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Friday, 2019 Oct 11th
Sometimes, a football team gets an unexpected transfer student that can give a team a huge boost.
Sometimes, that surprise was right under your nose.
Senior Cade Gilless isn’t exactly a stranger to Saline football. But he took his junior year off to focus on wrestling. When Gilless decided he needed football back in his life, the Hornets weren’t sure what they were getting.
They know now.
Gilless has been the featured running back in the Saline offense. He’s slippey. He’s got good speed. And he’s got toughness.
Think of the last two really close, tough wins for Saline football. Last week against Bedford. Last year against Rockford. What do they have in common?
Defensive playmaking in the the clutch by Noah Nelson. Against Rockford, Nelson blocked a kick that sent the game to overtime, where Saline eventually won to capture the regional final. Last week against Bedford, against a Mules offense that was looking more unstoppable with each drive, Nelson put an abrupt end to their momentum with two interceptions in the final four minutes of the game.
Saline wasted little time disposing of Lincoln as the MHSAA Division 1 playoffs began at Hornet Stadium Wednesday.
Zeke Gray scored twice as Saline defeated Ypsilanti-Lincoln, 8-0, in a game shortened due to the mercy rule.
It took the Hornets a few moments to break the seal against Lincoln. Brayden Stavros opened the scoring, kicking in a cross from Zeke Gray, who'd been awarded a free kick along the right sideline.
Thursday, 2019 Oct 10th
Elaine Marie Carter, of Saline, passed away peacefully to go home to Jesus on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Elaine was born on March 19, 1932 to the late Earl and Marguerite Culliton.
Saline City Hall will be open from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 12, for property owners who need to notarize letters for the city sidewalk project.
Virtually no one in Michigan today would guess that in the 19th century Michigan was the leader in prison reform.
Michigan’s first constitution was the first to prohibit the death penalty, and the state’s successful responses to issues of punishment vs reform, young, first-time offenders, and female convicts will surprise you as will some of the laws that could get people in trouble.
Crime and Punishment in 19th Centural Michigan is the subject of Susan Nenadic's presentation at 2 p.m., Sunday, in the Brecon Room at the Saline District Library.
Calling all Mutts! Tell your human to bring you to the Mill Pond Dog Park on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3pm for the 3rd annual Muttstadon. You can run the obstacle course and meet other good smelling mutts. Please tell your human that you don't have to be good at this, it is purely a fun and social event.
The City of Saline Parks Commission will host a community forum, “Dog Park Talk,” to discuss creating a new dog park in a city park. The forum takes place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 15 at City Hall, 100 N. Harris St., Saline.
There will be new faces at the dais when Saline City Council takes office in January.
Linda TerHaar and Heidi McClelland decided against seeking re-election. That leaves Jack Ceo as the only incumbent in a four-person race for three seats on council. Ceo is joined by Jim Dell'Orco, Brian Cassise and Kevin Camero Sulak.
In today's edition of The Saline Post, you'll find Q&As with all four candidates.
We thank each candidate for their responses and hope you'll find their answers helpful when casting your vote.
Here are the links to the Q&As.
Wednesday, 2019 Oct 09th
Saline Area Schools officials must go back to the drawing board on finding a buyer for the four acre parcel on Michigan Avenue and Industrial Drive that was to be a Speedway gas station after the land was rezoned and water and sewer utility hookups were extended to the site.
Not only will Speedway's strong desire for expansion in the Saline area be curbed, but the district will have to plan for $850,000 less in future revenue.
On the evening of October 6, 2019, at the Saline Evangelical Home, Janice Elizabeth (Rutt) Hansen of Ann Arbor, MI, quietly slipped the bonds of the cancer she had fought valiantly for four years, entering the presence of God. Eternity doesn’t begin at death; it just becomes more real to us.
The Saline varsity girls’ volleyball team upped their season record to 24-9 with a three-game sweep against the Monroe Trojans Tuesday evening at Saline High School. The victories were all convincing: 25-15, 25-12 and 25-15.
Jack Ceo, Saline City Council member and Chair of the Medical Marijuana Task Force, announced the City will host a public meeting to discuss Medical Marijuana.
"Medical marijuana, and marijuana more broadly, are timely and relevant topics," stated Mayor Brian Marl, "Our Medical Marijuana Work-group has spent several months vetting and evaluating this issue, and at this point, we are eager to hear the thoughts of the residents we represent. All interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend our upcoming forum, scheduled for next Thursday."
City of Saline residents could experience lower water pressure because one of Saline's water towers was drained so the city could replace a malfunctioning valve.
Tuesday, 2019 Oct 08th
The City of Saline struck a deal with Key Bank for an additional 40 parking spaces in downtown Saline during specified hours.
Saline City Council voted 6-0 to approve a public/private parking lot license agreement with Key Bank at Monday’s meeting. Key Bank owns the large lot, accessible from Michigan Avenue and McKay Street, on the northwest corner of downtown Saline’s major intersection.
Janet Marie Olson, 70, of Saline, MI went to walk with Jesus on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
She was born to Wilbert and Verna (Meggison) Bradley on April 17, 1949 in Ypsilanti, though she grew up in Saline. Janet was a woman of faith who built meaningful relationships with so many people. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who did everything she could for her family and surrounded them with love.