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Wednesday, 2019 Aug 21st
The Saline football program continued to tune up for the fall season with a scrimmage against Birmingham Groves Tuesday.
Tuesday, 2019 Aug 20th
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, James Bond 007 went all in playing Texas Hold ‘em in Casino Royale. He won at craps in Diamonds are Forever. His game was blackjack in License to Kill and there’s even a James Bond strategy for roulette (bet $140 on high numbers (19-36), $50 on six numbers 13-18 and $10 on zero as an insurance).
Monday, 2019 Aug 19th
About $20,000 in property was reportedly stolen from a tattoo shop on West Michigan Avenue sometime July 29-30. The owner returned to the parlor and found drawers left open at workstation throughout the business. Closet doors were left open and items on the shelves were scattered all over the floor.
August 23rd is the deadline to register for participating in the 2019 Saline Community Fair Talent Show, “Saline’s Got Talent”. This annual talent show will be held on Friday, August 30 at 7 p.m. at the Saline Community Fair located at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. The contest is open to all ages, adult (18 years & up) and youth (up to 17 years). However, performers who have been paid for a performance are not eligible for this contest.
On Sunday, the Washtenaw County Road Commission re-opened Textile Road between Campbell Road and Michigan Avenue (US-12) in Pittsfield Township.
Saturday, 2019 Aug 17th
Anyone interested is invited to enter exhibits at the Saline Community Fair and now is the time to put the finishing touches on those items. There are more than 1,000 classes for participants of all ages - why not get that photo printed off, enter some vegetables or flowers, do some baking or canning, finish up that artwork, a fine arts project, or a barn quilt just to mention a few.
Saline Parks and Recreation hosted their final Movie in the Park and Family Camp-out of the summer Friday at Mill Pond Park.
Local families took advantage of beautiful weather. From the grassy hill by the entrance of the park, well over a 100 people watched The Greatest Showman on the inflatable screen.
Saline cross country runners put their summer training to the test at the annual three-mile time trial Friday afternoon.
Junior Emmett Berryhill was the fastest Hornet, finishing in 15:30 – more than a minute faster than his time last year.
Friday, 2019 Aug 16th
A big Thank You goes out to all who supported our annual Donation Sale last Saturday! We received so many donations of fabric, kits, craft supplies and books, that we had to rent tables to hold it all! By the end of the day we had received $5470 that was given to the Saline Area Social Services to help kids buy new shoes and clothes for school. There was enough left over to go toward the Scholarship Fund that gives the kids the chance to join after school activities such as music and sports. The beautiful Crazy Quilt brought in another $800 that also went to the Scho
Saturday Aug 17th is art day at the Farmers Market! Stop by and check out Dandylion Design and try out her pottery wheel! There will also be a drawing class with local Artist Keith McGuire (8-10:30a) and Free face painting from Creation Highway LLC! This is event isn’t just for kids, but adults too!
•Shoreline Wild Salmon- is returning for the season, find them on the 3rd Saturday’s of the month with fresh caught Alaskan Salmon
Thursday, 2019 Aug 15th
Thursday evening's Saline Athletics Pep Rally, scheduled for 6 p.m. at Henne Field, has been cancelled due to weather.
This is the second straight year the event has been scratched due to the weather.
The administrative leadership of Saline Area School district will remain with Scot Graden's hand at the wheel after a unanimous Board of Education vote to keep him aboard until June 30, 2024.
Saline Main Street is gearing up for Saline Oktoberfest and and local businesses are selling the official Oktoberfest steins! Donate $20 to get your official Saline Main Street beer stein with a wooden token good to exchange for one beer ticket.
Your Oktoberfest 2019 beer stein also entitles you to be one of the first to sample the Golden Keg on Friday, Sept 20 Opening Ceremony at 6:30 p.m.
Beer steins will only be available at the following merchants ahead of Oktoberfest --
Wednesday, 2019 Aug 14th
If Stephen Kerr could have been chosen to be remembered by anything, it likely would have been by the lives he touched and the minds he inspired in the classroom as an art teacher and third-grade classroom teacher for 31 years.
The Knights of Columbus is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for Saline Area Social Service, the agency that provides a food pantry and other services for residents with lower incomes.
The shot gun start of a four-person scramble at 1 p.m. will start the event. The $80 per person price includes a golf cart, two drink tickets and a steak dinner following the event.
All proceeds will be donated to Saline Area Social Service
Brewed Awakenings Cafe, located at 7025 E. Michigan Ave., invites people to meet three local authors of children's books at an event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 23.
Stop in to meet the authors and see their books. There will also be a place for kids to color, hear a story and make a walking stick.
The featured guests are Jodi McMaster, author of Circus Vowels, Cindy Sommerfeld, author of Speech Sound Stories, and Kim Huhn, author of Herman Takes a Walk.
Saline Community Church hosts a party in the park at Canterbury Park, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17.
The free event includes:
- A food truck
- Snow cones
- Inflatable jousting
- A bounce house
- An obstacle course,
- A 19-foot inflatable slide
- A gaga pit and more
The church hosts Church in the Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18. People should bring a lawn chair. Lunch, from Smokehouse 52, will be served after the service.