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Wednesday, 2018 Jun 06th

Saline FC Soccer Tryouts

Are you interested in Travel Soccer? Come join us for our free Open Training Sessions. No need to register. Just attend the time slot appropriate to your age group.

If you would like to come to our tryouts on Saturday June 16th and Sunday June 17th, please register through our website.

Sports

Dale Richard Morton 66, of Tipton Michigan passed on Friday, May 25, 2018. 

Dale was born March 24, 1952 to the late Robert L. Morton Sr. and Viola (Lidke) Morton of Saline. He is survived by siblings: Shirley Dieterle (late John), Robert Morton Jr. (late Kathy), and Donald (Barb) Morton. Also surviving are 4 nieces, 1 nephew, and several great nieces and nephews.

Obituaries

Herman James Coval, age 91 of Freedom Township passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 with his family by his side.

Born on March 10, 1927 in Petersburg, Nebraska to the late George and Lena (Zitariuk) Coval. After a whirlwind courtship he married the love of his life, MaryAnn Herrst on October 18, 1958 and she survives.  

Obituaries

Gretchen Strider Gill passed away in the arms of her parents on May 29, 2018.  

Gretchen was born on September 19, 2017 at Mott Children’s Hospital with a diagnosis of Peroxisomal Disease, Zellweger Syndrome. She was a fighter and surprised doctors and nurses over the months with her resilience and inner strength. Gretchen touched many lives in her brief time with us and she was adored by family and friends.  

Obituaries

Tuesday, 2018 Jun 05th

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at approximately 9 a.m., the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close Textile Road to through traffic between Maple Road and State Road in Pittsfield Township for a chip seal project.

The project is expected to be completed and road reopened by Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at approximately 3:30 p.m. However, please be advised that all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

Government

Voters in the City of Saline may have a local question on the ballot in November. Would you add one-mill on your tax annual levy, $1 for every $1,000 in taxable value, to improve the roads in the City of Saline?

Government

Claudia M. (Platt) Galimberti died peacefully on June 1, 2018 in Saline at the age of 75.

Claudia is survived by her husband, Benedetto “Benny” Galimberti; children, David (Peggy) Galimberti, Laurie (Phil) Siebigteroth, Jeremy (Jackie) Galimberti, and Jamie (Sarah) Galimberti; and grandchildren, Andy and Anjela Galimberti, and Rose and Jeffrey Siebigteroth.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Shirley (Walter) and Ronnie. Claudia was born on January 13, 1943 in Detroit, MI to Edward and Phyllis (Bednarz) Platt.

Obituaries

Alice Eleanor VanKoevering died Memorial weekend (2018) at her home in Tecumseh, Michigan.

Born in 1961 in Syracuse, New York, Alice spent her childhood and youth in Saline, Michigan, graduating from Saline High School in 1979. For many years an avid distance runner, she was a familiar sight to townspeople as she worked along through her daily thirteen-mile route to ready herself for marathons. She had tremendous energy and determination.

Obituaries

This summer, the Saline District Library is once again hosting an incredible collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators.  On loan from the Mazza Museum of Findlay, Ohio, this year’s collection ties in the library’s summer theme, “Libraries Rock!” Titled, “Bravo! Music in Children’s Book Illustration”, the exhibit features artwork from children’s books focused around musical themes.

Arts & Entertainment

Monday, 2018 Jun 04th

Visitors at the Leslee Niethammer Saline River Preserve should have an easier time navigating the 17.4-acre parcel, and they can also learn a little more about the plants, animals and insects which live there.

Schools

After a 100-minute defensive stalemate, the MHSAA Division 1 District Championship came down to a shoot-out between the two best teams in the SEC Red. In the end, Skyline was no match for Saline goalie Annika Udrys, who made three diving stops as Saline won 3-2 to capture the tropy. Bella Petrock, Genesis Pena and Sarah Brannan scored for Saline.

Sports

Saline came from behind to defeat a scrappy Ann Arbor Huron team and win the district championship for the fifth straight season. Saline defeated Lincoln, 9-0, in the district semifinal earlier Saturday in the tournament held at Saline High School. The Hornets play in the regional tournament at Southgate Anderson Saturday. Saline plays Plymouth at 10 a.m. Woodhaven and Edsel Ford also play in the region.

Sports

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at approximately 7 a.m., the Washtenaw County Road Commission will close Willis Road between Saline City Limits to Carpenter Road in York Township for a chip seal project.

The project is expected to be completed and road reopened by Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at approximately 3:30 p.m. However, please be advised that all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

Once the road is back open, drivers are advised to lower their speeds to 35 mph while the stone settles.
 

Government

436 graduates cast off from Saline High School Sunday, encouraged to travel with faith, love, and hope as commencement ceremonies were held at Hornet Stadium.

Schools

The senior members of the Saline High School Chamber Choir and Saline High School Chamber Orchestra performed at the Commencement ceremony Sunday at Hornet Stadium.

Directed by Sarah Price, the seniors performed a medley the class songs, "Forever Young," by Alphaville, and "Good Old Days" by Macklemore and Kesha.

See the performance below.

Schools

436 students graduated from Saline High School Sunday at commencement ceremonies held at Hornet Stadium. 

This photo gallery is the second of two showing students receiving their diplomas.

 

 

Schools

436 students graduated from Saline High School Sunday at commencement ceremonies held at Hornet Stadium. 

This photo gallery is the first of two showing students receiving their diplomas.

Schools

Sunday, 2018 Jun 03rd

Wendell Charles Ward, 97, died peacefully at Linden Square Assisted Living Facility in Saline on Wednesday, May 29, 2018.  

He was born November 7, 1920, to the late Fred and Lula Mae (Burlingame) Ward in Theresa, New York. He graduated from Evans Mills High School in 1938, having played on the baseball and basketball teams.

Obituaries

Mayor Brian Marl announced additional office hours during the months of June and July.

“I’ve conducted regular office hours for the past two months, and I have found my conversations with residents to be enlightening and helpful,” said Marl. “More importantly, I believe that those citizens who have stopped by to chat or raise concerns, have found the interaction beneficial, and critical to getting local problems addressed. As such, I look forward to continuing this in June and July.”

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