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Monday, 2018 Oct 29th

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) and its contractor will close Moon Road between Willis Road and Bemis Road in York Township; and the new roundabout at Moon Road and Bemis Road on the border of Pittsfield and York Townships.

During the closure, WCRC will finish paving Moon Rd and apply pavement markings within the roundabout. The road and roundabout are expected to reopen Thursday, November 1 in the afternoon. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions and other circumstances.

Government

Norman Jay Livingston, 80, of Blackman Twp., Michigan passed away peacefully on October 20, 2018 with his family by his side.

Obituaries

Bank of Ann Arbor is pleased to announce three initiatives aimed at honoring and thanking our troops.

Community

Sunday, 2018 Oct 28th

Saline defeated Kalamazoo Central, 26-7, to open the playoffs at Hornet Stadium Saturday afternoon. Saline, 10-1, will host East Kentwood, 10-1, in the district championship at Hornet Stadium on Friday or Saturday.

Sports

Saline’s field hockey team collected two trophies in the state championship game at Dexter Saturday. But the defending state champion River Rats from Huron went home with the one they wanted.

Sports

On a cold and wet day at Lake Erie Metropark, the Saline cross country team ran a smart, conservative race and took second place to qualify for next week’s state meet at Michigan International Speedway.

Sports

Senior Kayla Fortino ran alongside freshman Madi Wood to lead Saline to a second place finish at the MHSAA Division 1 regional race at Lake Erie Metropark Saturday.

Sports

Saturday, 2018 Oct 27th

Saline Area Players has some holly, jolly news to share!

Tickets can now be reserved for Saline Area Players holiday show “Just in the Nick of Time.” Shows are November 29&30 at 7:30 PM, and December 1&2 at 3 PM. All shows to be held at The Fifth Corner, 211 Willis Road, in Saline. 

Arts & Entertainment

Janice Warner, Saline Area Schools Assistant Superintendent of Finance, is retiring at the end of 2019.

Warner has been with the school district for more than 23 years.

Schools

Friday, 2018 Oct 26th

BEST of SHOW awarded to GREEDO by The Saline Post

Some sturdy scarecrows from the Seventh Annual Saline Scarecrow Contest have actually made it to the end of October still upright and have found themselves the recipient of not only the familiar peoples choice popular vote, but new for 2018 awards bestowed by a panel of local artists and saline school art teachers.

Downtown Saline

Saline Area Schools were unharmed when Professional Educational Services Group, a firm that provides substitute teachers and staff for more than 110 school districts, unexpectedly closed its door this week. According to Michigan Public Radio, PESG notified all of its Michigan employees that they were terminated Monday.

Schools

The Saline High School symphonic bands dressed up for trick or treating Thursday night. There may have been some tricks throughout the evening, but there were clearly many musical treats.

Below are video and pictures from the opening numbers.

Schools

Erin Reilly scored the game’s only goal as Saline defeat Dexter in the Michigan High School Field Hockey Association semifinal Thursday evening at Hornet Stadium.

Sports

Thursday, 2018 Oct 25th

There were a few lessons to be learned for the little ones and their families at Trunk or Treat in downtown Saline Wednesday night.

One lesson was the age-old adage, “good things come to those who wait.”

Wednesday, 2018 Oct 24th

A Saline man accused of sexually assaulting his wheelchair-bound roommate was arraigned on four charges before Washtenaw 14A District Court Judge Cedric Simpson.

Police & Fire

The prosecutor’s office has authorized a complaint against a 26-year-old Saline Township man accused of breaking in to a downtown Saline car wash, stealing coins and damaging property.

Police & Fire

While high school is still the quintessential American experience, the challenges and problems that students face during those four big years have grown more numerous and complex along with the rest of American society.

Schools

Saline Main Street hosts the second annual Downtown Saline Trunk-Or-Treat event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24.

35 businesses and organizations will throw open their trunks and hand out treats to costumed kids as they circle the parking lots beside Key Bank and behind Hartman Insurance.

Main Street is anticipating as many as 1,500 kids at this year's event. Last year's event drew far more people than anticipated. Organizers are expecting even more people this year and have been busy working on plans to accommodate the expected crowd.

 

Downtown Saline

Marguerite Mae Gutekunst (Smith), age 90, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital after a brief illness.

She was born on July 12, 1928 in Maybee, MI, the daughter of Lloyd Vernon and Hazel (Lentz) Smith.

On July 1, 1950 in Milan, MI she married Walter R. Gutekunst Jr. and they celebrated 60 years of marriage together. He preceded her in death on August 26, 2010.

Obituaries

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