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Monday, 2018 Aug 20th

Saline, MI— August 20, 2018 — Saline Area Youth Baseball & Softball Organization welcomes the 2018-19 board.

Sports

The 2018 fall season will be a learn-as-you-go proposition for the Saline cross country teams.

Sports

Sunday, 2018 Aug 19th

The Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social takes place from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, at the Weber-Blaess One Room School House at 550 Woodland Drive.

Schools

Brian T. Coughlin, son of John and Margaret Coughlin, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. He is survived by his son Patrick D. Coughlin (Gina), son Michael E. Coughlin (Marie), brother Sean Coughlin (Sherri), and brother Barry Coughlin (Virginia).

Obituaries

Marjorie Lula (Reasy) Gilroy, of Lemmon, South Dakota, passed away peacefully at age 91 on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Saline, Michigan.

She was born on January 9, 1927 in Zap, North Dakota, to the late Marie Burrows Reasy and the late Ross M Reasy.

She was an agent/broker in the Real estate industry until retiring in 1988. Marjorie was the beloved wife of the late Leo J. "Bud" Gilroy. She was preceded in death by her son, Fr. Gregory J. Gilroy; brothers, Ross Reasy, Charles Reasy, and Donald Reasy; and sisters, Frances Evans and Irma Beebe.

Obituaries

Friday, 2018 Aug 17th

It’s back-to-school season. Parents are shopping for clothes and supplies and electronics. Teachers are updating their classrooms and working on lesson plans. And on Friday, transportation employees from Saline, Dexter, Manchester and Ann Arbor Greenhills spent eight hours preparing for the school year.

Schools
Veteran William Law and his granddaughter Mary Alice Truitt outside Law's Saline home.

When two raccoons crashed through the ceiling of his home, William Law of Saline knew it was time to get a new roof. Thanks to collaboration between Owens Corning and Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley, Law now has a new roof, free of charge.

Community News

Thursday, 2018 Aug 16th

Saline High School's chapter of National Honor Society is looking for donors at their blood drives on August 17th and 21st. Both blood drives are from 1-7 p.m. If you are interested in donating, go to redcrossblood.org and use donor code "salineschools". 

Schools

Tonight's Saline Hornet pep rally has been canceled due to rain in the forecast.

The event was scheduled for 6 p.m. at Henne Field. Rain is expected until 8 p.m..

There are no plans to reschedule the event.

As of 4 p.m., there has been no announcement regarding the Summer Music Series. The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic play on North Ann Arbor Street at 7 p.m. The concert could be moved to the Fifth Corner Teen Center, located at Willis Road and South Ann Arbor Street.

Schools

Firefighters from Saline and neighboring communities investigated a fire at factory on the 200 block of South Industrial Drive Wednesday evening.

Police & Fire
Earth Elements logo and interior

In a stressful world, the owners of the new mind, body, and spirit shop Earth Elements are hoping to create a peaceful oasis in the heart of Saline’s downtown at 104 W. Michigan Ave.

Business

Wednesday, 2018 Aug 15th

Felicia E. Kuebler, age 80, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 11, 2018 after a hard-fought battle with heart disease. She was born on December 11, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan to Steven and Adelaide (Ofairski) Oleski.

On November 12, 1960 in Pinckney she wed Walter P. Kuebler who preceded her in death on December 15, 2014.

Felicia was a strong-willed person who always had the best of intentions and lots of love to give. She had a deep love for animals, especially her cherished dogs and horses, and enjoyed traveling to the Upper Peninsula.

Obituaries

Kick off the season with school spirit in downtown Saline Thursday.

Saline High School student athletes, cheerleaders and musicians will celebrate the start of the fall sports season with a pep rally at Henne Field, located off Bennett Street between Harris and Ann Arbor streets.

The Saline High School marching band will perform at 5:45 p.m. At 6 p.m., coaches will introduce Saline's 13 fall sports teams.

Fans can also purchase Hornet gear and swag.

The Summer Music Series – a free, outdoor concert series brought to you by Saline Main Street, continues this Thursday, August 16 at 7 pm.

 

Downtown Saline

The annual Miss Saline Pageant takes place during the Saline Community Fair, at 8 p.m., Aug. 29.

There are four candidates in the pageant this year. They are Ashley Desimone, Brittany Bryant, Claire Weadock and Courtney Zmich.

Community

The crowd gathered in the Pleasant Ridge Elementary School cafeteria was all smiles Tuesday afternoon.

Why wouldn't they be? The 50 or so kids in the audience were with their friends from the Saline Community Education summer camp. And they were participating in and watching the annual summer camp talent show.

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