on Opening Night at Northville

 12/07/2016 - 03:57

After playing a great first half on the road, Saline seemed to have Northville exactly where they wanted them. Instead, it was the Mustangs who came out firing in the third quarter.

Northville outscored Saline 14-4 in the third quarter and went on to win 50-43. The Mustangs held a 22-20 lead at halftime.

“It’s a shot maker’s game. That’s what it comes down to,” said Saline head coach Jake Fosdick. “I thought we ran and executed fairly well. But we didn’t finish at the end. That’s the next step for us as a team. We can’t miss the easy ones.”

Mark Twain in Michigan

 12/06/2016 - 17:36
Mark Twain

Learn about Mark Twain's travels in Michigan and other events in his life with historians Al and Dave Eicher on Thursday, December 8, from 7-8 pm at Saline District Library. Based on details from Twain's diary, he came to Michigan with his wife and daughter and business manager during his World Tour in the 1880s. The diary provides interesting comments about the St. Clair Flats and sites along the way to Mackinac Island and other parts of Michigan.

Premiere Performance for Viva Voce Youth Choir

 12/03/2016 - 10:10

Viva Voce Youth Choir will hold its premiere performance on December 18th.  Led by Hannah Bingham, this 45-member ensemble features children in 4th-9th grades from Saline and surrounding areas.

 

The choir has been rehearsing since the beginning of September and is ready to delight their audience with heartwarming songs, including music to get you in the mood for the holidays.

 

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