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Friday, 2018 Sep 21st

Dear Community:

We are so excited to announce our upcoming Fall group designed for kids ages 8-13. Its called Kids  INTEGRATED which stands for Kids Internalizing Natural Techniques to Energize, Grow, and Regulate the self, Actualizing a Therapeutic Experience of Development. It is rather a mouthful, which is why we call it Kids INTEGRATED for short.

Health

Market is open Rain or Shine with an abundance of fresh fruit, vegetables, delicious baked goods and more! Next weekend for Oktoberfest we move to Parking Lot #2

This weekends Vendor List includes: 

Waterworks Dahlia Gardens- cut flowers

Community
A student-run branch of CP Federal Credit Union.

Saline Area Schools will soon offer hands-on lessons in financial literacy through a pupil-run credit union inside Heritage School starting in January 2019.

Schools

Skyline @ Saline
Last year: Saline 50, Skyline 7
History: Saline is 8-0 against Skyline
Last week: Monroe 39 Skyline 7, Saline 31, Bedford 26
Best Game in series: 2016, Saline 24, Skyline 21
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Theme: Military Appreciation Night 
Student Section: Cammo
Twitter: @thesalinepost, @salineathletics
SKYLINE LAST WEEK

Sports

Drake Alan Drobnick, age 67, died at home suddenly on Monday, September 17, 2018 after a long stay at the University of Michigan hospital for heart failure.

He was born on September 20, 1950 in Reading, Pennsylvania, the son of Albert and Mary Jane (Shunk) Drobnick.

Sports

Thursday, 2018 Sep 20th

A local man was transported by ambulance for care after police were called following a dispute in a local business Thursday afternoon in downtown Saline.

Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart said the police were called by someone in a local business concerned about the man's condition after a dispute. Hart declined to name the business but said it's not the man's first incident with the business.

Police found the man in the parking lot behind Key Bank.

Police & Fire

The Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office is pleased to announce that the first of a four-part, nonpartisan video series designed to educate voters about the Michigan registration and voting process is now available on the County’s YouTube channel. The first part of this series is titled “How to Register to Vote in Michigan”. Other parts of the series to be released over the coming weeks will help voters prepare to vote, request an absentee ballot, and cast a ballot at the polls on Election Day.

 

Elections

The political action group Voters Not Politicians gave a presentation at Liberty School Monday night outlining their support for the forthcoming Proposal 2 initiative, which will appear on state ballots during the Nov. 2 election.

One of the most exciting bands from this year's Saline Celtic Festival -- The Steel City Rovers of Hamilton, Ontario -- are winding up their U.S. tour with a finale concert at Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave., this Sunday at 7:30 p.m.  The show is presented by Acoustic Routes Concerts. 

 

Arts & Entertainment

The Saline girls golf team wrapped up the SEC season by defeating Dexter, 196-203.

Saline finished the SEC season with a 9-2 record. The Hornets will play for the SEC Championship Monday at Eagle Crest.

Sports

Saline improved to 8-0-1 in Michigan High School Field Hockey Division 1 competition when the Hornets defeated Hartland, 7-0, at Hornet Stadium Wednesday.

Sports

Wednesday, 2018 Sep 19th

The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Business Enterprise Awards.

Business

Tuesday, 2018 Sep 18th

Sweet Leilani’s is leaving downtown Saline to move to Tecumseh.

Sheila Vish, owner of the quaint confectionery, told customers while announcing expanded products and classes on the business Facebook page.

Business

Construction on South Ann Arbor Street is expected to begin Oct. 1 after city council approved a $191,402 payment to DN Higgins at Monday’s council meeting.

The project will:

Government

 CP Federal Credit Union, a Jackson based credit union serving 54,000 members with 8 branches in Jackson, Mason, Parma, Brooklyn, and Grass Lake, announces a new location in Saline, Michigan. CP Federal confirmed that their new branch, slated to open in the 1st quarter of 2019, will be located at 559 E. Michigan Ave. in the Saline Shopping Center next to Busch’s Fresh Food Market. The 2,000 square foot full service branch will feature loan, teller, and membership services, plus a 24 hour walk-up ATM.

Business

At Saline Main Street, our promotions team event organizers and amazing team of volunteers are gearing up for this year’s Oktoberfest – and it promises to be bigger and better than ever before!

Bring the tots and have a ball at Kinderplatz! This free kid-friendly activity area will be buzzing with cool things to do and is sure to be popular with children. Kinderplatz is held on Saturday, September 29th from 10am to 3pm on South Ann Arbor Street and engages children with energetic playtime games and fun.

These activities include:

Downtown Saline

Monday, 2018 Sep 17th

Test showed of the City of Saline’s drinking water showed no traces of PFOA or PFAS – a  persistent toxic chemical that which, evidence suggests, can lead to adverse human health effects.

The results were welcomed by city staff – as they came only a few days after it was revealed PFAS was detected in the effluent of the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

Government

The City of Saline plans to sell city-owned land on East Michigan Avenue for a retail and restaurant development.

Without taking a vote, Saline City Council showed near unanimity when choosing to sell the property to GBA Development LLC, which wants to buy the entire 6.5 acre to develop retail and restaurants, instead of IHA, which wanted only Michigan Avenue frontage to build a health services building.

Government

Saline Area Schools Superintendent Scot Graden offered an update Tuesday night at the board of education meeting regarding initial progress being made on phase two of bond-related work in the district, the measure as a whole having been approved by voters two years ago.

This time around, Graden said the west entrance to the high school and the adjacent parking lot will see refinements.

Schools

Sunday, 2018 Sep 16th

We are back this year with an improved drop off location!

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