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Tuesday, 2018 May 01st

Concerned about ACT and SAT testing? Great Lakes Educational Group and Saline Community Education offer a practice ACT or SAT on May 12 at Liberty School.

The cost is $20. Testing is from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to sophomores and juniors. Students must sign up for the SAT practice test by calling Saline Community Education at 734-401-4020.

Great Lakes Educational Group is also hosting a seminar to go over test results, learn test strategies and help people determine which is the better test - the ACT or SAT.

Schools

Tee off to support the Saline High School boys basketball program at Brookside Golf Course, 6451 Saline Ann Arbor Road, on Aug. 11.

The cost is $375 per foursome, which includes the cost of golf, a cart, a hot dog at the turn, prizes and dinner. $100 hole sponsorships are available. $50 practice putting green sponsorships are available.

Make checks payable to the Saline Boys Basketball Program and send payment and the form (download below) to:
Lukas Fosdick
224 Wallace
Saline, MI
48176

Sports

Saline bounced back from an 11-0 loss and then held off a late charge from Monroe to win the nightcap, 7-6, as the Hornets split a doubleheader at Monroe.

Not much went well for Saline in the opener. The Trojans tagged starter Dani Cobello for nine runs -- only four of which were earned -- in 2/3 of an inning. Alex Pace pitched the final 3 1/3 innings, giving up two runs, one earned, on three hits and two walks. Pace struck out one.

Kelsey Alexander doubled and Ashley Heren singled for Saline.

Saline bounced back in the second game.

Sports

Saline bounced back from an 11-0 loss and then held off a late charge from Monroe to win the nightcap, 7-6, as the Hornets split a doubleheader at Monroe.

Not much went well for Saline in the opener. The Trojans tagged starter Dani Cobello for nine runs -- only four of which were earned -- in 2/3 of an inning. Alex Pace pitched the final 3 1/3 innings, giving up two runs, one earned, on three hits and two walks. Pace struck out one.

Kelsey Alexander doubled and Ashley Heren singled for Saline.

Saline bounced back in the second game.

Sports

Alex Morrison went 4-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and three RBI as Saline defeated Monroe, 12-6, Monday at Monroe. Saline had 13 hits against Monroe pitching.

Noah Nelson (3-for-5, double, two runs scored, one stolen base), Cole Daniels (2-for-5, two runs scored) and Vinnie Patteri (2-for-3, two runs scored, 1 RBI, 3 stolen bases) also had multi-hit games for Saline.

Sports

Saline blasted Huron, 14-0, in SEC Red varsity boys' lacrosse Monday at Saline High School.

Tanyr Krummenacher scored twice and set up eight more.

Davis Bruneau scored four goals. Peters scored three goals and assisted on one. Gavin Klaassen scored twice.

Also scoring for Saline were Jeff Inge, Jack Toor and Ben Aretha also scored for the Hornets.

Mason La Fleur and Shane Winkelseth split the shutout in goal.

Sports

Seven Hornets lit the scoreboard at Hornet Stadium as Saline defeated Dexter, 14-11, in varsity girls' lacrosse action Monday.

Grace Livsey led the Hornets with four goals. Emily Hill and Anna LeChard each scored three goals. Hannah Allen, Maddy Szczypka, Kate Kloosterman and Alaina Dorset each scored a goal.

Megan Szczypka made six saves in goal.

Sports

David Lee Carlton, age 69, of Saline, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at this home.

He was born in Saline, MI on February 16, 1949, the son of Ray Marvin and Eleanor Bertha (Becht) Carlton.

David attended Saline High School and graduated in the class of 1967. He was a member of the Saline Jaycees, the Saline American Legion Post #322, and was a lifelong boater. His favorite place to boat was on the Indian River in Michigan.

Obituaries

Anita Louise Fielder (née Dowler) died April 28th, 2018 at the age of 98 in Alpena, MI. Anita was born September 19, 1919 in Seymour, Illinois, daughter of Emery R. Dowler and Ethel Dowler, née Burroughs. She married Gordon Wesley Fielder, Jr. (d. 1976) July 26, 1952.  

Obituaries

Monday, 2018 Apr 30th

At the outset of the season, the Saline varsity girls soccer team voted on team goals. One of the most popular goals was to get off to a strong start each game.

Sports

The Saline Area Fire Department has suspended the issuance of burn permits after the National Weather Service issued a "Red Flag Warning" until 8 p.m., Tuesday.

According to the alert, strong winds, with gusts of up to 35 miles per hour, could cause an fires that develop to spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior

Police & Fire

April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month. STD rates continue to reach record levels in Washtenaw County. The Washtenaw County Health Department encourages residents to get tested for STDs and to take steps to prevent infections.

“If you’re sexually active, it is essential to get tested and get immediate treatment when necessary,” says Heather Vaquera, prevention specialist at the Washtenaw County Health Department. “If your health care provider doesn’t bring up testing, be sure to ask about it.”

Health

Boy Scout Troop 400 hosts the annual Memorial Day Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m., Monday, May 28, at the Saline Area Fire Department, 205 E. Michigan Ave.

Community

Viva Voce Youth Choir will be ending its 2017-2018 season with an intergenerational spring concert, “Building Bridges,” at 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Viva Voce will be joined by Voices Valiant, a vocal music ensemble at the University of Michigan for adults over the age of 50. This special event is designed to build bridges between generations using the gift of song. The concert will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, 1432 Washtenaw Ave. Tickets are available for $8.00 in advance or $10.00 at the door.

Arts & Entertainment

The mission of Viva Voce Youth Choir is to inspire and connect singers to each other and to their larger community through excellence in choral singing and service projects. For the 2017-2018 season, Viva Voce placed a large emphasis on the second portion of its mission: service projects. A wide variety of projects were completed in order to connect with and give back to the local community.

Sunday, 2018 Apr 29th

Saline Main Street has once again been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.

Each year, the National Main Street Center and its Coordinating Program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs in recognition of their exemplary commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach.

Downtown Saline

The City of Saline will begin flushing hydrants as part of a routine maintenance program to achieve the highest water quality to residents.

Starting May 1 the Department of Public Works will flush various hydrants throughout the city. Hydrant flushing will continue through Friday, May 25.

Although it may appear that hydrant flushing is ‘wasting water,’ hydrant flushing is an important preventative maintenance step to the city’s water distribution system.

When hydrant flushing occurs within your area, you may notice:

Government

Saline High School graduate Tyler Palka is getting the shot of his dreams. As the NFL draft unfolded Saturday, Palka, the former Hornet quarterback who went on to become an all-conference receiver at Gannon University, was sitting in the Saline home of his agent, Doc Ping.

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