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Saturday, 2019 Aug 24th
Cocktails and card games go hand in hand, so the board members of The Saline Fiddlers have piled a staggering variety of liquors worth more than $600 into one giant basket for the silent auction at tonight's Casino Night fundraiser, which begins at 7 p.m.
Friday, 2019 Aug 23rd
The Saline Police Department will add a hybrid vehicle to its fleet.
Sophomore Emilia Little converted a penalty corner in the final minute of play to propel Saline to a 1-0 victory over Marian in varsity field hockey action Thursday night.
Little, who scored twice in Wednesday's season-opening victory, lifted the ball past the Marian goalie. Seniors Bridget Skelly and Erin Reilly assisted.
Saline put in another strong defensive effort. Abby Kleinschmidt stopped the three shots she faced and withstood late pressure to earn her second straight shutout. Saline hosts the "Border Battle" tournament Saturday with Michigan and Ohio teams.
School officials in Saline have taken note of the explosion of data breaches in recent years and are taking steps to prevent the school district's data from falling into the wrong hands.
Thursday, 2019 Aug 22nd
If you’ve been interested in local theater, you have two opportunities to grace the stage with Saline Area Players!
This Sunday, August 25, from 2-4 pm, Saline Area Players will hold auditions for their fall farm show “The Truthful Tall Tale.” Auditions, rehearsals, and the show are all held at the Rentschler Farm barn located at 1265 Michigan Ave. in Saline. Auditions for this show will be cold readings from the script. This show is a short-term commitment, with only five rehearsals and no membership fee. It is the perfect show to start with!
Saturday August 24th vendor list:
Live Music with the McDonald Brother 10am-Noon
•Uncle Stevie’s Signature Sauces- variety of locally made bbq and other signature sauces
•Blue Peak Design- unique handmade signs available at the market, also accepts custom orders
•Fresh- locally roasted fresh coffee beans
•Lavender And Grace- lavender plants and lavender based products
•Marks Farms & Greenhouse, LLC- local produce such as broccoli, spinach, zucchini as well as eggs, succulents, herbs and hanging baskets and more
By the time the next Saline Area Schools Board of Education meeting happens we will be two days into the 2019-2020 school year.
As such, the meeting will be a great opportunity for the public to meet and greet some of the district's newest teachers, who Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Curt Ellis said would be present at the regular meeting.
Saline's varsity field hockey team returned to action for the first time since last year's state championship game. The Hornets got two goals each from senior Bridget Skelly and sophomore Emelia Little as Saline bested Cranbrook, 7-0, at Hornet Stadium Tuesday evening. Senior Erin Reilly, senior Ali Groth and sophomore Tenley Schrzan also scored for Saline.
Abby Kleinschmidt didn't face much pressure as she posted the shutout.
Wednesday, 2019 Aug 21st
Brigid Gunnerson scored the game's only goal as Saline defeated Cranbrook in junior varsity action Tuesday.
Freshman Cailee Jarvie assisted on Gunnerson's goal. Sophomore Grace Nelson posted the shutout in goal.
Does Saline smell a nicer these days?
Do you want to transform yard debris and kitchen scraps into a nutrient-rich, natural soil amendment? Identify your own soil profile? Learn hot composting techniques? Create low-maintenance, low-waste yards? Tour large- and small-scale compost operations? Know how to compost with red worms? Make compost teas? Use cover crops, green manures and living mulch? These topics--and more--are offered by a range of presenters. Michigan Master Composter certification is available for students who pass the take-home exam and complete at least 10 volunteer hours in the community.
Have you recently moved into Saline or have you found yourself with extra time on your hands? Would you like to find out about volunteer opportunities within our community?
A Volunteer Fair will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Saline Rec Center,1866 Woodland Drive.
The City of Saline will also be collecting donations for Saline Area Social Services. Items needed are: laundry detergent, dish soap, toilet paper and tissues.
This is a great time to speak with the organizers to learn more about all the great events in our community.
There is another blood drive, this Friday at Saline Area Senior Center. You can register through Michigan Blood online, call us to schedule, or simply walk in.
Friday, August 23
7190 N. Maple Rd.
We are attached to the middle school, located next to the transportation department.
Residents of the Saline Area School District were some of the most generous blood donors in Southeast Michigan during the 2018-2019 school year.
In total, blood drives at Saline High School garnered 252 units of blood during that period of time, due in part to incredibly successful blood drives throughout the year. During the school year, when blood drives attract more people, they raised an average of 60 units per drive.
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).
Ruth B. Lange, age 92 of Saline, passed away into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Ruth was born on November 8, 1926 to Leslie and Ivy (Taylor) Hammons in Ohio County, KY.
On December 26, 1946 she married Vernie C. Drake and they brought three children (Donald, Sue and Beverly) into this world.
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.